New York Medicaid – Food Stamp – Welfare Offices administrates your local program under New York State guidelines. Medicaid provides health care for low income people. Welfare programs (TANF) give assistance to those who have little or no income. While Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Stamps helps low-income families buy food.
Click on Your New York Medicaid/Food Stamp Office for Phone Number, Map and More Information
New York Health Market Place Website – Here you can get information and apply for New York low cost Health Insurance
New York Online Health Insurance Application – Yes! You can apply for New York low cost Health Insurance online.
New York SNAP Program – On this page you will find information and eligibility requirements for New York Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps)
New York TANF Program – Here you will find information on New York Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program.
New York Medicaid Office Tips:
- Show Up Early: Medicaid offices are sometimes crowded. You must understand that in this economy there are many people in need of medicaid, food stamp and welfare benefits. So be patient, you will be seen.
- Be prepared to wait: With lots of people at your local Medicaid office, if you are late you will have to wait. the best way to avoid the long lines, so get to the office early.
- Bring a snack: If you have kids with you, they may get hungry so bring a snack. You don’t want to miss your name being called because you went out to buy a snack.
- Have a Cool Head: With lots of people at the local medicaid/food stamp office waiting to be seen it’s easy to get frustrated and loose you cool. Remember that medicaid office counselors are there to assist you. Keeping a cool head and being courteous will help speed the process along.
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