Articles by: Phil @ LawHelpNY

Cuomo ends finger-print requirement for food stamp applicants in NY

June 27, 2012 at 1:43 pm 0 comments

New York State is among a handful of states that has taken every beneficial option that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has given to enhance participation in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (a.k.a. the Food Stamp Program).   Earlier, this year Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state will also endRead More

Mental Health Services Expanded for Veterans and Their Families

Mental Health Services Expanded for Veterans and Their Families

May 2, 2012 at 3:58 pm 0 comments

The United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) announced last week that it will add approximately 1,900 more mental health workers, to include nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers as well as nearly 300 support staff.   This is in part of its mission to expand access to mental health servicesRead More