General Assistance from a state or local government

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Definition
This category covers general assistance programs, sometimes known as general relief benefits, that state and local governments provide to people. These programs often support low-income adults without minor children, who do not receive SSI. Not all state governments provide General Assistance. This category covers issues of eligibility for general assistance, how to apply for it, handling hearings for it, how to maintain or deal with issues that arise while on it, dealing with termination, and other issues.
Mapped to other Taxonomies