Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Need money

I got laid off i'm trying to find a way to get extra money, i'm down to a dime in my bank account. Of course i'm a single parent trying to get my child some school clothing and pay off some debts. I have no help at all friends, family they just all for themselves. Any ideas?

Answer Question
 
LSmall439

Asked by LSmall439 at 6:13 PM on Sep. 12, 2013 in Money & Work

Level 1 (2 Credits)
Answers (9)
  • Pawn shops and file for unemployment. Cut any unnecessary expenses. Food stamps and WIC.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 6:20 PM on Sep. 12, 2013

  • Do you have anything you can sell?

    Can you get a job babysitting?

    Have you checked Red Cross? Salvation Army?

    What about your local welfare?
    tempsingl3mom

    Answer by tempsingl3mom at 6:20 PM on Sep. 12, 2013

  • Have you gone to Social Services in your County?
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 6:22 PM on Sep. 12, 2013

  • How long ago was you laid off? Did you apply for unemployment and get denied or have you used up all your benefits?
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 6:40 PM on Sep. 12, 2013

  • Sell some stuff.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 7:17 PM on Sep. 12, 2013

  • Local churches, United Way, Salvation Army, Welfare Dept., Unemployment, selling plasma or anything of value, taking in a roommate, cutting back, etc., etc.
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 7:20 PM on Sep. 12, 2013

  • start looking for another job?
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 7:48 PM on Sep. 12, 2013

  • Where's your child's father? Does he pay child support?
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 11:45 PM on Sep. 12, 2013

  • Call 211. It's a hotline for social services. You can get connected for food and clothing.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:01 AM on Sep. 13, 2013

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.