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Using the BenefitsCheckUp Tool to Find Government Resources

( - It’s no secret that the process of finding government assistance programs can be time-consuming, confusing, and simply overwhelming. The National Council on...

The Seven Main Things You Need to Qualify for Section 8

( - The Section 8 program dates back to 1974, originally developed by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The program...

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI): Qualification and Application Guidelines

( - Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI, is one of three programs created by the Social Security Administration. The goal of the program...

Applying for Welfare via the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program

( - Formally formed in 1997, the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program, or TANF, became the newest form of welfare to be enacted...

Keeping Families Fed with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

( - The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP or simply food stamps, is hands-down the biggest nutrition program offered by the...

Reducing Your Energy Costs with LIHEAP

( - The Low Income Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, was formally created by Congress in the early 1980s in order to help lower...

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