Our office offers a number of services of assistance to residents.  Find more information on available services or how to place a request for assistance below.

If you can't get an answer from a federal agency in a timely fashion, or if you feel you have been treated unfairly, our office may be able to help resolve a problem or get you the information you need. While we cannot guarantee you a favorable outcome, we will do our best to help you receive a fair and timely response to your problem.

Child Tax Credit Payments Beginning July 15th

The IRS will begin issuing Child Tax Credit payments of up to $300/month on July 15th! Ninety-percent of children in our district will qualify.

Fill out the online form to request a Congressional Commendation or a Presidential Greeting for someone living in our district.
Representative Ocasio-Cortez has submitted funding requests for important community projects in New York’s 14th Congressional District to the House Appropriations Committee.
Every year, this nationwide competition allows high school students from across the country to create software applications and compete against their peers for prizes and Congressional awards.
Purchase U.S. flags through our office. You may also request the flags purchased through our office be flown over the Capitol.
Those who lost loved ones to COVID-19 can apply for retroactive reimbursements for burial costs.
Resources for people seeking information on or assistance applying for Federal Grants.

Passport Requests


In the past few weeks, our offices have been receiving an increased request to expedite people’s passports. Unfortunately, the State Department is extremely backlogged and it is very difficult to help procure passports on short-timelines unless it is a life or death situation.  Please see the Department of State’s criteria for expedited passport applications here.

Information and instruction for people seeking a nomination to a U.S. Service Academy.
All tickets are provided to constituents on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to the large number of visitors, please request them as early as possible in order to maximize your chances.