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 »
Single Moms Resources Available at State Level
Every now and then we all need a little help, but we seldom know where to find it.
If you or someone you know is finding themselves in this situation, you have come to the right place. We cover States like Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Louisiana and many others. Each State has their own unique list of programs and organizations that offer assistance to needy families.
Even though the theme deals with resources for single moms, the information within this section will be beneficial and helpful to others as well.
Tech Promise is a needs-based scholarship. Tech Promise is designed to fill a gap in the financial aid support system for low-income residents of Georgia. With scholarships, grants, and job opportunities, the program is designed to enable eligible students to attend Georgia Tech debt free. Eligibility: to be eligible, students must: Be a legal resident of Georgia Be a full-time Read More »
Society of Women Engineers/SWE Baton Rouge Section Scholarships Scholarship of $1000 available to female applicants who plan to attend the college in fall semester engineering or computer science. Only for full-time study. Award Information: Award Amount $1,000 Application Deadline April 21 Available to Class Level Freshmen Not renewable Eligibility Information: Residency Louisiana Gender Female Area Read More »
Financial help for higher education. Check out their site for information on all state and federal programs, helpful hints, scholarship searches and tools to help you plan for your future. Go directly to the financial aid programs or browse the site by working through the customer groups. Paying for College Education beyond high school can give you choices that may Read More »
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 »
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 »
Resources are available to help save your home if you are facing foreclosure. Contact your mortgage lender to discuss your circumstances as soon as you realize that you’re unable to keep up with your mortgage payments. Illinois Foreclosure Prevention Network (IFPN) The Illinois Foreclosure Prevention Network brings together the services of state agencies and non-profit organizations to help connect struggling Read More »
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 »
Florida Women’s State Golf Association/Florida Women’s State Golf Association Junior Girls’ Scholarship Fund The FWSGA Scholarship Fund assists in paying for the education of young women to whom golf is meaningful. Applicants must be Florida residents, play golf, maintain a 3.0 GPA, attend a Florida college or university, and have a need for financial assistance. Award Information: Award Amount Read More »
Employer-assisted housing (EAH) is a cost effective, easy to administer, hassle free way for employers to help their employees buy or rent homes close to work. When working families are not able to live close to work, their long commutes contribute to traffic congestion, dependence on foreign oil, and air pollution. Unstable and unaffordable housing markets, as well as neighborhoods Read More »