||Food Stamps Eligibility/Applications
Wayne County Social Services Department
77 Water St. Lyons
To apply for Food Stamp Benefits or inquire about eligibility visit
or visit the Wayne County Department of Social Services. The Food Stamp Program
issues monthly benefits that can be used to purchase food at authorized retail
food stores. Food Stamp benefits help low-income working people, seniors, the disabled
and others feed their families. Benefits are provided through an electronic
benefit card, similar to a debit or credit card. Eligibility and benefit
levels are based on household size, income, expenses and other factors.
If you work hard but still struggle to make ends meet, you may be able
to supplement your food budget through the Food Stamp Program.
can assist New York State residents in applying
for food stamp benefits. To find out the best way for you to apply
for food stamp benefits, go to www.mybenefits.ny.gov and click the
"Apply For Benefits' button. You can prescreen for Temporary Assistance,
Food Stamps, Health Insurance, tax credits and other programs
by clicking on the AM I eligible button.
Legal Assistance of Western New York ®
361 S. Main St., Geneva
LAWNY is a non-profit law firm that provides free Food Stamp Advocacy.
Your advocate will help you complete your food stamp application,
file the application and help to secure application review appointments.
LAWNY also can assist you with problems such as welfare
terminations, divorces, evictions or other problems.
NYS Food Stamp Hot Line
The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance is available to answer
your questions 8:30am-5pm Mon.-Fri. except holidays.