Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

SNAP (previously called Food Stamps) is an income based program intended to supplement the food budget of eligible households.  SNAP benefits are provided through an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. This card is used as a debit card at authorized grocery stores.  An EBT account is set up for eligible applicants and every month benefits are deposited to the account.  SNAP Applications can be made online at If you are unable to apply online, applications can be made in person at our office, or you may request an application be mailed to you by calling (585) 243-7300 and asking for a SNAP application. More information about SNAP and the SNAP USDA Nondiscrimination Statement can be found online at Information on the OTDA website is accessible in many languages by clicking on translate. Puede encontrar más información sobre SNAP y la Declaración de No Discriminación del USDA de SNAP en línea en Se puede acceder a la información en el sitio web de OTDA en muchos idiomas haciendo clic en traducir.
Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action Concerning Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents Work Rules - For more information and to read the complete notice please click here.