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Food Stamps

Families with low assets and income levels may be eligible for food stamps.

When applying for food stamps, bring rent receipts, utility bills, proof of income, bankbooks, receipts for medical expenses and other items that can substantiate eligibility for this program. Since financial requirements change, to determine eligibility, call:

Nassau County Department of Social Services
Food Stamp Unit
101 County Seat Drive
Mineola, N.Y. 11501
571-5644

For assistance with the application process, contact:

Health and Welfare Council of Long Island, Inc.
Nutrition Outreach and Education Program
1 Helen Keller Way
Hempstead, N.Y. 11550
483-1110

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