October 16, 2017

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Housing, Jobs, and Other Support
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At Governor Cuomo's direction, the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) has established a new $1 million case management program to help connect displaced Puerto Ricans with critical resources. The Governor has also directed the New York State Department of Labor to provide up to $10 million in job training and placement. 

To learn more, contact: 
New York State Office of Temporary Disability Assistance (OTDA)
1-800-342-3009
[email protected]

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Education
Education
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State University of New York (SUNY) and City University of New York (CUNY) are providing in-state tuition rates to eligible displaced students. 

To learn more, contact:
State University of New York (SUNY)
1-518-320-1888
https://www.suny.edu/

City University of New York (CUNY)
1-212-997-CUNY (1-212-997-2869)
http://www2.cuny.edu/

The McKinney-Vento Act provides rights to eligible students experiencing temporary housing circumstances, including:

  • immediately enrolling in school without records (school records, medical records, vaccination records, proof of residency);
  • access to special education services immediately if the student has a current Individualized Education Plan (IEP);
  • access to free school meals without filling out an application.

To learn more, contact: 
NYS-TEACHS for McKinney-Vento Act Assistance
1-800-388-2014
http://www.nysteachs.org/

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