What is Workfare?

Each applicant and any member of the household who is capable of working may be required to perform work for the municipality as a condition of receiving assistance. As part of the municipal work program, the municipality can require recipients to participate in training, education or rehabilitative programs that will assist recipients in securing employment.

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1. How can I apply for General Assistance?
2. What should I bring to my interview?
3. What do I need to do to qualify for General Assistance?
4. What can General Assistance assist with?
5. Can the City help me to secure housing?
6. What is Workfare?
7. What do I need to do to be eligible for future assistance?
8. What would cause me to be ineligible or disqualified from the program?
9. How often may I apply for General Assistance?
10. What if I disagree with the General Assistance decision?
11. What are basic needs versus not basic needs (not all inclusive)?