Retailer Alert:


Scheduled SNAP EBT Outage This WeekendSNAPlogo


r  No electronic or manual transactions from late Saturday night 9/20/14 until sometime Sunday afternoon 9/21/14.

r  During this outage, clients will not have access to EBT benefits for food purchases or cash withdrawals.

Visit NYS Office of Temporary and Diability Assistance web site



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 Retailer Training Programs
Train your employees under New York Lottery's new underage sale prevention program
Access Online Certified Food Safety Training to meet 20-C food service licensing requirements
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