Help with Basic Necessities, Programs for Single Moms



From time to time we all need some help with basic needs.

Find here things like temporary cash assistance or food stamps. The Food Stamp Program helps low-income people and families buy the food they need for good health.

Other great resource for single moms is WIC. It provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

Take some time to go through this section; you never know what you might find.

Texas Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)

The Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) was created with the mission to assist low income households in meeting their immediate energy needs, as well as to educate consumers to control energy costs for years to come. In order to qualify for this benefit program, the applicant must be a resident of the state of Texas. Those already participating in other  Read More »

Help / Assistance Available in Georgia

Help / Assistance

The Department of Human Services, Division of Family and Children Services accepts applications for Medicaid, assists low-income families with income supplements through Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), finds adoptive and foster homes for neglected children, investigates child abuse, manages the Food Stamp program, and subsidizes childcare costs for low-income families through Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS), among other tasks.  Read More »

Salvation Army USA

Salvation Army USA

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. Salvation Army – Central Territory Salvation Army – Southern  Read More »

The Weatherization Assistance Program for Low-Income Persons

Power sistem diagram

The Weatherization Assistance Program for Low-Income Persons, a DOE’s Weatherization Assistance (Wx) Program, is the nation’s largest residential energy efficiency program. The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) enables low-income families to permanently reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. Funds are used to improve the energy performance of dwellings families in need using the most advanced technologies  Read More »

Alabama LIHEAP

LIHEAP

The Low-Income High Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists low-income Alabama residents with the high cost of home energy. Funding is provided from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) block grant through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. General Program Requirements In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state  Read More »

Hunger Free Hotline – Colorado

Hunger Free Hotline - Colorado

Hunger Free Colorado has teamed up with Kaiser Permanente to create the Hunger Free Hotline, a toll-free number through which people can get information on food assistance in Colorado. The Hunger Free Hotline is a bilingual toll-free number that connects people to needed food. Food Assistance Navigators ask callers high-level screening questions so that their recommendations are tailored to each  Read More »

Assurance Wireless Lifeline Program

Free Phone Program

Assurance Wireless is a Lifeline Assistance program brought to you by Virgin Mobile and supported by the federal Universal Service Fund. Low-income families that qualify for food stamps, Medicaid, or some state-funded programs can apply to get wireless phone services from Sprint through the Universal Service Fund, a federal taxpayer funded program that for the most part subsidizes phone services  Read More »

Supplemental Security Income SSI

Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues (not Social Security taxes): SSI is designed to help aged, blind, and disabled people, who have little or no income; and SSI provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter. Eligibility Go to the Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool. By taking 5 to  Read More »

Soroptimist – Women’s Opportunity Award

Soroptimist Help

Soroptimist is an international organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Soroptimist’s mission is to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. In order to accomplish this goal, the organization administers several international programs. The organization’s major  Read More »

Assistance Programs, Michigan

Assistance Programs

Child Care Assistance Eligibility is based on the financial situation of all members in a household. Everyone who lives together and purchases and prepares food together is considered a member of the same household group. In general, DHS will review your assets, income and residency to determine what, if any, benefits you may be eligible for. View eligibility Find an  Read More »