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Welfare in New York City takes the form of cash assistance, emergency assistance and various welfare-to-work programs. The Human Resources Administration of the city's Department of Social Services administers the cash a... More »

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The founder of the first European settlement in the New York City area was Henry Hudson, who established a Dutch settlement called New Amsterdam in 1609. This eventually became New York City when control was transferred ... More »

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As of 2014, the estimated population of New York City reported by the U.S. Census Bureau was 8,491,079 people. This is a 3.9-percent increase in population from the 2010 census. As of November 2015, the U.S. Census Burea... More »

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Welfare benefits differ by state in terms of the amount of cash assistance given, how people can use the cash, different income thresholds and other eligibility rules. As of 2014, states such as Hawaii and Massachusetts ... More »

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The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance issues a New York State benefit identification card, to individuals and families who receive cash or food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program... More »

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The U.S. welfare system offers various financial aid programs such as child support, temporary assistance for needy families, Medicaid, food stamps and child nutrition programs. Those wishing to apply for these programs ... More »

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The general requirements for welfare assistance in New Jersey include legal state residency and total bank account balance that is less than $2,001 dollars. Households that include a member with a disability or a person ... More »

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