Benefits for families with children
CalWORKs cash aid
Families with children may be eligible for cash aid through the CalWORKs program. Families that qualify get monthly cash aid to help pay for housing, food, clothing, and more.
Families that have little cash on hand may qualify. It also depends on other factors like:
Families that have little or no cash can receive up to $200 immediately if they have a family emergency like:
- No food, essential clothing, or place to stay
- Urgent medical needs
Apply at BenefitsCal or contact the social services agency in your county.