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In New York, as in every other state, employees who are temporarily out of work through no fault of their own may qualify to collect unemployment benefits for up to a maximum of 26 weeks.
New York’s Safety Net Assistance (SNA) provides cash assistance to eligible needy individuals and families who are either not receiving any cash benefits through Family Assistance (FA) or have exceeded the 60-month time limit on FA.
NY SNAP provides food support to lower income New Yorkers including working families, the elderly and the disabled to feed their families. Eligibility and benefit levels are based on household size and family’s income.
New York Family Assistance (FA) is one of the two programs providing temporary cash assistance in New York. The other is Safety Net Assistance (SNA), a New York State program with no federal participation.
The New York State Tuition Assistance Program (NYS TAP) is a need-based grant that helps eligible New York students pay tuition at an approved postsecondary institution in the State of New York.