New York Resources

This page provides federal and state-specific resources on a variety of cancer survivorship topics. If you are looking for financial assistance resources, please visit CancerFinances.org.

Click here for information about laws specific to New York.

 

Disability Insurance

State Disability Insurance
New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF)
877.435.7743
ww3.nysif.com/DisabilityBenefits.aspx

Federal Disability Insurance (SSDI & SSI)
Social Security Administration
800.772.1213
www.ssa.gov

More Disability Resources

Employment

Federal Fair Employment Agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
800.669.4000
info@eeoc.gov
www.eeoc.gov

Reasonable Accommodations
Job Accommodation Network
800.526.7234
jan@AskJAN.org
www.AskJAN.org

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
866.487.9243
www.dol.gov/whd

State Fair Employment Agency
New York State Division of Human Rights
888.392.3644
www.dhr.ny.gov

Unemployment Agency
New York State Department of Labor, Unemployment Insurance
888.209.8124
labor.ny.gov/unemploymentassistance.shtm

Vocational Rehabilitation
Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)
www.acces.nysed.gov/vr

More Employment Resources

Health Insurance

New York Health Insurance Marketplace (a.k.a Exchange)
New York State of Health
855.355.5777
www.nystateofhealth.ny.gov

New York State Insurance Department
Department of Financial Services
800.342.3736
www.dfs.ny.gov/insurance/dfs_insurance.htm

COBRA
U.S. Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration
866.444.3272
www.dol.gov/ebsa

COBRA-New York
U.S. Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration
866.444.3272
www.dfs.ny.gov/consumer/faqs/faqs_cobra.htm

State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Child Health Plus
www.nystateofhealth.ny.gov

Find Health & Dental Coverage For Your Family
InsureKids.gov
https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/coverage/ny/index.html

More Health Insurance Resources

Medicare

Medicare
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
800.MEDICARE (633.4227)
www.medicare.gov

Medicare & You

Medicare Assistance
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Health Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP)
800.701.0501
https://aging.ny.gov/HealthBenefits/Index.cfm

More Health Insurance Resources