Emergency Assistance to Adults (EAA)
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This program gives you extra money for an emergency if you already get Supplemental Security Income. Supplemental Security Income is money from the federal government that helps you pay for everyday expenses. Emergency needs include:

  • New clothes or furniture lost in a fire or other emergency
  • Moving expenses  
  • Help paying rent or utility bills
  • Repairs on a fridge or cooking equipment
  • Replacing a fridge or cooking equipment

How do I apply?

To apply, visit the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance website to find your local office, or call 800-342-3009.

Frequently Asked Questions

See What Key Benefits Programs You May Qualify For

BenefitsCheckUp can help you assess whether you can get help from programs before you apply. Answer questions anonymously to find out if you may be eligible for key benefits programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicare Savings Programs, Medicaid, Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS) - Extra Help, among others. 

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