I Need Help

I Need Help

Our Services

The Human Resources Administration is dedicated to fighting poverty and income inequality with essential programs that help families and individuals with economic and social service needs.


HRA programs can help New Yorkers with a variety of serious needs, such as food or cash assistance to help make ends meet, one-time emergency assistance to avoid eviction, services for the disabled or those living with HIV and AIDS, temporary shelter to escape domestic violence and much more.  To the left is a list of programs available from HRA.  Click on a program to learn more.


You can apply or recertify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits online and check if you are eligible for Cash Assistance and many other programs at New York City’s front door for benefit access, ACCESS HRA.

View HRA's Guide to Services

For more information on our programs, please call HRA Infoline at 718-557-1399 or 311.