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Food Stamps


Broome County Department of Social Services
Food Stamps
36-42 Main St.
Binghamton, NY 13905-3199
(607) 773-2884
(607) 778-2603
(607) 778-3772
SSI Related Questions: (607) 778-3772
Web: http://www.gobroomecounty.com/dss
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Mon. - Fri.; Summer Hours: 8 a.m. ? 4 p.m. Mon-Fri.
Issues Food Stamps - used as money for food - to those who meet income eligibility guidelines.

Information & Assistance


Deposit Foundation
PO Box 41
119 Front St.
Deposit, NY 13754
(607) 467-4000
(607) 467-4399 (fax)
Email: dfrhs@tds.net
Web: http://www.depositfoundation.com
Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Deposit, NY residents can receive information and referrals to other programs and services for assistance.

Broome County CASA (Community Alternative Systems Agency)
County Office Building, 4th Floor
PO Box 1766
Binghamton, NY 13902-1766
(607) 778-2420
(607) 778-2279 (fax)
Email: bccasa@co.broome.ny.us
Web: http://www.gobroomecounty.com/departm
ents/casa.php

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Mon. - Fri.
Screening done for eligibility for government funded home care programs and benefits while exploring all available and appropriate community resources.

Broome County Department of Social Services
Medicaid
36-42 Main St.
Binghamton, NY 13905-3199
(607) 778-2604
Web: http://www.gobroomecounty.com/dss
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Mon. - Fri.; Summer Hours: 8 a.m. ? 4 p.m. Mon-Fri.
Medicaid pays directly to medical care vendors and providers, health care professionals, and institutions for medical care and services to eligible persons. Handles Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients' Medicaid matters. Medicaid cards are issued for all eligible persons.

Health Insurance Information, Counseling, and Assistance Program (HIICAP)
Action For Older Persons, Inc.
Colonial Plaza
32 West State St.
Binghamton, NY 13901-2332
(607) 722-1251
(607) 722-1293 (fax)
Web: http://www.ActionforOlderPersons.org
Health Insurance Information, Counseling, and Assistance Program (HIICAP) offers unbiased information related to Medicare, Medicare Savings Programs, senior prescription drug coverage, and other senior health insurance-related programs. Eligibility information and seminars on related topics. Free insurance counseling by appointment.

Medicaid


Broome County Department of Social Services
Medicaid
36-42 Main St.
Binghamton, NY 13905-3199
(607) 778-2604
Web: http://www.gobroomecounty.com/dss
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Mon. - Fri.; Summer Hours: 8 a.m. ? 4 p.m. Mon-Fri.
Medicaid pays directly to medical care vendors and providers, health care professionals, and institutions for medical care and services to eligible persons. Handles Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients' Medicaid matters. Medicaid cards are issued for all eligible persons.

Medicare


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Claims, Assistance, & Information

Social Security Administration
2 Court St., Suite 300
Binghamton, NY 13901
(866) 964-3971
(607) 773-2649 (fax)
Web: http://www.socialsecurity.gov
Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Closed holidays)
Provides information and services regarding the Medicare Program, including eligibility and enrollment. Contact for replacement Medicare card.

Health Insurance Information, Counseling, and Assistance Program (HIICAP)
Action For Older Persons, Inc.
Colonial Plaza
32 West State St.
Binghamton, NY 13901-2332
(607) 722-1251
(607) 722-1293 (fax)
Web: http://www.ActionforOlderPersons.org
Health Insurance Information, Counseling, and Assistance Program (HIICAP) offers unbiased health insurance counseling for Medicare beneficiaries, or those approaching Medicare eligibility. Information on supplemental (Medigap) health insurance plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Savings Programs & senior prescription drug coverage; and seminars on Medicare related topics. Free senior health insurance counseling by appointment.

Social Security


Social Security Administration
2 Court St., Suite 300
Binghamton, NY 13901
(866) 964-3971
(607) 773-2649 (fax)
Web: http://www.socialsecurity.gov
Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Closed holidays)
Provides information and services regarding Social Security, Medicare, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Social Security Disability (SSD).

Veteran's Benefits


New York State Division of Veterans Affairs
PO Box 1766
44 Hawley Street
Binghamton, NY 13902-1766
(607) 724-1299
(607) 778-2147
(607) 778-2148 (fax)
Web: http://www.veterans.state.ny.us
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. May to August
Provides counseling to veterans, dependents, and widows on service benefits, application, problem solving, representation with the VA. Assists in applying for benefits, such as, pensions, compensations, blind annuity, educational services, and burial benefits.


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