Category Archives: State and Local Programs

title=alt=Assistance programs, help struggling families in America every day.  Many state, government, and community action groups give support to low-income families and individuals.   They help by paying past-due bills and help maintain family stability, by preventing evictions and the loss of utilities.  To get help, you must qualify financially.  What does this mean?  It means that your gross family income must be at or below the U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines.

When you qualify, you can receive help with rent, utilities, nutritional support, cash benefits, medical assistance, as long as funding is available.  You must be an American citizen, lawful permanent residents, have a green card, have refugee status.   Many are struggling families receive help every day.  If you need help, please feel free to use Free Financial Help as a resource.  You will be screen and you must bring proof of income, proof of address and identification for everyone living in the household.

Louisiana Low-Income Assistance Programs

Louisiana Assistance Programs.  Everyone doesn’t have a friend or family member that can pay your bills if you are laid off.  Low-income Assistance programs make a difference.  Life is unpredictable.  Anyone can lose a job,  or have the hours cut or have a change in their financial situation.  There are low-income assistance programs, as well as community and government grants… Read More »

Montana Rent Assistance Programs

Montana Rent Assistance Programs.  Rental assistance programs help stop the threat of eviction while supporting the stability of the family. The government, local community outreach, and charities help those struggling financially because of loss of employment, unexpected illness or tragedy.  Organizations like the Salvation Army, Catholic Charities  If you are having financial difficulties do not wait unto the last minute… Read More »

Montana Heating and Utility Bill

Montana Heating and Utility Bill Assistance.  The cold months mean higher heating and utility bills for everyone.  Montana has local and government agencies that help you pay bills. First of all, if you are low-income or in danger of losing services there is help available.  Here is a listing of charities, government and utility companies where you may be able… Read More »

Colorado Utility and Heating Assistance

Colorado Utility and Heating Assistance.  If you live in Colorado and need utility and heating bill assistance, you are not alone.  There are energy outreach programs that help families that need a little extra help during the coldest months.  These government, charities and utility companies offer programs that help struggling families stay warm in Winter.  These organization also help with utilities all year around.  If you are… Read More »

Tax-Credit Apartments for Low-Income Residents

Tax-Credit Apartments & Income-Based Apartments.  The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program makes the dream of affordable housing possible.  Qualified tenants pay lower than market rents by offering tax incentives to the apartment owners.  You may live in an upscale apartment development and not realize that people in your complex do not pay market rent.  The same apartment can… Read More »