You may be able to get help if you cannot pay your bills because you lost your job, are getting less pay from your job, or had another emergency like an unexpected medical situation. This help is called “Emergency Assistance” or a “One Shot Deal.”
Other Cash & Expenses Programs
Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Get a monthly discount up to $30 on internet service and up to $100 off for a laptop, tablet, or computer.
Fair Fares NYC (FFNYC)
NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA)
Save 50% on public transportation including subway fares, eligible bus fares, and Access-A-Ride paratransit trips.
NYC Free Tax Prep
NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP)
New Yorkers who earned $72,000 or less in 2021 qualify for free tax filing help from the City.
Updated April 12, 2022