Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, some programs are limiting services or offering them remotely. For the most up-to-date information, please contact programs directly using the information below. To learn more about support for COVID-19 impacts, visit our Coronavirus Updates page.
Get help paying for groceries with SNAP. SNAP benefits are sometimes called food stamps. They come on a debit card that you can use at many grocery stores and farmers markets.
Other Food Programs
Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP)
NYC Human Resources Administration
Quickly find food pantries and community kitchens that provide free food.
NYC Department of Education
New Yorkers can get free breakfast and lunch this summer at 400 locations in NYC.
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
NYS Department of Health
Free healthy food, counseling about healthy eating, breastfeeding support, and referrals for women, infants, and children under five.
Updated April 9, 2021