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General Assistance

GA is cash assistance for low- or no-income adults without dependent children and emancipated minors. If you're looking for information about eligibility and ways to apply, you've come to the right place. 

What is General Assistance?

The maximum cash grant for a single employable person on GA is $336 per month and $454 per month for an employable couple. However, grant amounts vary according to the number of people in the household, income, and the employability status of the recipient so not every recipient of GA benefits receives the maximum aid amount.


Below are some important forms you may need to provide to your GA worker as part of you GA Intake and to continue to receive GA benefits.

Blank Forms are also available at EHSD district offices.


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