Food Stamp Program   

 

This is a  supplemental food program is to help stretch the family food budget when purchasing groceries.   Only non taxable food items are allowed for purchase by this program.

Benefits are now accessed via a debit card which is used to purchase approved food.   It is accepted at most grocery stores.  Benefits are available to most people receiving Temporary Assistance, as well as others with low income.  The Food Stamp program is operated under regulations set by the US Department of Agriculture and is 100% federally funded.

You can now go to www.MyBenefits.ny.gov  and use the Food Stamp Calculator to determine if you are eligible for Food Stamps.

For a brochure on how to use your benefits, click this link:
08-INF-11 Attachment - PUB-4596 English-only EBT

 
For additional information go to: http://otda.ny.gov/programs/snap/
   

 

Apply for Food Stamps   

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Food Stamp Application - EnglishDownload
How to Complete the Food Stamp Application - EnglishDownload
Food Stamp Application - SpanishDownload
How to Complete the Food Stamp Application - SpanishDownload
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