The Benefit Bank helps to connect low and moderate-income individuals and families with potential public benefits they may be entitled to by removing barriers.
The Benefit Bank is a free web-based computer software program that makes applying for many state and federal benefits easier.
Benefits may include food stamps, home energy assistance, child care subsidies and children’s health care insurance. It also encourages eligible residents to claim tax credits, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit. With the assistance of trained Community Action Partnership staff, the Benefit Bank is able to convert complex eligibility requirements for benefits into easy-to-answer questions.
The Benefit Bank helps to close the gap between public funds and people in need, by strengthen families economically and bringing them closer to self-sufficiency.
To find out more about the Benefit Bank or to schedule an appointment citizens from the following counties may call the following telephone numbers.