These payments are intended to provide relief to CalWORKs Assistance Units experiencing hardship due
to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The GSG will provide a one-time $600 payment to all eligible CalWORKs Assistance Units. These
payments do not impact your CalWORKs or CalFresh eligibility or monthly benefits!
The payments will be automatically sent to households. For more information on the disbursement process,
In addition to the Golden State Grant (GSG) for CalWORKS families, recent California legislation authorized a one-time payment of $600 to Supplemental Security Income (SSI)/State Supplementary Payment (SSP) and Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI) recipients to assist and provide relief from hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information on the GSG for SSI/SSP and CAPI recipients, visit the SSI/SSP and CAPI webpages at the links below:
Also enacted as part of this same legislation is the Golden State Stimulus. For more information on the Golden State Stimulus and eligibility, visit our resources page or the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) Golden State Stimulus website.
If you are a member of a CalWORKs Assistance Unit, learn more about how you qualify and how you will receive your payment.
If you are a County Welfare Department or a Community Based Organization, learn more about additional resources to help your clients and the public.