Q) I been out of work since January 2014, I got injured @ work. And have not able to go back to work , because I hurt my shoulder. I been seeing doctors but till this day I have not been operated. I have no money coming IN. If I am able to qualify ,for food stamps it be great. I am a divorcée of 54 years old. I been working for Kallogs 7 years until now. I need to pay my rent and food to live on. Can you please help me. R. V.
A) I’m sorry to hear about your situation. I understand that it must be difficult to be out of work and not have any money coming in. I’m happy to help you with your question about food stamps.
To qualify for food stamps in New York, you must meet certain income and asset requirements. You can find more information about the eligibility requirements on the New York State Department of Social Services website.
If you think you may be eligible for food stamps, you can apply online or by phone. You can find more information about how to apply on the New York State Department of Social Services website.
Once you have applied, the Department of Social Services will review your application and determine if you are eligible for food stamps. If you are approved, you will receive a benefit card that you can use to purchase food at authorized retailers.
I hope this information is helpful. Please let me know if you have any other questions.
In addition to food stamps, there are other resources available to help you with your situation. You may be eligible for unemployment benefits, disability benefits, or other government assistance programs. You can find more information about these programs on the New York State Department of Labor website.
You may also want to contact your local social services agency for more information about the resources that are available to you. They can help you with your application for food stamps and other government assistance programs.
I wish you the best of luck in getting back on your feet.