To help stop the spread of COVID-19, many HRA locations are consolidating until further notice. If your needs cannot be met by ACCESS HRA, call 311 or consult the HRA Locations page for more information.
All in-person HRA appointments have been cancelled. No negative actions will be taken on your case. See everything you can do online on ACCESS HRA
Recertifications for SNAP and Cash Assistance are POSTPONED due to COVID-19. If you have a recertification currently scheduled or one that is coming due, you DO NOT need to recertify and your benefits will continue. You will get a letter at a later date telling you when to recertify.
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.
For more information on our programs, please call HRA Infoline at 718-557-1399 or 311.