Your family can get cash if you are in need. The funds come on a debit card that you can use at any ATM or store where EBT cards are accepted.
Apply in person
Visit an open HRA Job Center to drop an application in the Drop Box.
If you have a medical or mental health condition that makes it hard for you to apply, you can call 212-331-4640 to make arrangements to have a worker do the interview over the phone with you.
When you apply, you will need to provide proof of certain things. A worker will tell you which of these things you must prove. It will help if you submit proof of your identity, where you live, who lives with you, and your income.
You can apply for SNAP and medical assistance when you apply for Cash Assistance.