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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 Tuesday, June 15th

New Applications are now being accepted for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).

Updated Monday, June 14th, 12:04pm

Get help to pay for late rent, utility bills, and receive protection from some types of eviction due to the pandemic.

New Temporary discounted internet service for your home

Updated Wednesday, June 2nd, 3:22pm

A temporary monthly discount up to $50 for broadband service to eligible households. Find out if you may qualify and apply

Problem Eligibility Screener

Updated Monday, April 6th, 5:09pm

From April to May 18 there was a problem with the screener. If over 40 programs appeared in your results, the results were not correct. We apologize, for correct results please screen yourself again.

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

Updated Friday, June 11th, 5:26pm

The Cooling Assistance benefit opens May 3, 2021. Learn how to apply.
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