The maximum monthly cash aid is $221.
If you qualify for GR, you are also entitled to Medi-Cal for health care and CalFresh for food.
Any earning in the 30 days before your application will reduce how much you get in GR that month.
What is the maximum income to qualify for cash aid?
That’s the amount of your income that we think you can use to pay for your family’s basic living expenses. We’ll subtract that from the maximum grant amount, which for a family of 3 living in Region I with one disabled parent is $714. $714 minus $387.50 is $326.50. That’s how much CalWORKs will give you in cash aid.”
How much money do you get from cash assistance?
However, an average expectation can be placed on a family of 4 receiving up to $900 for their TANF allowance. A single person household can expect an average of up to $300. These allowance benefits would be separate from any additional welfare benefits received such as child care, medical or utility assistance.
What is General Assistance in California?
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. Each county’s GA/GR program is established and funded (100 percent) by its own Board of Supervisors.
How does general relief work in California?
General Relief (GR) is a cash assistance program funded by the County of Orange. It provides temporary cash aid to eligible indigent adult lawful residents who do not have custody of any minor children and do not qualify for Federal or State funded cash aid programs. GR is a loan.
How long does it take to get your cash aid?
How Long After Approval Do You Receive Cash Assistance? The turnaround time for cash assistance depends on the facts of your case and the time it take program staff to verify your income. One state welfare program provides approved cash assistance within 45 days from the date an application is received.
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