Financial/Legal Services

Evictions for non-payment of rent are prohibited through June 20, 2020. However, it is not clear how rent collection and mortgage payments will be handled. As more information becomes available, we will keep you updated.

NYSEG will suspend service shutoffs to households during the COVID-19 outbreak.

LAWNY (Legal Aid) is working to interpret the Governor's orders and is available to address legal issues you may experience. They have established a COVID-specific webpage to keep you informed.

The Department of Labor is processing unemployment claims according to the new rules that waive the waiting period. This graphic can help you determine if you are eligible. Here are instructions for filing your claim.

Ontario County Department of Social Services asks you to call the office before visiting. (315) 789-2841
Click here for their online resources. You can apply for SNAP and HEAP online - click here for instructions and to begin!

Catholic Charities has funds available for emergency financial needs, including a dedicated fund for people suffering domestic violence. Please call (315) 789-2235 for more information.

The Salvation Army has emergency financial assistance available. Please call (315) 789-1055 for more information.

BluePrint Geneva, Inc. has the ability to prepare tax returns remotely, through a partnership with the IRS. If you expect a refund, call or text (315) 577-3775 to make arrangements for tax preparation services.

Empire Justice Center can provide information related to: foreclosure, eviction, consumer debt, consumer scams, Social Security, public benefits, immigration, health insurance, Medicaid, nursing homes, unemployment insurance, stimulus checks, paid leave, and special education. More information here.

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