Dedicated Assistance Programs for Single Moms

Help is available for single moms. Here you find the resources necessary to find the help you need.

Have you ever found yourself spending countless hours desperately searching for help, whether it’s for basic needs like help with your electric bill, or food or maybe even housing assistance programs? Well I know many moms who have. Sometimes the research takes hours and becomes exhausting. That’s why here at Singlemom.com we have done some of the legwork for you. In this section we have put together a vast variety of information to help you find the assistance you need.

We know how hard raising a child as a single parent can be, as that usually means a single income. Sometimes all we need is a little help to reach our goals in life. The journey may not be easy, but the help is out there.

Ohio Assistance Programs

Community and Family Support Program

OWF stands for Ohio Works First which is the financial assistance part of Ohio’s Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program. OWF was established to provide time-limited assistance to eligible families. OWF provides cash benefits to eligible, needy families for up to 36 months. Program Requirements To qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of Ohio, a  Read More »

Child Care Programs – Colorado

Child Care Assistance - Colorado

Division of Early Care and Learning (CDHS ) is the lead agency on the Colorado Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP). This program offers child care assistance to single moms that are working, searching for employment or are in training, and families that are enrolled in the Colorado Works Program and need child care services to support their efforts toward self-sufficiency.  Read More »

Colorado Housing Assistance

Affordable housing can be a particular challenge for single mothers. Housing assistance for single mothers in Colorado is available primarily through federal government programs sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This federal government program works in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Housing to provide low income rental assistance, emergency shelters, and specialized shelters for cases  Read More »

Food Assistance Programs, Colorado

Colorado Food Assistance

Food assistance for single moms in Colorado with low-income is available. Eligibility depends on the size of the household and the monthly income. The Colorado program guidelines state that unless federal exemption criteria is met, applicants for the Colorado food assistance program must work, apply for work, and/or accept offers of suitable work. Applicants must also participate in the Colorado  Read More »

Louisiana: Community and Family Support Program

Community and Family Support Program

The Community and Family Support Program is intended to provide goods and/or services in a flexible manner to eligible people with severe physical and/or cognitive disabilities in order to help them live independently. What services can be paid for by this program? Communication services such as Braille devices, interpreters, etc. Community supports such as dental and medical care not covered  Read More »

CancerCare Co-Payment Foundation

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The CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation is a nonprofit organization that helps people being treated for cancer afford co-payments for chemotherapy and targeted treatment drugs, ensuring their access to care for prescribed treatments. The Foundation receives funding from individuals, corporate sponsors including pharmaceutical companies, and foundations. The Foundation does not provide premium assistance, but rather co-payment assistance only. Co-payment assistance means  Read More »

California: Mercy Housing – Home Ownership Programs

California: Mercy Housing - Home Ownership Programs

Through our Mutual Self-Help Housing Program and our Down Payment Assistance Programs, Mercy Housing California offers people the opportunities to own their own home. Mercy Housing California’s Self-Help Housing Program enables low-income families to own an affordable home built with their own hands. More than 2,900 families have built their own homes, making Mercy Housing California the second largest producer of self-help housing  Read More »

Food Assistance Programs, Michigan

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Temporary food assistance for eligible low-income families and individuals is available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Use MI Bridges to see if you’re eligible, apply for assistance and manage your account online. Federal Nondiscrimination Statements (Declaracion de No Discriminacion) Eligibility for Food Assistance Programs Check eligibility, Apply for benefits, View your benefits. Apply for benefits Forms and Publications on  Read More »

Need Financial and Other Help to Start a Child Care Program?

Child Care

In many States, there are several sources of small grants and low-interest loans available to providers who meet certain requirements. The child care resource and referral (CCR&R) agency near you may have information about the main sources of funding in your State and/or local area. To learn how to locate a CCR&R agency in your area, visit the National Child  Read More »