Financial Aid/Voucher Services

SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceSchenectady County Department of Social Services offers the Food Stamp Program, which is administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and is geared toward enabling low-income households to purchase the food they need to maintain proper nutritional levels and good health. The Thrifty Food Plan is USDA's estimate of a family's total monthly food expense broken down by household size which is adjusted annually in accordance with the cost of living index.
LocationSchenectady
Geographical AreaSchenectady County
TerritoryOTHER SITE LOCATION: SCHENECTADY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES106 Erie Boulevard Schenectady, NY 12305518-388-4570, Fax 518-388-4536 Service/IntakeAurelia Colamarino, Director
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessHandicapped Accessible
Intake ProcedureCall for information, 518-388-4470
Randall Ruiz, Principal Welfare Manager, 518-388-4437
Check website: www.mybenefits.ny.gov
Intake RequirementsCall for details
Helpful TipsThrough a community partnership, three (3) community based organization are available to assist you in applying for SNAP benefits using the MyBenefits online application.

Schenectady Community Action Program, Inc. (SCAP), 518-374-9181

Catholic Charities Community Outreach Program, 518-372-5667

Schenectady Inner-City Ministries (SICM), 518-346-4445
 
Client Information
EligibilityCall for details
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 797 Broadway
Physical Site City, State, Zip Schenectady, NY 12305
Main Phone 518-388-4400 Administrative
Hotline Phone 800-342-3720 Toll Free: NYS Child Abuse Hotline
Emergency/After Hours Phone 518-382-0383 After Hours
Other Phone 518-388-4470 Service/Intake or 518-388-4279 Service/Intake: Children and Family Services
Fax 518-374-3769
Web Address www.schenectadycounty.com
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: SCHENECTADY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
Affiliated Program: SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)
This Service: Financial Aid/Voucher Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Food Stamps/SNAP (NL-6000.2000)