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General Assistance Frequently Asked Questions

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When will I get my check?

Checks are mailed on the last day of the month, if you had all your paperwork turned into your worker on time.

I don't have a photo ID.  What do I do?

You can have your check stamped by the main office and you need to get a photo ID as soon as possible.

My neighbor receives General Assistance but doesn't attend Job Connection or job search.  Why do I?

Every case is different and may have different requirements.

How can you ask me to look for work when I have no money?  Can you help me out with clothing and transportation?

Contact your worker for information.