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Re: Housing, Medical, Utility, Pets and basic needs assistance programs

Post by Guest on Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:40 pm

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Guest wrote:SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE

Are you in crisis? Please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)




Easy Guide to Resources for all 50 States


http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/


The United Way Hotline:


2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling
and more. Learn more about your local 2-1-1 by looking it up here.

http://www.211.org/

US Department of Health and Human Services / Administration for Children and Families:

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations
to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child
care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

TANF:

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
TANF is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/tanf/about.html


Utilities Assistance:

Federal programs for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) administered by the U.S. Office of Community Services.

http://www.ach.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/

LIHEAP Application Help

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

Food Assistance:

As of Oct. 1, 2008, SNAP is the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program. It stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/

http://foodstampbenefits.net/other-expenses/cash-assistance-through-ebt-cards/

http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10101.html

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (known as WIC) is a Federal assistance program of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and infants and children under the age of five.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/

*Foodbank Locator:*

Please call 1-800-771-2303 or use our food bank locator online to find the food bank nearest you.

http://feedingamerica.org/get-help.aspx

Housing Assistance:

Oversees home ownership, low-income housing assistance, fair housing laws, homelessness, aid for distressed neighborhoods, and housing development programs.
http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD

Section 8

http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/programs/hcv/

Senior Housing Assistance


http://www.seniorlivingsource.org/senior-living-communities/?utm_source=msn&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=msn-sh&utm_test=1&utm_term=section%208%20housing&kw=senior%20housing

http://bestseniorcareonline.com/fastfind/index_premium?CID=113286&AFID=104244&ADID=324739&SID=

*National Homeless Shelter Directory*


http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

Prescription Assistance:

Free Prescription Drugs

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free Phone Service


Government supported programs that provide free cell phone and airtime service each month for income-eligible customers.
*Note: If you are qualify for SNAP, you will qualify for this service.

https://www.safelinkwireless.com/EnrollmentPublic/home.aspx

http://www.assurancewireless.com/Public/Welcome.aspx

AARP ~ For Our "Babyboomers"

AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change
and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information,
advocacy and service.


http://www.aarp.org/

AARP Worksearch Program:

http://www.aarpworksearch.org/Pages/Locations.aspx


Education - Returning to School

Helpful links for Education Grants, Student Loans, etc.


http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/# ***NOTE: Deadline for FAFSA submission is March 1, 2011

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/PellGrants.jsp?tab=funding

http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/DirectLoan/index.html

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

https://www.dl.ed.gov/borrower/BorrowerWelcomePage.jsp

Assistance for Pet Owners/Lovers ~ Taking care of our "Best Friends"

The Pet Network
Pet food banks, organizations that have supplies of cat and/or dog food available for pet owners who are going through difficult times.
Listings are organized by state, then city or town.

http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter

http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/

Pets of the Homeless Organization
http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


The Humane Society of America~Resources for Pet Owners
http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html



Miscellaneous Resources:

Welfare Application Help

Low Income Assistance

http://www.benefitscheckup.com/

http://www.ssa.gov/ *Social Security Information*

http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/

http://www.govbenefits.gov/govbenefits_en.portal


Just in case any one needs info on how to get *free* medications--

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free or low cost medical care

http://www.freemedicalcamps.com/

http://www.freeclinics.us/

http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/Search_HCC.aspx

http://www.pparx.org/en/prescription_assistance_programs/free_clinic_finder

http://www.patientassistance.com/freeclinics.html

http://www.wheretofindcare.com/

http://www.getfreedental.com/medicalanddentalclinics.htm

Below are contact numbers for clinics in most states. Most are free but a few are low cost pay on a slide fee scale


Alabama Association of Free Clinics (205) 595-5959

Arkansas Association of Charitable Clinics (AACC) 501-623-8850

California Community Clinic Association of LA County (213) 201-6500

Florida Association of Free Clinics 305-592-1452

Georgia Free Clinic Network 678.553.4939

Iowa Free Clinic Association (515-271-1642)

llinois Free Clinic Network (773) 395-9901

Indiana Association of FCGLR (219) 757-6272

Kentucky Free Clinic Association (859) 313-1109

Louisiana Free Clinic Association (337) 593-9208

Free Clinics of Michigan (989)895-4830

Minnesota Free Clinic Association (507)288-2295

Missouri "Show Me You Care" Association (phone (816)820-8201)

North Carolina Association of Free Clinics (336) 251-1111

Ohio Free Clinic Association (614) 221-6494

South Carolina Free Clinic Association (803) 319-7962

Texas Lone Star Association of Charitable Clinics (512) 485-9581

Virginia Association of Free Clinics (804) 340-3434

Vermont Coalition of Clinics for the Uninsured (802) 289-2454

Free Clinics of Wisconsin (262) 632-2400

West Virginia Association of Free Clinics 304-414-5941

Resources for unemployed pet owners

For pet owners receiving public assistance:
The ASPCA offers free and low-cost spay/neuter surgery via five Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinics .NYC

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/


Pet Food Assistance Programs (Pet Food Banks)
http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html


http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter
http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html

http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


Free cell phones for those that qualify, some areas have assurance some areas have the safelink:

Assurance Wireless is a Lifeline cell phone service provider, offering eligible customers free Virgin Mobile phones and minutes.

www.assurancewireless.com/

SafeLink Wireless is a government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime each month for income-eligible customers.

www.safelinkwireless.com/

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Post by Guest on Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:19 am

Need2Bworking wrote:
Need2Bworking wrote:[color=red]d2BworkingSUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE[/size]

Are you in crisis? Please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)




Easy Guide to Resources for all 50 States


http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/


The United Way Hotline:


2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling
and more. Learn more about your local 2-1-1 by looking it up here.

http://www.211.org/

US Department of Health and Human Services / Administration for Children and Families:

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations
to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child
care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

TANF:

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
TANF is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/tanf/about.html


Utilities Assistance:

Federal programs for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) administered by the U.S. Office of Community Services.

http://www.ach.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/

LIHEAP Application Help

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

Food Assistance:

As of Oct. 1, 2008, SNAP is the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program. It stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/

http://foodstampbenefits.net/other-expenses/cash-assistance-through-ebt-cards/

http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10101.html

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (known as WIC) is a Federal assistance program of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and infants and children under the age of five.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/

*Foodbank Locator:*

Please call 1-800-771-2303 or use our food bank locator online to find the food bank nearest you.

http://feedingamerica.org/get-help.aspx

Housing Assistance:

Oversees home ownership, low-income housing assistance, fair housing laws, homelessness, aid for distressed neighborhoods, and housing development programs.
http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD

Section 8

http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/programs/hcv/

Senior Housing Assistance


http://www.seniorlivingsource.org/senior-living-communities/?utm_source=msn&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=msn-sh&utm_test=1&utm_term=section%208%20housing&kw=senior%20housing

http://bestseniorcareonline.com/fastfind/index_premium?CID=113286&AFID=104244&ADID=324739&SID=

*National Homeless Shelter Directory*


http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

Prescription Assistance:

Free Prescription Drugs

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free Phone Service


Government supported programs that provide free cell phone and airtime service each month for income-eligible customers.
*Note: If you are qualify for SNAP, you will qualify for this service.

https://www.safelinkwireless.com/EnrollmentPublic/home.aspx

http://www.assurancewireless.com/Public/Welcome.aspx

AARP ~ For Our "Babyboomers"

AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change
and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information,
advocacy and service.


http://www.aarp.org/

AARP Worksearch Program:

http://www.aarpworksearch.org/Pages/Locations.aspx


Education - Returning to School

Helpful links for Education Grants, Student Loans, etc.


http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/# ***NOTE: Deadline for FAFSA submission is March 1, 2011

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/PellGrants.jsp?tab=funding

http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/DirectLoan/index.html

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

https://www.dl.ed.gov/borrower/BorrowerWelcomePage.jsp

Assistance for Pet Owners/Lovers ~ Taking care of our "Best Friends"

The Pet Network
Pet food banks, organizations that have supplies of cat and/or dog food available for pet owners who are going through difficult times.
Listings are organized by state, then city or town.

http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter

http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/

Pets of the Homeless Organization
http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


The Humane Society of America~Resources for Pet Owners
http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html



Miscellaneous Resources:

Welfare Application Help

Low Income Assistance

http://www.benefitscheckup.com/

http://www.ssa.gov/ *Social Security Information*

http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/

http://www.govbenefits.gov/govbenefits_en.portal


Just in case any one needs info on how to get *free* medications--

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free or low cost medical care

http://www.freemedicalcamps.com/

http://www.freeclinics.us/

http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/Search_HCC.aspx

http://www.pparx.org/en/prescription_assistance_programs/free_clinic_finder

http://www.patientassistance.com/freeclinics.html

http://www.wheretofindcare.com/

http://www.getfreedental.com/medicalanddentalclinics.htm

Below are contact numbers for clinics in most states. Most are free but a few are low cost pay on a slide fee scale


Alabama Association of Free Clinics (205) 595-5959

Arkansas Association of Charitable Clinics (AACC) 501-623-8850

California Community Clinic Association of LA County (213) 201-6500

Florida Association of Free Clinics 305-592-1452

Georgia Free Clinic Network 678.553.4939

Iowa Free Clinic Association (515-271-1642)

llinois Free Clinic Network (773) 395-9901

Indiana Association of FCGLR (219) 757-6272

Kentucky Free Clinic Association (859) 313-1109

Louisiana Free Clinic Association (337) 593-9208

Free Clinics of Michigan (989)895-4830

Minnesota Free Clinic Association (507)288-2295

Missouri "Show Me You Care" Association (phone (816)820-8201)

North Carolina Association of Free Clinics (336) 251-1111

Ohio Free Clinic Association (614) 221-6494

South Carolina Free Clinic Association (803) 319-7962

Texas Lone Star Association of Charitable Clinics (512) 485-9581

Virginia Association of Free Clinics (804) 340-3434

Vermont Coalition of Clinics for the Uninsured (802) 289-2454

Free Clinics of Wisconsin (262) 632-2400

West Virginia Association of Free Clinics 304-414-5941

Resources for unemployed pet owners

For pet owners receiving public assistance:
The ASPCA offers free and low-cost spay/neuter surgery via five Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinics .NYC

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/


Pet Food Assistance Programs (Pet Food Banks)
http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html


http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter
http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html

http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


Free cell phones for those that qualify, some areas have assurance some areas have the safelink:

Assurance Wireless is a Lifeline cell phone service provider, offering eligible customers free Virgin Mobile phones and minutes.

www.assurancewireless.com/

SafeLink Wireless is a government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime each month for income-eligible customers.

www.safelinkwireless.com/
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Re: Housing, Medical, Utility, Pets and basic needs assistance programs

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[quote="Need2Bworking"][quote="Need2Bworking"][color=red]d2BworkingSUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE[/size]

Are you in crisis? Please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)




Easy Guide to Resources for all 50 States


http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/


The United Way Hotline:


2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling
and more. Learn more about your local 2-1-1 by looking it up here.

http://www.211.org/

US Department of Health and Human Services / Administration for Children and Families:

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations
to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child
care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

TANF:

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
TANF is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/tanf/about.html


Utilities Assistance:

Federal programs for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) administered by the U.S. Office of Community Services.

http://www.ach.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/

LIHEAP Application Help

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

Food Assistance:

As of Oct. 1, 2008, SNAP is the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program. It stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/

http://foodstampbenefits.net/other-expenses/cash-assistance-through-ebt-cards/

http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10101.html

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (known as WIC) is a Federal assistance program of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and infants and children under the age of five.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/

*Foodbank Locator:*

Please call 1-800-771-2303 or use our food bank locator online to find the food bank nearest you.

http://feedingamerica.org/get-help.aspx

Housing Assistance:

Oversees home ownership, low-income housing assistance, fair housing laws, homelessness, aid for distressed neighborhoods, and housing development programs.
http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD

Section 8

http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/programs/hcv/

Senior Housing Assistance


http://www.seniorlivingsource.org/senior-living-communities/?utm_source=msn&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=msn-sh&utm_test=1&utm_term=section%208%20housing&kw=senior%20housing

http://bestseniorcareonline.com/fastfind/index_premium?CID=113286&AFID=104244&ADID=324739&SID=

*National Homeless Shelter Directory*


http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

Prescription Assistance:

Free Prescription Drugs

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free Phone Service


Government supported programs that provide free cell phone and airtime service each month for income-eligible customers.
*Note: If you are qualify for SNAP, you will qualify for this service.

https://www.safelinkwireless.com/EnrollmentPublic/home.aspx

http://www.assurancewireless.com/Public/Welcome.aspx

AARP ~ For Our "Babyboomers"

AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change
and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information,
advocacy and service.


http://www.aarp.org/

AARP Worksearch Program:

http://www.aarpworksearch.org/Pages/Locations.aspx


Education - Returning to School

Helpful links for Education Grants, Student Loans, etc.


http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/# ***NOTE: Deadline for FAFSA submission is March 1, 2011

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/PellGrants.jsp?tab=funding

http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/DirectLoan/index.html

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

https://www.dl.ed.gov/borrower/BorrowerWelcomePage.jsp

Assistance for Pet Owners/Lovers ~ Taking care of our "Best Friends"

The Pet Network
Pet food banks, organizations that have supplies of cat and/or dog food available for pet owners who are going through difficult times.
Listings are organized by state, then city or town.

http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter

http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/

Pets of the Homeless Organization
http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


The Humane Society of America~Resources for Pet Owners
http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html



Miscellaneous Resources:

Welfare Application Help

Low Income Assistance

http://www.benefitscheckup.com/

http://www.ssa.gov/ *Social Security Information*

http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/

http://www.govbenefits.gov/govbenefits_en.portal


Just in case any one needs info on how to get *free* medications--

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free or low cost medical care

http://www.freemedicalcamps.com/

http://www.freeclinics.us/

http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/Search_HCC.aspx

http://www.pparx.org/en/prescription_assistance_programs/free_clinic_finder

http://www.patientassistance.com/freeclinics.html

http://www.wheretofindcare.com/

http://www.getfreedental.com/medicalanddentalclinics.htm

Below are contact numbers for clinics in most states. Most are free but a few are low cost pay on a slide fee scale


Alabama Association of Free Clinics (205) 595-5959

Arkansas Association of Charitable Clinics (AACC) 501-623-8850

California Community Clinic Association of LA County (213) 201-6500

Florida Association of Free Clinics 305-592-1452

Georgia Free Clinic Network 678.553.4939

Iowa Free Clinic Association (515-271-1642)

llinois Free Clinic Network (773) 395-9901

Indiana Association of FCGLR (219) 757-6272

Kentucky Free Clinic Association (859) 313-1109

Louisiana Free Clinic Association (337) 593-9208

Free Clinics of Michigan (989)895-4830

Minnesota Free Clinic Association (507)288-2295

Missouri "Show Me You Care" Association (phone (816)820-8201)

North Carolina Association of Free Clinics (336) 251-1111

Ohio Free Clinic Association (614) 221-6494

South Carolina Free Clinic Association (803) 319-7962

Texas Lone Star Association of Charitable Clinics (512) 485-9581

Virginia Association of Free Clinics (804) 340-3434

Vermont Coalition of Clinics for the Uninsured (802) 289-2454

Free Clinics of Wisconsin (262) 632-2400

West Virginia Association of Free Clinics 304-414-5941

Resources for unemployed pet owners

For pet owners receiving public assistance:
The ASPCA offers free and low-cost spay/neuter surgery via five Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinics .NYC

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/


Pet Food Assistance Programs (Pet Food Banks)
http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html


http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter
http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html

http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


Free cell phones for those that qualify, some areas have assurance some areas have the safelink:

Assurance Wireless is a Lifeline cell phone service provider, offering eligible customers free Virgin Mobile phones and minutes.

www.assurancewireless.com/

SafeLink Wireless is a government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime each month for income-eligible customers.

www.safelinkwireless.com/

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SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE

Are you in crisis? Please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)



Easy Guide to Resources for all 50 States


http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/


The United Way Hotline:


2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling
and more. Learn more about your local 2-1-1 by looking it up here.

http://www.211.org/

US Department of Health and Human Services / Administration for Children and Families:

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations
to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child
care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

TANF:

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
TANF is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/tanf/about.html


Utilities Assistance:

Federal programs for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) administered by the U.S. Office of Community Services.

http://www.ach.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/

LIHEAP Application Help

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

Food Assistance:

As of Oct. 1, 2008, SNAP is the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program. It stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/

http://foodstampbenefits.net/other-expenses/cash-assistance-through-ebt-cards/

http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10101.html

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (known as WIC) is a Federal assistance program of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and infants and children under the age of five.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/

*Foodbank Locator:*

Please call 1-800-771-2303 or use our food bank locator online to find the food bank nearest you.

http://feedingamerica.org/get-help.aspx

Housing Assistance:

Oversees home ownership, low-income housing assistance, fair housing laws, homelessness, aid for distressed neighborhoods, and housing development programs.
http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD

Section 8

http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/programs/hcv/

Senior Housing Assistance


http://www.seniorlivingsource.org/senior-living-communities/?utm_source=msn&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=msn-sh&utm_test=1&utm_term=section%208%20housing&kw=senior%20housing

http://bestseniorcareonline.com/fastfind/index_premium?CID=113286&AFID=104244&ADID=324739&SID=

*National Homeless Shelter Directory*


http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/foodbanks/index.html

Prescription Assistance:

Free Prescription Drugs

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free Phone Service


Government supported programs that provide free cell phone and airtime service each month for income-eligible customers.
*Note: If you are qualify for SNAP, you will qualify for this service.

https://www.safelinkwireless.com/EnrollmentPublic/home.aspx

http://www.assurancewireless.com/Public/Welcome.aspx

AARP ~ For Our "Babyboomers"

AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change
and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information,
advocacy and service.


http://www.aarp.org/

AARP Worksearch Program:

http://www.aarpworksearch.org/Pages/Locations.aspx


Education - Returning to School

Helpful links for Education Grants, Student Loans, etc.


http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/# ***NOTE: Deadline for FAFSA submission is March 1, 2011

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/PellGrants.jsp?tab=funding

http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/DirectLoan/index.html

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

https://www.dl.ed.gov/borrower/BorrowerWelcomePage.jsp

Assistance for Pet Owners/Lovers ~ Taking care of our "Best Friends"

The Pet Network
Pet food banks, organizations that have supplies of cat and/or dog food available for pet owners who are going through difficult times.
Listings are organized by state, then city or town.

http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter

http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/

Pets of the Homeless Organization
http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


The Humane Society of America~Resources for Pet Owners
http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html



Miscellaneous Resources:

Welfare Application Help

Low Income Assistance

http://www.benefitscheckup.com/

http://www.ssa.gov/ *Social Security Information*

http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/

http://www.govbenefits.gov/govbenefits_en.portal


Just in case any one needs info on how to get *free* medications--

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free or low cost medical care

http://www.freemedicalcamps.com/

http://www.freeclinics.us/

http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/Search_HCC.aspx

http://www.pparx.org/en/prescription_assistance_programs/free_clinic_finder

http://www.patientassistance.com/freeclinics.html

http://www.wheretofindcare.com/

http://www.getfreedental.com/medicalanddentalclinics.htm

Below are contact numbers for clinics in most states. Most are free but a few are low cost pay on a slide fee scale


Alabama Association of Free Clinics (205) 595-5959

Arkansas Association of Charitable Clinics (AACC) 501-623-8850

California Community Clinic Association of LA County (213) 201-6500

Florida Association of Free Clinics 305-592-1452

Georgia Free Clinic Network 678.553.4939

Iowa Free Clinic Association (515-271-1642)

llinois Free Clinic Network (773) 395-9901

Indiana Association of FCGLR (219) 757-6272

Kentucky Free Clinic Association (859) 313-1109

Louisiana Free Clinic Association (337) 593-9208

Free Clinics of Michigan (989)895-4830

Minnesota Free Clinic Association (507)288-2295

Missouri "Show Me You Care" Association (phone (816)820-8201)

North Carolina Association of Free Clinics (336) 251-1111

Ohio Free Clinic Association (614) 221-6494

South Carolina Free Clinic Association (803) 319-7962

Texas Lone Star Association of Charitable Clinics (512) 485-9581

Virginia Association of Free Clinics (804) 340-3434

Vermont Coalition of Clinics for the Uninsured (802) 289-2454

Free Clinics of Wisconsin (262) 632-2400

West Virginia Association of Free Clinics 304-414-5941

Resources for unemployed pet owners

For pet owners receiving public assistance:
The ASPCA offers free and low-cost spay/neuter surgery via five Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinics .NYC

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/


Pet Food Assistance Programs (Pet Food Banks)
http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html


http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter
http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html

http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


Free cell phones for those that qualify, some areas have assurance some areas have the safelink:

Assurance Wireless is a Lifeline cell phone service provider, offering eligible customers free Virgin Mobile phones and minutes.

www.assurancewireless.com/

SafeLink Wireless is a government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime each month for income-eligible customers.

www.safelinkwireless.com/[/quote][/quote][/quote]

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Need2Bworking wrote:SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE

Are you in crisis? Please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)



Easy Guide to Resources for all 50 States


http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/


The United Way Hotline:


2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling
and more. Learn more about your local 2-1-1 by looking it up here.

http://www.211.org/

US Department of Health and Human Services / Administration for Children and Families:

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations
to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child
care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

TANF:

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
TANF is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/tanf/about.html


Utilities Assistance:

Federal programs for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) administered by the U.S. Office of Community Services.

http://www.ach.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/

LIHEAP Application Help

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

Food Assistance:

As of Oct. 1, 2008, SNAP is the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program. It stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/

http://foodstampbenefits.net/other-expenses/cash-assistance-through-ebt-cards/

http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10101.html

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (known as WIC) is a Federal assistance program of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and infants and children under the age of five.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/

*Foodbank Locator:*

Please call 1-800-771-2303 or use our food bank locator online to find the food bank nearest you.

http://feedingamerica.org/get-help.aspx

Housing Assistance:

Oversees home ownership, low-income housing assistance, fair housing laws, homelessness, aid for distressed neighborhoods, and housing development programs.
http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD

Section 8

http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/programs/hcv/

Senior Housing Assistance


http://www.seniorlivingsource.org/senior-living-communities/?utm_source=msn&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=msn-sh&utm_test=1&utm_term=section%208%20housing&kw=senior%20housing

http://bestseniorcareonline.com/fastfind/index_premium?CID=113286&AFID=104244&ADID=324739&SID=

*National Homeless Shelter Directory*


http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/foodbanks/index.html

Prescription Assistance:

Free Prescription Drugs

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free Phone Service


Government supported programs that provide free cell phone and airtime service each month for income-eligible customers.
*Note: If you are qualify for SNAP, you will qualify for this service.

https://www.safelinkwireless.com/EnrollmentPublic/home.aspx

http://www.assurancewireless.com/Public/Welcome.aspx

AARP ~ For Our "Babyboomers"

AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change
and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information,
advocacy and service.


http://www.aarp.org/

AARP Worksearch Program:

http://www.aarpworksearch.org/Pages/Locations.aspx


Education - Returning to School

Helpful links for Education Grants, Student Loans, etc.


http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/# ***NOTE: Deadline for FAFSA submission is March 1, 2011

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/PellGrants.jsp?tab=funding

http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/DirectLoan/index.html

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

https://www.dl.ed.gov/borrower/BorrowerWelcomePage.jsp

Assistance for Pet Owners/Lovers ~ Taking care of our "Best Friends"

The Pet Network
Pet food banks, organizations that have supplies of cat and/or dog food available for pet owners who are going through difficult times.
Listings are organized by state, then city or town.

http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter

http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/

Pets of the Homeless Organization
http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


The Humane Society of America~Resources for Pet Owners
http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html



Miscellaneous Resources:

Welfare Application Help

Low Income Assistance

http://www.benefitscheckup.com/

http://www.ssa.gov/ *Social Security Information*

http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/

http://www.govbenefits.gov/govbenefits_en.portal


Just in case any one needs info on how to get *free* medications--

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free or low cost medical care

http://www.freemedicalcamps.com/

http://www.freeclinics.us/

http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/Search_HCC.aspx

http://www.pparx.org/en/prescription_assistance_programs/free_clinic_finder

http://www.patientassistance.com/freeclinics.html

http://www.wheretofindcare.com/

http://www.getfreedental.com/medicalanddentalclinics.htm

Below are contact numbers for clinics in most states. Most are free but a few are low cost pay on a slide fee scale


Alabama Association of Free Clinics (205) 595-5959

Arkansas Association of Charitable Clinics (AACC) 501-623-8850

California Community Clinic Association of LA County (213) 201-6500

Florida Association of Free Clinics 305-592-1452

Georgia Free Clinic Network 678.553.4939

Iowa Free Clinic Association (515-271-1642)

llinois Free Clinic Network (773) 395-9901

Indiana Association of FCGLR (219) 757-6272

Kentucky Free Clinic Association (859) 313-1109

Louisiana Free Clinic Association (337) 593-9208

Free Clinics of Michigan (989)895-4830

Minnesota Free Clinic Association (507)288-2295

Missouri "Show Me You Care" Association (phone (816)820-8201)

North Carolina Association of Free Clinics (336) 251-1111

Ohio Free Clinic Association (614) 221-6494

South Carolina Free Clinic Association (803) 319-7962

Texas Lone Star Association of Charitable Clinics (512) 485-9581

Virginia Association of Free Clinics (804) 340-3434

Vermont Coalition of Clinics for the Uninsured (802) 289-2454

Free Clinics of Wisconsin (262) 632-2400

West Virginia Association of Free Clinics 304-414-5941

Resources for unemployed pet owners

For pet owners receiving public assistance:
The ASPCA offers free and low-cost spay/neuter surgery via five Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinics .NYC

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/


Pet Food Assistance Programs (Pet Food Banks)
http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html


http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter
http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html

http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


Free cell phones for those that qualify, some areas have assurance some areas have the safelink:

Assurance Wireless is a Lifeline cell phone service provider, offering eligible customers free Virgin Mobile phones and minutes.

www.assurancewireless.com/

SafeLink Wireless is a government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime each month for income-eligible customers.

www.safelinkwireless.com/
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Need2Bworking wrote:
Need2Bworking wrote:[color=red]d2BworkingSUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE[/size]

Are you in crisis? Please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)




Easy Guide to Resources for all 50 States


http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/


The United Way Hotline:


2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling
and more. Learn more about your local 2-1-1 by looking it up here.

http://www.211.org/

US Department of Health and Human Services / Administration for Children and Families:

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations
to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child
care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

TANF:

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
TANF is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/tanf/about.html


Utilities Assistance:

Federal programs for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) administered by the U.S. Office of Community Services.

http://www.ach.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/

LIHEAP Application Help

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

Food Assistance:

As of Oct. 1, 2008, SNAP is the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program. It stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/

http://foodstampbenefits.net/other-expenses/cash-assistance-through-ebt-cards/

http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10101.html

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (known as WIC) is a Federal assistance program of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and infants and children under the age of five.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/

*Foodbank Locator:*

Please call 1-800-771-2303 or use our food bank locator online to find the food bank nearest you.

http://feedingamerica.org/get-help.aspx

Housing Assistance:

Oversees home ownership, low-income housing assistance, fair housing laws, homelessness, aid for distressed neighborhoods, and housing development programs.
http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD

Section 8

http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/programs/hcv/

Senior Housing Assistance


http://www.seniorlivingsource.org/senior-living-communities/?utm_source=msn&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=msn-sh&utm_test=1&utm_term=section%208%20housing&kw=senior%20housing

http://bestseniorcareonline.com/fastfind/index_premium?CID=113286&AFID=104244&ADID=324739&SID=

*National Homeless Shelter Directory*


http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

Prescription Assistance:

Free Prescription Drugs

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free Phone Service


Government supported programs that provide free cell phone and airtime service each month for income-eligible customers.
*Note: If you are qualify for SNAP, you will qualify for this service.

https://www.safelinkwireless.com/EnrollmentPublic/home.aspx

http://www.assurancewireless.com/Public/Welcome.aspx

AARP ~ For Our "Babyboomers"

AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change
and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information,
advocacy and service.


http://www.aarp.org/

AARP Worksearch Program:

http://www.aarpworksearch.org/Pages/Locations.aspx


Education - Returning to School

Helpful links for Education Grants, Student Loans, etc.


http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/# ***NOTE: Deadline for FAFSA submission is March 1, 2011

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/PellGrants.jsp?tab=funding

http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/DirectLoan/index.html

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

https://www.dl.ed.gov/borrower/BorrowerWelcomePage.jsp

Assistance for Pet Owners/Lovers ~ Taking care of our "Best Friends"

The Pet Network
Pet food banks, organizations that have supplies of cat and/or dog food available for pet owners who are going through difficult times.
Listings are organized by state, then city or town.

http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter

http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/

Pets of the Homeless Organization
http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


The Humane Society of America~Resources for Pet Owners
http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html



Miscellaneous Resources:

Welfare Application Help

Low Income Assistance

http://www.benefitscheckup.com/

http://www.ssa.gov/ *Social Security Information*

http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/

http://www.govbenefits.gov/govbenefits_en.portal


Just in case any one needs info on how to get *free* medications--

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free or low cost medical care

http://www.freemedicalcamps.com/

http://www.freeclinics.us/

http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/Search_HCC.aspx

http://www.pparx.org/en/prescription_assistance_programs/free_clinic_finder

http://www.patientassistance.com/freeclinics.html

http://www.wheretofindcare.com/

http://www.getfreedental.com/medicalanddentalclinics.htm

Below are contact numbers for clinics in most states. Most are free but a few are low cost pay on a slide fee scale


Alabama Association of Free Clinics (205) 595-5959

Arkansas Association of Charitable Clinics (AACC) 501-623-8850

California Community Clinic Association of LA County (213) 201-6500

Florida Association of Free Clinics 305-592-1452

Georgia Free Clinic Network 678.553.4939

Iowa Free Clinic Association (515-271-1642)

llinois Free Clinic Network (773) 395-9901

Indiana Association of FCGLR (219) 757-6272

Kentucky Free Clinic Association (859) 313-1109

Louisiana Free Clinic Association (337) 593-9208

Free Clinics of Michigan (989)895-4830

Minnesota Free Clinic Association (507)288-2295

Missouri "Show Me You Care" Association (phone (816)820-8201)

North Carolina Association of Free Clinics (336) 251-1111

Ohio Free Clinic Association (614) 221-6494

South Carolina Free Clinic Association (803) 319-7962

Texas Lone Star Association of Charitable Clinics (512) 485-9581

Virginia Association of Free Clinics (804) 340-3434

Vermont Coalition of Clinics for the Uninsured (802) 289-2454

Free Clinics of Wisconsin (262) 632-2400

West Virginia Association of Free Clinics 304-414-5941

Resources for unemployed pet owners

For pet owners receiving public assistance:
The ASPCA offers free and low-cost spay/neuter surgery via five Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinics .NYC

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/


Pet Food Assistance Programs (Pet Food Banks)
http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html


http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter
http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html

http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


Free cell phones for those that qualify, some areas have assurance some areas have the safelink:

Assurance Wireless is a Lifeline cell phone service provider, offering eligible customers free Virgin Mobile phones and minutes.

www.assurancewireless.com/

SafeLink Wireless is a government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime each month for income-eligible customers.

www.safelinkwireless.com/
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Need2Bworking wrote:
Need2Bworking wrote:
Need2Bworking wrote:[color=red]d2BworkingSUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE[/size]

Are you in crisis? Please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)




Easy Guide to Resources for all 50 States


http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/


The United Way Hotline:


2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling
and more. Learn more about your local 2-1-1 by looking it up here.

http://www.211.org/

US Department of Health and Human Services / Administration for Children and Families:

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations
to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child
care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

TANF:

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
TANF is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/tanf/about.html


Utilities Assistance:

Federal programs for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) administered by the U.S. Office of Community Services.

http://www.ach.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/

LIHEAP Application Help

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

Food Assistance:

As of Oct. 1, 2008, SNAP is the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program. It stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/

http://foodstampbenefits.net/other-expenses/cash-assistance-through-ebt-cards/

http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10101.html

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (known as WIC) is a Federal assistance program of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and infants and children under the age of five.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/

*Foodbank Locator:*

Please call 1-800-771-2303 or use our food bank locator online to find the food bank nearest you.

http://feedingamerica.org/get-help.aspx

Housing Assistance:

Oversees home ownership, low-income housing assistance, fair housing laws, homelessness, aid for distressed neighborhoods, and housing development programs.
http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD

Section 8

http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/programs/hcv/

Senior Housing Assistance


http://www.seniorlivingsource.org/senior-living-communities/?utm_source=msn&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=msn-sh&utm_test=1&utm_term=section%208%20housing&kw=senior%20housing

http://bestseniorcareonline.com/fastfind/index_premium?CID=113286&AFID=104244&ADID=324739&SID=

*National Homeless Shelter Directory*


http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

Prescription Assistance:

Free Prescription Drugs

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free Phone Service


Government supported programs that provide free cell phone and airtime service each month for income-eligible customers.
*Note: If you are qualify for SNAP, you will qualify for this service.

https://www.safelinkwireless.com/EnrollmentPublic/home.aspx

http://www.assurancewireless.com/Public/Welcome.aspx

AARP ~ For Our "Babyboomers"

AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change
and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information,
advocacy and service.


http://www.aarp.org/

AARP Worksearch Program:

http://www.aarpworksearch.org/Pages/Locations.aspx


Education - Returning to School

Helpful links for Education Grants, Student Loans, etc.


http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/# ***NOTE: Deadline for FAFSA submission is March 1, 2011

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/PellGrants.jsp?tab=funding

http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/DirectLoan/index.html

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

https://www.dl.ed.gov/borrower/BorrowerWelcomePage.jsp

Assistance for Pet Owners/Lovers ~ Taking care of our "Best Friends"

The Pet Network
Pet food banks, organizations that have supplies of cat and/or dog food available for pet owners who are going through difficult times.
Listings are organized by state, then city or town.

http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter

http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/

Pets of the Homeless Organization
http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


The Humane Society of America~Resources for Pet Owners
http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html



Miscellaneous Resources:

Welfare Application Help

Low Income Assistance

http://www.benefitscheckup.com/

http://www.ssa.gov/ *Social Security Information*

http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/

http://www.govbenefits.gov/govbenefits_en.portal


Just in case any one needs info on how to get *free* medications--

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free or low cost medical care

http://www.freemedicalcamps.com/

http://www.freeclinics.us/

http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/Search_HCC.aspx

http://www.pparx.org/en/prescription_assistance_programs/free_clinic_finder

http://www.patientassistance.com/freeclinics.html

http://www.wheretofindcare.com/

http://www.getfreedental.com/medicalanddentalclinics.htm

Below are contact numbers for clinics in most states. Most are free but a few are low cost pay on a slide fee scale


Alabama Association of Free Clinics (205) 595-5959

Arkansas Association of Charitable Clinics (AACC) 501-623-8850

California Community Clinic Association of LA County (213) 201-6500

Florida Association of Free Clinics 305-592-1452

Georgia Free Clinic Network 678.553.4939

Iowa Free Clinic Association (515-271-1642)

llinois Free Clinic Network (773) 395-9901

Indiana Association of FCGLR (219) 757-6272

Kentucky Free Clinic Association (859) 313-1109

Louisiana Free Clinic Association (337) 593-9208

Free Clinics of Michigan (989)895-4830

Minnesota Free Clinic Association (507)288-2295

Missouri "Show Me You Care" Association (phone (816)820-8201)

North Carolina Association of Free Clinics (336) 251-1111

Ohio Free Clinic Association (614) 221-6494

South Carolina Free Clinic Association (803) 319-7962

Texas Lone Star Association of Charitable Clinics (512) 485-9581

Virginia Association of Free Clinics (804) 340-3434

Vermont Coalition of Clinics for the Uninsured (802) 289-2454

Free Clinics of Wisconsin (262) 632-2400

West Virginia Association of Free Clinics 304-414-5941

Resources for unemployed pet owners

For pet owners receiving public assistance:
The ASPCA offers free and low-cost spay/neuter surgery via five Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinics .NYC

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/


Pet Food Assistance Programs (Pet Food Banks)
http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html


http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter
http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html

http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


Free cell phones for those that qualify, some areas have assurance some areas have the safelink:

Assurance Wireless is a Lifeline cell phone service provider, offering eligible customers free Virgin Mobile phones and minutes.

www.assurancewireless.com/

SafeLink Wireless is a government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime each month for income-eligible customers.

www.safelinkwireless.com/
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Need2Bworking wrote:SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE

Are you in crisis? Please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)



Easy Guide to Resources for all 50 States


http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/


The United Way Hotline:


2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling
and more. Learn more about your local 2-1-1 by looking it up here.

http://www.211.org/

US Department of Health and Human Services / Administration for Children and Families:

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations
to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child
care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

TANF:

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
TANF is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/tanf/about.html


Utilities Assistance:

Federal programs for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) administered by the U.S. Office of Community Services.

http://www.ach.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/

LIHEAP Application Help

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/index.html

Food Assistance:

As of Oct. 1, 2008, SNAP is the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program. It stands for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/

http://foodstampbenefits.net/other-expenses/cash-assistance-through-ebt-cards/

http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10101.html

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (known as WIC) is a Federal assistance program of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and infants and children under the age of five.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/

*Foodbank Locator:*

Please call 1-800-771-2303 or use our food bank locator online to find the food bank nearest you.

http://feedingamerica.org/get-help.aspx

Housing Assistance:

Oversees home ownership, low-income housing assistance, fair housing laws, homelessness, aid for distressed neighborhoods, and housing development programs.
http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD

Section 8

http://www.hud.gov/offices/pih/programs/hcv/

Senior Housing Assistance


http://www.seniorlivingsource.org/senior-living-communities/?utm_source=msn&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=msn-sh&utm_test=1&utm_term=section%208%20housing&kw=senior%20housing

http://bestseniorcareonline.com/fastfind/index_premium?CID=113286&AFID=104244&ADID=324739&SID=

*National Homeless Shelter Directory*


http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/foodbanks/index.html

Prescription Assistance:

Free Prescription Drugs

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free Phone Service


Government supported programs that provide free cell phone and airtime service each month for income-eligible customers.
*Note: If you are qualify for SNAP, you will qualify for this service.

https://www.safelinkwireless.com/EnrollmentPublic/home.aspx

http://www.assurancewireless.com/Public/Welcome.aspx

AARP ~ For Our "Babyboomers"

AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change
and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information,
advocacy and service.


http://www.aarp.org/

AARP Worksearch Program:

http://www.aarpworksearch.org/Pages/Locations.aspx


Education - Returning to School

Helpful links for Education Grants, Student Loans, etc.


http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/# ***NOTE: Deadline for FAFSA submission is March 1, 2011

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/PellGrants.jsp?tab=funding

http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/DirectLoan/index.html

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp

https://www.dl.ed.gov/borrower/BorrowerWelcomePage.jsp

Assistance for Pet Owners/Lovers ~ Taking care of our "Best Friends"

The Pet Network
Pet food banks, organizations that have supplies of cat and/or dog food available for pet owners who are going through difficult times.
Listings are organized by state, then city or town.

http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter

http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/

Pets of the Homeless Organization
http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


The Humane Society of America~Resources for Pet Owners
http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html



Miscellaneous Resources:

Welfare Application Help

Low Income Assistance

http://www.benefitscheckup.com/

http://www.ssa.gov/ *Social Security Information*

http://www.unemploymentlifeline.com/

http://www.govbenefits.gov/govbenefits_en.portal


Just in case any one needs info on how to get *free* medications--

http://www.pparx.org/

http://www.freemedicinefoundation.com/

http://www.peoples-law.org/health/charity-care/special_drug.htm

www.needymeds.com

http://www.rxoutreach.org/medications/

http://www.themedicineprogram.org/programs/Endo-Patient-Assistance-Program.php

https://www.pparx.org/Intro.php

Free or low cost medical care

http://www.freemedicalcamps.com/

http://www.freeclinics.us/

http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/Search_HCC.aspx

http://www.pparx.org/en/prescription_assistance_programs/free_clinic_finder

http://www.patientassistance.com/freeclinics.html

http://www.wheretofindcare.com/

http://www.getfreedental.com/medicalanddentalclinics.htm

Below are contact numbers for clinics in most states. Most are free but a few are low cost pay on a slide fee scale


Alabama Association of Free Clinics (205) 595-5959

Arkansas Association of Charitable Clinics (AACC) 501-623-8850

California Community Clinic Association of LA County (213) 201-6500

Florida Association of Free Clinics 305-592-1452

Georgia Free Clinic Network 678.553.4939

Iowa Free Clinic Association (515-271-1642)

llinois Free Clinic Network (773) 395-9901

Indiana Association of FCGLR (219) 757-6272

Kentucky Free Clinic Association (859) 313-1109

Louisiana Free Clinic Association (337) 593-9208

Free Clinics of Michigan (989)895-4830

Minnesota Free Clinic Association (507)288-2295

Missouri "Show Me You Care" Association (phone (816)820-8201)

North Carolina Association of Free Clinics (336) 251-1111

Ohio Free Clinic Association (614) 221-6494

South Carolina Free Clinic Association (803) 319-7962

Texas Lone Star Association of Charitable Clinics (512) 485-9581

Virginia Association of Free Clinics (804) 340-3434

Vermont Coalition of Clinics for the Uninsured (802) 289-2454

Free Clinics of Wisconsin (262) 632-2400

West Virginia Association of Free Clinics 304-414-5941

Resources for unemployed pet owners

For pet owners receiving public assistance:
The ASPCA offers free and low-cost spay/neuter surgery via five Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinics .NYC

http://www.aspca.org/aspca-nyc/mobileclinic/


Pet Food Assistance Programs (Pet Food Banks)
http://loveyourpetexpo.com/petfoodhelp.html


http://www.petwork.com/pet-health-care/pet-food-assistance

Website with nationwide links for low cost spay/neuter
http://www.lovethatcat.com/spayneuter.html

http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_pet.html

http://www.petsofthehomeless.org/what-we-do


Free cell phones for those that qualify, some areas have assurance some areas have the safelink:

Assurance Wireless is a Lifeline cell phone service provider, offering eligible customers free Virgin Mobile phones and minutes.

www.assurancewireless.com/

SafeLink Wireless is a government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime each month for income-eligible customers.

www.safelinkwireless.com/
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