Cash Assistance

If you have low income and limited resources, you may be able to receive Cash Assistance through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or General Assistance.

How to Apply: You can apply for or renew your cash assistance benefits online by using COMPASS. COMPASS is the name of the website where you can apply for cash and many other services that can help you make ends meet.

Learn more about the main cash assistance programs below.

If you have questions about cash assistance, you can call your local county assistance office or make a free phone call to the HelpLine at 1-800-692-7462 If you have trouble finding the information you need, please contact us through our feedback form or at 1-800-451-5886, TDD number for individuals with hearing impairments

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