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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, August 13th

New Help Avoiding Eviction

Updated Monday, August 10th, 3:52pm

Available regardless of immigration status.

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.

Breakfast & lunch in the summer

Updated Friday, August 7th, 2:56pm

Free Summer Meals is open through August 30th.

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

Updated Thursday, August 13th, 5:16pm

Applications for the Cooling Assistance benefit open May 1. The deadline is August 31, 2020.