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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, September 8th

College or work-readiness in high school

Updated Tuesday, February 23rd, 8:24am

Enroll in the Learn & Earn (Formerly the In-School Youth Program) between September 1 – 30.

New Apply for the Excluded Workers Fund

Updated Friday, August 27th, 9:36am

One time payment for workers who lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are excluded from other benefits.

New Advance payments to parents for tax year 2021

Updated Wednesday, June 16th, 10:04am

If you aren't required to file a tax return, use the Child Tax Credit Non-filer Sign-up Tool to provide info to the IRS for advance cash payments.

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

Updated Wednesday, September 15th, 3:03pm

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