For CalWORKs applicants and participants there is a $2000 or $3000 (if 60 years or older) property limit. Motor vehicles valued at $4650 or less may be excluded from the resource limit. If the County agrees, participants may also save up to $5000 in restricted bank accounts to buy a home, start a business or pay for college or vocational training for a household member. Some resources that do not count include:
All school-age children, except those in the Cal-Learn or other approved teen parent program, must attend school to receive aid. Parents must also show proof that all children not in school and under the age of 6 have received appropriate immunizations within 30 days from the date of eligibility. A financial penalty will be imposed on the parent/caretaker relative for failure to comply with the immunization requirements. In the following situations, the family may be exempt from the immunization rules:
For Los Angeles County Health Department facilities that provide immunizations, click here.
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