My Benefits is a quick and easy way for people in New York State to find answers to questions about New York State’s programs and services. Orange County Residents can pre-screen for various State sponsored programs. Access the my benefits website.
Employment activities for employable recipients are coordinated with the Orange County Employment and Training Administration.
Housing for eligible homeless applicants/recipients is provided through our two Housing Resource Centers located in Middletown and Newburgh. Walk-in assistance is required, learn more about appointments and office locations on the Social Services page.
Child Support staff assists citizens of Orange County in the establishment of paternity and child support orders, promoting self sufficiency of families and insuring children’s rights to know both parents. To contact Child Support call 888-208-4485.
The Economic Independence Division provides various forms of financial assistance to families and individuals. They are subject to income and resource eligibility levels which must be satisfied by applicants and recipients in order to qualify for assistance. Participation in Welfare to Work Programs is also required for employable applicants and recipients.