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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 March 28, 2024

Register Now Free online child support information sessions

Updated March 28, 2024

Learn more about important child support topics. Sign up for free online information sessions.

New Tax refund if you paid for child and dependent care

Updated February 12, 2024

You can be reimbursed for child care expenses or the cost of caring for an adult dependent by claiming the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCC) on your taxes.

New Money for heat and utility expenses

Updated April 15, 2024

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) can help you heat your home this winter. Learn how to apply.
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