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Department of Human Services

Division of Economic Assistance

General Assistance Frequently Asked Questions

Is eligibility different for General Assistance and SonomaWORKS?

If I qualify for General Assistance, how much will my monthly benefits be?

How do I use my General Assistance benefits?

What should I do if my EBT card isn’t working?

How do I report that my EBT card is damaged, lost or stolen?

How do I keep my card PIN number from being stolen?

What if I forget my PIN number? Or want to change it?