Social Services Overview

Our goal is to assist clients in becoming empowered and maintain, or regain normalcy in their lives, through our cadre of holistic services.


Benefits Access

Met Council is a leader in on-site facilitated enrollment in Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) enrollment throughout New York City.

Through our partnership with the New York City Human Resources Administration and community-based organizations, Met Council has fostered a network to help New Yorkers gain efficient access to public benefits.

Crisis intervention

Met Council's Crisis Services provide emergency help for clients with immediate, urgent problems, such as as those on the verge of eviction or whose utilities are about to shut off.  

In addition to helping secure short-term solutions, our crisis team works to identify the underlying cause of the situation and provide assistance to help clients achieve long-term stability. 

family violence Services

Met Council is a leader in addressing the needs of domestic violence victims in New York City. We assist survivors of intimate partner abuse, family abuse, and sex trafficking with a variety of services that create safety, support healing, and promote self-sufficiency.

We specialize in working with NYC's Jewish and immigrant communities. Our staff acts as a bridge between these communities and the City systems set up to protect them.


Holocaust Survivor Program

Met Council's Holocaust Survivor Program is a multi-faceted program that assists Holocaust Survivors with services such as emergency financial assistance, kosher food package delivery to their home, holistic case management, short-term counseling and social events.

project metropair

Metropair is a free home safety and security program for the elderly and handicapped people throughout all five boroughs of New York City. 

The goal of the program is to upgrade the soundness of an older person’s residence to improve its structural integrity and safety.

senior services

Met Council's Senior Services aids the the aging residents who live in the senior housing owned and overseen by Met Council's affiliates throughout the five boroughs. 

In addition, Senior Services oversees The Safety Net Program, which is designed to assist clients experiencing chronic crisis situations.