Food Stamps 101

This session will introduces advocates to the Food Stamp program. Covered topics include:

The rights of individuals to apply for food stamp benefits
The financial and non-financial eligibility requirements of the program, including a brief summary of immigrant rules
A basic look at the food stamp budgeting methodology, including how to read a food stamp budget
The food stamp recertification process.

Date of original presentation: 12/02/2009

Presenter(s): Barbara Weiner, Empire Justice Center, Albany, NY; Cathy Roberts, Empire Justice Center, Albany, NY

Viewing time: 2 hours

If you do not want CLE credit for watching this training, there is no charge.  If you want New York State CLE credit, you may receive 1.5 Professional Practice, and .5 Skills  The cost of CLE is:

$60.00 for Not-for-Profit Agencies; $90.00 for Private Practice Attorneys.  When you complete this registration form, you will receive a link to the training. The link to the CLE forms will be on the training page.

Financial Hardship Policy available upon request. Contact Michelle Peterson, Training Coordinator

Newly admitted attorneys in New York State can not receive CLE credit for online training.

If you are an attorney who is not licensed in New York State and want CLE credit, please check to see if your state allows New York State CLE credits to be applied to your state's CLE requirements.

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