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General Relief (GR) is a program that provides assistance to adults age 18-64, with no dependent children, who have no other means of support. Eligible adults may receive short-term assistance in order to provide for basic living needs.

Learn more about the program here: General Relief

The General Relief program provides assistance to eligible adults who are deemed able to work, and those adults who are deemed unable to work due to a mental or physical disability. General Relief eligibility is determined within 45 calendar days of receipt of a completed application. Eligible participants may receive direct payments to their landlords and/or utility companies. General Relief payments are considered a loan and must be repaid.

The maximum benefit someone may receive is $310/month. Some individuals qualify for a reduced payment or $13/month towards incidental expenses.


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