Make ends meet with financial assistance.
With financial assistance, low-income families, individuals, veterans, and legal non-citizens who are seniors or disabled, can meet basic household needs, such as food, housing and utilities. With assistance, you can gain economic self-sufficiency.
LOW INCOME FAMILIES & CHILDREN
CalWORKs provides temporary cash assistance to low-income families with children along with services to help parents find and keep a job. CalWORKs can also help children who are not receiving financial support and care from their parents. HSA staff can also assist with health insurance and food assistance.
To report suspected fraud in public assistance programs, please contact the Human Services Agency’s Special Investigations Unit by phone at (650) 802-7583 or by FAX at (650) 594-2878.
Fraud can also be reported to the California Department of Social Services at 1-800-344-8477.
FOR ADULTS WITHOUT CHILDREN
The General Assistance or General Relief (GA/GR) Program is designed to provide relief and support to indigent adults who are not supported by their own means, other public funds, or assistance programs.
FOR LEGAL NON-CITIZENS, SENIORS OR DISABLED
CAPI provides cash assistance to aged, blind, or disabled legal permanent resident immigrants who have been denied SSI benefits solely due to their immigration status.