Access to Benefits - Program
National Council on Aging
251 18th Street S
Provides referral services to local agencies providing assistance with prescription medication savings and other age related services. Offers an online benefits check up that helps find state, federal, and private benefits programs available where you live. These benefits programs can help pay for prescriptions, health care, food, utilities.
Veterans' Service Agency - Program
Oneida County Veterans' Service Agency
800 Park Avenue
Oneida County Office Building
*Assists Active Duty Military, Veterans and their dependents to obtain benefits including: Monthly compensation Pension income Education benefits Burial benefits Health care Nursing home care Vocational rehabilitation Tax exemption Military discharge review and upgrades Home loan guarantees
Veterans Services - Program
Herkimer County Veterans' Service Agency
109 Mary Street, Suite 1103
Provides veterans and their family members assistance and guidance with the many facets of veterans' programs and benefits. Â Help with the submission of disability, pension, and educational claims. Provides help navigating the VA healthcare system.
Supportive Services for Veteran Families - Program
Central New York Veteran's Outreach Center
726 Washington Street
Assist homeless or at risk of becoming homeless Veterans. Assist participants by providing a range of supportive services designed to resolve the immediate crisis and promote housing stability: Outreach Services Case Management Services Assistance in Obtaining VA Benefits Assistance in Obtaining and Coordinating Other Public Benefits Available in the Grantee's Area or Community
Community Awareness - Information Services; Life Planning Services - Program
635 James Street
Provides assistance with the following through a independent living advocate: Applying for benefits such as HEAP, Food Stamps, Medicaid and keeping them Locating an affordable and/or accessible apartment Getting medical equipment needed at home or home access modifications Getting assistance with home care, shopping and person care Meeting basic needs such as food and shelter Information and referral services Provides assistance with the following through a independent living advocate and …
Fair Hearing - Program
New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
Assistance with fair hearings for those who have been denied benefits. A Fair Hearing is a chance for benefits applicants to tell an Administrative Law Judge (from the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, Office of Administrative Hearings) why they think a decision about their case made by a local social services agency is wrong.