Emergency/General Assistance

Emergency / General Assistance helps individuals and families to meet their emergency basic needs.   This may include help paying for:

  • Personal needs and incidentals
  • Housing (e.g., mortgage, rent, room rent, temporary housing)
  • Fuel & utilities
  • Medical, dental, prescriptions, medical supplies/equipment
  • Burial costs

Who is eligible?

You may be eligible if you have an emergency need and do not have the income or resources to meet that need. The best way to find out if you are eligible is to apply! We will review your situation and let you know if you qualify.

How do I apply?

Please apply in person at your local district office.

How does it work?

Benefits are paid directly to the vendor, with the exception of personal need items, which are paid on an EBT card