Financial Resources

GENERAL ASSISTANCE FORMS

General assistance forms allow you to apply for multiple benefits at once. This includes medical benefits,
food assistance, rental assistance, and more. Below are links to the general assistance forms for Santa
Clara, Santa Cruz, and Monterey County.

 

 
BUDGETING

Having a budget helps to create a spending plan for your money that can cover all of your essential expenses while also setting aside funds for the future. To help get you started with creating your budget, there are many free templates and programs that can help.

 
 
TAXES

There are many tax services offered at a low and discounted cost to low-income individuals. These services can help to save hundreds of dollars on filing your yearly tax documents.  

 

 
UTILITY AND RENTAL ASSISTANCE

If you need immediate assistance to help pay for rent or utility bills, many local organizations can provide support. Below are resources that can provide financial support as needed.