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Posted on July 23rd, 2020

The Disability Advocacy Program (DAP) has provided legal assistance to low income disabled New Yorker’s seeking Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability (SSD) since 1983, and returns millions of dollars to the State and local counties every year.

Right now, DAP clients are uniquely disadvantaged and DAP services and assistance are crucial. Our clients suffer from poverty and health conditions that render them vulnerable to the virus. 

This resource lays out:

Read the full resource here: DAP & COVID-19


DAPAnatomy: The Timeline of a Social Security Appeal Case

Posted on January 21st, 2019

Dissect a Social Security Appeal Case here.

DAPFacts: Delivering Over Three Decades of Successful Legal Assistance for Disabled New Yorkers

Posted on January 21st, 2019

DAP has delivered over THREE decades of successful legal assistance for Disabled New Yorkers.  Learn more.

DAPMap: Serving Every County in NYS – Find Your Local Provider

Posted on January 21st, 2019

DAP services are available in EVERY county.

Find your local provider here.

Empire Justice Fact Sheet: Help Low Income Parents Stay Employed

Posted on March 23rd, 2018

Read the fact sheet.

DAPStories: How DAP is Changing Lives for the Better

Posted on March 21st, 2018

Read more about how DAP impacts lives for the better here.


Posted on December 8th, 2016

DAPWorks for NYS is a statewide campaign seeking to increase funding for the Disability Advocacy Program (DAP).  The program assists low income severely disabled New Yorkers in appealing application denials for federally funded SSI benefits.  Since 1983, DAP has returned over $1.1 Billion dollars to New York State and local counties! That’s more than $3 for every $1 Invested!

  DAPFacts: DAP is An Investment That Works for NY
  DAPSurvey: Reaching New Communities, Facing New Obstables
  DAPAnatomy: Dissecting a Social Security Appeal Case(infographic)
DAPMap: Find Your Local Provider!