cityofnewyork-us/benefits-and-programs-api-kvhd-5fmu

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  • benefits
  • eligibility
  • generationnyc
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Benefits and Programs API

Benefits and Programs API

This dataset provides benefit, program, and resource information for over 80 health and human services available to NYC residents. The data is kept up-to-date, including the most recent applications, eligibility requirements, and application dates. Information in this dataset is used on <a href="http://access.nyc.gov/">ACCESS NYC</a>, <a href="http://nyc.gov/generationnyc">Generation NYC</a>, and <a href="http://nyc.gov/growingupnyc">Growing Up NYC</a>.

Reach out to products@nycopportunity.nyc.gov if you have any questions about this dataset.

Columns

NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
page_typepage_typepage_typeTextType of information.
get_help_onlineget_help_onlineget_help_onlineTextHow to get help online, with link(s) to the administering agency's website.
how_to_apply_or_enroll_onlinehow_to_apply_or_enroll_onlinehow_to_apply_or_enroll_onlineTextInstructions for how to apply to the program online.
how_to_apply_or_enroll_by_phonehow_to_apply_or_enroll_by_phonehow_to_apply_or_enroll_by_phoneTextInstructions for how to apply to the program by phone.
how_to_apply_summaryhow_to_apply_summaryhow_to_apply_summaryTextSummary of the different ways to apply for the program.
how_to_apply_or_enroll_by_mailhow_to_apply_or_enroll_by_mailhow_to_apply_or_enroll_by_mailTextInstructions for how to apply to the program by mail.
how_to_apply_or_enroll_in_personhow_to_apply_or_enroll_in_personhow_to_apply_or_enroll_in_personTextInstructions for how to apply to the program in person.
url_of_pdf_application_formsurl_of_pdf_application_formsurl_of_pdf_application_formsTextLink to download the PDF application form.
get_help_in_personget_help_in_personget_help_in_personTextHow to get help in person, with a link to the administering agency's in-person centers (ACCESS NYC locations page), or the address for the center.
program_codeprogram_codeprogram_codeTextCode used for screening in ACCESS NYC ONLY.
program_nameprogram_nameprogram_nameTextOfficial name of program (e.g. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).
program_acronymprogram_acronymprogram_acronymTextAcronym for program (e.g. SNAP).
program_descriptionprogram_descriptionprogram_descriptionTextPlain language description of what the program is and how it works.
apply_online_call_to_actionapply_online_call_to_actionapply_online_call_to_actionTextCall to action phrase for applying online (e.g. "Apply online," "File online").
url_of_online_applicationurl_of_online_applicationurl_of_online_applicationTextLink to the online application for the program.
apply_by_mail_call_to_actionapply_by_mail_call_to_actionapply_by_mail_call_to_actionTextCall to action phrase for applying by mail (usually "Download the form").
office_locations_urloffice_locations_urloffice_locations_urlTextLink to location finder on ACCESS NYC - where map of in-person application centers is available.
get_help_by_emailget_help_by_emailget_help_by_emailTextHow to get help/questions answered by email from the administering agency.
get_help_by_calling_other_than_311get_help_by_calling_other_than_311get_help_by_calling_other_than_311TextHow to get help by calling the administering agency, and the phone number.
age_groupage_groupage_groupTextTarget age group for program.
brief_excerptbrief_excerptbrief_excerptTextOne sentence description of program.
plain_language_eligibilityplain_language_eligibilityplain_language_eligibilityTextPlain language overview of the eligibility requirements for the program.
apply_in_person_call_to_actionapply_in_person_call_to_actionapply_in_person_call_to_actionTextCall to action phrase for applying in person (e.g. "Find a location").
languagelanguagelanguageTextLanguage of program information.
heads_upheads_upheads_upTextList of key program attributes/common questions (e.g. facts, application formats, citizenship status, deadlines).
government_agencygovernment_agencygovernment_agencyTextName of administering government agency(ies).
required_documents_summaryrequired_documents_summaryrequired_documents_summaryTextA summary of the documents required to apply for this program.
get_help_by_calling_311get_help_by_calling_311get_help_by_calling_311TextHow to get help by calling 311 and what to ask for, or 911 for emergencies.
unique_id_numberunique_id_numberunique_id_numberTextUnique identifier.
program_categoryprogram_categoryprogram_categoryTextType of program.
population_servedpopulation_servedpopulation_servedTextTarget population for program.
plain_language_program_nameplain_language_program_nameplain_language_program_nameTextA plain language name for the program that describes what it is or does (e.g. SNAP = Money to buy food).
get_help_summaryget_help_summaryget_help_summaryTextA summary of the different ways you can get help with this program.

Upstream Metadata