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If you are a recipient of food stamps (SNAP Benefits) in New York City (NYC) and need assistance with ACCESS HRA login, we can help. If you do not have an ACCESS HRA account, click here for step-by-step instructions on how to create an account. In this post, we will explain the NYC ACCESS HRA login process and provide help with retrieving your password if you cannot remember it.

This Post will Cover:

  • Benefits of ACCESS HRA Account
  • NYC ACCESS HRA Login Help

Benefits of ACCESS HRA Account

Having an ACCESS HRA account has many benefits. You can perform the following task online:

  • Apply for Benefits (SNAP, Medicaid and Cash Assistance)
  • Continue a Saved Application
  • Submit Documents that have been requested to Support your Application
  • Get the Status of your Submitted Application
  • Recertify Your Existing Benefits
  • Report Changes in your information that may impact your Benefits
  • Review your Case Record
  • See the Benefits you’ve been approved for (e.g. SNAP, Cash Assistance etc.)
  • Submit SNAP Periodic Report
  • See Past and Upcoming Appointments
  • See HRA Payments made to your EBT Card or to third parties


The first step in NYC ACCESS HRA login is to visit the ACCESS HRA website. Click here to be taken there. Once you are on the website, enter your email address or the username you picked when you created your account.

After that, enter your password. If you don’t remember your password, follow instructions below to retrieve your password.


If this is your first time logging into your ACCESS HRA account, you will have to enter your case information to pull your account details. Click on the “Find My Case” link to do that, as shown below.


You will be taken to a page that looks like one below, where you will be required to enter personal identifying information, to pull your case.

"NYC ACCESS HRA Login Help-1"

Reset ACCESS HRA Password

If you cannot remember your password, click on the “Forgot Password” link as shown in the first image above.

You will be taken to a page like the one below where you will have to enter your email address or username to retrieve or reset your password. Then hit the “SUBMIT” button.

"NYC ACCESS HRA Forgot Password"

You will be taken to the next state of the password retrieve process, where you have to answer questions you had selected when you created your account.

After you successfully answer the questions, click on “CONTINUE” to finish the process to retrieve or reset your password.

"NYC ACCESS HRA Forgot Password 1"If you have any questions or comments about ACCESS HRA, you can ask us in the comments section below.

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Kwame Kuadey

Kwame Kuadey writes about personal finance and the social safety net. His career started in banking but he caught the entrepreneurial bug and has spent the last decade building successful businesses, including an Inc. 500 Company. Kwame believes everyone has the power to improve their quality of life by seeking knowledge and taking action. In 2012, Kwame founded Empower Media to help low-income households improve their financial situation. His expertise is in topics relevant to low-income households, including government benefits and assistance, banking products, access to credit, plus tools & resources to help reduce income volatility and build wealth. Kwame has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc. Magazine, Washington Post, ABC, and NPR.