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
300 West Dominick St
Rome NY 13440

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