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Old 10-30-2008, 07:51 AM
 
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I have a friend who is a single mom and has a small baby with sickle cell. She needs government assistance for an apartment and daycare. How would she go about getting some assistance? Thank you in advance!

 
Old 10-30-2008, 08:33 AM
 
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Old 10-30-2008, 09:14 AM
 
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Most important, get mom and baby on Medicaid (they'll be able to help with food stamps and other assistance info): Texas Medicaid Program

Have them sign up for WIC, which will get them vouchers for baby formula, milk, cheese, juice, etc. They also will provide wellness and nutrional info/support: Texas Department of State Health Services, Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)

Look into Section 8 housing thru HUD: Section 8 Housing Program - TDHCA
 
Old 10-30-2008, 08:20 PM
 
Location: A little suburb of Houston
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Also need to find legal aid office and baby's daddy to pay child support.
 
Old 10-30-2008, 08:25 PM
 
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Also need to find legal aid office and baby's daddy to pay child support.
She can do that for free through the Attorney General's office.
Texas Attorney General
 
Old 09-25-2009, 02:14 AM
 
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I'm pregnant single mom...and unemployed..where can i get aid or what gov.org.i will go to help me till I deliver my baby...I'm worried ..pls help me..thanks.
 
Old 09-25-2009, 05:49 AM
 
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LOTS of links for you to pursue in the posts above.........
 
Old 09-25-2009, 07:31 AM
 
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I'm pregnant single mom...and unemployed..where can i get aid or what gov.org.i will go to help me till I deliver my baby...I'm worried ..pls help me..thanks.
Call 2-1-1 See: How to Get Help (http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/Help/index.html - broken link)
 
Old 09-25-2009, 09:00 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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I have a friend who is a single mom and has a small baby with sickle cell. She needs government assistance for an apartment and daycare. How would she go about getting some assistance? Thank you in advance!
The apartment thing can be tricky, section 8, if she even qualifies has a long waiting list. Actually the daycare can be a problem as well unless she is actually on welfare. I used to have a young single mom who worked for me. She made about $8.00 a hour (this was quite a few years ago) still she did not qualify for anything other than WIC. She didn't even qualify for food stamps.

Nita
 
Old 11-27-2010, 03:57 PM
 
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I have a child w/sickle cell.Can he get gov. assistance for that?
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