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SNAP Snapped: City closes food stamp assistance center

2020-04-04T14:09:46+00:00July 2nd, 2019|

Manhattan Times

On June 28, the HRA stopped offering assistance for SNAP benefits at its St. Nicholas Center. The center served about 90 individuals per day. In recent weeks, the Safety Net Project spearheaded an effort to keep the center from closing. We organized petition letters and rallied community advocate walks.

Charge City Making It Tougher to Sign Up for Food Stamps

2020-04-04T14:11:46+00:00July 1st, 2019|

The Chief Leader

Kiana Davis, a benefits advocate at SNP, discusses the de Blasio administration's use of misleading data to support their closing of an East Harlem snap center. “We think the city has made some misleading statements justifying the closure,” she said during a phone interview. “And we find their statistics highly problematic.”

NYC welfare recipients endure long waits, bad treatment from staff: study

2020-04-04T14:14:31+00:00February 3rd, 2019|

NY Daily News

For New Yorkers who rely on public assistance, the average wait-time at facilities that offer these benefits is three hours. The following article by the Daily News, features quotes and statistics from the Safety Net Project’s report: Bureaucracy of Benefits.

Bureaucracy of Benefits: Struggling to Access Public Assistance and SNAP in NYC

2019-10-22T20:42:22+00:00February 1st, 2019|

In February of 2019,  we released our latest research report. Entitled Bureaucracy of Benefits: Struggling to Access Public Assistance and SNAP in NYC, the report contains the results of over 140 surveys submitted by New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) clients.