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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) is automatically extending certain TA/MA/SNAP and SNAP only recertifications scheduled to expire in March, April, May, and June for a period of six (6) months (see link). The COVID-19 pandemic prevented some households from submitting recertification forms in a timely manner.

For more information please click on the following link: (English) |  (en Español)

SNAP (Food Stamps)

Location: Niagara Falls Office, 301 10th Street, Niagara Falls, NY

Walk-in Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 3:45 p.m.

Telephone Hours: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.  (716) 278-8400 

The SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Program helps low-income people and families buy the food they need for good health. Working families, persons on fixed incomes, and those of any means need to meet the income test for household size. Benefits are provided on an electronic card that is used like an ATM card and accepted at most grocery stores. More information can be found at the OTDA website: and


The SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) was formerly known as Food Stamps.



Eat Smart NY Nutritional Education Video in English. 



Haga clic aquí para ver el Eat Smart NY Nutricional Educación vídeo en español


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