NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of AgencyThe 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.
LocationAlbany
Geographic AreaNew 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)
Public TransportationNot applicable
Facility/ADA AccessNot applicable
Agency TypeNew York State
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 140 North Pearl Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipAlbany , NY 12243
Main Phone518-473-1090
Other Phone800-522-5511 (Welfare Fraud); 1-877-502-6155 (Fair Hearing)
Emailnyspio@otda.ny.gov
Web Addresswww.otda.ny.gov
 
Director Information
Director's NameSamuel Roberts
Director's PositionExecutive Deputy Commissioner
 
Additional Information
Facility TypeFinancial/Employment
Parent AgencyNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE
Affiliated Programs: CHILD SUPPORT AND ENFORCEMENT
FAIR HEARING
HEAP, FOOD STAMPS OR TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE
MYBENEFITS
Affiliated Services: Benefits Assistance Services
Benefits Assistance Services
Support Services
Support Services