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The CAP CARES program is no longer accepting Utility Assistance applications. For help with you utility bills please visit: https://www.capriverside.org/program/utilityassistanceprogram.

 

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CARES LAPTOP FLYER
LAPTOP APPLICATION
SPANISH LAPTOP APPLICATION

Overview

The CAP CARES Program is a CSBG funded program to assist Riverside County families with their technology needs.

 

Program Eligibility

Income-qualification is based on 200% of the Federal poverty guidelines and the number of people in the household.

 

2021 CSBG CARES Act Poverty Guidelines

*Assistance based on availability of funds*

 

Size of Family Unit or Number in Household

 

Monthly Income

 

Annual Income

1

$2,147

$25,760

2

$2,903

$34,840

3

$3,660

$43,920

4

$4,417

$53,000

5

$5,173

$62,080

6

$5,930

$71,160

7

$6,687

$80,240

8

$7,443

$89,320

9+

Add $4,480 for each person over 8

 

Participant Requirements

Reside in Riverside County

Be 18+ years old

Submit a form of identification (government issued ID, consular ID card, or passport)

Copy of current bills. (No older than 4 weeks).

 

Application Process

 

  1. Submit CAP Cares application, intake sheet, identification, and a copy of the credit.org certificates.

 

  1. Once your application has been reviewed and approved you will be contacted by CAP staff to set up a laptop pick up date, time, and location.
     
  2. A Community Action staff representative may contact you, as a courtesy follow-up and wellbeing check of you and your family during COVID-19. Regular follow-ups may take place for the duration the recovery period through May 2022.