Federal Stimulus Rebate Funding
Most people who filed a tax return this year (2020) or last year (2019) will be eligible for a rebate.
Individuals will receive $1,200, married couples will receive $2,400, and child dependents (under 17) receive $500.
Phases out at a 5% rate above adjusted gross incomes of $75,000 for single filers, $112,500 for heads of household, and $150,000 for joint filers.
Those collecting Social Security or disability can still receive a check as long as a tax return was filed this year or last, or a form SSA-1099 was received.
IRS will send rebates via direct deposit if they have bank information, which will take several weeks. If no bank information on file, IRS will send checks in the mail, which may take several months.
Rebates are not taxable or subject to garnishment, except if back child support is owed.
Immigration status: Only LPRs and resident aliens, DACA, and TPS will qualify.
Mixed-status households will not qualify if one member of the household uses an ITIN, unless member of household is a veteran.
The IRS has launched a new tool to help non-tax filers register to receive Economic Impact Payments
IRS.gov feature helps people who normally don’t file get payments; second tool next week provides taxpayers with payment delivery date and provide direct deposit information. Click on the link to the tool:
CALFRESH, GENERAL RELIEF, CALWORKS, CAPI, MEDI-CAL, IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES (IHSS)
NOTE: All DPSS offices are temporarily closed to the public until further notice; however, they are continuing to provide services through their website and call centers.
Customers can apply for the following benefits online through the Your Benefits Now website or by Calling the DPSS Customer Service Center at (866) 613-3777:
CalFresh: Food benefit program for individuals and families;
General Relief: Cash assistance program for single adults;
CalWORKS: Cash assistance program for families;
CAPI: Cash assistance program for immigrants; and
Medi-Cal: Health benefits for individuals and families.
In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS): in-home provided care for persons with a disability can be applied for by calling the IHSS Application line at (888) 944-4477 or the IHSS Helpline at (888) 822-9622.
WOMEN, INFANTS, and CHILDREN (WIC) CLINICS
WIC clinics under South Los Angeles Health Projects, PHFE, Watts Health Foundation, Pasadena, Long Beach, Antelope Valley, and Northeast Valley Health Corporation will remain open. WIC offices will remotely be issuing participants food benefits onto their WIC cards to avoid families from going out. For those families that have not yet gotten the new WIC card and wish to locate the nearest WIC clinic to them please call or visit the following websites for further guidance and assistance: