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Social Services


Learn more about how our staff can help connect you to the public benefits you need to ensure employment, stability and self-sufficiency.

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We offer a wide range of public benefit enrollments designed to meet the needs of the client and connect them to employment, stability and self-sufficiency.

Restoration will pair you with a staff member to walk you through the enrollment process and help you to understand what is needed to qualify.

Public benefit programs include:

HRA Cash Assistance

HRA Cash Assistance provides up to 60 months of federally funded cash assistance to eligible households.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

SNAP provides an Electronic Benefits Transfer card to eligible low-income households and individuals which allows recipients to purchase eligible food in authorized retail food stores.

HRA One-Shot Deal

The HRA One-Shot Deal provides emergency financial assistance to individuals who are unable to pay an expense due to unexpected circumstances.


Medicaid provides health coverage to low-income individuals and households, pregnant women, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities.


Medicare provides health coverage to individuals age 65 or older, younger people with disabilities and people with End Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or transplant).

HRA Child Care Vouchers

Eligible families can apply for EarlyLearn, a program that provides free or low-cost child care and education for children six weeks to two years old throughout NYC.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

LIHEAP helps eligible low-income households to save on heating and cooling energy costs and pay bills on time and assists with weatherization and energy-related issues.

Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption and Disables Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE and DRIE)

SCRIE and DRIE assists individuals 62 or older or with qualifying disabilities to pay their rent.