Beginning with payments processed July 9, 2012 and after, your economic assistance payments (ADC, Energy, AABD, etc.) and provider payments (Child Care, Employment First, etc.) will be issued electronically. You have the option of selecting direct deposit or the U.S. Bank ReliaCard ®.
Note to clients: If you do not provide a bank account for direct deposit by July 6, 2012, you will automatically be issued a ReliaCard for your August and other future payments.
Note to providers: If your business has a FIN, you must have direct deposit set up prior to July 6, 2012.
The U.S. Bank ReliaCard ® makes it easy. It's a prepaid Visa ® card that your payments with automatically be deposited to each month. Purchases or cash withdrawals are deducted only from the funds on the card.