FAA1.A Background and Introduction : 11 Programs Administered by FAA - Overview : B Programs Administered by FAA -Nutrition Assistance (NA) - Overview
B Programs Administered by FAA -Nutrition Assistance (NA) - Overview
 
(01/01/09 – 03/31/09)
Nutrition Assistance (NA) benefits are used like cash and most grocery stores accept them. NA benefits are accessed through the Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) process.
 
The amount of NA benefits that a participant may receive is based on the USDA Thrifty Food Plan. The Thrifty Food Plan is an estimate of what it costs to provide nutritious but inexpensive meals. The introduction to NA is outlined as follows: