Welfare – Nassau Suffolk Law Services


March 15, 2018

The Future of Welfare

January 16, 2019

Most New Yorkers Receiving SNAP Will Get Full February Benefits by January 17 due to ongoing federal government shutdown.

Due to the ongoing federal government shutdown, current SNAP/Food Stamps recipients may receive their February benefits by Thursday, January 17. It’s important for recipients to budget […]
February 14, 2019

NYS just clarified that renters who get Advance HEAP payments do not preclude other household members from getting HEAP!

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February 15, 2019

HEAP will be offering a 2nd Emergency Heap Benefit effective 2/19/19 and will remain open until April 26, 2019.

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August 19, 2019

The new public charge rules affecting many immigrant families.

A summary of this rule can be found here: Download PDF Here                
August 26, 2019

Nora Gonzalez was awarded Fair Hearing of the Month by the Empire Justice Center. Her efforts avoided a 90-day sanction.

After an alcohol and substance abuse assessment, our client was deemed to be in need of alcohol and substance abuse treatment but was able to work. […]