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Public Health Insurance



Mission: The New York Public Welfare Association, Inc. is a dynamic partnership of local social services districts dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of social welfare policy, so that it is accountable to taxpayers and protective of vulnerable people.  NYPWA provides information, policy analysis, and technical assistance to federal, state, and local policy makers and direct support to districts.

Vision: The New York Public Welfare Association, through its leadership, expertise and the influence of its membership, plays a crucial role in shaping social policy in New York State.


Commissioner Access

Member Access

Members section is available to all LDSS staff. If you are unsure of your username and password, please contact us for assistance at the phone number below.

  The New York Public Welfare Association Inc. represents the fifty-eight local departments of  social services including fifty-seven county offices, the administrative offices serving the combined boroughs of the City of New York, plus St. Regis Mohawk DHS.