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SNAP-Ed New York

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SNAP-Ed is a FREE, confidential nutrition education program that helps families manage food resources during tough economic times. SNAP-Ed has a goal to improve the health and well-being of families with limited resources. Through a series of lessons, a nutrition educator will provide practical, hands-on activities and healthy meals as well as explore the importance of physical activity in a healthy lifestyle.


Eligibility requirements include: applying for or currently receive food stamps, OR are in receipt of or participate in WIC, Head Start, Medicaid, Aid for Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

The North Country SNAP-ED team works with residents of the following Counties in New York State:

St. Lawrence, Jefferson, Lewis, Franklin, Clinton, Essex

Some of our Program topics include:

Eating Healthy on a Budget
Rethink Your Drink: Choosing Low Sugar Options
Blubber Burger: Choosing Low Sodium and Fat Options
Preparing Healthy Meals and Snacks
Food Waste Management
Mindful Eating
Parenting Around Food
Food Access and Food Resource Management
Physical Activity and Reducing Sedentary Behaviors

Referral Forms

Click the link below to download a referral form; these forms can be printed or filled out on the computer. Once completing the form, mail it to the postal address on the form or save an electronic copy and email it to:

SNAP-Ed: Participant Referral Form

SNAP-Ed: Agency Referral Form

Learn more about SNAP-Ed


Cassondra Caswell Program Manager

Phone: (315) 379-9192 ext 235



Cassondra Caswell
Health and Nutrition Team Leader, SNAP-Ed Project Manager, Director of Operations
315-379-9192 ext 235

Last updated April 26, 2024