NY Connects at CIDNY is the trusted place to go for free, unbiased information about services, resources, and supports for New Yorkers of all ages and with any type of disability.
Counselors at NY Connects provide guidance and coordination for participants with disabilities as they go through eligibility and assessment processes for benefits and services. They can also help when you are completing applications and enrolling in public assistance benefits, like Medicaid, Medicare, housing applications, SNAP applications, Social Security benefits, and more.
To be contacted by a NY Connects Benefits Counselor and receive your free benefits check-up, please fill out this short form. A NY Connects Counselor will be in touch by the end of next business day.
Please note that NY Connects offices are in every borough and walk-in hours are from 9 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday; please visit this page to find the location closest to you.