Below is a list of three booklets with a summary of their contents. They are offered in several languages, and you may either read them online or print them out. They are available here: http://www.otda.ny.gov/programs/applications/ under “Application Booklets”.
- What You Should Know About Your Rights and Responsibilities (LDSS-4148A) This booklet tells you about your rights and responsibilities when applying for and receiving benefits.
- What You Should Know About Social Services Programs (LDSS- 4148B) This booklet gives information about different programs – such as Temporary Assistance and Food Stamps, as well as Medical Assistance. It also provides information on other services including child care, foster care, child welfare, adoptions and other programs.
- What You Should Know If You Have an Emergency (LDSS-4148C) This booklet tells you what to do in case of an emergency – such as a need for food, help with housing expenses and/or a need for medical attention.
Landlord Booklets and Forms
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification