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Government assistance is defined as government aid given to the disabled, poor, elderly or dependent children. Some examples are financial assistance, health care, housing assistance and food stamps. More »

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The U.S. government provides the Home Affordable Modification Program and the Home Affordable Refinance Program to homeowners in need of assistance. Other programs available as of 2015 are the Affordable Foreclosure Alte... More »

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The federal government offers eligible seniors health care assistance in the form of Medicare and Medicaid. Medicaid provides care to low-income and disabled persons, while Medicare provides coverage for Americans age 65... More »

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Government funded housing assistance is designed to provide affordable housing to low-income families, people with disabilities, and the elderly. Various factors determine eligibility, but generally families that have to... More »

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According to Scholarships.com, organizations offering financial aid to single mothers understand the need for assistance. Statistically, 38 percent of single mothers are surviving at or below the economic poverty level. ... More »

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Individuals with disabilities can receive financial assistance by applying for Social Security disability insurance or supplemental security income, according to the Social Security Administration. Only individuals who m... More »

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Under the FCC's Lifeline program, residents of certain states who receive some form of government financial assistance, such as EBT, may be eligible for a free cellular phone and service. Exact requirements vary by state... More »

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