WAGE SUBSIDY (WS) PROGRAM
A) Family Assistance (FA) Recipients
- Adult family members who are in receipt of FA.
B) Safety Net families
– Adult family members who were in receipt of FA and who have reached their 60-month limit on TANF and have transitioned to Safety Net (SN) assistance.
C) Families at or below 200% of Poverty
– Adult family members whose gross monthly household income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty level and meet TANF certification requirements.
To be eligible under the 200% guidelines, an individual must:
-Be a resident of New York State;
-Be a United States citizen or qualified TANF non-citizen;
-Be a member of a family that includes a minor child or pregnant woman or be a non-custodial parent of a minor child. A minor child is defined as a child under the age of 18, or under age 19 and attending secondary school or its equivalent; and
-Participants under the age of 21 may be eligible for services regardless of whether the family includes a minor child.
-Have gross family income that does not exceed 200% of the federal poverty level listed in the following table
(1) Person(s) in Household $11,170 (2) Person(s) in Household $15,130 (3) Person(s) in Household $19,090 (4) Person(s) in Household $23,050 (5) Person(s) in Household $27,010 (6) Person(s) in Household $30,970 (7) Person(s) in Household $34,970 (8) Person(s) in Household $38,890
For an application or info call 212-531-3211 or stop by ECDO Community Partnership Center at 413 West 125st New York, NY 10027