Human Resources Administration (HRA) Department of Social Services (DSS) (HRA)


The New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) delivers social services that enable individuals and families to achieve their highest level of self-reliance. We are committed to enhancing the quality of life for all New Yorkers through the effective administration of a wide range of programs.



  150 Greenwich St., 40th Fl. New York, NY 10007    Map this

Contact Numbers

HRA INFOLINE:  (718) 557-1399


Steven Banks , DSS Commissioner. $226,366.
Appointed Apr 1, 2014
(929) 221-7315
DSS First Deputy Commissioner - Molly Murphy
(929) 221-6516
DSS Chief of Staff - Scott French
(929) 221-7371
Deputy Commissioner, Strategic Initiatives - Annabel Palma
(929) 221-6231
Deputy Commissioner, Strategic Partnerships - Elizabeth Lauros
(929) 221-7376
Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Emergency Management - Amanda Hayde
(929) 221-7334