Earned Income Tax Fact Sheet

Earned Income Tax Fact Sheet

February 6, 2015

Photo: (Phillip Ingham) This Earned Income Tax Fact Sheet post originally appeared on National EITC Outreach Partnership site. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), enacted by Congress in the 1975, is a federal tax credit available to assist working families and individuals. The EITC has several important benefits: it reducesRead More

Don’t Be Cold this Winter – HEAP

Don’t Be Cold this Winter – HEAP

March 4, 2015

As any New Yorker knows, winter in the Northeast can bring about a whole host of tough conditions and extremely cold temperatures. This winter has been no exception. In these months, home heating is essential, not only for comfort, but also for health reasons. In fact, the World Health OrganizationRead More

NYC Programs Freeze Rent for Seniors and the Disabled

NYC Programs Freeze Rent for Seniors and the Disabled

February 23, 2015

In NYC, seniors and the disabled may be able to get a rent increase exemption. Photo Credit: bondidwhat via Compfight cc Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) and Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) are two tenant programs for New York City residents. This program began in 1970, focusing on theRead More

Applying for Disability at Social Security

Applying for Disability at Social Security

February 3, 2015

Watch this video to learn about how to apply and appeal for disability at Social Security.

Don’t Be Cold this Winter – HEAP

Don’t Be Cold this Winter – HEAP

March 4, 2015

As any New Yorker knows, winter in the Northeast can bring about a whole host of tough conditions and extremely cold temperatures. This winter has been no exception. In these months, home heating is essential, not only for comfort, but also for health reasons. In fact, the World Health OrganizationRead More

Every year, thousands of New Yorkers are taken to court for debt.

Free financial counseling for NYC residents

November 3, 2014

For those who are new to our network, the City’s FREE Financial Empowerment Centers can help your clients take control of their debt, improve their credit, deal with debt collection, create a budget, open a bank account, and much more. One-on-one financial counseling is provided for FREE by professional counselorsRead More

Youth Assistance Clinic

Youth Assistance Clinic

December 5, 2014

This Sunday 12/7/14, there will be a free youth assistance and immigration​ clinic in the Bronx provided by The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, New York Legal Assistance Group, and The New York Immigration Coalition from 9am to 3pm. DOE Pathways to Graduation 1010 Reverend James A. Polite Ave Bronx, NY 10459 Sunday,Read More

Free English Classes for NYC Adults

Free English Classes for NYC Adults

October 21, 2014

F ree English classes are now available for adults residing in NYC.  The classes are provided by Grand Street Settlement, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to expand opportunities for low-income families and individuals by providing culturally relevant services that support community-building, advocacy, self-determination and an enriched quality of life. Read More

DACA/DAPA Info Session

DACA/DAPA Info Session

February 6, 2015

An info session in Spanish regarding DACA/DAPA sponsored by New York Immigration Coalition, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant affairs and New York City Council Member Carlos Menchaca, on Saturday 7th, 2015 at P.S. 503, in Brooklyn,.

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