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Social Service Resources in Nassau County: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

This guide can help you find resources for housing/shelter, food, financial assistance,and medical insurance.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

About: SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP is the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net. The Food and Nutrition Service works with State agencies, nutrition educators, and neighborhood and faith-based organizations to ensure that those eligible for nutrition assistance can make informed decisions about applying for the program and can access benefits. FNS also works with State partners and the retail community to improve program administration and ensure program integrity.

Contact Information:

Online application:  https://www.mybenefits.ny.gov

Phone Number: 516-227-8523

Island Harvest

Island Harvest provides free referrals and free assistance for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) over the phone, and you do not have to go to the Department of Social Services.

Island Harvest can walk you through the online application by telephone or complete a short intake and submit the online application for you.

Give us a call today!

Telephone: 631-873-4775