So my husband just lost his job in November, and since then we have both been looking for a job (I was a stay at home mom). Right now he is waiting for unemployment, but it is taking so long to respond back to us. Well, we have our bills due now. We applied for HACAP which helps with electric and gas bills, but they still havent called us back. I talked to the utility companies, and they gave us enough time to wait for HACAP to respond back to us. So now all we have to worry about is our water bill, but i can't find anywhere to help us. WE get shut off Wednesday, so I called to ask the water company to help out, but they said that they cant do anything to help. So idk what to do now. From all of the Christmas money our family gave us we have enough for our rent and house payment (we are doing a rent to own for a trailer and we pay our lot rent). After we pay that we have only our Hy-Vee gift card and $50 for gas to help us get around for job hunting. So far no one is hiring or we're not what they are looking for. This is soooo frustrating. We have a 1 1/2 year old and I dont want him to go through what i went through as a kid. All of our family has helped with what they can for our rent, so now what do we do for our water? we use it for everything from cooking to dishes, laundry to showers.
We have medicaid and foodstamps so we dont need to worry about food.
Please if anyone can help that would be sooo great.
Oh yea I live in Iowa if that makes a difference.
I jsut dont know what to do anymore...
Asked by Anonymous at 11:19 PM on Dec. 31, 2010 in Money & Work
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Answer by DreaB83 at 11:25 PM on Dec. 31, 2010
Contact St. Vincent de Paul look to the right column for some help. GL
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