SHLR-Public Benefits – Nassau Suffolk Law Services

SHLR-Public Benefits

September 30, 2022

SNAP standard allowances will be adjusted effective October 1st, 2022.

The standard allowance for: heating/cooling has been adjusted from $792 to $932. Electricity utility costs not for heat/cooling has been adjusted from $311 to $366 Telephone […]
September 13, 2022

New Electric and Natural Gas Bill Relief Program

Electric and Natural Gas Bill Relief Program! In the 2022-23 state budget, New York provided $250 million in funding to eliminate pandemic-related utility arrears for residential households, […]
September 12, 2022

Increased Income Eligibility Levels for Child Care Assistance

Higher income levels eligible for Child Care Assistance! Starting August 1 2022, households with incomes up to 300% of the State Income Standard are eligible for the […]
June 6, 2022

May 2022- Medicaid Renewal Updates

Medicaid Renewal Updates: During the COVID-19 emergency, no Medicaid cases will be closed for failure to renew or failure to provide documentation. Any case that is closed for […]
June 6, 2022

2021-2022 Cooling Assistance Benefit

Cooling Assistance Benefit- The 2021-2022 Cooling Assistance benefit opened May 2, 2022. If you are eligible, you may receive one Cooling Assistance benefit per applicant household for […]
June 2, 2022

Public Assistance Standard of Need and Medicaid Levels 2022 Chart

  Please see our updated, as of June 2022, Public Assistance and Medicaid Levels Chart 2022
May 18, 2022

Attention Medicaid recipients: The Public Health Emergency has been extended

Medicaid recipients be on alert! The Public Health Emergency has been extended until July 13, 2022. One of the many moratoriums in place during the Covid-19 pandemic […]
March 23, 2022

Deadline to apply for Community-Based Long Term Care without a lookback period is quickly approaching!

Deadline to apply for Community-Based Long Term Care without a lookback period is quickly approaching! Applications filed for Medicaid  in order to obtain any community-based long term care service […]
January 1, 2020

Information for Welfare to Work Recipients – Suffolk County

Medical Coverage Medicaid will cover children under 19. Income levels are based on the child’s age. Spend Downs are always available for children over income. Resources (bank accounts, […]