Nutrition Outreach & Education Program (NOEP)

SNAP Application Assistance

 

 

NOEP is a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) outreach program to assist individuals and families to apply for Food Stamp benefits in their counties.

Serving St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties – NOEP Coordinators can assist with screening for eligibility, the application process, submission of the application to the local Department of Social Services, and assistance with stretching a monthly food budget to meet the client’s needs.

NOEP Coordinators may offer in-person, in the home, or over-the phone assistance.

In addition, NOEP coordinators work to increase participation in the School Breakfast program and the Summer Food Service Program, which provides nutritious meals to school-aged children.

Services are free, confidential, and conveniently located.

 

For Help with SNAP, contact:

Franklin County: Shayna Blair, (518) 483-2151 x209

St. Lawrence County: Robert Smith, (315) 764-9442 x405

 

 

 

Want to learn how to shop and cook healthy foods?

SNAP-Ed New York’ is a FREE, confidential nutrition education program that helps people of all ages improve their health and well-being, and manage food resources during tough economic times. Through a series of lessons, a nutrition educator will provide practical, hands-on activities and healthy meals as well as explore the importance of physical activity in a healthy lifestyle. The primary focus of classes promotes food resource management skills, encourage healthy food and physical activity behaviors, weight management, increasing consumption of nutrient dense foods, and preparing low-cost, nutrient-dense recipes through food demonstrations. Connect with an educator today to learn more and get started towards your healthy lifestyle at 315-379-9192. https://snaped.fns.usda.gov

St. Lawrence, Jefferson, & Lewis County Phone:

(315) 764 - 9442

 

Franklin County Phone:

(518) 483 - 2151

 

Toll Free Phone:

(877) 397 - 9613