Local Resources

Local social services that may be useful:


Applying for benefits (food stamps, cash assistance, etc.)


Free & low cost health and social services: http://www.hitesite.org/


Applying for NYC housing lotteries


Health Care for medicaid recipients (they’ll also help you apply for medicaid)


Domestic Violence shelter


Job-seeker ideas


Legal help: http://www.mfy.org/get-help/


1-800-Lifenet (mental health crisis hotline)


Volunteer:www.newyorkcares.org orhttp://www.nycservice.org/#s


Respite Center (residential peer-led counseling, you can get a referral from MAST): http://www.communityaccess.org/what-we-do/respite-center

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