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  • General Relief

    General Relief provides limited financial aid to individuals and families. Someone who is eligible for assistance from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or from Supplemental Security Income (SSI) may or may not be eligible for General Relief. Because this is a local program, the types of aid available vary from locality to locality. This article contains information on eligibility and application for General Relief. Content Detail

    By:
    Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

    TANF is for needy families with children. To qualify, your family must meet certain rules. This article contains information on the requirements to qualify for TANF. Content Detail

    By:
    Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.