Public Assistance FAQs

Where do I apply?

Applications must be filed in the Department of Human Resources in the county where the family resides.
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How long will it take for my application to be processed?

The county office has up to 30 days.
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What kind of information is needed to determine eligibility?

Examples of information needed include...

  • proof of income/resources
  • social security numbers for each member of the assisted unit
  • proof of relationship to needy children
  • birth certificates for needy children