BASIC NEEDS CASH BENEFITS
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Learn more about which benefits are available to you and how to apply by looking up your county welfare agency. This can be found online at: http://www.cwda.org/links/chsa.php
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
- What “basic needs cash benefits” are (GA/GR and CalWORKS)How your criminal record could affect your ability to apply for & get cash benefits (GA/GR and CalWORKS)How to apply for cash benefits Whether you can apply for cash benefits while incarcerated How cash benefits are distributed and how to stay in the program after you’re enrolledWhat to do if you think your application for cash benefits was wrongly denied