Photo: ajay_suresh, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons EEO 98 Empowers The Department of Consumer And Worker Protection to Crack Down on Price Gouging for Formula Multiagency Effort Will Focus on Ensuring Steady Supply of Formula for New York City Families, Especially Those in Greatest Need New York City MayorContinue Reading

Five Exemplary Incoming Students to be Selected for the Scholarship Program  Interested Applicants Should Apply Here  Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that the State University of New York is now accepting 2022 applications for the Carey Gabay Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship honors Carey Gabay, an attorney and public servant who was tragically killed as an innocent victim of gun violence in 2015.Continue Reading

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Photo by Gustavo Fring on All SNAP Households to Receive the Maximum Level of Food Benefits This Month  Nearly $1 Billion in Supplemental Benefits Distributed Since January   Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that all New Yorkers enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will receive the maximum allowable level of foodContinue Reading

Funding Supports Expansion of Existing Child Care Programs in Areas Without Sufficient Child Care Slots   Funding Supports Historic $7 Billion Investment in Child Care in FY 2023 State Budget Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that $30 million in additional federal grant funding will be available starting on June 30, 2022, to existing child careContinue Reading

Households Enrolled in Public Assistance with a Child 17 or Younger will Receive One-Time Payments of $250   Pandemic Emergency Assistance Fund to Supplement More Than 112,000 Households Across New York State   Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the distribution of $28 million in federal pandemic funding this month to help struggling New Yorkers with children to coverContinue Reading

New York State Department of Health Continues to Support the Distribution of Formula, Diapers, and Infant Supplies, Including for New York State WIC Participants, and is Actively Monitoring Ongoing Shortages New Yorkers Should Visit New York State Women, Infants And Children Office or Prescreen with the Office’s Chatbot to Verify Infant Eligibility for WIC Benefits Governor Kathy Hochul todayContinue Reading

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Photo by CDC on Schools Across NYC Celebrate First-Ever New York City Scholarship Month Participating Families Encouraged to Activate and View NYC Scholarship Accounts New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced investments in the future of New York City children, giving 97 percent of kindergartners across the cityContinue Reading

Funding Will Expand Free Home Visiting and Community Services to Strengthen and Support Children and Families Across New York State Healthy Families New York Promotes and Enhances Prenatal Care, Maternal Health, Better Birth Outcomes, Parent-Child Bonding, Child Health and School Success Governor Kathy Hochul announced today that $11 million inContinue Reading