JCCGCI Provides Assistance To Excluded Workers* for Critical Services

  • For Food Stamps, Cash Assistance, HEAP and Emergency Rental Assistance please contact Safa butt at 718-449-5000 Ext: 2397 or email at s.butt@jccgci.org .
  • All New Yorkers are eligible for Health Insurance regardless of Immigration status. To get assistance in getting low or no cost health insurance contact Liz Flores at our Urban Neighborhood Services at (347) 374-2455.
  • For other services call at 718-449-5000 and follow the instructions.

*Who Is An Excluded Worker? 

An individual is an excluded worker and eligible to receive the critical services from the EWF program, applicants must show they:

  1. Lived in New York State before March 27, 2020 and continue to live in New York State.
  2. Are not eligible for and did not receive unemployment insurance or any other COVID-19 income relief or other specified benefits from the state or federal government.
  3. Earned less than $26,208 in the 12 months prior to April 2021; and
  4. Lost at least 50% of weekly work-related earnings or household income at any point in time between February 23, 2020, and April 1, 2021 due to total or partial unemployment, or inability or unavailability to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic or, became responsible for a majority of their household income due to death or disability of the head of household.