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Find Other Public Benefits

You can find useful information about food programs, housing tools, and how to start your own business.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

SNAP is a federal program available to help individuals and families, both employed and unemployed, meet their food needs.

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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program

The WIC program is a special supplemental food program that provides nutritious foods, milk, juice, formula, and other items to low income pregnant or breastfeeding women, infants and children up to age 5.

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Tax Credits and Filing Your Taxes

Tax credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit help workers receive some or all of the income tax they paid during the tax year.

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Affordable Housing

Find information on New York City housing, including renting an apartment, buying a home, and apartment maintenance issues. You will also find all of the City's affordable housing lottery listings.

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The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS)

SBS helps small businesses to start, do business, and grow by providing direct assistance to business owners, fostering neighborhood development in commercial districts, and linking employers to a skilled and qualified workforce.

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Counselors and Social Service Providers

The Self-Sufficiency Calculator is a free and anonymous tool for counselors to find out if low-wage workers are eligible for several work supports in New York City including Cash Assistance, Food Stamps, health insurance, and tax credits. For more information or to attend a free training on the Calculator please visit the Women's Center for Education and Career Advancement's or call 212-964-8934.

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