GPA Eligibility

Rhode Island residents who are age 18 and over can apply for GPA. To be eligible, a person must:

    - Have an illness, injury, or medical condition that is expected to last 30 days or more and prevents a person from working

    - Have a monthly income limit of $327/month for an individual and $449/month for a couple

    - Have resources $400 or less

    - Have only one automobile with a value of less than $4,650

    - Cannot be eligible for other federal assistance programs, except for SNAP benefits (food stamps)

    - Cannot have a child under 18 living with the applicant

    - Cannot be pregnant

      For more information:

        To apply, please contact your local DHS Office.

          For general questions, please call the DHS Call Center at 1-855-MY-RIDHS (1-855-697-4347).