we're a family of 4. later today (about 5 nerve wracking hours from now!) we are meeting with a county lady to apply for emergency assistance, something we've never done before. (It's for our utilities which are over $3200 from over the winter, more than we make in a month)
I'm to bring 60 days worth of EVERYTHING... money in and money out. I am wondering what 60 days worth of income is considered poor enough to be deserving? And do they understand when expenses are higher than most folks? (IE a $480 month car payment for a 10 year old vehicle due to poor financing)
Asked by Anonymous at 10:49 AM on Jun. 2, 2011 in Money & Work
Answer by attap5 at 10:55 AM on Jun. 2, 2011
Answer by gemgem at 11:08 AM on Jun. 2, 2011
Answer by pookiekins34 at 11:16 AM on Jun. 2, 2011
Answer by Eclectic_VT at 11:20 AM on Jun. 2, 2011
It varies from state to state and program to program. We tried getting HEAP (Heating & Energy Assistance Program) and were denied because they only allow so much for rent and car payment and don't really care how much or how many other monthly bills (credit card and loans and DAYCARE)you have. Just take everything you can and expect they will still want more. GOOD LUCK TO YOU.
Answer by meooma at 11:32 AM on Jun. 2, 2011
Answer by Dahis at 11:54 AM on Jun. 2, 2011
Answer by lovingmy4babies at 11:56 AM on Jun. 2, 2011
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