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Monthly Caseload Statistics
Temporary & Disability Assistance Statistics contain information concerning TANF, Safety Net, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), SSI, HEAP, and Child Support.
Performance Management and Accountability
Data related to our programs including performance data, allocations to providers, award amounts, contract periods, program sites, locations served and spending information.
OTDA Common Forms and Applications
Forms and applications available from OTDA
Reporting Welfare Fraud in New York State
Reporting Welfare Fraud committed by a New York State social services client to the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.
Laws & Policies
Provides interested parties with information about current OTDA laws and regulations impacting OTDA programs.
Policy Directives
Provide local social services districts (LSSD) and other interested parties informed about current OTDA program policy and procedures impacting OTDA programs.
General Information System Messages (GIS)
Provide immediate direction about current OTDA program policy and procedures to local social services districts (LSSD).
Publications
Listing and ordering instructions for free brochures and posters.
OTDA Multimedia
Video presentations produced and released by OTDA
District-Level Estimates of Persons Aged 14-20 under 200% of Poverty
Data on the estimated number and poverty status of youth age 14 to 20 - 2013 total population, 2011 ACS 5-year PUMS age group estimates and percent under 200% of poverty.
OTDA Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program 2013-2014
During a disaster the normal methods of providing SNAP benefits may be disrupted. Further, the number of individuals applying for SNAP may increase significantly. Special processes must be put into place during a disaster to ensure assistance is provided quickly, fairly, and accurately. This is the state plan for providing SNAP benefits under the federal Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) in New York State.
Employment & Training Contractor List
Directory of agencies that OTDA contracts with to provide education, training, employment and support services to public assistance and low income households.
Modified Mini Screen (MMS) Report
The final report summarizes the findings from a research study conducted for OTDA. The study validated the Modified Mini Screen (MMS) as a mental health referral screen for public assistance recipients in New York State for use by Social Services Districts.
The Disability Advocacy Program (DAP) Report
Report to the New York State Legislature focusing on the January 1, 2010-December 31, 2011 DAP program period.
Emergency Shelter Grants Program (ESG) and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Annual Action Plan
The Consolidated Annual Action Plan describes the methods New York State will use to distribute funds in the 2013 calendar year.
Emergency Shelter Grants Program (ESG) and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Performance and Evaluation Draft Report
This Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) summarizes activities undertaken by New York State agencies during Program Year 2012.
Employment Policy Manual
The material contained in this manual provides guidance to local social services staff in New York State regarding the proper application of work requirements for applicants and recipients of cash assistance and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
Fiscal Reference Manual
The Fiscal Reference Manual’s four volumes provide guidance to local social service districts in claiming state and federal reimbursement.
HEAP Manual
The material contained in this manual provides guidance to local social services staff in New York State regarding the proper determination of HEAP eligibility.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Source Book
The material contained in this manual provides guidance for local social services staff in New York State regarding the proper determination of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility.
Temporary Assistance Source Book
The material contained in this manual provides guidance for local social services staff in New York State regarding the proper determination of cash assistance eligibility.
Temporary Assistance Energy Manual
The material contained in this manual provides guidance to local departments of social services in New York State who provide energy assistance to temporary assistance (TA) applicants/recipients and other households in need.
Flexible Fund for Family Services (FFFS)
Provides interested parties with access to local social services districts’ approved FFFS plans.
Local District Approved Employment Plans
The approved Biennial Employment Plans include the operational details of the local districts’ Employment Programs for applicants and recipients of cash assistance and SNAP benefits.
Annual Legislative Report
“The Statistical Report on the Operations of New York State Temporary Assistance Programs is prepared annually to fulfill the reporting requirements in the Welfare Reform Act of 1997 by the Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance (OTDA) with data developed by OTDA, the Department of Health and the Office of Children & Family Services.
TANF Work Activities Report March 2011
Engagement in Work Activities by Work Eligible Persons in the TANF and Safety Net MOE Assistance Programs. This report is in partial fulfillment of Section 812 of the Claims Resolution Act (CRA) of 2010.
TANF Work Activities Report April - June 2011
Engagement in Work Activities by Work Eligible Persons in the TANF and Safety Net MOE Assistance Programs. This report is in partial fulfillment of Section 812 of the Claims Resolution Act (CRA) of 2010.
Work Supports
Working families in New York State may be eligible for a variety of work supports that can increase their family’s income.
TANF Reporting and Control System (TRACS)
Web based system utilized by state and district staff to collect performance measurement data and process district claims for select TANF projects (Restricted Access)
TANF Reporting and Control System 2 (TRACS 2)
Web based system utilized by state and district staff to collect program descriptions and performance measurement data for select TANF projects (Restricted Access)

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