U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > New York > New York City
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 07-09-2010, 11:27 PM
 
1 posts, read 1,168 times
Reputation: 10

Advertisements

My husband and I moved to NC from NYC a few yrs. ago. Things did not work out there. We both had really good jobs in NYC on Wall St. We lost our home in NC and are currently living in FL. temporarily with my parents in 55 over community. We are coming back to NYC but he has to get a new job there and it's been a long proccess. We have lost everything and are basically starting over. We have 3 yo and one on the way which basically leaves me helpless right now since no one will hire me if I walk into a job interview pregnant.

We are on medicaid in FL so I can receive pre natal care. I have never been nor have I ever had to be on public assistance before. I do not plan on staying on it either. At this point it is the only choice I have. I just don't know where to start first. Will I be able to receive section 8 vouchers ? Does any one have any info they can provide about what steps to take? We can not stay here long and will have to go to NY and stay with friends temporarily. Can I start applying while I am still in FL for help in NY?

Any info would be appreciated.
Thanks!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 07-10-2010, 05:42 AM
 
4,502 posts, read 11,675,626 times
Reputation: 4039
I'm pretty sure you can't apply for assistance in NY while you're in FL. You will have to be a NY resident first. You may consider getting up here before having the baby since they may "fast track" you if you're pregnant.

Oh, and don't feel you have to give excuses about being on Medicaid while prego. If you have no other coverage, what are you supposed to do???

Best of luck to you and your family.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-10-2010, 12:31 PM
 
Location: Staten Island, New York
3,676 posts, read 5,860,180 times
Reputation: 3565
Check out the Section 8 situation carefully. It was closed for a while - ran out of money - but they may have reopened it by now.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > New York > New York City
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top