On May 13, 2021, Governor Doug Ducey and DES announced Arizona’s Back to Work Program. DES provides a variety of workforce services and child care assistance. For more information, please visit the Arizona's Back to Work program.
Renters and landlords impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in twelve Arizona counties may now apply for rent and utility assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Learn more.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Employment and Training program assists SNAP recipients in achieving their career goals by providing participants with a broad range of services customized to their interests and needs. Participants receive reimbursements for eligible transportation and other expenses related to participation.
Eligibility and Participation
Anyone who receives SNAP benefits (formerly known as Food Stamps) is eligible to participate in the Employment and Training Program, with the exception of the individuals who are receiving benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs.
Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, ADES does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable modification based on language or disability should submit a request as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the modification. The process for requesting a reasonable modification can be found at Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Modification.