Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

 

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Education & Training

 

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education and Training (SNAP E&T) is a program through the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) to help low-income households to buy nutritious food. CareerSource Polk assists eligible SNAP E&T customers with employment, training and work experience opportunities.

 

  • Resume and job search assistance by trained professionals
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Customized career development plan

 

To access SNAP E & T services follow the below steps:

 

You will need a letter from the DEO before you can access the OSST client portal.

 

Client must log on to www.osstclient.deo.myflorida.com and complete:

 

  • STEP ONE: PROGRAM ORIENTATION within 10 days of letter date.

 

  • STEP TWO: ASSESSMENT within 10 days of letter date.

 

  • STEP THREE: Set appointment with SNAP representative at 863-508-2974.

 

Upon completion of all three steps, an appointment letter will be mailed to client scheduling an in person meeting with a career center staff member.

 

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education and Training Activities:

 

  • Community Service Work Experience at a non- profit or for profit entity of your choice You may receive assistance in choosing a non-profit or for profit entity by contacting your Career Development Specialist II
  • WIA/TAA enrollment. Get a paid education at an eligible training provider for a high demand job in local area (Eligibility requirements must be met)
  • Education /Vocational Training
  • Approved online courses through Alison.com
  • Employment Retention Services
  • Job Search for a maximum of 39 hours per month. Includes interviews, job fairs and on line searches
  • Job Search Training at workshops and classes offered on job readiness and soft skill training available in local area

 

DCF phone number 1-866-762-2237