Find Free Public Assistance

Because there are literally hundreds of different Public Assistance Programs in the fifty-two states, just finding the right one to help you can be a daunting task. That’s where we come in. Our website the website brings all the programs together in one place to make it easier for you to decide which one is your best option.

We’ll help you discover what’s available in your state and region. Then we’ll help you access the most appropriate one for your particular needs.

How do you get started? Just click on your state and select the city nearest you. A list of Public Assistance like: low income cell program; single mother system; alcohol treatment program will appear.

We provide listings of Public Assistance available from governmental and non-profit organizations. We’ll work hard to help you find resources in your area.

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Map of public assistance network in the United States

Types of Public Assistance Programs

  1. Welfare - United States Welfare may be paid through: check or debit cards, loans, subsidies, vouchers and/or free services offered by Public Assistance government organizations or non-profits. Examples include: subsidies for food, housing and health care, benefits for elderly retirees and disability insurance.
  2. Social Security - Social Security includes financial support for retirees, the disabled and unemployed. It is funded by Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA). Other funding goes to Medicare and Medicaid health insurance for those over 65, children of deceased workers and those with disabilities.
  3. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Food benefits have become debit cards with electronic benefits transfer. Applicants are required to provide proof of residency, a social security number, and proof of eligibility for federal government’s definition of “poverty level”.
  4. Federal Government Loans Programs - Several government aid programs are available at the federal level.
    • The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers aid armed service men and women who served during wartime. These benefits include: retirement plans, health insurance, housing assistance, payments to the family of deceased veterans, subsidies for further education, and loans.
    • Government loans are also available to non-Veterans. The Small Business Administration handles these projects lending money to homeowners in areas officially declared disaster areas.
    • Loans are available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, for farming-related projects
    • Loans are available through Department of Education, for school tuition
    • Loans are available from the Federal Housing Administration, for buying a home.
  5. Housing Assistance - Public Housing Authority offers vouchers and subsidies. It also has apartment complexes with geared-to-income rents. Renters and homeowners can also lower some of their utility bills through Low Income Home Energy Assistance.

New Updates:

Lincoln County Wic
Location: Brookhaven, MS - 39601
Contact Phone: (601) 833-8880
Details: WIC is a special supplemental food program for pregnant, breastfeeding, and post-partum women, infants, and children under five years of age. WIC helps you and your baby get healthy foods and healthy advice in the first years of life.
Milford Riverwalk Wic
Location: Milford, DE - 19963
Contact Phone: (302) 424-7220
Details: You must: Reside in Delaware; Have a nutritional risk; Meet income guidelines; and be a: Pregnant woman (through pregnancy and up to 6 weeks after birth or after pregnancy ends) or Breastfeeding woman (up to the infant’s 1st birthday) or Postpartum woman , who is not breastfeeding (up to 6 months after the birth of an infant or after pregnancy ends) or Child or infant less than 5 years old. Parent(s), step-parent(s), guardian(s), or foster parent(s) may apply for their children who qualify. You do not need to be married to apply. You do not need to be a US citizen to receive WIC.
Community And Economic Development Association Of Cook County - Evanston Wic Clinic
Location: Evanston, IL - 60201
Contact Phone: (847) 328-3511
Details: The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, is a supplemental nutrition program focused on eating healthy for moms and kids. WIC can provide nutrition education, nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support, nutritious foods and referrals to other services as needed. CEDA operates the largest WIC program in Illinois, now serving over 50,000 clients. Clients are eligible for all WIC benefits, including vouchers for WIC foods, personalized counseling with a nutritionist, and individual and group education.
Taunton/attleboro Wic - Mansfield
Location: Mansfield, MA - 02048
Contact Phone: (508) 823-6346
Details: WIC is a special nutrition and health care program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC provides dietary assessment and counseling, nutrition education, food checks, immunizations, assessment, voter registration, farmers market coupons, breastfeeding peer counselors, breastfeeding promotion and support, and health and human service referrals.
Escambia County Health Department - Fairfield Service Center Wic
Location: Pensacola, FL - 32501
Contact Phone: (850) 595-6670
Details: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) improves the lifelong health and nutrition of pregnant women, new mothers (breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding), infants, and children under the age of 5, by providing nutrition education, nutrient-rich supplemental food, and health and social service referrals. Raising Healthy Children Curriculum is offered to WIC families at risk for childhood obesity.