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.

Applications for Temporary Assistance can be provided in person at our office or mailed to you by calling 518-746-2300. A face-to-face interview is a requirement for this program.