Need something else?

EmpoweredNYC is a program that helps people with disabilities manage their money.

You can get free and confidential financial counseling. Staff are trained on disability benefits and accessibility.

They can help you:

  • Open an ABLE account
  • Open a bank account
  • Improve your credit score
  • Reduce your debt
  • Tackle SSA overpayments
  • Manage your benefits, such as SSI or SSDI, while paying bills and saving money
  • Understand work incentives so you can work and keep your benefits


Make an appointment.

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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