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Do I qualify for Temporary Assistance?

You qualify for TA if you:
  • Are a U.S. citizen or permanet resident
  • Have less than $2,000 in resources
  • Have a qualifying income (see table below)
  • For example, if your family size is four and your household income is $1,767 or less per month, you'll likely qualify for TA if you have less than $2,000 in resources.

    TA MONTHLY INCOME LIMITS/GRANT AMOUNT
    Family Size Households with Dependent Children Household's without Dependent Children
    1 $443.10 $381.10
    2 $547.50 $514.50
    3 $753 $639
    4 $904.70 $766.70
    5 $1,062.70 $854.20
    6 $1,172.20 $941.70
    7 $1,281.70 $1,029.20
    8 $1,369.20 $1,116.70
    for each additional person, add +$87.50 +$87.50


    Note: These grant amounts include both a shelter allowance and an allowance for food and other. They also represent the income limit and the maximum cash assistance grant amount.

    Updated 12/02/2011