Abbreviated list of New York service organizations
EntityDescriptionAddressPhoneWebsite
NYC Department of Homeless ServicesWe will advocate on behalf of clients at the risk of becoming homeless and assist clients to overcome the barriers to obtaining permanent housing.NYC Dept. of Homeless Services

Office of the Commissioner
33 Beaver Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10004

For 24-hour mobile outreach and emergency shelter hotline, dial 311 in NYC.
Office of Client Advocacy: 1-800-994-6494:
NYC Homeless Services
Food Bank for New York CityThe Food Bank serves over 1,200 nonprofit community food programs throughout the five boroughs of New York City.Food Bank for New York City

39 Broadway, New York, NY 10006

1-866-NYC-FOODFOOD BANK
New York State Department of LaborWe help people find jobs as welll as provide unemployment insurance benefits when employment is interrupted.New York State Department of Labor

W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus
Building 12
Albany, NY 12240

1-518-457-9000
1-888-469-7365
NY DOL
Women, Infants, Children Program (WIC)The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) offers nutrition education, breastfeeding support, referrals and a variety of nutritious foods to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, infants and children up to age five to promote and support good health.WIC

New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower
Empire State Plaza,
Albany, NY 12237

1-800-522-5006 1-866-881-2809WIC
�Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program that assists eligible households in meeting their home energy needs.HRA/HEAP
P.O. Box 1401
Church Street Station
New York, NY 10008
1-800-342-3009 1-845-452-2700HEAP
Food Bank of Central New York Food Stamp Outreach ProjectFood Bank of Central New York is a not-for-profit organization working to eliminate hunger through nutritious food distribution, education and advocacy in cooperation with the community.Food Bank of Central New York

7066 Interstate Island Road Syracuse, New York 13209

1-800-444-1562 1-315-437-1899FOOD BANK
NY Health PlusNY State of Health is an organized marketplace designed to help people shop for and enroll in health insurance coverage.  Individuals, families and small businesses can use the The Marketplace to check their eligibility for health care programs like Medicaid and sign up for these programs if they are eligible.  The Marketplace also tells what type of financial assistance is available to applicants to help them afford health insurance purchased through the Marketplace.NY State of Health

New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower
Empire State Plaza,
Albany, NY 12237

855-355-5777NY State of Health
Child Health PlusNew York State has a health insurance plan for kids, called Child Health Plus. Depending on your family’s income, your child may be eligible to join either Child Health Plus A (formerly Children’s Medicaid) or Child Health Plus B. Both Child Health Plus A and B are available through dozens of providers throughout the state. Enrolling in Child Health Plus is easy.NYS Health Department
Box 2000
Albany, NY 12220
1-800-698-4KIDS 1-866-463-6743CHILD HEALTH PLUS
ACCESS NYCFree service that identifies and screens for over 20 City, State, and Federal human service benefit programs. You may use this service anonymously or you have the option to create an account.Please reference website for nearest locationPlease reference websiteACCESS NYC
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)The Federal, New York State and New York City Earned Income Tax Credits (EITCs) are refundable tax benefits for working people with low or moderate incomes. They have several important purposes: to reduce the tax burden on these workers, to supplement wages, and to provide a genuine incentive for working.The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

PO Box 7113 Albany, NY 12224

1-518-434-3100EITC
New York State Department of LaborThe New York State Department of Labor supports the economic interests of the people and businesses in New York State. We connect people to jobs, assist the unemployed, develop workplace skills, and protect the public and the workforce.Labor
Building 12 W.A. Harriman Campus
Albany, NY 12240
1-800-833-3000 1-518-457-9000LABOR
MedicaidMedicaid is a program for New Yorkers who can’t afford to pay for medical care.Medicaid

Initial Eligibility Unit
HRA/Medical Assistance Program
P.O. Box 2798
New York, NY 10117-2273

1-866-881-2809MEDICAID
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