Steps to Financial Assistance Consideration

  •   Fill out this entire financial assistance form accurately and completely.

  •   Submit completed form

  •   You will be notified whether your financial assistance application was accepted or rejected within 45 days of submission.

 

***Income Verification Must Be Attached For Consideration***

Frequently Asked Questions

What is considered proper income verification?
Answer: Recent Paycheck Stubs, a copy of last year’s IRS Tax Statement or SSI Allocation Form, Access Card, proof of collection of Food Stamps, and documentation of special housing arrangement such as Domestic Violence Shelter.
How quickly can I expect to hear back from Pier 34  about my financial assistance request?
Answer: It generally takes 45 days.  You will be notified by way email of the results as soon as your application is processed.
What determines the amount of financial assistance I may be awarded?
Answer: Pier 34 uses a standardized income scale that determines whether the applicant will receive the assistance.  Monthly income and number of household members are considered in the process.  Using this scale provides a fair and consistent process in awarding assistance.
 If I am approved, how much will I have to pay at each of my sessions?
Answer:  If you are awarded the assistance, you will be expected to pay $15 per session. You will receive up to six sessions. 
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AWARDS ARE VALID FOR ONE YEAR STARTING THE DATE OF YOUR APPROVAL. AFTER ONE YEAR, A NEW APPLICATION WITH NEW INCOME VERIFICATION WILL NEED TO BE COMPLETED.