Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

  • SNAP is a mandated federal supplemental nutrition program.
  • Eligibility is based on income and resource standards for family size and life situation.
  • There are work requirements for some people.
  • The benefit is issued on a monthly basis through an Electronic Benefits Card (EBT) and is designed to supplement the household's food needs.
  • https://www.mybenefits.ny.gov/mybenefits/begin