Child Center Benefits Access (formerly known as Single Stop)

Our Benefits Access program provides free counseling on entitlements, health insurance, financial guidance, social services, and legal services. On-site health insurance and SNAP (“food stamp”) enrollment available. These services are open to the community for people of all ages, with or without children.

  • Hours: 9:00 a.m-5:00 p.m. and some evenings; please call individual sites for details; virtual appointments are available.
  • Services provided: Assistance in accessing entitlements, health insurance and social services. Free on-site legal services; financial counseling, medical and SNAP (“food stamp”) enrollment, assistance in tax preparation. Referral to social services such as afterschool programs, child care, summer camp, unemployment / employment programs, GED/ESL.
  • Special services: On-site health insurance and SNAP (“food stamp”) enrollment, Medicaid, and other types of health insurance from NYSOH (New York State of Health), with direct linkage to the Human Resource Administration, enabling families to obtain their medical and/or food stamp benefits within a 30-day period.
  • Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Benefits Access Locations

Assistant Program Director: Elizabeth Ortiz
Phone: 347-804-1477

Jamaica Family Wellness
163-18 Jamaica Avenue, 2nd Floor
Jamaica, NY 11432
Phone: 718-228-0720, option 1

168-25 Jamaica Avenue, 2nd floor
Jamaica, NY 11432
Phone: 718-228-0720, option 1

Macari Family Wellness Center
140-15B Sanford Avenue, Second Floor
Flushing, NY 11355
Phone: 718-228-0720, option 1

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