What Are Some Resources for Single Mothers?


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Single mothers can access resources for grant opportunities, housing assistance and financial help by contacting the Department of Health and Human Services in their state of residence. Online resources such as the Single Parent Advocate and Single Mother Help also provide resources for single moms.

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SingleMotherHelp.org includes a list and links to organizations such as Feeding America, a domestic hunger charity, and One Harvest,a non-profit faith organization that provides pre-packaged food boxes to low-income families and mothers. SingleParentAdvocate.org offers a support network for single mothers to engage with other single mothers, seek out deals and discounts to save money and resources for child care organizations such as Head Start.

Single mothers can also seek out assistance and resources from community centers, local churches that support food and clothing drives, and local nonprofit organizations. Community centers and state Health and Human Services offices can provide referrals for employment, housing, food assistance and child care for single mothers. Financial assistance through grants and public assistance may also be available.

The Mommies Network is a nonprofit organization that assists single mothers with a free online resource to help find friendships and support in local communities. More than 80 local chapters exist with 30,000 active members, as of 2015.

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