(a) What information on other public assistance programs must the local agency provide to applicants? The local agency must provide applicants with written information on the following programs, and make referrals, as appropriate:
(1) Supplemental security income benefits provided under Title XVI of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1381 et seq.);
(2) Medical assistance provided under Title XIX of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396 et seq.), including medical assistance provided to a qualified Medicare beneficiary (42 U.S.C. 1395(p) and 1396d(5)); and
(3) The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (7 U.S.C. 2011 et seq.).
(b) Is the value of CSFP benefits counted as income or resources for any other public assistance programs? No. The value of benefits received in CSFP may not be considered as income or resources of participants or their families for any purpose under Federal, State, or local laws, including laws relating to taxation and public assistance programs.