How these programs work is the U.S. government gives funds to each of the states, who then in turn delegate it to the counties within that state. The county agencies will be the place for you begin to make that determination if you qualify for one of these programs. One of the agencies go through is the Social Rehabilitation Services (SRS). Through this service, a single mother can obtain food stamps, WIC stamps (if at least one child is under the age of four), subsidized housing, and free health care. If your children are in the public school system, check out the reduced or free lunch programs. To find out about such programs, simply go into the administrative offices of your childs school and request an application. It is nothing to feel ashamed of as you are improving your lifestyle and teaching your kids the importance of resolve.
In Florida and other states they have assistance for those needing lower rental rates It is called section 8 housing and often is in nice sections of town. Every way you can reduce your housing and daily living expenses will help you think about your educational goals and get your closer.
Some of the ways you can get assistance for college involve Federal government grants which are for improving one's education. Those grants include Pell Grants, the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH), as well as the Natl Smart Grant. If you are a minority group there are also organizations available. Though it may seem overwhelming, keep your eyes focused on your dream and the way you want your life to be transformed. This visualization will help and remind you daily.