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Overview

The CAP CARES Program is a CSBG funded program to assist Riverside County families with emergency assistance to help cover unmet household bills such as water, sewage, garbage, utility assistance, technology and special needs.

 

Program Eligibility

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

 

2020 CSBG CARES Act Poverty Guidelines

 

Size of Family Unit or

Number in Household

Monthly Income

 


Annual Income

 

 

1

$2,127

 

$25,520

2

$2,873

$34,480

3

$3,620

$43,440

4

$4,367

$52,400

5

$5,113

$61,360

6

$5,860

$70,320

7

$6,607

$79,280

8

$7,353

$88,240

                      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 identification 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 current utility bill(s) you are requesting assistance with. Eligible bills include water, trash, sewer, electric, propane, internet.

 

2. Once your application has been reviewed and approved, an official award letter will be provided to confirm the payment. Communicate with company, to inform them that all program requirements under the CAP CARES Program have been met and a payment will be made on your behalf. Please note that the payment will made directly to the company.

 

3. 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.