Single Moms Resources Available at State Level



Every now and then we all need a little help, but we seldom know where to to start looking.

If you or someone you know is finding themselves in this situation, you have come to the right place. We cover resources available to single moms in all states, from Florida to all the way in Alaska. Each State has their own unique list of programs and organizations that offer assistance to needy families.

You can find here assistance programs from Housing Programs, Food/Meal Programs, Help with Basic Necessities, Financial Aid, Health Care Programs, Child Care Programs, Home Ownership Programs, Legal Information and more.

AlabamaHawaiiMassachusettsNew MexicoSouth Dakota
AlaskaIdahoMichiganNew YorkTennessee
ArizonaIllinoisMinnesotaNorth CarolinaTexas
ArkansasIndianaMississippiNorth DakotaUtah
CaliforniaIowaMissouriOhioVermont
ColoradoKansasMontanaOklahomaVirginia
ConnecticutKentuckyNebraskaOregonWashington
DelawareLouisianaNevadaPennsylvaniaWest Virginia
FloridaMaineNew HampshireRhode IslandWisconsin
GeorgiaMarylandNew JerseySouth CarolinaWyoming

Housing Transitions Program – Oregon

Supporting Women into Permanent Housing The Housing Transitions Program in Oregon is a program supported by Catholic Charities. It is a Housing First, relationship-centered program. The program has been supporting homeless single moms and women since the 1990s. Services provided include outreach, support, case management services to homeless women, providing homeless women with access to affordable housing, as well as  Read More »

Assistance Programs for Single Moms in Oregon – Overview

Government and charity assistance is available to single mothers throughout the state of Oregon. Assistance programs help with free food, housing costs, rent, energy bills, mortgages, and free health care. Food Assistance Program (SNAP) The purpose of this program is to assist and improve the well being and health of lower income households by providing single moms the means to  Read More »

Catholic Charities of New Mexico

The organization provides services to needy single moms in New Mexico. Services cover housing, meals, early childhood education, adult education and transportation. Find more details here. Housing Services Catholic Charities offers several housing programs: – Rental Assistance Program (RAP) The program, which operates in Bernalillo and Sandoval counties, is an eviction prevention and re-housing program. Applicants need to show either  Read More »

Assistance Programs for Single Moms in New Mexico – Overview

Single moms in need can find state and charity assistance in cities and counties throughout New Mexico including in Albuquerque and Las Cruces. Rental Assistance Program Statewide Rental Assistance Program provides a onetime cash assistance grant to single moms. It helps them with paying utilities, with security deposits, housing costs, and/or to pay the first month rent. Low income tenants  Read More »

Catholic Charities of California

Catholic Charities in CA provide numerous social services throughout California. Services include housing, education, training, food distribution, clothing assistance, utility and rent assistance, job training, benefits enrollment, and more. Find help in your area: Catholic Charities CYO (San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin) 180 Howard Street, Suite 100 San Francisco, CA 94105 Phone: (415) 972-1200 Catholic Charities Diocese of Fresno 149  Read More »

Catholic Charities in Arizona

Catholic Charities Community Service has been helping Arizonians in need for over 80 years. The main mission is to assist those in need to become independent. More than 100,000 are helped by numerous Catholic Charities programs, which assist regardless of religion, cred, national origin, race, age. Assisting Abused Women and Their Children Women, single moms, who are in abusive relationships  Read More »

Illinois Medicaid

Medicaid Illinois

As a program funded jointly by the state and the federal government, Medicaid pays for health services for single moms, children and their caretakers, pregnant women, and persons who are disabled, blind or 65 years of age or older. Physician, hospital and long term care are the primary services funded through Medicaid. Drugs, medical equipment and transportation, family planning, laboratory  Read More »

Texas Public Housing Program (HUD)

Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible single mothers and their children. From scattered single family homes to high-rise apartments, public housing comes in all sizes and types. General Program Requirements Eligibility is based on annual gross income and U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status. Public housing is limited to low-income families and individuals.  Read More »

Making Home Affordable / Foreclosure Avoidance

The Making Home Affordable Program (MHA) is a critical part of the Administration’s broad strategy to help homeowners avoid foreclosure, stabilize the country’s housing market, and improve the nation’s economy. Being a single mother, there is a higher chance to need help with making home affordable. Your expenses might have increased due to medical bills, or you might still be  Read More »

Catholic Charities of Central Texas

Catholic Charities of Central Texas is dedicated to helping people of all ages, faiths, ethnic backgrounds, and economic circumstances. Programs available: – Gabriel Project Life Centers The Gabriel Project Life Centers offer a variety of services to women and men in crisis pregnancies and through the first year after a child’s birth. All services are free to clients. If you  Read More »