Hurricane Irene Emergency Food Stamp Assistance and Help for Hoboken Shelter
The City of Hoboken has this message on food stamps and helping the Hoboken Homeless Shelter. If you have any friends or relatives that might need assistance please help spread the word…
HURRICANE IRENE EMERGENCY FOOD STAMP
ASSISTANCE & HELP FOR SHELTER
Disaster Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (DSNAP) Food Stamps
The Hudson County Division of Welfare will be at the Multi-Service Center (2nd St & Grand St) on Wednesday, September 14 to meet with Hoboken residents to distribute Disaster Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (DSNAP) Food Stamps (9:00 am-12:00 pm A-L and 1:00 pm-3:30 pm M-Z).
New Jersey residents who are not currently SNAP/Food Stamp recipients and suffered hurricane-related losses may apply for Disaster SNAP (DSNAP)/Food Stamp benefits. This program is not for existing recipients of food stamps. This a one-time payment on an ATM-like card that can be used at grocery stores for certain food purchases.
Applicants must bring their photo identification, proof of income, & proof of Hoboken residency. For income eligibility information, visit: http://www.nj.gov/humanservices/dfd/programs/foodstamps/disaster_income_chart.pdf. For more information visit http://www.nj.gov/humanservices/dfd/programs/foodstamps/ or call the Hudson County Welfare Office: 201-420-3000.
Request for Assistance for Hoboken Shelter
The Hoboken Shelter is very short on toilet paper, cups, paper plates and napkins. Residents may bring donated items to the shelter, 300 Bloomfield Street, from 9am to 9pm on weekdays and 3pm-9pm on weekends.