Want to Apply For Food Stamps (SNAP)?
It’s easy! There are 2 simple ways to apply for Food Stamps (SNAP)!
- IN PERSON at a LDSS Office
- Bring completed application to LDSS office or find and complete one there
- You can locate the nearest LDSS office by:
Visiting this website: http://www.otda.state.ny.us/main/workingfamilies/dss.asp
1-800-342-3009 (Upstate NY)
1-877-472-8411 (NYC only)
After your application is received, you will be scheduled for an interview.
The Food Stamp program is now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Monthly benefits range from $16 and up, depending on qualifications. Look for stores that accept SNAP (food stamps), and stock up on healthy foods, like fruits and vegetables! For more information on SNAP benefits, visit http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/Default.htm.