Benefits Assistance Services

MYBENEFITS

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceMyBenefits is a tool for getting information on New York State’s programs and services.
LocationAlbany
Geographical 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
Intake Procedurewww.mybenefits.ny.gov
Helpful TipsIf you are a first time user and want to Apply for Benefits you must first create a myBenefits account. Other New York State Agency accounts are not compatible with myBenefits.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityAn online tool for New York State residents where they can check eligibility for multiple human services benefit programs and apply online for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP).
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Specific Hours: 24 Hour Website Service
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 40 North Pearl Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12243
Main Phone 518-473-1090
Other Phone 800-522-5511 (Welfare Fraud); 1-877-502-6155 (Fair Hearing)
Service Location Email nyspio@otda.ny.gov
Web Address www.otda.ny.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE
Affiliated Program: MYBENEFITS
This Service: Benefits Assistance Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Internet Information Resources (TJ-1800.3300)