Monday, December 17, 2012

You Need to Sign Up for Sandy Food Stamps by Tuesday

Many New Yorkers are unaware that they may be eligible for special disaster-related food stamps (actually a card) -- but the deadline to apply is Tuesday (tomorrow!).

Residents of the following neighborhoods are eligible:

Coney Island, Brooklyn (zip codes 11224 and 11235)
Red Hook, Brooklyn (zip code 11231)
Gerritsen Beach South of Allen Avenue, Brooklyn (partial area of zip code 11229)
Lower East Side, Manhattan (zip code 10002)
Staten Island: Southeast shore (zip code 10306), and North Midland Beach South of Seaview Avenue (partial area of zip code 10305)
The Rockaways, Queens (zip codes 11691, 11692, 11693, 11694, and 11697)

In Brooklyn, applicants must apply in person at 495 Clermont Avenue from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. In Staten Island, the application location is only open today (Monday!).  More information here.

Past article:
- How to Apply for Food Stamps in Brooklyn

Go to McBrooklyn's HOME PAGE.

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