Eligibility Information

Eligible applicants must:

  • Be currently receiving a check for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Work First Family Assistance (WFFA), or Special Assistance for the Aged, Disabled or Blind (SAA, SAD or SAB)
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or qualified alien
  • Children receiving adoption or foster care assistance
  • Children under age 21
  • Families with children under age 19
  • Have income that meets program requirements for one of the following categories: (Current income information can be found online.)
  • Live in North Carolina and have a social security number or have applied for one
  • Single or married pregnant women

This is just a guide. An eligibility worker at the Department of Social Services will assess your individual situation and inform you of your eligibility status.