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:1 Dipronio DrWaterloo, NY 13165Map & Directions
Services: Offers temporary assistance that includes:Public assistanceSNAPRent assistanceMedicaidSSISpecial unit for resource recovery from persons who owe money Offers an online assistance with eligibility requirements and application processes for Temporary Assistance, Food Stamps, Health Insurance, tax credits and other related programs at www.mybenefits.ny.gov.
Hours: M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM.
Eligibility: Varies depends on program.
Documents To Bring: Varies depends on program.
Address:11809 6 UshyWellsboro, PA 16901Map & Directions
Services: The Department of Public Welfare offers an Emergency Shelter Allowance, ESA, to help a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay.
Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5pm
Eligibility: Must meet all income, resource, and non-financial guidelines. The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesFree.
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