ACCESS NYC Contact Form


Emergency Assistance

If you or your family are in urgent need of assistance, please use the information below.

In case of emergency, call 9-1-1.

For urgent food and hunger needs, call the Emergency FoodLine at 1-866-888-8777.

For temporary housing assistance, call 3-1-1 or visit a location.

For shelter, call 3-1-1 or visit a location.

For mental health or substance abuse help, call 1-800-543-3638.

For domestic violence services, call the Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-621-4673 or call/visit a Family Justice Center.


Thank you for contacting ACCESS NYC. It is our pleasure to respond to your questions and comments and make sure ACCESS NYC is easy to use.

If you want to apply for or recertify for SNAP or Cash Assistance benefits, check your case status or view documents required for your cases, visit ACCESS HRA.  

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