The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as “food stamps”) provides food assistance for nearly 1.8 million low-income New Yorkers including families, the elderly and the disabled. The program helps families and individuals supplement the cost of their diet with nutritious foods.
How to Apply
- You can apply online on ACCESS HRA. Read the user guide for ACCESS HRA.
- You can call our Infoline at 718-557-1399 to have an application mailed to you
- You can pick up an application at one of our SNAP centers
- You can print out an application and drop off at a SNAP center:SNAP Benefits Application (LDSS-4826):