Services that make it happen
Throughout Sacramento County, DHA offers a range of services. Among them:
Provides volunteer opportunities for people 55 and older and includes:
Counsels veterans, their dependents and survivors, and determines eligibility for benefits.
Programs designed with work in mind
DHA's programs are specifically designed to help low-income families and individuals find workable solutions to daily-living problems as they make the transition from welfare to the workplace. These programs include:
CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids)
The blueprint for what is sometimes referred to as “welfare reform,” this program helps families find and keep jobs through a variety of employment services and activities. It also provides short-term cash assistance to those who qualify, including children being cared for by relatives.
Helps community members find and keep jobs through practical, hands-on activities such as pre-employment training workshops, resume assistance, job referrals, on-the-job training, and “dress-for-success” seminars, among others.
At the Stockton Boulevard Business Information Center, DHA’s job professionals help would-be entrepreneurs start and manage their own small businesses.
Provides short-term cash aid and social services to help single adults find work or, if disabled, obtain aid from other sources.
Disability Case Management (DCM) - Helps disabled recipients apply for Social Security Disability and SSI/SSP benefits.