Emergency Assistance 101

This course provides an overview of the emergency assistance programs in New York State: Emergency Assistance to Families, Emergency Safety Net Assistance, and Emergency Assistance to Adults. The training reviews the situations that constitute an emergency, and the financial and categorical eligibility requirements for receipt of emergency assistance, and pays special attention to shelter and utility emergencies.

Date of original presentation: 12/02/2009

Presenter(s): Susan Antos, Esq., Empire Justice Center, Albany, NY; Saima Akhtar, Esq., Empire Justice Center, Albany, NY

Viewing time: 1 hour 51 minutes

CLE credits: 1.5 Professional Practice, .5 Skills

If you do not want CLE credit for watching this training, there is no charge.  If you want New York State CLE credit, you may receive 1.5 hours of CLE credits for Professional Practice.  The cost of CLE is:

$60.00 for Not-for-Profit Agencies; $90.00 for Private Practice Attorneys.  When you complete this registration form, you will receive a link to the training. The link to the CLE forms will be on the training page.

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.

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