Family Economic Success Resources
Hunger: The Alliance to Transform Calfresh is working to significantly reduce hunger in our state by increasing the participation rate in CalFresh.
Tax Credits: Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) are cash back tax credits that puts money back into the pockets of working families and individuals. In 2016, the California EITC will
benefit about 600,000 families and the federal EITC will benefit about 4 million
families. Find out more about both tax credits at: CalEITC4me.org
Tax Returns: If you make $54,000 or
less, you can get your tax returns filed for free.
California’s Low Cost Auto (CLCA) Insurance Program is a state-sponsored
program that makes insurance affordable for California residents who
meet the eligibility requirements, regardless of immigration status.
Job Training: California has more than 30 major workforce education and training programs
administered across nine state agencies.
LAO's site to see a list of the State programs.
Maternity leave: California's Paid Family Leave program allows
workers to take up to six weeks off of work to spend time with a new child or
care for a seriously ill family member. Currently, it covers
55% of usual wages. Starting in 2018, Paid Family Leave will increase to 70% for low-income workers
and 60% for higher pay workers. Learn more about Paid Family Leave benefits.
Reduction of criminal record: The removal of a felony record can help parents secure jobs, housing, student loans, and other
opportunities for economic security and family stability. Some people with a low-level, nonviolent felony on their record may be able to reduce it to a misdemeanor under Prop. 47. MyProp47.org
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