FINANCIAL RESOURCES & MORE
Low income households have many struggles to overcome each month. Now, covid-19 has made this monthly struggle even harder. It is projected that in 2020 the poverty rate will be 9.2% for the entire population.* Percentages will fluctuate depending on each state though. Resources are vitally important to take at this time. There are helpful programs available during this pandemic. Also, there are other programs available to help you financially and otherwise.
We will mention some below.
Poverty guides by number in household*
- One person $12,760*
- Two person $17,240*
- Three person $21,720*
- Four person $26,200*
- Five person $30,680*
- Six person $35,160,* etc...
Many individuals who struggle financially need more opportunities to improve their situation like transportation, employment, food, housing, etc... Relief Benefits helps provide these opportunities by recommending free or cheap programs that are right for you. All recommended programs require the following:
– Resident in 1 of the 50 states or the District of Columbia
– U.S. Citizen or Non-Citizen legally admitted to the U.S.
– Must be 18 years of age or older
HELPS NONPROFIT LAW FIRM
Do you have difficulty paying old debt? Are there medical, credit cards or other debt you simply can’t pay? Are debt collectors making your life miserable? Did you know social security, disability and retirement incomes are protected by federal law? These incomes do not need to be used for old debt you can’t afford to pay.
HELPS, a 501c Nonprofit Law Firm, helps seniors and disabled persons receiving federally protected income like social security, retirement, veteran’s assistance and disability. Please visit HELPS’ website at helpsishere.org or call them at toll free 1-855-435-7787 for possible solutions and answers to your questions
Low Income Benefits
Once you sign in and qualify, you will have access to all the above topics and more. Access means you will be redirected to the correct benefit website saving you time and effort. The programs are provided to you based on your information. This website is similar to a guide steering you in the right direction. There is so much information out there now a days, it helps to go down the right path without spending days on one thing. ReliefBenefits.com
Managing Your Money!
Finding cheap affordable housing usually comes at a cost. Location, crime, maintenance, etc... will probably be problematic. The solutions to these problems is costly too. We suggest weighing these problems and pay accordingly. For instance you might pay more to live in a more secure area. However for some people living in a secure area is not a priority. So their living conditions and payments will be different. Hopefully you can use the resources on this page or find other resources that save you time an money.
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Salvation Army - 211 - MODEST NEEDS
The salvation army is a long-standing charitable organization. They have over 3 million volunteers nationwide and offer multiple programs to help those in need. There are a couple of moving related programs too. However, these programs are extremely limited and vary depending on location.
The Best way to apply because Each local Salvation Army location has separate programs that they administer, is to:
Three Helpful Moving Resources
The salvation army
This charitable organization is long-standing. They have over 3 million volunteers nationwide and offer multiple programs to help those in need. There are a couple of moving related programs too. However, these programs are extremely limited and vary depending on location.
The Best way to apply because Each local Salvation Army location has separate programs that they administer, is to complete the following steps:
Step 1) Find local salvation army Here.
Step 2) Call your local Salvation Army charity to see what assistance can be provided for moving related expenses.
Here is the “general” office number if needed: 1-800-SAL-ARMY
211.org is a hotline phone number that connects you directly to the helpful resources that you qualify for.
For best results call 211. The operator will transfer you to your local agencies or provide you links to applications for resources, including those who help with grants and moving related expenses.
Modest Needs focuses on making small, one-time grants of around $1,000. These grants should help you if you are living at or near the poverty line and need to get through a temporary crisis, which includes moving related assistance. Terms and conditions apply to how the money is given or raised. Please visit their website to learn more.
Find out how to create an account and apply Here.
We have briefly mentioned a few moving related assistance programs. There are others. Hopefully the information above is useful to you in some way to lesson the burden of moving. The transition to a new environment can be difficult for some. We understand. If the resources above do not work for you please contact us via email and we will try to help in some way if possible.
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