Last Updated on November 16, 2022 by Danielle McDonald
You can also take a look at the pet grants from all the other states.
Who is this for?
Eligible persons, who use a guide, signal, or service dog for their disability-related needs, can receive a $50 monthly payment through the Assistance Dog Special Allowance (ASDA) program. This allowance helps pay for food, grooming, and medical care for the dog.
If you’re a California resident, receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI), State Supplementary Payment (SSP), In-Home Support Services (IHSS), or Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI), please fill out one of these applications:
If you are receiving benefits from the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), please fill out the following forms and attach a Benefit Statement from the Social Security Administration:
- ADSA – SSDI Recipients (Form ADSA1B)
- ADSA1BL (Large Print)
- ADSA 1B Spanish
- ADSA1BL (Spanish – Large Print)
If you are currently getting benefits from the ADSA program and wish to renew your eligibility, please fill out one of these applications:
Please send your printed and signed application via mail to:
Assistance Dog Special Allowance Program
California Department of Social Services
744 P Street, MS 9-11-91
Sacramento, CA 95814
Are You Already Getting the Allowance?
You can contact them via phone at (916) 657-2628 or send an email at [email protected] if you have any questions or want to report any changes.
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