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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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Latest Update Tuesday, September 20th

New COVID-19 Second Booster

Updated Tuesday, September 20th, 3:34pm

New Yorkers 12 years and older are eligible for the updated bivalent COVID-19 booster. You can get your updated bivalent booster if it has been at least two months since your most recent COVID-19 vaccine dose.

Support for those at risk of homelessness

Updated Thursday, June 16th, 1:36pm

Homebase offers services to help you stay in your home.

New Monthly discount on internet service

Updated Monday, March 28th, 12:19pm

Sign up for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) to receive a $30 discount on internet service every month. Find out if you may qualify and apply.

Help with late rent and utility bills from ERAP

Updated Wednesday, August 3rd, 9:44am

Available for those who lost income due to COVID-19.
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