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You Will Need
- Application paperwork
- Proof of income
- Childcare costs
- Rent receipts or mortgage paperwork
- Utility bills
- And medical bill information
Obtain an application
Contact your local Department of Human Services or Family Services. Ask for an application for the programs or services you need. Programs exist for disability, health insurance, childcare, housing, food stamps, and other areas of need.
Fill out application
Fill out the application honestly and to the best of your ability. Use your financial documents to provide accurate income numbers and cost assessments. When you are finished, submit the application via mail or in person.
Prepare for your appointment
Prepare for your appointment by gathering all the required paperwork. Necessary information may include your identification, proof of income, childcare costs, rent receipts or mortgage paperwork, utility bills, and medical bills.
Arrive at your appointment on time with copies of all of your paperwork. You may undergo several interviews to determine your eligibility.
Wait to see if your application is approved or denied. You will be notified within 30 days. If denied, follow the prescribed appeals process to get the help you need.