Support Services

Unemployment Insurance

Apply for Benefits On-line

Path to Speak to a UI agent (PDF)

On-line Directories of Services

Columbia-Greene Interagency Yellow Pages Directory of Programs and Services 2019  (PDF)

Regional Community Service 211 Yellow Pages - This is an on-line version of the Regional United Way's "211" telephone number directory of available community services.

New York State My Benefits - This is a resource to help you determine what government benefits you may be eligible to receive

SafeLink Wireless, this is a government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime each month for income-eligible customers.

Assurance Wireless offers a FREE wireless phone and 200 FREE minutes of wireless service to eligible customers each month.

Making Home Affordable - This is a resource that may help Unemployment Insurance beneficiaries reduce their mortgage payments for a set period of time.

Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Information - This site provides great resources and information on many helpful topics including Money & Credit, Homes & Mortgages, Health & Fitness, Jobs & Making Money, Privacy & Identity.

FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) - Money Smart - A Financial Education Program - This site provides an easy-to-use tool to learn more about basic personal financial management, such as checking accounts, savings accounts, credit cards, and other important issues.

Local Services
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Family Services

Health Care/Insurance Assistance

Review each of the links below, eligibility varies for each program

Health Care Consortium

The Columbia County Community Healthcare Consortium, Inc. has staff called Navigators that assist individuals, families, small businesses and small business employees in Columbia and Greene Counties to shop for, compare and enroll in quality, low-cost health insurance, including Medicaid and Child Health Plus, thru the New York State of Health: the Official Health Plan Marketplace. Navigators can also assist with applying for financial assistance to help pay for coverage. Navigator services are free of charge. For more information, please call (518) 822-9600 or visit

511NY Rideshare: Need a ride? Find a Carpool Partner.
Check out the Guaranteed Ride Program,
Van Pool and other Transportation Solutions.
Columbia County: Shuttle & Bus Service
Greene County Transit System

If you can't find something you are looking for, please contact the One Stop Career Center for more assistance, 1 (518) 697-6510,TDD/TTY (518) 828-1399 or e-mail us .