SNAP Eligibility Boosted for Up to Nearly 75,000 New York Community College Students - Community College News Now
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SNAP Eligibility Boosted for Up to Nearly 75,000 New York Community College Students



by Síle Moloney

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Oct. 16 actions aimed at reducing food insecurity among community college students, older adults and disabled New Yorkers. These actions include expanding Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility to up to nearly 75,000 low-income college students enrolled in career or technical education course work and shortening the SNAP application for those on fixed incomes in an effort to encourage greater enrollment among eligible older adults and disabled individuals.

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