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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 June 3, 2024

Apply now Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Application

Updated June 10, 2024

Applications will open online from Monday, June 3, 2024, at 12:00 AM, through Sunday, June 9, 2024, at 11:59 PM.

Free online child support information sessions

Updated May 29, 2024

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

Financial help to cover the cost and installation of an air conditioner or fan

Updated June 4, 2024

Apply now! Cooling Assistance is provided on a first come, first served basis.
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