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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 Friday, July 31st

New COVID Rent Relief Program

Updated Friday, July 31st, 3:05pm

Deadline Thursday, August 6. Households must have one household member with U.S. Citizenship or eligible immigration status.

New Help Avoiding Eviction

Updated Tuesday, July 21st, 11:48am

Every New Yorker, regardless of immigration status, can get help avoiding eviction by calling 311 for the "Tenant Helpline". Learn more from the Mayor's Office to Protect Tenants.

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

Updated Wednesday, July 15th, 12:14pm

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, July 29th, 11:32am

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