Check out MyBenefits your Key to New York State's Programs and Services
2014 is in full swing, and with it, many New Year's Resolutions have been made - and probably broken - by now!
But there is at least one good deed you can follow through with for yourself. It is fast and simple: check out MyBenefits.ny.gov to see what benefits you or a loved one may be eligible for.
A simple questionnaire will ask some basic questions about your family, your income, and your bills. Based on your answers, MyBenefits.ny.gov will tell you if you might be able to get help with the following:
- Help with buying food (SNAP)
- Temporary Assistance (TA)
- Special tax credits
- Home Energy Assistance
- WIC - Women, Infants and Children
- Prescription drug insurance coverage for older New Yorkers
- Various Health Insurance programs for individuals, families, children, and sole proprietors.
Did You Know?
There are more than 15 programs and tax credits you or a family member may be eligible for. Older New Yorkers (55+), veterans, and families with children may find the web site particularly helpful. The average time spent determining eligibility on the MyBenefits site is under 10 minutes! It's fast! What are you waiting for? Visit the MyBenefits.ny.gov web site today!