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Training: Learning the Basics of the Cash Assistance Program - New York, NY

Wednesday, April 23 , 2014 | Click Here for more info.

Speaker: Leslie Boutin, Community Service Society Come learn about the Cash Assistance (CA) program including how a households standard of need is calculated, how the CA grant is structured, and how clients access the benefit. Find out how to prepare your clients for the application process and the

Training: Checking Out the SNAP Program - New York, NY

Wednesday, April 30 , 2014 | Click Here for more info.

Speaker: Leslie Boutin, Community Service Society SNAP rules are often misunderstood, resulting in entitled households losing out on benefits.  This workshop will focus on determining eligibility for SNAP and calculating a SNAP budget.  We will review SNAPs gross and net income tests to d

Training: Keeping Public Housing - New York, NY

Wednesday, May 07 , 2014 | Click Here for more info.

Speaker: David Robinson Esq., Legal Housing Advocate Learn how tenants residing in public housing can keep their apartments.  We will cover: complying with the NYCHA lease, adding and removing household members, succession rights, transferring to another apartment, the community service requir

Training: The World of Immigrants’ Eligibility for Public Benefits - New York, NY

Wednesday, May 14 , 2014 | Click Here for more info.

Speaker: Diane Wenzler, Community Service Society Immigrants face additional challenges when trying to access public benefits.   Eligibility for federal public benefit programs is often restricted to those who are qualified aliens.   We will review which immigrants are qualified

Albany Advocacy Day - New York, NY

Tuesday, May 20 , 2014 | Click Here for more info.

Join member of the NY Reentry Roundtable as they travel to Albany to advocate for passage of four important bills: The Fair Application Act, the Safe Parole Act, the Fair Access to Education Act, and the Humane Alternatives to Long Term Solitary Confinement Act.  Buses will take advocates up to

Training: Medicaid for the MAGI Population Copy - New York, NY

Wednesday, May 28 , 2014 | Click Here for more info.

Speaker (s):  Benefits Plus Learning Center Staff Benefits Plus® (http://benefitsplus.cssny.org) is the Community Service Societys (CSS) comprehensive online public benefit manual for health and human service professionals who work in NYC. A one stop resource manual on 60 different federal, s

Training: Medicaid for the MAGI Population - New York, NY

Wednesday, May 28 , 2014 | Click Here for more info.

Speaker: Diane Wenzler, Community Service Society Learn how the Affordable Care Act has changed the Medicaid program. You will learn about MAGI (Modified Adjusted Gross Income) Medicaids new methodology for calculating household income, as well as for determining household composition and family si