SNAP (previously called Food Stamps) is an income based program and is intended to supplement the food budget of eligible households. Each month, the SNAP benefit amount is credited to the case Electronic Benefit Transfer card. This card is used as a debit card at participating grocery stores. Application for SNAP can be made online at www.mybenefits.ny.gov. If you are unable to apply online, applications can be made in person at our office, or you may request an application be mailed to you by calling (585) 243-7300 and asking for a SNAP application. More information about SNAP and the SNAP USDA Nondiscrimination Statement can be found online at otda.ny.gov/programs/snap/.