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I need money - free money to help pay bills

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The first place to look when you need help to pay your bills.

Everyone is hurting (financially) right now. Recession, depression, call it what you want, the fact of the matter is: there is not enough. Our country has enough, it's just not getting to the people who need it. Families are expected to work more and get by with less. It's ridiculous. When and where will it end? I have revamped my national organizations page to, hopefully, make it more user friendly. In addition, please check out these other incredible pages :

****All direct links are in green or yellow

Please note, even though we try to, we cannot answer every post.

Soulight,

Elaine,

Lady Christie,

Anonymous40784,

 

The NATIONWIDE organizations listed below can assist you with your basic needs, including: food, clothing, rent, utilities, transportation, back to school needs, medical, dental, and holiday needs.

IF they cannot assist you, they may be able to refer you to someone who can.

211.org

  • A service of United way – lists most nonprofit organizations in your local area
  • available in most counties (not all)
  • available both online and by calling 2-1-1 in your area ( free call)

Support for military personnel and their families
Assistance just for military and their families

Government benefits
Find out what government benefits you may qualify for

Social Services

the first place to go when in need – they can help with child care, child support, rental assistance, food stamps, healthcare, burial assistance, temporary financial assistance, etc.

Local benefits by state
Select a State from the map to view a list of the selected State's benefit programs.

American Public Human Services Association

Internet site that list social service agencies by state. A NATIONWIDE listing of social services offices and applications online

SSA.gov
To apply for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income

 

FREECYCLE
looking for something? Getting rid of something? Check out FreeCycle!

The following organizations may be able to fill in the gaps, or help, when Social Services cannot:

Emergency food and shelter board program

  • The EFSP National Board does not provide direct client assistance. Direct assistance is provided through a variety of resources, which may include EFSP funding in your community. If you are in search of assistance for yourself or someone you know, you should look in the community services section of your local telephone directory. You should find these pages in the front of your directory and should look for listings for American Red Cross, Catholic Charities or Catholic Social Services, The Salvation Army, United Way Information and Referral, or other non-profit service providers. You may also click on Funded Organizations, here or on the EFSP homepage, to find organizations funded through EFSP in your community who may be able to assist or refer you to the appropriate assistance.

 

 

FOOD

FOOD STAMPS - OFFICES BY STATES

government program part of social services
WIC
Specifically for pregnant/postpartum women and children UNDER 5 - government program part of social services

Find a food co-op near you!

Angel Food Ministries – listings by state


 

HOUSING AND UTILITIES

HEAP
utility assistance - government program part of social services

FEMA NATIONAL SITE

 

HUD - RENTAL ASSISTANCE
If you need rental assistance this is the place to start. Subsidized housing is based on your income and often times it is much quicker to get into a subsidized apartment than to wait for a Section 8 Subsidy approval
Also check out
how subsidized rent is determined

 

HUD/SECTION 8/Govt subsidized housing
Section 8 housing usually has a long list because the subsidy is attached to the person, not the property. This means that regardless of where the person lives, they still get the subsidy. In NY the waiting list is 8-10 years.

****If at anytime, you are denied accessibility to applying for any program, you should contact your local city, county, or state leaders and have them intervene on your behalf. - THIS APPLIES TO ANYONE WHO IS DENIED ASSISTANCE.

HOWEVER, there is another alternative. Subsidized housing where the subsidy stays with the property rather than with the renter. You would still pay the same amount of rent - it is based on your income - but you would have to move into a government subsidized property.

In most cases, these are handicapped accessible, family oriented, all the maintenance is included - among other things.

I am including the link for HUD below - just click on the proper state and take it from there. You will need a minimal security deposit - which you may be able to get from social services or another charitable organization.

Regardless of how long the list is you should still be able to be put on the list.
Contributed links:

hud rental assistance

fair housing act

home page

Americans with disabilities act homepage

HOUSING ASSISTANCE COUNCIL
Does NOT help individuals, BUT does have a lot of information and links for individuals- please browse through the site for more information.

WORK AND SCHOOL

Department of Labor
Can assist with: unemployment, job search, resumes, job training, wage and hour, layoffs, overtime, workplace safety, retirement and health benefits, and disability questions.
Ways to Work
How can you work if you have no transportation? Most social services programs do offer bus passes to help you get to and from work. This is different. This is NOT part of social services. This is a LOAN program specifically for low income families in need of a car or car repair, who do NOT qualify for conventional loans. They have their own set of requirements and are NOT available in every state.

http://www.alliance1.org/Programs/Waystowork.htm

 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid - FAFSA
government grants to finance your education


MEDICAL HELP

FREE MEDICAL CAMPS

United Health Care Childrens Foundation
Grants, up to $5,000, can help families pay for the costs associated with therapies such as speech, physical and psychotherapy sessions; for medical equipment such as wheelchairs, braces, hearing aids and eye glasses; and for orthodontia and dental treatments.

Childrens Healthcare Emergencies

United Health Care Children’s Fund might be able to help. "Grants, up to $5,000, can help families pay for the costs associated with therapies such as speech, physical and psychotherapy sessions; for medical equipment such as wheelchairs, braces, hearing aids and eye glasses; and for orthodontia and dental treatments."

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
assistance with medications for those without insurance

Donated Dental services
In each state at least one program coordinator is responsible for determining that applicants are either disabled, elderly or medically compromised and have no other way for paying for dental care.

Together Rx

discount card for prescriptions

GREAT DISCOUNT MEDICAL CARD

http://dwesley1981.aidpage.com/about.htm

 

GRANTS LOANS AND WISHES

evander holyfield foundation

MODEST NEEDS
non-profit organization reaching out to hard-working individuals and families who suddenly find themselves faced with small, emergency expenses that they have no way to afford on their own

OPEN DIRECTORY PROJECT
Listing of organizations which grant wishes to disabled, terminally ill, children and adults.

Prosper
loan program for people - from people

AZOGROUP.COM

How To Locate Small Business Grants,
Government Grants, and Other Grant Money

 

MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES

(In other words, I wasn’t sure where to put these!)

Toys for Tots
Christmas assistance for families with children

Credit counseling

· CCCS

· NFCC

· money management. Org

· credit.org

 

ATTORNEYS

 

PETS

If you need financial assistance, for a pet who is ill, check out this page:
National financial assistance organizations for pets

nichy org - resources

a series of Web resource pages on topics of high interest and concern. They're intended to connect you quickly with a range of resources, materials, and guidance on these topics.

is it a scam?

fraud and scam information

GRASSROOTS.ORG
This is one site you have to see for yourself! If you want to start a non-profit, volunteer, get involved, or just do some research, this is the place to start!

SEX OFFENDERS

Is there a sex offender living near you? find out here

 


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Taryth
I'm very worried and upset all of the time. My boyfriend lost his job and can't find a new one and hasn't got unemployment and I'm pregnant and too sick and too high risk to work. Right now we have no income, all I get is some food stamps and WIC. I'm scared because I want to be able to provide for my baby and I'm always stressed out and crying all of the time because I'm worried.
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The Christmas Cat   in reply to hotrod1975

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hotrod1975
Hi I was looking for some help I had 3x bypass surgery looking like grant so I can by food and paying my bills
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DaGentleman   in reply to Zikela
Hey Z,
I don't have much but I have experience and could offer some pointers.
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charles113
IF ANYONE KNOW SOMEONE WHO CAN HELP
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Zikela
I am 20 with no kids and really need guidance and help on to get on my feet better so I can go to college and have a wealthy life style would anyone like to bless me
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Mommy of 3 in TN   in reply to BrokenHearted2
Your welcome. Thank you!
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BrokenHearted2   in reply to Mommy of 3 in TN
Thank you very much. I pray GOD will bless you & your little one's.
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Mommy of 3 in TN   in reply to BrokenHearted2
Hello if you will go to 211.org type your city & state there will be a list of agencies that can help you with utilities.
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STILLHOLDINGON2FAITH   in reply to Worsedad3ver
YOU CAN CALL 211 THEY CAN GIVE YOU THE INFO YOU NEED. THEY HAVE SEVERAL NUMBERS TO PLACES THAT CAN HELP AS SOON AS TODAY.
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BrokenHearted2   in reply to BrokenHearted2
I signed up for food stamps the other day & the case worker said the 1st letter I will get they will deny me but the 2nd letter they will approve me so this mornging's mail I got the 1st one. I just pray I get help with these utillities.
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BrokenHearted2   in reply to woman in a shoe
Thank you. I'll talk again Monday if nothing happens. GOD bless.
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woman in a shoe   in reply to BrokenHearted2
I know how it is I lost my mom in 2000 I was the only girl my brother s would get mad at me mom give me what she could I still miss her after all these years my mother wasn't that old. I take care of a women that 97 she a sweet heart. Well I got to get in bed it going on 11 here in MI. U will make it. You take care I will be on Mon morning if u want to talk to me good night
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BrokenHearted2   in reply to woman in a shoe
Thank you, my mother just turned 95 & went to Heaven to be with my brother. I see & feel her everywhere because we were close. I pray that GOD blesses you.
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woman in a shoe   in reply to BrokenHearted2
Hi type need help city state read each one very carefully till u see the one that said help with bills it will say rent lights gas hope this can help u good luck
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BrokenHearted2
I need Emergency help now. my mother just passed away & our rent is due again & no way to pay, plus the utilities.can someone help or tell my what can be done.
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The Christmas Cat   in reply to Herricanes
For all States
http://www.homelessshelte...

http://www.rentalassistan...


Catholic charities org
http://www.catholiccharit...
Requests for Assistance: 1.866.649.5862 | Toll-Free 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
451 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC 20410
Telephone: (202) 708-1112 TTY: (202) 708-1455
Find the address of the HUD office near you 
www.hud.gov/?

http://portal.hud.gov/hud...

Need Help Paying Bills, Debt, and Mortgage
www.needhelppayingbills.com/?

http://211us.org/

http://www.salvationarmyu...

Nationwide-Freebies.com

http://www.benefits.gov/

purplehearts.org (for veterans)

http://www.military.com/b...

http://www.ssa.gov/ssi/

Apply for any free prescription cards you can find online that includes your prescribed drug..Also look into the manufacture of that drug to see if it has a co-pay card that you are eligible for that includes drugs that your doctor administers to you for cancer ect...Also Walgreens has a great perscription plan look into it..
This will help with your medications.
http://freedrugcard.us/wa...

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) | Office of ...
www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/.../liheap?
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/pr...
Administration for Children...
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps keep families safe and healthy through initiatives that assist families with energy costs.

https://www.pplelectric.c...

Work at home Computer Jobs
https://www.alpineaccess....
http://www.surveyscout.co...
http://www.iamfreelancer....
Post your home care job on here Dog sitter, Nannie Ect.
http://www.care.com/
http://www.care.com/allen...
http://www.care.com/house...
Great Job site with reviews
http://www.indeed.com

Sell online
http://www.Ebay.com
Sell free online crafts photos ect
http://www.Etsey.com/
http://www.Sell.com/


Worldwide Clinical Trials Earn up to $2,300
http://www.wwctrials.com/...
Free and Charitable Clinics 
Community Health Centers 
Rural Health Clinics 
Community Behavioral Health Clinics 
http://www.nafcclinics.or...
http://findahealthcenter....
http://www.cms.gov/Outrea...
http://www.thenationalcou... 

National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics
http://www.nafcclinics.or... 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-647-7427
866-875-3827
Info@nafcclinics.orgAmeriCares

U.S. Medical Assistance Program
88 Hamilton Avenue 
Stamford, CT 06902
Tel: +1 203.658.9690
FAX: +1 203.406.4429
uspartnerships@americares.org

Free Dental care

http://www.freedentalcare...
http://www.cosmeticdentis...


freebiesamples.net/ 
www.samplebuddy.com 
hunt4freebies.com
www.ohyesitsfree.com 
http://freebies.about.com 
http://www.closetsamples.... 
http://Juliesfreebies.com 
http://www.freemania.net 
http://www.pregnancyandba... 
http://www.freeflys.com 

Saving money on car gasoline 
http://www.gasbuddy.com/
http://www.gasbuddy.com/g...

Free ISP Database - Find Free Internet Access Service Providers Instantly 
http://www.all-free-isp.c...

If you are on a low or limited income, you may qualify you for assistance in replacing or repairing furnaces and refrigerators. The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is designed to assist limited income families with reducing their energy usage by providing installation of energy conserving measures, as well as offering furnace cleaning and tuning. 
WAP eligibility is based on Energy Assistant Program guidelines. WAP is funded by the United States Department of Energy and is administered through the state by the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD).
Call your local energy assistance office for further information and a referral.http://www.simplylivingde...
http://www.simpledebtfree...

Worldwide Clinical Trials Earn up to $2,300
http://www.wwctrials.com/...


http://nnedv.org/projects...
http://www.paprobono.net/...
http://www.probono.net/
http://www.lawhelp.org/

If you were in a 2013 house fire and had no fire insurance make sure you fill out a special form you can apply to your yearly tax statement for losses due to fire it can make your taxes less and you don't have to pay in so much and will probably get a couple hundred back call your tax repairers office and ask about this and what forms you need
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The Christmas Cat   in reply to Herricanes
www.worldvision.org/kenya
http://ccpkenya.org/

http://www.helpinghandsa....

http://www.familycare.org...


http://bestjobsuganda.blo...

Contact Us
General Requests
For general questions about the Transfer Project, please email transfer@unc.edu
http://www.cpc.unc.edu/pr...
Social protection and social cash transfers are increasingly being seen as a key tool in East and Southern Africa for combating the triple threat of chronic poverty, hunger and HIV and AIDS. Several programmes have developed in recent years across the region, such as the Productive Safety Nets Programme in Ethiopia; social pensions in South Africa, Namibia and Lesotho; cash transfers in Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and Kenya; and more are planned. These programmes are united by common premises: that income poverty has highly damaging impacts on human development, and that cash empowers people living in poverty to make their own decisions on how to improve their lives.
In response to these needs, Save the Children UK (SCUK) and UNICEF launched The Transfer Project
http://www.unicef.org/
http://www.savethechildre....
http://www.cpc.unc.edu/

AMPATH largely serves the most vulnerable population: widows and widowers, orphans, the ostracized, and the neglected. It has been established that over 60% of the AMPATH population are poor. Since poverty plays a central role in accelerating vulnerability, AMPATH's patients are mainly poor, especially women and children.

The Social Work program handles some of the most difficult issues for all AMPATH clientshttp://www.ampathkenya.org/our-programs/social-health/social-work/
AMPATH Program Offices
AMPATH
P.O. Box 4606
Eldoret, Kenya
30100
Telephone: +254-532-033-471
Fax: +254-532-060-727
Sylvester Kimaiyo, MMED
AMPATH Program Manager
info@ampathkenya.org
Bornice Biomndo
AMPATH Communications and Public Relations (media contact)
ampath-pr@ampath.or.keAMPATH Consortium Team
IU House
c/o IIGH Kenya
Box 5760
Eldoret, Kenya
30100
Dunia Karama
Kenya Program Administrator
iuadmin@iukenya.org
Adrian Gardner, M.D.
AMPATH Field Director
adriangardner1@gmail.com
Laura Ruhl, M.D.
Medical Team Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
ljruhl@gmail.com
Geren Stone, M.D.
Medical Team Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
gsstone@iupui.edu
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woman in a shoe   in reply to Herricanes
i am sorry but there no cash on this site the ones that come on here are homeless no food for there babys not about to pay rent lights gas and so on. i am sorry good luck
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Herricanes
I am a 61 year old African American that have not faired to well over the past 35 yrs. I have not had a good paying since I started working after I graduated HS in 1971. I got married in 1975, have a beautiful and caring wife who only wanted to go on a cruise and have a nice home to be able to entertain and not be embarrased because of the home we live in now. I have not been able to provide that for her and I know that there are those out there that give needy families financial help. I don't know how much longer I have left before the Lord calls me home, I don't have any health issues except getting old. My wife suffers from high blood pressure and her mom of 102 recently passed away and she was the bady girl of 4, so if there is anyone out there that doesn't mind helping me somehow give my wife her dream, please let me know. Thank you
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