SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program)  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.

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.

How to Apply

Call or come into the Utica or Rome office.

800 Park Ave
Utica NY 13501
(315) 798-5937
300 West Dominick St
Rome NY 13440
(315) 356-2808

You will be given an application and an appointment.

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