Local Services and Support

Affordable Housing Assistance

  • To learn more about affordable housing for residents of NYC, click here

LiveOn NY

  • LiveOn NY can help you figure out which benefits you qualify for and help you complete any applications for benefits. This program is only for older adults living in NYC. For more info, call 212-398-5045 or click here
  • For information and help on elder abuse, click here

Low Cost Internet

  • Find low cost internet for seniors here

Silver Sneakers

  • It feels great to stay in shape! For high quality fitness facilities, in-person and virtual workout classes, on-demand exercise training videos, and access to a fitness community for older adults, visit silversneakers.com.
  • Want to become a member? Check your eligibility for membership by visiting https://bit.ly/39HRteu

Clothing and Home Items

SNAP Benefits and Food Program

  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) is the new name for Food Stamps. Learn more here

Health Bucks

  • If you are on SNAP, you can receive Health Bucks which is a seasonal program that lets you earn $2 coupons for every $5 spent on your EBT cards at farmer’s markets

Emergency Food Assistance

  • You may be able to get free food from your local food pantry that you can prepare and hot meals from community kitchens. For more information, call 866-888-8777

NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD)

  • DYCD contracts with community-based organizations in NYC to provide services and support to people living in NYC. For more information, click here

New York Public Library

  • The NY Public Library helps NYC’s most recent immigrants find their way in the city through ESOL classes, legal assistance, and financial counseling. For more information, click here
  • Or email: [email protected]

Contact your Case Manager at your Health Insurance Plan.

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

  • HEAP is a program that helps low-income homeowners and renters pay for utility and heating bills. For more information, click here
  • You can also find your local district’s HEAP contact information here