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What type of help can a single mother or young mother recieve?

Im googling to see the type of help i can receive im 19 yrs old , not in school (at the moment) and not working just had my baby 10 days ago

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firstimemommy21

Asked by firstimemommy21 at 5:52 PM on Jan. 28, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • It all depends on your income. WIC (women, infant & children) have a pretty high income scale so you'd probably qualify for that. Not sure about food stamps or housing. You'd have to check out your states website.
    Good luck!
    Oh! And congrats! Hope you and baby are doing well!
    cheekycherub

    Answer by cheekycherub at 5:56 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Depending on where you are living or who you are living with you could qualify for TANF. Check with your state. It varies so much between states.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 5:59 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Go to your state's website and search for information
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 7:17 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Congratulations! Like the other posters said if your not already on WIC apply for it. Go to your DSHS and apply for food stamps, TANF, and housing. You might qualify, it never hurts to try. If your planning on going back to school or work try applying for daycare help. Fill out you financial aid IF you are going to school. Most likely you'll get help. GL!
    myree85

    Answer by myree85 at 10:31 PM on Jan. 28, 2011

  • Why didn't you figure our financing before choosing to become a mother?
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:52 PM on Jan. 29, 2011

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