Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) On-Demand Language on the PA 253, PFS20792577 (Published February 23, 2022)
Adverse Action and Advance notice for SNAP recipients, PFS18931577 (Published July 11, 2018)
The CAO must give every applicant and recipient household a written notice whenever it takes any action regarding eligibility or benefit amount.
All notices must include, in language the household understands, the following:
The reason for the action
The Public Law, 7 CFR, or 55 Pa. Code citations supporting the action, shown as P.L. xxx-xxx, 7 CFR 27x.xxx, or 55 Pa. Code 501.xx (The CAO must not use a SNAP Handbook section number as a citation.)
The household’s right to appeal any action taken by asking for a fair hearing
The telephone number of the SNAP office
The name, address, and telephone number of any person or organization that provides free legal services
The CAO must keep a copy of the paper or electronic notice for three years from the date it was sent.
Manual PA/FS 162 notices must include the mailing date, which is the first business day following the processing of the case record.
7 CFR § 273.10 (g)
PFS14486577 Stockpiled Manual Notices (Linked December 9, 2008)
Updated July 11, 2018 , replacing March 1, 2012