New York is Committed to a Full Count in the 2020 Census

September 11, 2020
Dear Community Partner:
The 2020 Census is ending on September 30 and it is critical that all New Yorkers are counted. New York City stands to lose billions of dollars in federal aid every single year for social services, schools, hospitals, health clinics, affordable housing, transportation, and more, as well as our representation in Congress and in Albany if we do not achieve a complete count.
The census is easy, safe, and confidential. It can be completed online or by phone; it is just 10 simple questions and can be answered in under 10 minutes. By law, all responses are completely confidential and cannot be shared with anyone -- not immigration, not the policy, and not with landlords. There are no questions about immigration, citizenship, justice involvement, or income.
Visit my2020census.gov or call 844-330-2020 to complete the census. More information about how to get involved / volunteer can be found here.
Please help the City reinforce to clients and constituents the critical importance of completing the 2020 Census. New York City's future depends on it.
Thank you for continued partnership, and all that you do every day to support New Yorkers in need.
Office of Advocacy and Outreach
NYC Department of Social Services