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What am I eligible for?

There are over 30 programs you or your family may be eligible for regardless of immigration status and even if you’re already receiving benefits or have a job.

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Apply directly for SNAP, Cash Assistance and Medicaid renewal. Apply for all 3 at the same time through the Cash Assistance application. Log into your HRA account.


Latest Update Wednesday, November 24th

Open Low-cost and free health insurance

Updated Thursday, November 18th, 2:53pm

Enroll in private health insurance or change your coverage by January 31, 2022. You can enroll in Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan all year round.

New Hurricane Ida Resources from the City of New York

Updated Wednesday, October 13th, 3:45pm

You might qualify for aid from FEMA to pay for storm damages. Apply for disaster assistance and report damage to your property.

Open Money for heat and utility expenses

Updated Friday, October 1st, 2:39pm

The HEAP Program is open from October 1, 2021 to March 15, 2022

New Applications closed November 14, 2021 for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Updated Tuesday, November 23rd, 10:41am

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