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DuPage Guide to Community Services

General Relief

Code: NL-1000.2500

An income maintenance program administered and funded entirely by the county that provides basic financial assistance for people who are indigent, usually adults who have no minor children in the home and are ineligible for any of the federally-funded cash grant programs. Services available through the program vary by jurisdiction, but may include cash allowances for qualifying individuals who have targeted special needs, emergency assistance in the form of temporary housing for people who are homeless and the means to return to the state of legal residence for people who are stranded.

See Also:

Work Registration (ND-3500.9500)

General Relief Fraud Reporting (FN-1700.9500-250)

Public Assistance Clearances (DF-7000.7010)

Return to Point of Origin (BT-8300.7000)

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