SNAP COVID-19 Information

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SNAP COVID-19 Information

Information on Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) food benefits and Supplemental Emergency Allotment (EA) of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits for eligible households.

Frequently Asked Questions for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Food Benefits

Answers to many commonly asked questions about the P-EBT food benefits for New York State residents.

Group 1/Children Receiving SNAP or Temporary Assistance (Cash)
Group 2/Children Enrolled in Medicaid
Group 3/All Other Eligible Children
Frequently Asked Questions for the Emergency Allotment of SNAP Benefits

Answers to many commonly asked questions about the Supplemental Emergency Allotment of SNAP Benefits.

College Student Expanded SNAP Rules

Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which temporarily expands SNAP eligibility for students of higher education.

Notice to All Recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) will automatically issue an Emergency supplemental SNAP benefit to households not already receiving the maximum benefit.

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