Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (SNAP)

Government Agencies - New York City
Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (SNAP)

SNAP benefits can help you put healthy food on the table. SNAP monthly benefits can be used to purchase food at authorized retail food stores. This food stamp Program is for qualified low income families. Benefits are provided through an electronic benefit card, similar to a debit or credit card. Eligibility for food stamps is based on household size, income, expenses and other factors. You can apply for SNAP benefits online at or in person by visiting your local department of social services or in New York City at a SNAP Center. Check website for your local center or to connect with a SNAP outreach provider.

1(800) 342-3009
(718) 557-1399