SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Dept. of Community & Family Services (DCFS)
Sabrina Jaar Marzouka, Commissioner


The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) helps low-income working people, seniors, and the disabled to put healthy food on the table.  SNAP benefits are issued electronically on a monthly basis.  SNAP eligibility is based on household income, household size, and other factors.  For secure, fast, and confidential service you can log onto:

You can also apply in person at Dutchess County Department of Community and Family Services locations:

  • DCFS Beacon
    223 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508
    Tel: (845) 838-4800, Fax: (845) 838-4888
    M-F   9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • DCFS Eastern Dutchess Government Center
    131 County House Road, Millbrook, NY 12545
    Tel: (845) 677-5532, Fax (845) 677-5508
    M-F   9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • DCFS Main Office
    60 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    Tel: (845) 486-3000, Fax: (845) 486-3232
    M, T, Th, F 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Wednesdays – emergencies only


Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions about SNAP for additional information.