Government Benefit Programs 

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We have compiled a detailed list of public benefit programs and program changes for those impacted by the storm, including: 

  • Food Stamps/SNAP
  • Disaster Unemployment Assistance and Unemployment Insurance 
  • Medicaid, Family Health Plus, and Child Health Plus
  • Cash Assistance 
  • Fair Hearings

Contact our Center for Benefits & Services for information about these and other resources. 

Disaster Relief 

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Learn about state and federal disaster-related resources and services, including information about eligibility and application procedures.   

Volunteer Opportunites

Our Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is working to identify opportunities to aid in the short- and long-term recovery of storm-battered communities.  We encourage individuals ages 55 and over to sign up for updates about volunteer opportunities as they become available.  


You may also visit for volunteer and donation information citywide. 

Information on Health Care and Health Insurance

Our Community Health Advocates program has a toll-free, statewide hotline for individuals needing help with health care or health insurance.  Call 1-888-614-5400.  

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