Public Assistance 101
This training, which is geared for those new to
welfare work, will provide an overview of the different cash public assistance
programs (Family Assistance, Safety Net Assistance, special grants and Emergency
Assistance) and the basic eligibility rules of each program. The training will
also cover clients rights during the application process, and special rules that
apply to minors. Participants will learn how to read a welfare budget and
calculate benefits for their clients.
Date of original presentation: 12/03/2009
Presenters: Susan Antos, Esq., Empire Justice Center, Albany, NY; Saima
Akhtar, Esq., Empire Justice Center, Albany, NY; Don Friedman, Esq., Empire
Justice Center, Central Islip, NY
Viewing time: 1 hour 51 minutes
CLE credits: 1.5 and .5 Skills
Cost for viewing this training if CLE credit is requested: $60.00 for Not-for-Profit Agencies; $90.00 for Private Practice Attorneys.
There is no charge for viewing this training unless CLE credit is requested.
Financial Hardship Policy available upon request. Contact
Michelle Peterson, Training Coordinator
Newly admitted attorneys in New York State can not receive CLE credit for online training.
If you are an attorney who is not licensed in New York State and want CLE credit, please check to see if your state allows New York State CLE credits to be applied to your state's CLE requirements.