Financial Assistance • Temporary Financial Relief • Welfare to Work Program
General Relief (GR) is a County funded loan that provides financial assistance to indigent adults who are ineligible for Federal or State programs. Participants must not have medical conditions that would prevent employment. GR employees may receive GR for 9 months in a 12-month period, provided they continue to comply with GROW (General Relief Opportunities for Work) requirements.Participants can access help with substance abuse, if necessary.
- An average GR case consists of one person, living alone, with no income or resources. See Employability Status Classifications.
- This service is free
- Adults accepted
How to Apply
Application available online. Bring completed application to local DPSS office to apply.
GR recipients who are able to work must participate in GROW program.