Prescreen for SNAP Eligibility Online

Use this website as prescreening tool to find out if you are eligible to receive:

  • Help with buying food

  • Temporary Assistance (TA)

  • Special tax credits

  • Home Energy Assistance

  • Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

  • Various Health Insurance programs for individuals, families, children, and sole proprietors

  • WIC - Women, Infants and Children

  • HIV Uninsured Care Program

  • A wide variety of services for older New Yorkers, including:

  • Health insurance information, counseling and assistance (HIICAP)

  • NY Connects-Information on long term care services and supports and assistance in linking to these services

  • Legal assistance

  • Nutritional services

  • Help with the purchase of prescription drugs

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How do I apply for SNAP Benefits?

If you reside in Nassau County, go to the first floor of the Department of Social Services Building at 60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Uniondale

What is an authorized representative?

What is an authorized representative? Applying for Food Stamps; Completing Work Registration forms; Buying food for your household with your Food Stamps. The representative should be an adult who

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