Friday, May 15, 2020

Relief for All ( including the undocumented)

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) announced yesterday (attached) the regional non-profit organizations that were selected to distribute the disaster relief assistance. Applications for disaster relief assistance services will be available on Monday, May 18, 2020. Applications will not be accepted prior to May 18th. 

Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. The disaster relief assistance amount is $500 per person, with a maximum of two individuals ($1000) per household. 
To be eligible for disaster relief assistance, an individual must be able to provide information that they:

(1) are an undocumented adult (person over the age of 18);
(2) are not eligible for federal COVID-19 related assistance, like CARES Act tax stimulus payments or pandemic unemployment benefits; and 
(3) have experienced a hardship as a result of COVID-19. 
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