How do I apply for SNAP benefits?
You can apply for SNAP benefits online at or contact the Local Department of Social Services at 518-746-2300 for an application to be mailed to

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1. How do I apply for SNAP benefits?
2. I have lost my CBIC Card to obtain my benefits, how do I get a new one?
3. When do I have to report a change?
4. What do I need to submit for documentation in order to receive SNAP benefits?
5. What information is needed from me when I apply:
6. When will I receive my SNAP benefits?
7. Am I eligible for expedited SNAP benefits?