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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.

Announcements

Latest Update January 25, 2024


New Money for heat and utility expenses

Updated January 5, 2024

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

New Apply for 3-K by March 1

Updated January 23, 2024

NYC families who have a child born in 2021 can apply to 3-K for All for the 2024-5 school year.

Apply now Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

Updated January 23, 2024

Apply online for the 2024 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). Apply by March 1, 2024.

New Apply for Pre-K by March 1

Updated January 23, 2024

All NYC families with children born in 2020 can enroll for the 2024-2025 school year.
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