COVID-19 Resources

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COVID-19 Resources for Individuals and Families

IRS Stimulus Payment

If you are not required to file taxes, you may need to use a new IRS tool to bring home an Economic Impact Payment. The IRS has created a simple form to submit your information to receive your payment of up to $1,200 per person and up to $500 per child. Learn more:

Additional Resources

The following are resources with COVID-19 specific information on certain programs and services.

Frequently Asked Questions for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Food Benefits
Answers to many commonly asked questions about the P-EBT food benefits for New York State residents.
SNAP COVID-19 Information
Information on the Supplemental Emergency Allotment (EA) of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits for households.
Child Support Services COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to many commonly asked questions for Custodial and Noncustodial Parents, and Employers.

COVID-19 Provider Resources

Guidance Documents for Supportive Housing

Provide general information or guidance regarding COVID-19 to assist supportive housing providers.

Office of Administrative Hearings Transmittals

Provide immediate direction about current OTDA program policy and procedures regarding COVID-19 to Fair Hearings Workers.

Temporary Assistance General Information System (GIS) Messages

Provide immediate direction about current OTDA program policy and procedures regarding COVID-19 to local social services districts.

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