SNAP-Ed Goes Virtual! The SNAP-Ed team in Wayne and Holmes Counties is now available for scheduling virtual programming for qualifying agencies. Our virtual programming includes the options of either 30-minute live Zoom nutrition education/food budgeting presentations or 5 to 10 minute pre-recorded videos. Our programs are available for preschool through senior audiences. Call to speak with a SNAP-Ed program team member at 330-264-8722 or send an email request to Darcy Becker at becker.340@osu.edu to get a series of SNAP-Ed nutrition education programs on your calendar.

 


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education Program (SNAP-Ed) is a free nutrition education and obesity prevention program serving low-income adults and youth. It is funded by the Food Nutrition Service (FNS) branch of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). SNAP-Ed operates in 52 states and territories, and its focus audience is individuals and families eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as food stamps).

SNAP-Ed facilitates voluntary adoption of healthy food and physical activity choices and other good nutrition-related behaviors. In Ohio, SNAP-Ed has developed as a partnership between the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services and Ohio State University Extension.

   Learn more about SNAP-Ed by visiting https://fcs.osu.edu/programs/nutrition/snap-ed and http://snap.nal.usda.gov, or by contacting our local office staff:

Darcy Becker, SNAP-Ed Program Coordinator      becker.340@osu.edu
Heidi Honigman, SNAP-Ed Program Assistant      honigman.2@osu.edu
Joyce Porter, SNAP-Ed Program Assistant            porter.1010@osu.edu
Sharon Rebmann, SNAP-Ed Program Assistant     rebmann.3@osu.edu             

USDA-FNS statement:
The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

For any other information dealing with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) issues, persons should either contact the USDA SNAP Hotline Number at (800) 221-5689, which is also in Spanish or call the State Information/Hotline Numbers, found online at http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/contact_info/hotlines.htm.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.