Crisis assistance is available to persons who are financially and non-financially eligible for TANF. For new applications and SWAP requests, the 30-day wait for cash assistance does not apply.
A Crisis Assistance payment may be made for:
- household supplies,
- essential household furnishings,
- non-medical needs related to essential medical care (food, lodging, transportation).
See PM 06-03-01 for Crisis Assistance criteria.