A welfare cellphone program exists, and is commonly referred to as Obama phones. The program helps low-income individuals receive cellphones with calling and texting service, provided they meet certain income thresholds ... More »

In the United States, the various programs comprising the country's welfare system are primarily funded by the federal government. The six main programs of the U.S. social welfare structure include Temporary Assistance f... More »

As of 2015, an individual is permitted to earn no more than $1,265 per month gross, or $973 net, to qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. To rece... More »

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