Address:323 Owego St # 5Montour Falls, NY 14865Map & Directions
Services: Provides temporary benefits and services to income eligible individuals and families with the aim of helping them become self-sufficient. Services include Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) or Family Assistance, Safety Net Assistance (for single individuals or childless couples), employment and food stamp benefits. Child care subsidies are available to low income families to enable them to afford child care and continue to work. May use a registered or informal provider or a relative.
Eligibility: Must meet income eligibility guidelines. Other qualifications may need to be met, depending on program and funding source, call for information.
Address:166 Main StNewfield, NY 14867Map & Directions
Services: Collects donations from Newfield residents to give back to the community. Provides help for Newfield Town residents with:utility billsschool tuition (scholarships)general financial difficultiesDOES NOT ASSIST WITH FIRST/LAST MONTH'S RENT
Eligibility: Newfield resident over 6 mo; once/ year/ household
Address:115 W Clinton StIthaca, NY 14850Map & Directions
Services: Promotes quality, affordable housing in Tompkins County through:grants and low-interest loans for purchasing a home or making home repairsclasses on: buying a home, classroom or online home maintenanceone-on-one counseling on home purchaseaffordable rental units in Tompkins County and the town of Tyre in Seneca Countydoes not offer financial assistance or counseling to those with foreclosure issues with foreclosure issues
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 5 pm; closed weekendsMon: 9am 5pmTue: 9am 5pmWed: 9am 5pmThu: 9am 5pmFri: 9am 5pm
Address:701 Spencer RdIthaca, NY 14850Map & Directions
Services: Summer 2017: Tompkins Community Action main office is undergoing major renovation. They have set up temporary offices at 609 Clinton St #111 and they expect to reside at this location until Spring or Summer 2018.
Hours: Mon: 9am 4:30 pmTue: 9am 4:30 pmWed: 9am 4:30 pmThu: 9am 4:30 pmFri: 9am 4:30 pm
Eligibility: Federal eligibility (poverty) guidelines
Address:324 W Buffalo StIthaca, NY 14850Map & Directions
Services: Referrals and assistance to low-income residents with urgent needs at its Ithaca offices and food pantries in Danby, Groton and Caroline.free clothing, personal care products, linens, towels sheets and diapersaccepts donations of bedding (sheets, blankets,etc.), towels and clean clothing for men, women and children, including new shoes.Once-a-year emergency financial help when resources are available:security deposits May 2018- out of funds until further notice
Hours: Closed 12 Noon-1pmTue: 9am 4pmWed: 9am 4pmThu: 9am 4pmFri: 9am 4pm
Eligibility: Tompkins County residents, based on family income
Address:301 W Court StIthaca, NY 14850Map & Directions
Services: THE ROBIN FUND HAS BEEN RE-OPENED AS OF 12/10/2013Established by friends and family of Robin Whittlesey as a contribution to the Ithaca community in her memory.Benefits individual citizens, families and children of the greater Ithaca community who are undergoing hardship or who may have special needs, e.g., emergency mortgage or rent assistance, family crises, special clothing needs, aid in attending summer programs or special events, scholastic needs, etc. Applicants should keep in mind that the Robin Fund has very limited resources.Applications are available from front office staff at GIAC. After submitting an application, the applicant should hear back from the committee within seven days. Applications should include documentation regarding the request, i.e., eviction notice, shut-off notice etc.
Eligibility: Ithaca and surrounding area residents with hardship or special needs
Address:1343Elmira, NY 14904Map & Directions
Services: Provides prescription, first month's rent, electric, gas and heating bill assistance, and water bill payment assistance.
Eligibility: Must reside in Chemung County.
Documents To Bring: Call for information.
Address:425 Pennsylvania AveElmira, NY 14904Map & Directions
Eligibility: Must be a resident of Chemung County, meet income guidelines and additional requirements as determined by program.
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Address:215 Elmwood AveElmira, NY 14903Map & Directions
Services: Provides Section 8 housing assistance which helps qualified individuals pay a portion or all of their monthly rent. No emergency services are available.
Eligibility: Must meet Federal HUD guidelines and reside in Elmira Heights or the Town of Horseheads. Rental must meet Housing Quality Standards (HQS).
Address:215 E Church St #100Elmira, NY 14901Map & Directions
Services: Provides limited financial assistance to help with fuel, electric, and gas assistance, and medical prescription assistance.
Eligibility: Must reside in Schuyler County and meet income eligibility guidelines.