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Public Service Commission

New Yorkers can obtain information about becoming “energy smart” and relying less on fossil fuels by visiting this website

HUD New York

Provides homeownership and foreclosure avoidance information

New York State Homes and Community Renewal

(866) 275-3427

Provides diverse assistance to New York homeowners

New York State Department of Financial Services

Provides information for at-risk homeowners

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used like cash to purchase food at authorized retail food stores. Eligibility and benefit levels are based on household size, income and other factors.


Win provides services including housing support for women and families, as well as child services such as day-care, afterschool activities, and summer camp.

New York City Affordable Housing Resource Center

Resources and information regarding affordable housing in New York City

Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City


Provides affordable housing and assistance to New York City residents

Albany Housing Authority

Provides affordable housing and assistance to Albany residents

AHP Homeownership Center

(518) 434-1730

Provides homeownership education and assistance

Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority

(716) 855-6774

Provides affordable housing and assistance to Buffalo residents

Temporary Assistance


Temporary Assistance (TA) is temporary help for needy men, women and children. If you are unable to work, can’t find a job, or your job does not pay enough, TA may be able to help you pay for your expenses.

ACCORD Corporation

(585) 268-7605

ACCORD (Allegany County Community Opportunities and Rural Development) Corporation is a grant-funded Community Action Agency, and was established to fight poverty in Allegany County by providing human services to individuals and families necessary to achieve self-sufficiency and economic security.

Albany Community Action Partnership


A variety of social services are provided to diverse cross sections of our community through ACAP's outreach offices in Albany and Cohoes as well as its numerous early childhood development classrooms throughout Albany County. ACAP unites all community support systems (governmental, nonprofit and corporate) to benefit each of our customers individually.

The August Group

Career and business networking for professionals, job fairs, online job board, newsletter.

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