Cash Assistance

Alternate Name: Cash help when you are in need

Category: Financial Assistance

Organization: NYC Human Resources Administration

Description: Your family can get cash if you are in need. The funds come on a debit card that you can use at any ATM or store where EBT cards are accepted. Cash assistance can help you pay rent, utilities, and other emergency expenses. Requires proof of identity, where you live, income, and citizenship status You must be a US citizen or have satisfactory immigration status to receive Cash Assistance; a worker will help you learn your status when you apply If you are able to work, you will either need to be working, in an education or training program, or participate in a program assigned to you in order to get Cash Assistance You can get money for emergencies, including: eviction, energy and utility bills, natural disasters, and your safety or health Apply in person, or have an interview at home if you are homebound. This program looks at several things to decide if you are eligible. Some of them include: how much money you earn how much money you receive from benefits how many people live in your house resources like cash or a checking account your citizenship or immigration status.

Phone: 718-557-1399, 917-639-2545, 929-252-8354, 212-331-4640,

Url: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/hra/help/cash-assistance.page


Additional Info

Application Process: To apply for Cash Assistance, visit a Job Center near you. If you have a medical or mental health condition that prevents you from applying in person, you can call 212-331-4640 to make arrangements to have a worker do the interview at your home. When you apply for Cash Assistance, you can also apply for SNAP, medical assistance, and Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) at the same location. Download an application form, complete and mail it to a Job Center.
Download the form https://access.nyc.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Cash_Assistance_Applicaion_EN.pdf Visit a Human Resources Administration (HRA) Job Center near you. If you have a medical or mental health condition that prevents you from applying in person, you can call 212-331-4640 to make arrangements to have a worker do the interview at your home. When you apply, you will need to provide proof of certain things. A Job Center worker will tell you which of these things you must prove. It will help if you bring proof of your identity, where you live, who lives with you, and your income with you. You can apply for SNAP, medical help, and the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) when you apply for Cash Assistance. Find an HRA Job Center Call 311
Ask for Cash Assistance. Visit the Cash Assistance website to learn more about this program. Visit a HRA Job Center to get help in person. Call the HRA infoline at 718-557-1399 for more information. Visit an HRA Job Center Find an HRA Job Center near you.

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Address:
3050 W. 21st St. Brooklyn New York 11224
1365 Jerome Avenue Bronx New York 10452

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required_document: driver's license, passport, naturalization certificate, or hospital records. Where you live: such as a statement from your landlord, current rent receipt, lease

required_document: or an Unemployment Insurance Benefit statement. Citizenship or immigration status: such as your birth certificate, U.S. passport

uid: P010en

program_code: S2R010

page_type: Benefit

required_document: To apply for Cash Assistance you will need to prove the following: Your identity: such as a photo ID

required_document: business records

blurb: Cash help when you are in need

required_document: or mortgage records. Your income (if any): such as a current pay stub, current income tax return, or military service records. Check the Cash Assistance document guide to see what else you can use as proof.