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OTDA Disclaimer

The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) does not provide actual services to individuals. OTDA provides oversight to local social services districts, in promoting greater self-sufficiency of the State's residents through the efficient delivery of temporary and transition assistance, disability assistance, and the collection of child support. If you are looking for specific advice or would like to apply for assistance, please contact your local social services district or, for disability related inquiries, your local Social Security Administration Office.

OTDA makes every effort to post accurate and reliable information, however, it does not guarantee or warrant that the information on this Website is complete, accurate or up-to-date. This Website is intended solely for the purpose of electronically providing information and convenient access to resources. All information is subject to change at any time without notice.

Links to external websites are limited to State and Federal agencies and/or State and federally funded local programs. The existence of a link to any of these programs shall not constitute an endorsement of such program by the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.

Unless otherwise noted on an individual document, file, Web page or other item, OTDA grants users permission to reproduce materials published by OTDA on this Website so long as OTDA is noted as the source, and the date the Web page was accessed, along with the date of publication of the material cited, is noted. All copyright and other proprietary notices must be retained in the same form and manner as on the original and the contents may not be modified in any way. The user agrees to abide by all additional restrictions provided on this site as it may be updated from time to time.

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The otda.ny.gov website is providing the "Google Translate" option to assist you in reading the otda.ny.gov website in languages other than English. Google Translate cannot translate all types of documents, and may not provide an exact translation. Anyone relying on information obtained from Google Translate does so at his or her own risk. The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance does not make any promises, assurances, or guarantees as to the accuracy of the translations provided. The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, its officers, employees, and/or agents shall not be liable for damages or losses of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, the use or performance of such information, including but not limited to, damages or losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy of any such information, or damages incurred from the viewing, distributing, or copying of such materials.