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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.


Latest Update Thursday, November 19th

Open Money for heat and utility expenses

Updated Tuesday, November 24th, 10:39am

The HEAP Program is open from November 2, 2020 to March 15, 2021.

Get no-cost or low-cost healthcare

Updated Tuesday, September 1st, 5:02pm

Available to those who don't qualify for government-sponsored health insurance.

Help Avoiding Eviction

Updated Thursday, November 19th, 11:26am

Available regardless of immigration status.

New Low-cost and free health insurance

Updated Thursday, November 19th, 11:15am

Open enrollment through the New York State of Health is from November 1, 2020 to January 31, 2021.
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