General Assistance

How to Apply

To apply for General Assistance, visit your nearest Human Services Agency office at:
2115 West Wardrobe Ave.
Merced, CA 95340
Ph: (209) 385-3000

Eligibility Requirements

General Assistance is available for individuals that need financial assistance, but do not meet CalWORKs deprivation needs and do not have a child in the home. General Assistance is a temporary solution and does have work requirements. Recipients are expected to actively search for work while they are receiving General Assistance unless an exemption has been granted.