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Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement
A settlement has been reached in Smith v. Proud, a class action lawsuit challenging the adequacy of certain notices used to reduce or discontinue benefits to recipients for failing to comply with work rules in New York City. This settlement was preliminarily approved by the Court on December 21, 2018. The Court has scheduled a Fairness Hearing for March 26, 2019. For more information view the Fairness Notice, Smith-Stipulation of Settlement, and Smith-Order for Preliminary Approval of Settlement and Notice.
Press Releases
OTDA in the News
FOIL Requests
Freedom of Information Law Request
Personal Privacy Protection Law Requests
The law enables you to access and/or correct information on file which pertains to you.
Requesting a Letter of Support
Protocol for an Organization Requesting a Letter of Support from the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
OTDA 2018 Annual Report
This Annual Report is being submitted by OTDA in satisfaction of the requirements of section 17(d) of the Social Services Law and section 164 of the Executive Law.
Publications
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Public Meetings
OTDA Public Meeting Webcasts
Job Opportunities
Employment Opportunities at OTDA
Monthly Caseload Statistics
Temporary & Disability Assistance Statistics contain information concerning TANF, Safety Net, SNAP, SSI, HEAP, and Child Support
OTDA Forms and Applications
Forms and applications available from OTDA
Reporting Welfare Fraud
Reporting Welfare Fraud committed by a social services client to the State of New York’s Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.
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.
Acronyms
Commonly used acronyms at OTDA
Local Departments of Social Services
Listing of Local Departments of Social Services by County

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