The struggle to maintain minimum standards of living is real for families living on a low-income salary. It is difficult for them to afford food items and other necessities such as food, shelter and water supply. Their debts tend to increase and keeping their heads above water can seem very difficult with little income to live on.
Financial assistance in an effort to help low-income families afford life’s necessities and work on building a better future for themselves and their families are rendered by the U.S. government and many non-profit organizations. Financial burden can be helped pulled out of families living in need through federal and non-federal debt relief grants.
Debt Relief Grants for Housing
Affording a home or rental property is a big undertaking for families living on a low income. Increasing debts and falling behind on bills can lead to evictions and homelessness in the most extreme cases. The federal government, as well as many non-profit organizations, offer debt relief grants for housing to aid those in need:
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
- U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Public Housing programs
- Habitat for Humanity
- Mercy Housing
- Catholic Charities
- American Red Cross
- Salvation Army
Debt Relief Grants for Daily Expenses
Bills for items such as cable/telephone/internet, transportation, fuel, groceries and home repair work have substantial impact on your funds as well as daily expenses. A large portion of your family’s income is consumed by these expenses and they leave little left to live off of. Your families’ daily needs can be met by the use of financial relief grant.
- Special Milk Program
- Child and Adult Care Food Program
- Supplemental Assitance Nutrition Program (SNAP)
- Temporary Assitance For Needy Families (TANF)
Additional Debt Relief Options
Individuals struggling with debt related to medical expenses and utility bills also have the opportunity of government financial assistance.