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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.

Apply now for benefits.

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 Thursday, July 9th

New Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Bridge Program

Updated Thursday, July 9th, 4:16pm

Apply between July 9–15 for a new virtual program called Summer Bridge that takes the place of SYEP this summer because of Covid-19.

New Every New Yorker can get a free, confidential, and safe COVID-19 test today!

Updated Tuesday, June 30th, 2:30pm

Available regardless of immigration status. Find a testing site near your home.

Financial help to cover the cost and installation of an air conditioner or fan

Updated Wednesday, May 20th, 10:31am

Applications for the Cooling Assistance benefit open May 1. The deadline is August 30, 2020.

New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Updated Thursday, April 30th, 4:33pm

Resources that can help guide you, your family, and your community with up-to-date and accurate information and support.