Legislative Advocacy

Legislative Advocacy ( Public Assistance Issues )

Provider: COALITION FOR CALIFORNIA WELFARE RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS INC

The program provides legal services for California legal services advocates who deal with CalWORKS, CalFresh, GAIN and Medi-Cal advocates and recipients. Services include advocacy, publications, representation, technical assistance, welfare rights assistance and training. There are no geographic restrictions.

The program advocates on behalf of individuals and at legislative and system levels. It co-sponsors state legislation and maintains current information about the status of pending or recently-enacted state and federal legislation and regulations.

Welfare rights assistance services for the legal services programs include consultation about specific case questions and general benefits problems; fair hearing representation for clients they refer to the program; statistical analysis of CalWORKS, CalFresh, GAIN and Medi-Cal programs, co-counseling on major litigation; updates regarding the status of pending state regulation; and other requests.

The organization publishes a state-wide directory of welfare advocates, public assistance tables (which include eligibility criteria and grant amounts) and a newsletter.

The program offers training for welfare advocates and clients. It offers occasional workshops which provide information about current regulations and trends in legislation. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call or write for information or service. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for service.
Application Procedure
Languages
Armenian
Russian
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Address

1111 Howe Ave., Ste. 635

Sacramento , CA 95825 (Physical)

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Website

ccwro.org
Service hours
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Service/Intake and Administration

(916) 712-0071

FAX

(916) 736-2645

Service/Intake

(916) 736-0616

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