Albany County Department of
162 Washington Avenue | Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 447-7300 | Fax: (518) 447-7722
Michele McClave, Commissioner
Important Notice Important Information for SNAP Recipients about your February Benefits Because of the federal shutdown, most SNAP recipients will receive their February benefits in January. If you get your February benefits early, remember that this is not an extra benefit. It is important that you budget and spend your February benefit with that in mind. More details »

Programs and Services


General information about Public Assistance Programs:

The following three links will take you to specific details regarding an applicant/recipient rights and responsibilities, detailed information about various Social Service Programs and what to do on the event of an emergency.

For more specific information regarding particular Social Services Programs please see the following OTDA Fact Sheets of a quick overview:

For additional information on specific programs, please select from the list on the right.


Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy