At least one person in the household is a destitute migrant or seasonal farm worker and his/her cash and bank accounts are not more than $100. 2020 All Rights Reserved, NYC is a trademark and service mark of the City of New York, See everything you can do online on ACCESS HRA, Here is a list of documents you may need to determine your eligibility for SNAP, Client Consent Form for DSS Case Inquiries, Find information on becoming a food provider, Learn more about the program, which is run jointly with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Upload them using the ACCESS HRA mobile app. SNAP Benefits and COVID-19. Are you eligible? Learn more about the application and interview process by reading our free guide. To apply for multiple benefits, make sure you fill out each relevant section. Health Bucks is a seasonal program that allows SNAP recipients to earn $2 coupons for every $5 spent on their EBT cards at farmer's markets. Are you eligible? Please visit our. Recertifications are postponed -- you will receive a letter letting you know when it is time to recertify. You have the right to appeal food stamps decisions anytime the DSHS changes your benefit amount. The program is managed by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture. Review the record for the Equal Access (EA) plan (see. Here's a list of community partners who can help: You can can also submit documents using the ACCESS HRA app. Take our optional survey to receive, based on your answers, related offers from our partners! ABLE BODIED ADULTS WITHOUT DEPENDENTS (ABAWD). Once complete, your form will be sent to the correct department for review. The fast and easy way to access benefit information - anytime and anywhere. About ACCESS. A Basic Food application or recertification; When processing an eligibility review for any Medicaid-related AU (this includes Medical Assistance for AF/F01 and ABD/G02), update the citizenship/identity verification following. Apply in person at your local county agency or to request an application be mailed to you Click here **Fax all verifications directly to your County Department of Job & Family Services**. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as "food stamps") provides food assistance for nearly 1.8 million low-income New Yorkers including families, people who are aging and people with disabilities. If you receive a review for TANF cash and medical, but the person does not complete the required interview for cash assistance, cash assistance will auto close. Note that the date you sign up for food stamps will determine when your benefits start if you are approved. Proof of legal immigration status, if applicable. %PDF-1.6 %���� (See Worker Responsibilities, below. Our FREE guide provides helpful information about how to apply for benefits. Send a letter asking for the proof needed to determine medical eligibility. Cash assistance but you also need the information for medical, cash will auto close. Once you are approved for SNAP, your case will be “active” for a certain period -of-time. If the person fails to complete a review, has an incomplete review, or misses the required interview, continue medical assistance for twelve months from the last completed: Basic Food application or recertification. If you initiate a review for CN medical, ACES continues to issue medical benefits even if the person does not return the required proof. The table below shows the length of certification period the system will set if not matching a review period to another program. Benefits are issued via Electronic Benefit Transfer cards (EBT cards). Go to, You can call our Infoline at 718-557-1399 to have an application mailed to you, You can pick up an application at one of our. Both husband and wife, or both parents of a child in common must sign when the parents live together. Your Basic Food benefits are based on your family size and income. Whenever your benefits change, the DSHS will notify you. Note that the same paper form is used to apply for other benefits as well. ODJFS is an equal opportunity provider and employer. You can look at the documents page on Access HRA to see the kinds of documents HRA may need. This is called your “certification period.”. You may have your food stamps denied or reduced if your eligibility changes. You do not need to recertify for SNAP at this time. The name, Social Security Number (SSN) and date of birth of each household member. For COVID-19 questions call 2-1-1, Food and Nutrition Services (Food Stamps), Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing, Mental Health, Development Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services, Office of Procurement, Contracts and Grants, Children with Complex Behavioral Health Needs, Climate Change and Clean Energy: Plans and Progress, Home and Community Based Services Final Rule, Transitions to Community Living Initiative, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Grant Opportunities, Division of Health Benefits (NC Medicaid) Grant Opportunities, Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services Grant Opportunities, Services for the Blind Grant Opportunities, Vocational Rehabilitation Grant Opportunities, Electronic Benefit Transfer cards (EBT cards), FNS (Food Stamps) Replacement/Supplement Request Form, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), Alamance County Department of Social Services, COVID-19 Information for Local Social Services Agencies, North Carolina Food and Nutrition Resource Programs, North Carolina Nutrition Education Partners, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program Education, Individuals living together who purchase/prepare their food together, Spouses living together or individuals representing themselves as a married couple, Individuals under the age of 22 living with a parent, Individuals under 18 under the parental control of an adult living in the home, Two unmarried adults living in the same home who are parents of a mutual child. NC Department of Health and Human Services The system initiates a review for associated cases at the next ER or recertification. If you already get SNAP benefits in New York State, as long as you do not also get Temporary Assistance (cash) benefits, you can recertify (renew your benefits) without coming into the social services office. Welcome to the Office of Family Assistance. 2001 Mail Service Center Please be aware that unscrupulous individuals may use COVID-19 as an opportunity to create a scam in order to steal your personal information. Households may have $2,250 in countable resources. During the interview, you may be asked to provide proof of things such as your income, employment and expenses. You can also print out an application and drop off at a, Your household has less than $100 in cash or other available resources and will have less than $150 overall during the month that you apply, or, Your combined income and available resources in the month of application are less than the sum of your rent or mortgage plus heat, utilities and phone, or. Food supplements have been issued since April 2020 and continue on a month-to-month basis with federal approval. When possible, ACES will automatically match the cash review periods and Basic Food / TANF related family medical certification periods to minimize the number of reviews as described below: See ACES User Manual - Separate Medical Eligibility for processing. h�bbd```b`�X "���#�d:&���"�d������E`�5X|��$���\�/�آ:@���&F�@��:��~Y�0 ��N When pending a review, set an alert to check the case and determine if the person returned the required proof. This notification is typically mailed to you within 60 days of your certification deadline. Note that office hours and specific policies may vary from one location to the next. In emergency situations, you may receive a response in as little as seven days. Make sure you sign your food stamp application form once you are done. Continue the same medical coverage that the person received when eligible for cash assistance while you redetermine if they are eligible for other medical programs; and. Check out our FoodHelp NYC Locator for a map of food assistance locations. Notify the assistance unit of the action you took. Washington, DC 20250-9410 Review for eligibility factors, especially: Review income to see if net income meets expenses for rent, utilities, and other expenses the assistance unit pays. Alternatively, you may contact the DSHS for information on your application status. Please check ACCESS HRA for more information about your recertification schedule. Working Family Support recertifications occur every six months and align with the Basic Food Mid-Certification (MCR) and Eligibility Review (ER) periods. Déclaration de non-discrimination de l’USDA - French, Antidiskriminierungserklärung des US-Landwirtschaftsministeriums USDA - German, Nqe Lus Teev Kev Tsis Kheev Ntxub Ntxaug - Hmong, សេចក្តីថ្លែងការណ៍ស្តីពីការមិនរើសអើង - Khmer, Oświadczenie odnośnie niedyskryminacji - Polish, Declaração de não-discriminação - Portuguese, ประกาศเก่ ียวกับการไม ่กีดกันเลือกปฏิบัต - Thai. 2022 0 obj <>stream You can prepare by gathering any necessary documents ahead of time. No negative actions will be taken on your case. Cash assistance but not for medical, continue medical for 6 months from the last complete application, eligibility review or recertification. For medical programs, we must get proof of income at each review. If the CCU terminates the ABD/G02, the G02 will auto change to G01. Review the record to see if earlier actions or changes may have an impact on eligibility. Review funds in joint checking accounts that we excluded earlier.