FUNCTION OF THE OFFICE:
|Lubbock County General Assistance is a public, tax-supported family agency established primarily to meet, on a temporary basis, the financial needs of the indigent families who are residents of Lubbock County.
Casework services are offered to the needy for the purpose of assisting in rehabilitation of the client and/or his family members.
The Agency's amounts of assistance are set by the County Commissioners Court which is solely responsible for all policies, requirements and changes.
An advisory board assists the agency in recommending implementation of policies. The board is composed of seven Lubbock citizens appointed by the County Commissioners Court.
The office Director is appointed by the County Commissioners Court.
Household must include either a totally disabled adult or a minor child and must have been without income for thirty days. Head of household must be at least 18 years of age or married, and provide proof that household has resided in Lubbock County for thirty days prior to applying for assistance.
A picture I.D. for all adults in the household.
Social Security cards of everyone residing in the household.
Facilities accessible to persons with disabilities.