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What am I eligible for?

There are over 30 programs you or your family may be eligible for regardless of immigration status and even if you’re already receiving benefits or have a job.

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Apply directly for SNAP, Cash Assistance and Medicaid renewal. Apply for all 3 at the same time through the Cash Assistance application. Log into your HRA account.


Latest Update Wednesday, January 12th

Re-opened Applications re-opened for Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) for a limited time

Updated Wednesday, January 12th, 2:17pm

Applying provides protections against eviction.

New Monthly discount on internet service

Updated Monday, January 3rd, 10:26am

Sign up for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) to receive a $30 discount on internet service every month. Find out if you may qualify and apply.

Open Low-cost and free health insurance

Updated Monday, January 10th, 3:26pm

Enroll in private health insurance or change your coverage by January 31, 2022. You can enroll in Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan all year round.

Open Money for heat and utility expenses

Updated Friday, October 1st, 2:39pm

The HEAP Program is open from October 1, 2021 to March 15, 2022
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