To be eligible for the General Relief Program individuals must meet the following requirements:
- $1,000 total;
- $250 personal effects;
- $50 liquid assets;
- up to $4,650 vehicle value is exempt;
- 1 burial arrangement per person;
- no real property allowed.
Who qualifies for general relief 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.
Is there a time limit on welfare in California?
California law limits cash aid to 48 months of CalWORKs for adults. The state will count all months of aid that you got as an adult, since January 1, 1998. A month on aid will NOT count against your time limit if: You met a welfare-to-work exemption.
How long does it take for you to get cash aid?
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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