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    Taxonomy 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.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    General Assistance - Department of Social ServicesOffers limited assistance to county residents in cases of extreme emergency. Assistance includes: - Housing - Utilities - Medical assistance - Food - Transportation - Burial expensesYuma CountyYuma County - Department of Social ServicesYuma County - Department of Social Services
    General Assistance - Sedgwick County Department of Human ServicesAssists county residents with a loan to help with the following needs: - Costs of housing - Utility fees - Prescription expense assistance - Food assistance - Transportation Funding is very limited, please call to ensure funding is available at time of need. Application is required to receive assistance. Any amounts over $100 require approval of Board of County Commissioners. All loans must be repaid.Sedgwick CountySedgwick County Department of Human ServicesSedgwick County Department of Human Services
    SSI Assistance - Rio Blanco County Department of Social ServicesProvides a cash payment to persons between the ages of 18 - 59 years old while awaiting approval for Supplemental Social Security income.Rio Blanco CountyRio Blanco County Department of Social ServicesRio Blanco County Department of Social Services

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