Temporary Assistance

About the Program

Temporary Assistance is an income-based eligibility program that covers families and single adults with ongoing and/or emergency assistance. The grant amounts cover housing, utilities and personal needs. Temporary Assistance clients also receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits and Medicaid coverage.


Application for TA can be made online at https://www.mybenefits.ny.gov/ or at our office.