The Self-Sufficiency Standard for California measures how much a family needs to earn to make ends meet in their county without public or private assistance. This tool allows you to look up the Self-Sufficiency Standard for a specific county and family in California.
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The Calculator is a completely anonymous tool that helps counselors find what financial help might be available to low-income individuals and families, provides a “before” and “after” budget that takes that financial help into account, and tracks progress toward economic security using the Self-Sufficiency Standard.
The Calculator is available for select counties in California and is hosted by Self-Sufficiency Solutions. For more information and to request access to the Calculator, visit http://www.ssscalc.org/ca.
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