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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 Monday, May 9th

New Monthly discount on internet service

Updated Monday, March 28th, 12:19pm

Sign up for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) to receive a $30 discount on internet service every month. Find out if you may qualify and apply.

Support for those at risk of homelessness

Updated Thursday, June 16th, 1:36pm

Homebase offers services to help you stay in your home.

Re-opened Applications re-opened for Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) for a limited time

Updated Friday, April 1st, 11:29am

Applying provides protections against eviction.

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

Updated Wednesday, May 4th, 3:04pm

The deadline to submit applications for the Cooling Assistance benefit is August 31, 2022. Learn how to apply.
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