Office for the Aging


MyBenefits: Your Key to New York State's Programs and Services

New York State has a fast and simple way for you to find out what benefits you or a loved one may be eligible for:

A simple questionnaire will ask some basic questions about your family, your income, and your bills. Based on your answers, MyBenefits will tell you if you might be able to get help with the following:

  • Help with buying food (SNAP)
  • Temporary Assistance (TA)
  • Special tax credits
  • Home Energy Assistance
  • WIC - Women, Infants and Children
  • Prescription drug insurance coverage for older New Yorkers
Did You Know?
There are more than 15 programs and tax credits you or a family member may be eligible for. Older New Yorkers (55+), veterans, and families with children may find the web site particularly helpful. The average time spent determining eligibility on the MyBenefits site is under 10 minutes! It's fast! What are you waiting for? Visit the MyBenefits web site today!