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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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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.

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Latest Update Wednesday, February 1st


New Free tax prep for New Yorkers

Updated Friday, January 27th, 4:53pm

Find a free or low-cost tax preparation site in your neighborhood through Free Tax Prep.

Tax savings for working individuals and families

Updated Monday, January 30th, 2:19pm

When you file your taxes, claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) can be worth up to $11,000 depending on your eligibility. Learn if you qualify.

Monthly discount on internet service

Updated Tuesday, December 13th, 10:38am

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.

Open Money for heat and utility expenses

Updated Monday, January 30th, 9:31am

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) can help you heat your home this winter. Learn how to apply.
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