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NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA)

http://otda.ny.gov/

Description

The NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) is responsible for supervising programs that provide assistance and support to eligible families and individuals.

OTDA’s functions include: Providing temporary cash assistance; providing assistance in paying for food; providing heating assistance; overseeing New York State’s child support enforcement program; determining certain aspects of eligibility for Social Security Disability benefits; supervising homeless housing and services programs; and providing assistance to certain immigrant populations.

Benefits and services are offered through the social services districts. Please use this following link to contact your county department of social services office.

 

Contact Information

Address

40 North Pearl Street
Albany, NY 12243

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Web:

http://otda.ny.gov/

Email:

nyspio@otda.ny.gov

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1-800-342-9871

Suicide Crisis Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255) Toll Free
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Child Abuse & Maltreatment Hotline
1-800-342-3720, Toll Free
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Vulnerable Persons Central Register (VPCR) Hotline
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Temporary and Emergency Assistance Programs and Services
1-800-342-3009 Toll Free

Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council