Benefits Assistance Services

WORKERS COMPENSATION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides assistance for people needing to apply for workers compensation or other disability-related benefits, including helping them through the process, once it is filed.
LocationSchenectady
Geographical AreaNew York State (Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, and Westchester)
TerritoryDISTRICT OFFICE LOCATION:

100 Broadway–Menands
Albany, NY 12241
866-750-5157
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Laurie Hart, District Manager
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 877-632-4996 or Check website: www.wcb.ny.gov
Intake RequirementsApplication required
Helpful TipsSend all claims and claim-related information to:

NYS Workers’ Compensation Board
Centralized Mailing Address
PO Box 5205
Binghamton, NY 13902-5205

Centralized FAX 877-533-0337
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityNew York resident who has been injured at work or individuals with disabilities
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon, Thu-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Tue-Wed 8:30 am-6:00 pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 328 State Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Schenectady, NY 12305
Main Phone 518-462-8880
Other Phone 877-632-4996 (Customer Service) / 877-632-4996 (free language assistance services)
Fax 877-533-0337
Service Location Email general_information@wcb.state.ny.us
Web Address www.wcb.ny.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD - NORTHEASTERN REGION
Affiliated Program: WORKERS COMPENSATION AND DISABILITY BENEFITS
This Service: Benefits Assistance Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Benefits Assistance (FT-1000)
State Disability Insurance (NS-1800.8100)
Workers Compensation (NS-1800.9500)