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The purpose of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (SNAP E&T) Operations Handbook is to provide States and their partners a roadmap to building a SNAP E&T program that primarily uses third-party providers for the delivery of SNAP E&T services. True to its name, this resource is primarily focused on operational best practices. This means that it focuses on the nuts and bolts of how to build a SNAP E&T program that uses third-party partners to provide services. It does not include information on programmatic best practices (i.e. evidence-based strategies that help SNAP participants gain skills and find work) or provide official policy guidance. The Handbook provides guidance that is general enough to be useful to all States while still offering a level of detail that will allow State agencies to take meaningful steps forward with their programs.