How can I apply for Public Benefits?

ONLINE


Use this Online Pre Screening website to see if you qualify for any of the following benefits:

https://www.mybenefits.ny.gov/mybenefits/begin

  • Help with buying food

  • Temporary Assistance (TA)

  • Special tax credits

  • Home Energy Assistance

  • Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

  • Various Health Insurance programs for individuals, families, children, and sole proprietors

  • WIC - Women, Infants and Children

  • HIV Uninsured Care Program

  • A wide variety of services for older New Yorkers, including:

  • Health insurance information, counseling and assistance (HIICAP)

  • NY Connects-Information on long term care services and supports and assistance in linking to these services

  • Legal assistance

  • Nutritional services

  • Help with the purchase of prescription drugs

IN PERSON


Suffolk County Department of Social Services


Riverhead Center

893 E. Main Street Riverhead, New York 11901-2542

Telephone: (631) 852-3500

Fax: (631)852-3505

Coram Center

80 Middle Country Road Coram, New York 11727

Telephone: (631) 854-2300

Fax: (631) 854-2123

Smithtown Center

200 Wireless Boulevard Hauppauge, New York 11788

Telephone: (631) 853-8714

Fax: (631) 853-8842

South West Center

2 South 2nd Street Deer Park, New York 11729

Telephone: (631) 854-6600

Fax: (631) 854-6672

MacArthur Center

3455 Veterans Memorial Highway Ronkonkoma, New York 11779



Nassau County Department of Social Services


60 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Uniondale, NY 11553-3656

General Information: 516-227-8519

After-Hours Services: 516-573-8626

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How do I apply for SNAP Benefits?

If you reside in Nassau County, go to the first floor of the Department of Social Services Building at 60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Uniondale

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