The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) issues electronic benefits that can be used like cash to purchase food. SNAP helps low-income working people, senior citizens, the disabled and others feed their families. Eligibility and benefit levels are based on household size, income and other factors.

Erie County SNAP phone/Other numbers:

Call Center - (716) 858-7239

Language Line - (716) 858-7022

Fax - (716) 858-2980

Applying in person -- Report to third floor, Rath Building, 158 Pearl Street 

Other information -- 

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis od race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write to: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. FNS 113-1, USDA.

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