In the state of New York, there are currently 1.6 million households receiving SNAP benefits or Food Stamps, with about 2.8 million New Yorkers receiving benefits in January 2022 alone. If you are currently receiving SNAP benefits in New York, knowing when your food stamps will be deposited into your EBT card is important in helping you budget for the month. In this post, we will provide the New York SNAP Payment Schedule for March 2022, including deposit dates for NYC and upstate New York.
New York SNAP Payment Schedule for March 2022
In the state of New York, each county distributes SNAP benefits to those who qualify.
In addition, there is no single date on which all SNAP benefits are issued.
Instead, in all counties except NYC, benefits are sent out over the first 9 days of every month, based on the last digit of your case number.
New York City residents receive benefits on a different schedule.
See below for the SNAP payment schedule for NYC and upstate New York for March 2022.
New York City Residents – SNAP Issuing Schedule
As mentioned above, SNAP Benefits for NYC recipients are deposited based on a completely different schedule from the rest of the state.
The actual dates change from month to month.
When you receive your benefits depends on the last digit of your case number, otherwise known as “Toe Digit”.
Benefits are issued during the first two weeks of the month, on days that are not Sundays or holidays.
See the schedule below for March 2022:
SNAP Benefits are deposited on
All NY Counties Except New York City
For the rest of the state, when your food stamps benefit is deposited on your EBT Card depends on the last digit of your case number.
Benefits are available on Weekends and Holidays.
Any remaining balance on your EBT card is added to the next month’s balance.
Here is the schedule of payment based on the last digit of your case number:
All NY Counties Except New York City
|All Counties Except NYC|
|If your Case Number ends in||SNAP Benefits are deposited on|
|0 or 1||March 1|
How much will I get in New York Food Stamps?
The chart below shows the maximum SNAP benefits you can get based on the number of people in your household.
To calculate the exact amount you are likely to get based on your household income, see our post on New York SNAP Calculator.
|Household Size||Maximum SNAP Allotment|
|For each additional member over 8||$188|
Food Stamps: March Benefits for New York Recipients
All SNAP households should receive their March benefits according to schedule.
If you did not receive your food stamps on schedule, call the SNAP office to find out why.
You can use your SNAP benefits to shop online, including on Amazon.
Additionally, you can use them to purchase produce at farmers’ markets, including markets that offer double bucks (Health Bucks in New York City).
All SNAP Households to Receive the Maximum SNAP For March 2022
New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that all New Yorkers enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive the maximum allowable level of food benefits for March.
“No New Yorker should struggle to put food on the table,” Governor Hochul said. “Ensuring eligible New Yorkers get the maximum level of food benefits will bring much-needed relief to millions of New Yorkers, ensuring no one gets left behind as our economic recovery moves forward.”
Those households already near or at the maximum benefit level – $835 for a household of four -will receive a supplemental payment of at least $95.
There are currently 1.6 million households in New York receiving SNAP benefits, with about 2.8 million New Yorkers receiving benefits in January 2022, the most since June 2021.
New York SNAP Payment Schedule for March 2022 Summary
Here’s the bottom line about New York SNAP Payment Schedule for March 2022:
SNAP households in all counties outside of New York City should have their SNAP deposits between March 1st – March 9th.
Those SNAP households in the five-borough New York City region should see their benefits issues from March 1st – March 14th.
We hope this post on New York SNAP Payment Schedule for March was helpful.
If you have further questions about New York SNAP or EBT Card, please let us know in the comments section below.
Also, be sure to check out our other articles about NY SNAP and EBT, including:
New York EBT Deposit Dates for 2022
Get Free Admission with NY EBT Card
New York P-EBT Benefits for Summer 2021
P-EBT Extension for NY
New York Food Stamps Income Chart
How much will I get in New York SNAP benefits?
New York SNAP Deposit Schedule for April