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Cash Assistance for the Aged, Blind or Disabled

AABD cash benefits are provided by the state of Idaho. The payment amount for a person living independently in the community is capped at $53.00 per month. The payment for a person living in a group or residential care facility is based on the living arrangement type and the cost. 

Apply by Mail, Email or Fax

  • Then Apply by either:
    •  Email: MyBenefits@dhw.idaho.gov
    •  Fax: 1-866-434-8278 (toll free)
    •  Mail: Self Reliance Programs, PO Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720-0026

Eligibility

To participate in the AABD cash assistance program, the following basic eligibility criteria must be met:
•Live in Idaho
•Be either 65 or older OR blind OR disabled (based on Social Security standards)
•Meet certain income guidelines
•Be a US Citizen or an eligible non-citizen
•Be receiving SSI
•Meet certain living arrangements

AABD Cash Assistance
  Individual Couple
Income Limit $803 $1,145
Resource Limit $2,000 $3,000

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