New York EBT Payment Schedule 2020
At the time you are applying for SNAP in New York, they determine how much money you will receive each month. Through the EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) system, your New York Benefit Card is refilled with money each month, allowing you to purchase groceries from stores that accept EBT cards throughout the US. The information below provides the New York food stamps payment schedule and how it is determined when you will receive your refill each month.
I did not receive my food stamps this month
If you have not received your New York food stamps for this month and verified you were supposed to receive them based on the monthly payment schedule below, then you should contact the help desk to find out the current status.You can get the contact information by calling the same number to check your New York EBT card balance, or call the number on the back of your New York Benefit Card.
EBT New York payment schedule
Benefits are generally made available based on the last digit of the client's case number. For all counties, except the 5 boroughs of NYC, aka Upstate NY.
|Last digit of client's case number||Benefits available|
|0 or 1||Available on the 1st|
|2||Available on the 2nd|
|3||Available on the 3rd|
|4||Available on the 4th|
|5||Available on the 5th|
|6||Available on the 6th|
|7||Available on the 7th|
|8||Available on the 8th|
|9||Available on the 9th|
For NYC cases, benefit postings are spread out over 13 different days that are not Sundays or holidays, during the first two weeks of each month. The actual dates change from one month to the next, so NYC publishes a six-month schedule showing the exact availability dates.