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Can you be a SAHM and get foodstamps?
What kinds of guidelines are there?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:52 PM on Jan. 26, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • yes you can be a SAHM and get foodstamps and other help, if the father is in the picture then you'll need to show proof of income.. along with like birth certificate, id, social same for you and your child! :D did that answer your question?
    MommaBear1129

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 11:54 PM on Jan. 26, 2009

  • ya tons of women get that.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:00 AM on Jan. 27, 2009

  • You should only receive gov't help if you are going through a tough time. Foodstamps and such is supposed to be temporary help-not something you get so you can be a SAHM!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:00 AM on Jan. 27, 2009

  • in fact working people that can hardly pay the bills get shafted because of their income.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:00 AM on Jan. 27, 2009

  • thank you mommabear.
    I think that if you want like regular cash aide, they will make you take classes and spend a specific amount of time looking for a job...is that correct?
    Does that apply to foodstamps as well?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:01 AM on Jan. 27, 2009

  • Why oh why do I work?

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:03 AM on Jan. 27, 2009

  • hey, well if you get on cash aid they do send you to classes and other stuff.
    and no that does not apply on foodstamps. so yeah. pm if you want.

    and to anon at 1100 you know even people that are trying to find a job and get unemployment get their cashaid taken away.. like us, they told us since they are expecting us to receive income sometime from unemployment they cut it from 500 to 174 and we've been waiting for unemployment since nov! so go figure why were behind on bills and what not, but theirs no jobs here in the antelope valley and we dont have the money for gas to go find a job outside of here! :D

    MommaBear1129

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 12:06 AM on Jan. 27, 2009

  • Anon9:03- dont you know that you have to "spread the wealth around"?
    HaydensMommy007

    Answer by HaydensMommy007 at 12:06 AM on Jan. 27, 2009

  • and it is something you should only get on a temp but sometimes you cant help it but to be on it when theirs no jobs..
    however they are changing the laws to where a family can only receive it for two years, but you will still get for the child until they are 18!
    but as for adults they can only get it for two years.
    MommaBear1129

    Answer by MommaBear1129 at 12:06 AM on Jan. 27, 2009

  • i want food stamps dammit, how do i get it?? We own 2 cars by the way, and between the 2 of us we have 3 jobs!!!!!! still can't make ends meet!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:09 AM on Jan. 27, 2009

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