New York EBT System Is Now Available

EBT cardholders are now able to use their cards. The New York State EBT system changeover has been completed. Learn More ... about EBT System Availability

Last updated: May 19, 2024, 4:33 PM

About OTDA

OTDA Home About OTDA

Overview

The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) is responsible for supervising programs that provide assistance and support to eligible families and individuals.

OTDA’s functions include: Providing temporary cash assistance; providing assistance in paying for food; providing heating assistance; overseeing New York State’s child support enforcement program; determining certain aspects of eligibility for Social Security Disability benefits; supervising homeless housing and services programs; and providing assistance to certain immigrant populations.

Back to Top