NYSOFA Resources for Completing Benefits Applications

Video Tutorials: How to Apply for Benefits and Services

NYSOFA Resources for Completing Benefits Applications
Learn How to Apply for Benefits

Many New Yorkers are eligible for a variety of federal, state, and local benefits that can put cash in their pockets, help pay for prescriptions, food and heat, have their taxes reduced and help pay for their care. Learn how to sign up by watching these easy-to-follow videos.

Apply for SNAP Benefits

This video tutorial helps explain how to prepare the application for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits.

Learn more or apply.

Apply for More Benefits

Get Help With Insurance

You can get help from your state paying your Medicare premiums. In some cases, Medicare Savings Programs may also pay Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments if you meet certain conditions. 

If you already have Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and you’re eligible to enroll in Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) through a Special Enrollment Period (SEP), you have options for how to apply.