Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) is a program that provides supplement assistance to low income households so they can obtain low cost nutritious meals. Benefits are provided thru Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), which is used like a "debit" card.
Applications can be Submitted Online and phone interviews can be given. Questions can be asked at SNAP@ocgov.net or call the hotline at 315-798-5502.
Appointments for facilitated on-line applications are also available by contacting the following community based organizations (CBO's) for an appointment at one of their sites. Mohawk Valley Community Action, Inc. (MVCAI) at (315) 624-0821 and the Central NY Food Bank at 1-866-839-7304. Once the on-line application is filed, you will receive an appointment for a telephone interview.
New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
(LOCATIONS WHERE YOU CAN USE EBT CARD)
Call 1-800-289-6739 (toll free) Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
How to Apply
Call or come into the Utica or Rome office M-F, 8:30AM - 4:30PM. You will be given an application and an appointment.