NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE
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2-1-1 Northeast Region
Description of Agency
The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) is responsible for supervising programs, with local departments of social services, that provide assistance and support to eligible families and individuals.
OTDA’s functions include: Providing temporary cash assistance; providing assistance in paying for food; providing heating assistance; overseeing New York State’s child support enforcement program; determining certain aspects of eligibility for Social Security Disability benefits; supervising homeless housing and services programs; and providing assistance to certain immigrant populations.
New York State (Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington and Westchester Counties)