You can report Public Assistance, Medicaid, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) fraud online, by mail and by phone.

You cannot make a fraud complaint in person.


Report welfare fraud.

By Mail

BFI Complaint Unit
375 Pearl Street, 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10038

By Phone

  • Agency: Human Resources Administration
  • Division: Bureau of Fraud Investigation
  • Phone Number: (718) 722-8001
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM