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Albany County Department of Social Services Michele McClave, Commissioner 162 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12210 Phone (518) 447-7300 Fax (518) 447-7722

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

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NOTICE TO ALL RECIPIENTS OF Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and/or Temporary Assistance Cash Benefits (TA) with Medicaid (MA)

The NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) is automatically extending certain TA/MA/SNAP and SNAP only recertifications scheduled to expire in March, April and May for a period of six (6) months. More Information: English | Español

NOTICE TO ALL RECIPIENTS OF Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

NYS OTDA will automatically issue an emergency supplemental SNAP benefit to households not already receiving the maximum benefit. Details and eligibility for emergency supplemental SNAP benefit

Along with applying for SNAP benefits, here are some additional food resources:

What is SNAP?
Am I eligible?
How do I apply?
What's this about an interview?
What proof do you need?
Where can I learn more?


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