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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 Monday, January 11th

New Get vaccinated for COVID-19

Updated Monday, January 11th, 12:33pm

See if you're eligible and find a location.

New Get a one-time rental subsidy

Updated Thursday, December 24th, 2:58pm

Screen for eligibility and apply to the COVID Rent Relief Program by February 1, 2021. At least one household member must be a citizen or have valid immigration status.

One-shot deal cash grants

Updated Friday, December 18th, 2:54pm

Emergency cash grants are available for rent, utilities, and other housing costs.

Open Money for heat and utility expenses

Updated Wednesday, December 9th, 1:34pm

The HEAP Program is open from November 2, 2020 to March 15, 2021.
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