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EmpoweredNYC is an initiative to build financial security for people and families with disabilities.

If you or someone in your family has a disability, you can schedule a free and confidential financial counseling appointment.

Counselors trained on disability benefits and accessibility can help you:

  • Manage your benefits and services, including Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), while paying bills and saving money
  • Understand work incentives so you can start or return to work and continue to receive monthly SSDI or SSI payments
  • Tackle Social Security Administration (SSA) overpayments
  • Reduce your debt
  • Strengthen your credit score
  • Open an ABLE account
  • Open a bank account


Book an appointment online.

By Phone

  • Agency: Department of Consumer and Worker Protection
  • Division: Office of Financial Empowerment Call Center
  • Phone Number: (212) 487-4583
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

ASL Direct via Video Phone

Call (646) 889-2626.

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