What would cause me to be ineligible or disqualified from the program?

General Assistance is a program that encourages clients to do all they can to self-sustain and prevent needing future assistance. An applicant may be found ineligible to receive general assistance if they: misspend their income on items that are not considered basic necessities (this will count as money that is still available to the household and will affect the amount of eligibility); if a client forfeits a benefit, this benefit will not be replaced; if a client quits a job without cause or is fired from a job, they are disqualified from receiving assistance fora 120 day period; for failing to perform or complete a workfare assignment; for willfully making a false representational about their eligibility; for not providing or permitting the administrator to gather the necessary verification and documentation as required; as well as others.

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1. How can I apply for General Assistance?
2. What should I bring to my interview?
3. What do I need to do to qualify for General Assistance?
4. What can General Assistance assist with?
5. Can the City help me to secure housing?
6. What is Workfare?
7. What do I need to do to be eligible for future assistance?
8. What would cause me to be ineligible or disqualified from the program?
9. How often may I apply for General Assistance?
10. What if I disagree with the General Assistance decision?
11. What are basic needs versus not basic needs (not all inclusive)?