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Birth Certificates

Birth certificates, marriage certificates and death certificates are available through the New York office of vital statistics.

Consumer Protection

Advice on avoiding scams, as well as tips on a wide variety of other consumer topics. Learn more about consumer protection.

Disaster Preparedness

Information on preparing for earthquakes, hurricanes and other disasters.

Government Resources

A list of government websites, offices, courts, etc. in one convenient place.

New York State Social Programs

Information about Social Programs from New York State including SNAP, Cooling/Heating assistance, childcare and unemployment assistance.

Identity Theft

Information on how to protect your identity from being stolen.


Resources for New York residents who are seeking employment.

Missing Children

Please help us find these missing New York children.

Student Financial Aid

Learn about the process of locating and applying for financial aid.

Unclaimed Property

New York holds huge amounts of unclaimed property. Is some of it yours? Common forms of unclaimed property include savings or checking accounts, stocks, uncashed dividends or payroll checks, refunds, traveler’s checks, trust distributions, insurance payments or refunds and life insurance policies, annuities, certificates of deposit, customer overpayments, utility security deposits, mineral royalty payments and contents of safe deposit boxes.