Santa Cruz County residents 18 years or older may qualify, depending on income, resources, and other eligibility factors. Homeless individuals may also be eligible.
Eligibility is determined by:
For General Assistance eligibility, a household is a family unit living together and sharing resources and expenses. All members of your household must apply for and be eligible in order for you to receive General Assistance.
College students who are able to work (not disabled) are not eligible for General Assistance benefits.