388.2 Social services district participation.
(a) A social services district's participation in the food assistance program is optional. Social services districts electing to operate a food assistance program are authorized to do so in accordance with the requirements of this Part. Social services districts which choose to participate in the food assistance program must provide written notification to the office. The notification must include a statement whereby the district agrees to operate a food assistance program in accordance with federal and State statutory, regulatory and policy requirements. A district may choose to participate in the food assistance program at any time by providing such notice. Whenever possible, such notice must include an estimate of the number of persons in the district who may be eligible to participate in the food assistance program and any other information requested by the office.
(b) A social services district may withdraw from participation in the food assistance program by providing written notification to the office at least 30 days prior to terminating the program in such district. Notice must be provided to food assistance recipients in accordance with Part 358 of this Title.
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