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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, August 4th

New Apply for the Excluded Workers Fund

Updated Tuesday, August 3rd, 11:36am

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, August 4th, 1:22pm

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

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

Updated Wednesday, August 4th, 9:58am

The deadline to submit applications for the Cooling Assistance benefit is August 31, 2021. Learn how to apply.
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