Community Services administers the General Assistance program based on the Franklin County General Relief Policy and Manual approved by the Board of Supervisors. Franklin County General Assistance may offer short-term financial assistance to qualified persons for such things as:
- Prescription Medications
General Relief can provide financial assistance with burial expenses for qualified persons. Assistance is limited to the following:
1. "Poor Persons", meaning person who have no property, exempt or otherwise, who are unable, because of physical or mental disabilities, to earn a living by labor.
2. "Needy Persons", who are those not meeting the definition in #1 above, yet meeting the financial eligibility of the County Relief policies.
Are you eligible for General Assistance Services?