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Resources

Food, Nutrition, Food Stamps, WIC Assistance

myBenefits.ny.gov

myBenefits is a tool for getting information on New York State’s programs and services.


Am I Eligible?

To get a quick idea of what programs you may be eligible for, click on ‘Am I Eligible?’. The questions will take about 10 minutes to answer. Your personal information is not saved after you leave the website.

New Users

If you are a first time user and want to Apply for Benefits you must first create a myBenefits account. Other New York State Agency accounts are not compatible with myBenefits. Begin by clicking on the ‘New Users’ button.

Women, Infant and Child Nutrition Program (WIC)

http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/nutrition/wic/

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) offers nutrition education, breastfeeding support, referrals and a variety of nutritious foods to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, infants and children up to age five to promote and support good health.

WIC improves the health of pregnant women, new mothers and their infants and children. The foods provided through WIC are a good source of nutrients often missing from the diets of women and young children. WIC participants have longer, healthier pregnancies and fewer premature births.


NYS Growing Up Healthy Helpline

1-800-522-5006
SPANISH, ENGLISH

1-800-655-1789
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Find your local WIC office, WIC services and information on nutrition, access to nutritional foods.

Women, Infant and Child Nutrition Program (WIC)

http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/nutrition/wic/


The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) offers nutrition education, breastfeeding support, referrals and a variety of nutritious foods to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, infants and children up to age five to promote and support good health.WIC improves the health of pregnant women, new mothers and their infants and children. The foods provided through WIC are a good source of nutrients often missing from the diets of women and young children. WIC participants have longer, healthier pregnancies and fewer premature births.


Resources for Single Parents

http://singlemothersgrants.org/single-mothers-assi...

If you are a single mother finding yourself in a situation where you need help with paying your mortgage, food, medical bills, and other necessities, the agencies listed on this website can help. There are public and private programs for a variety of needs.