Assistance in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam
Managing Agency U.S. Department of Health and Human Services http://www.hhs.gov/
Program DescriptionThe Adult Programs in the Territories provide monthly cash payments eligible to financially deprived aged, blind and disabled persons in Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. These payments help with food, shelter, clothing, and other daily living needs. The individual or couple must also be within applicable income and resource limits.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must live in Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands or Guam, and you must be one of the following: 1) over the age of 64 years, 2) disabled and over the age of 17 years, or 3) blind.
Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
Application ProcessFor more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information
To find out whether you are eligible to receive benefits, please contact your local public assistance office.
You may also direct questions to the appropriate Federal Regional Office. Guam-ACF/OFA Regional Office in San Francisco, California at: 415-437-8400
US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico-ACF/OFA Regional Office in New York City, New York at: 212-264-2890