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Published on Apr 8, 2024 by Leslie Bailey
On February 1, 2024, the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) stopped accepting new applications and enrollments. Due to the lack of additional funding, it was announced that April 2024 will be the last month ACP households will receive the full discount.The ACP provided a monthly discount for internet services to eligible households, as well as a discount [...]
Published on Aug 10, 2023 by Leslie Bailey
The NYC Fair Fares program provides a 50% discount on public transportation to eligible low-income New Yorkers.New York City (NYC) residents may be eligible for Fair Fares NYC if they are:Between (and including) the ages of 18 and 64;In a household that meets the income guidelines (100% FPL) for the Fair Fares NYC program;Not receiving full [...]
Published on Dec 29, 2022 by Leslie Bailey
Promise NYC is a new NYC-administered program, set to launch in January 2023, that will increase access to subsidized childcare for children without documentation, as well as for other children who are ineligible for existing programs due to federal citizenship/immigration rules.To help launch the program, the NYC Administration for Children Services (ACS) has contracted with four [...]
Published on Aug 2, 2022
Effective August 1, 2022, the income threshold for child care assistance will be set at 300% FPL. For example, for a household size of three can have income up to $69,090 annually. Families in NYC who are interested in applying can go to https://www1.nyc.gov/site/acs/early-care/acs-child-care-options.page.

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