An Auxiliary Grant (AG) is an income supplement for individuals who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and certain other aged, blind, or disabled individuals who reside in a licensed assisted living facility (ALF) or an approved adult foster care (AFC) home.
To be eligible for an Auxiliary Grant:
You must be 65 or older, blind, or disabled
Have countable resources of less than $2,000 for one person, or $3,000 for a couple
Have countable income that is less than the approved rate for the home plus an allowance for personal items
File an application in the locality where the person lived prior to entering the adult care residence or adult family-care home
Have been assessed and determined to need care in an adult care residence or an adult family placement