Monday, September 26, 2011
(Liberty, NY 10:30 AM) – Sullivan County Manager David Fanslau has announced “that Sullivan County residents who are Food Stamp recipients, and experienced a loss of food due to Hurricane Irene may be eligible for replacement food benefits through close of business September 30, 2011.
You may report a food loss by telephone; however, you must complete the form “Request for Replacement Food Stamps” (LDSS-2291). This form can be found at www.mybenefits.ny.gov or obtained at the Local District office – the Sullivan County Department of Family Services in Liberty. Mail, fax, or submit in person to the Local Department of Family Services - the Sullivan County Department of Family Services in Liberty for an eligibility determination. Contact your worker with questions at 845-292-0100.
This replacement food stamp program has been made available through Governor Cuomo’s efforts to assist those that were impacted by Hurricane Irene, and are in the process of recovery from that storm. The State of New York has established the qualifying criteria for this program,” said Fanslau.
For more information, please contact the Department of Family Services, Chris Cunningham or Alicia Frankel, 845-292-0100.