County Adult Assistance Programs CAAP Benefits

What Does CAAP Offer?

Depending on eligibility, there are a number of benefits that may be available to CAAP participants, some of which include: 

  • Cash assistance of up to $473 per month
  • Access to job preparation, assessments, training, and employment counseling, including:
    • Sign-up for the Voluntary Intensive Employment Services (VIES) program
    • Immediate access to the JobsNOW! program
    • Placement in a job with a guaranteed starting pay of at least $14 per hour
  • Education support and classes for GED, ESL, and High School Diploma
  • Opportunities for housing or shelter placement, if needed
  • Free monthly MUNI fast pass
  • One-time assistance obtaining a free California DMV Identification Card
  • Assistance applying for free medical insurance (Medi-Cal) and food assistance (CalFresh)
  • Assistance applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) from on-site case managers, if you have a long-term disability
  • Counseling for mental health, substance abuse, and domestic violence issues 

For more information on benefits offered, visit the CAAP Service Center at 1235 Mission Street, Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., or call (415) 558-CAAP (415-558-2227).

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