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Community Services Block Grant Benefits

Program Description

The Community Services Block Grant program provides states and Federal and state-recognized Indian Tribes with funds to provide a range of services to address the needs of low-income individuals to ameliorate the causes and conditions of poverty. Some of these services help program recipients to:
  1. Secure and retain meaningful employment
  2. Attain an adequate education
  3. Make better use of available income
  4. Obtain and maintain adequate housing and a suitable living environment
  5. Obtain emergency assistance through loans or grants to meet immediate and urgent individual and family needs, including health services, nutritious food, housing, and employment-related assistance

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must characterize your financial situation as either low income, or as very low income.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

For more information, please visit: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/programs/csbg