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Helping Disaster Survivors Retain or Qualify for Government Benefits

Recorded on: Nov. 28, 2017
Running Time: 00:29:00

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Taken from the Web Program Providing Legal Assistance in the Aftermath of the NorCal Wildfires Recorded November 2017 in San Francisco

Helping Disaster Survivors Retain or Qualify for Government Benefits [00:29:00]

  • How to continue receiving benefits if relocated or circumstances changed after a disaster
  • Types of benefits available post-disaster other than FEMA assistance
  • Replacing damaged/destroyed documents
  • Denials, appeals, recoupment issues
  • Immigrant eligibility

Lisa M. Newstrom

Presentation Material

  • Public Benefits in the Aftermath of Disaster: A Toolkit for Advocacy (PowerPoint slides)
    Lisa M. Newstrom
  • CalFresh New Application Processing & Continuing Case Services for People Displaced by California Wildfires, All County Welfare Directors Letter, October 13, 2017, State of California – Health and Human Services Agency, Department of Social Services
    Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Getting Food Assistance After a Disaster or Household Misfortune, Legal Services of Northern California
    Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) – California – 7 Counties – Approval, October 20, 2017, United States Department of Agriculture
    Lisa M. Newstrom
  • California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) Eligibility for Disaster Victims and Evacuees of California Major Wildfires, All County Welfare Directors Letter, October 13, 2017
    Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Guidance to Counties on Treatment of Applications/Redeterminations in Disaster Areas and Treatment of Disaster Assistance for Modified Adjusted Gross Income and Related Information, All County Welfare Directors Letter, November 9, 2015
    Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Healthcare Assistance for California Fire Victims – Napa and Sonoma Counties Information Sheet, Bay Area Legal Aid
    Lisa M. Newstrom
  • GN 00410/005 SSNs for Individuals Affected by Disaster, Program Operation Manual System (POMS), Social Security Administration
    Lisa M. Newstrom
  • California Fire Legal Issues Frequently Asked Questions, Bay Area Legal Aid
    Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Public Benefits Advocacy in the Aftermath of Disaster: A Brief Toolkit for Advocacy Outline
    Lisa M. Newstrom
Lisa M. Newstrom ~ Managing Attorney, Santa Clara County, Bay Area Legal Aid
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