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BENEFITS.GOV

California Head Start: Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development.

California Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program: Eligible low-income persons, via local governmental and nonprofit organizations, can receive financial assistance to offset the costs of heating and/or cooling dwellings, and/or have their dwellings weatherized to make them more energy efficient.

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Cash Aid: (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), Kin- GAP, The Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI), child care help).

Foster Care: (Foster family agencies, Foster Youth Website, Independent Living Program (ILP), Transitional Housing Placement Program (THPP), How to become a foster parent).

Employment: (Employment Development Department (EDD), CalJobs, California Department of Human Resources).

More Services: (Special Services, Housing, Disability Benefits)

FOOD ASSISTANCE

CalFresh: (Formerly known as Food Stamps)

HOTLINES

Child Abuse: Child Protection Hotline

WE Tip: Report any criminal activity or fraud.

Civil Rights: Discrimination Complaint