Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)



The Food Stamp Program is now called Supplemental Assistance Program or SNAP. The SNAP program is a nutrition assistance program that changes lives and helps communities.

  • SNAP is an entitlement program
  • You can use SNAP benefits at farmer’s markets
  • You can purchase seeds and seedlings with SNAP
  • You can use manufacturer’s coupons with your SNAP benefits

SNAP is a federally funded program administered by Wayne County Department of Social Services for the United States Department of Agriculture. The goal of the program is to provide a higher level of nutrition to income eligible individuals and families by enhancing their ability to purchase healthy food.

You can file for SNAP benefits by:


  • Calling 315-946-7603
    There you will find information on programming, eligibility and printable applications in several languages.