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 » Government & Politics Social Services

In order to qualify for Texas Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF, which is the state's cash aid welfare program, the applicant must be a United States citizen or U.S. national, a resident of Texas, be pregn... More »

Whether or not families and individuals qualify for welfare depends on several factors, including income, size of family and emergency situations like homelessness, hospital visits and teenage pregnancy. Welfare requirem... More »

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provides food from the five major food groups to qualified low-income Americans. Recipients can also use benefits to purchase seeds and plants capable of producing food, and ... More » Government & Politics Social Services

It's possible to apply for food stamps online, at a local Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program office or through the phone. The Food and Nutrition Service webpage lets people find their state and the application for... More » Government & Politics Social Services

There are several programs within the basic welfare program, but the basic criteria for all the programs is that recipients agree to work on getting out of the program within a specific time frame. Welfare programs inclu... More »

The San Mateo housing authority offers a number of programs, including the Affordable Housing Program, the Moving-To-Work program, and the MTW 5-Year Self-Sufficiency program. These programs are geared towards helping ci... More » Government & Politics Social Services