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.
HRA helps over 3 million New Yorkers. Find forms and information in your native language here.
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Please call 311 to get more information on legal services.
There have been no changes to the eligibility rules for our benefits and services for our clients who are immigrants.
Clients who are immigrants and who are concerned that they may be at risk of deportation may obtain free, safe immigration advice and assistance from: ActionNYC hotline at 1-800-354-0365.
If a family member or friend is detained and in need of a lawyer you may call: The Legal Aid Society’s hotline at 1-844-955-3425.
The City of New York also reaffirms its long-standing policy and commitment to protect the privacy of our clients and the confidentiality of client information pursuant to Federal, State and Local Law, as well as the policies of City agencies.
Learn more about the changes to Federal "Public Charge" rules which could affect the immigration process for certain immigrants who receive public benefits. Eligibility requirements for public benefits programs have not changed.
NYC Public Charge Website