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Homeless Programs News

Posted on 1/31/2014 2:29:34 PM

County of Riverside Continuum of Care - 2013 Homeless Assistance Consolidated Application

In response to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Notice of Funding Availability for FY 2013-2014 Continuum of Care Program Competition, the County of Riverside Continuum of Care Consolidated Application and Priority Listing were submitted on January 31, 2013 to HUD.

If you have any questions, please contact Jill Kowalski at or Rowena Concepcion at

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Children's Services Division News

Posted on 1/15/2014 8:02:28 AM

College for Foster Youth

FAFSA Deadline Approaching!  February is a critical month for youth in foster care who may want to attend college in the fall because it is the last month before the important March 2nd deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in California.  For more information click here.

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CalWORKs News

Posted on 9/25/2013 7:34:10 AM

Riverside County Health Care Reform

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Health Care Reform (HCR), was signed into law on March 23rd, 2010. It provides increased access to quality and affordable health care for all citizens, allowing individuals, families, and small business owners control over their health care choices, and reducing premium cost through tax relief. The new online Health Insurance Marketplace will provide families and small businesses who currently don’t have insurance, or are looking for a better…

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Self Sufficiency News

Posted on 9/24/2013 10:48:14 AM

Be Aware of Potential EBT Scams

Beware of Fake Smart Phone Apps

The State of California does not offer a smart-phone application (app) for EBT. If you want information about your EBT benefits, please visit the California EBT Client Website at or call the toll-free California EBT Customer Service helpline at  (877) 328-9677.


There are illegal phone apps that try to get your personal information and get access to your EBT benefits. Never…

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