Cash Assistance


CalWORKs is a public assistance program that provides temporary cash assistance for needy families with (or expecting) children. This program provides financial help for eligible needy families who have lost or had a reduction in their income.

General Assistance

The General Assistance (GA) program provides assistance for all eligible low-income residents of Napa County who are unemployed or unable to work. We provide short-term financial assistance in the form of a loan for adults without children that will help an individual to either find employment or obtain support from another source. 

Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI)

CAPI is a program that provides cash assistance to aged, blind or disabled non-citizens who have been denied Supplemental Security Income/State Supplemental Payment (SSI/SSP) solely due to their immigration status. The program provides monthly cash assistance to help pay for living expenses such as rent and utilities.

Refugee Cash Assistance

The Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) program provides cash assistance to qualified Refugees, including Asylees, Cubans/Haitians, Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders, certain Humanitarian Parolees, Amerasians, and Certified Victims of Trafficking.

Trafficking and Crime Victims Assistance Program

The Trafficking and Crime Victims Assistance Program (TCVAP) provides eligible noncitizen victims of a severe form of human trafficking, domestic violence, or other serious crime, with services such as cash assistance, food benefits, employment, and social services.