Need Food Stamps in New York? Come Back in a Few Months.
The Orange County Department of Social Services office in Goshen, May 13, 2023. | Kelly Marsh |
Counties across the state are blowing past legal deadlines to process SNAP applications, leaving families struggling to eat. The delays may be about to get even worse.
Alex Lubben · May 15, 2023
“It makes the recipient feel like they’re a leech.”
—SNAP applicant, Schenectady County
This article was published with the support of the journalism nonprofit Economic Hardship Reporting Project and in partnership with the Albany Times Union.
Alex Lubben is a reporter whose work focuses on climate change. He previously worked for VICE News.
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