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Texas WIC Program Training and SNAP Update

Effective November 1, 2016, policy WV: 08.0 – WIC Vendor Training is being updated to reflect our new interactive style of educating vendors.    As part of the policy update, it is a now a requirement for authorized WIC Vendors to complete the WIC Vendor Online Training on a annual basis. 

Please be advised, all of the WIC Vendor policies are located  here (http://www.dshs.texas.gov/wichd/vo/policy.shtm) and you can go to WV Policy #08.0 to review the guidelines for Vendor Training. We also recommend that WIC Vendors visit that page to become familiar with the Vendor Requirements and for the most up-to-date policies. 

Should you have any questions, please contact WICVendorInfo@dshs.texas.gov

Texas SNAP Program Statistics

Month          Cases            Participates       Total Dollars            Ave. $ per case        

Sept16             1,672,398      3,965,556               $455,269,970.00        $272.00

Oct 16              1,679,690     3,978,068               $457,601,047.00         $272.00

Twelve Month TX Program Rolling Average

Sept-Oct 16     1,622,948     3,849,858               $441,619,062.00         $272.00

       Look back-Last Year-TX- 2015

Oct 15               1,610,208      3,836,153               $440,173,959.00        $273.00

Nov 15              1,610,064      3,831,197               $441,494,531.00        $274.00

National Numbers for month of July 16

July 16           (-04.9%)          (-04.7%)                (-05.6%)

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