Temporary Assistance

Temporary Assistance (TA) offers temporary help for needy men, women and children. If you are unable to work, can’t find a job, or your job does not pay enough to meet your basic living needs, TA may be able to help you with your basic need expenses, such as heat, rent etc.

John H. Mulroy Civic Center, 2nd Floor
421 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Monday-Friday)
Phone: (315) 435-2700

Temporary Assistance is the term used in New York State for public assistance (welfare) programs. Temporary Assistance provides families and individuals with short-term help while they work toward self-sufficiency.