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Applying for General Assistance
General Assistance FAQs
How can I apply for General Assistance?
What should I bring to my interview?
What do I need to do to qualify for General Assistance?
What can General Assistance assist with?
Can the City help me to secure housing?
What is Workfare?
What do I need to do to be eligible for future assistance?
What would cause me to be ineligible or disqualified from the program?
How often may I apply for General Assistance?
What if I disagree with the General Assistance decision?
What are basic needs versus not basic needs (not all inclusive)?
Social Services Resources
Applicants must apply for and use all other resources available such as:
Federal Food Supplements (SNAP) – DHHS
Government Assistance Programs available
Heating and Energy Assistance Program (LI-HEAP): Opportunity Alliance
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): DHHS
History of General Assistance
Forms & Document Information
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Agendas & Minutes
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