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Support Services

Unemployment Insurance

Apply for Benefits On-line

On-line Directories of Services

Regional Community Service 211 Yellow Pages - This is an on-line version of the Regional United Way's "211" telephone number directory of available community services.

New York State My Benefits - This is a resource to help you determine what government benefits you may be eligible to receive

SafeLink Wireless, this is a government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime each month for income-eligible customers.

Assurance Wireless offers a FREE wireless phone and 200 FREE minutes of wireless service to eligible customers each month.

Making Home Affordable - This is a resource that may help Unemployment Insurance beneficiaries reduce their mortgage payments for a set period of time.

Local Services
(The links below are part of this site and will open in the same window)
Disability Program Navigator Additional Career Resource Extension Centers Thrift Shops

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Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
Columbia County: Find information on how to contact the Office for the Aging, Department of Social Services and all other county organizations that are available to assist residents.
Greene County: Find information on how to contact the Office for the Aging, Department of Social Services and all other county organizations that are available to assist residents.
Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped ACCESS- VR (VESID)
Community Action of Greene County ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions
Literacy Connections of Columbia /Greene

Family Services
Child Support Services Child Care Council of Columbia Greene
Earned Income Tax Credit Social Security Administration
Food Stamps Health Care Consortium
Child Nutrition Programs

Health Care/Insurance Assistance
Review each of the links below, eligibility varies for each program
Child Health Plus Medicaid Together RX
Family Health Plus Medicare NY Prescription Savers Card
Healthy NY Health Care Consortium Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) Program
NYS Bridge Plan New York Health Benefit Exchange Federal Health Care Information

Transportation
Partners Catch a Ride Wheels For Work - Car Loan Program -  PDF Columbia County: Shuttle & Bus Service

If you can't find something you are looking for, please contact the One Stop Career Center for more assistance, (518) 828-4181 ext. 5510,TDD/TTY (518) 828-1399 or e-mail us .