Immediate Need

Upon application for cash assistance, if the worker determines that the applicant is apparently eligible, the worker may evaluate the need to provide a cash assistance amount, not to exceed $200, immediately (within 24 hours) based on an emergency situation that may include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Lack of housing
  • Pending eviction
  • Lack of food
  • Utility shutoff notice
  • Transportation
  • Clothing needs
  • Other immediate health and safety issues