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.
Nutrition Outreach and Education Program - Program
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency, Inc.
110 North Main St
NOEP Coordinators:•Help applicants gather documents necessary for, fill out and send in a SNAP application•Offer translation services, home visits, and in-person or over-the-phone assistance•Work with local government offices to ensure each application is processed correctly•Refer households to other nutrition assistance programs and community resources
Madison County Veterans Service Agency - Program
Madison County Veterans Service Agency
138 N Court Street
County Office Building
Provides assistance with filing claims for disability compensation, non-service connected disability pension and/or survivor pension benefits, education benefits, VA healthcare, and all other federal, state and local benefits. Provides assistance in obtaining military records and medals. Works with nursing home, assisted living facilities and funeral homes to ensure proper veteran and/or dependent benefits.
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
Veterans Resource Locator - Program
Veterans Resource Locator
810 Vermont Avenue NW
VA Suicide Prevention Coordinators (SPC) are specialized case managers who ensure that veterans at high risk of suicide receive the care they need. Furthermore, they are involved in training and education, both within the VA and in the community. The new VA suicide prevention initiative has placed more than 150 Suicide Prevention Coordinators nationwide, all of which are licensed mental health professionals. VA Medical Centers consist of acute care facilities and community based outpatient …
Unemployment and Paid Leave Legal Help Line - Program
Empire Justice Center
Telesca Center for Justice
1 West Main Street, Suite 200
Provides legal assistance for people in New York who are seeking Emergency Paid Sick and Family and Medical Leave, particularly those who have lost their job during the COVID-19 crisis. Attorneys will provide legal advice and counsel regarding the New York State Unemployment Insurance program, which has been recently modified and dramatically expanded to help people who are unable to work or who lost their jobs as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Attorneys will also provide legal help …
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.
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 …