Pregnant women, children, disabled persons and the elderly who meet low-income standards are eligible for Medicaid in every state. In 2014, eligibility expanded in some states to include everyone who earns up to 138 perc... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Residents of Virginia are able to get an idea if they are eligible for Medicaid by using the Medicaid screening tool on the website. They can definitively determine their Medicaid eligibility status by applyi... More » Government & Politics Social Services

To assess Medicaid eligibility, visit the Health Insurance Marketplace to answer some income and household questions, according to If you qualify, the site guides you to an application. The site also info... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance

Children under age 18, seniors over age 65, the blind or disabled, pregnant women, foster children, women diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer and families with little to no income may be eligible for Medicaid in Sou... More »

The Head Start program performance standards are a set of standards that all facilities offering services to children and families must meet before opening a facility. There are also standards that Head Start facilities ... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Foster parent requirements vary by state, but most states require the home to meet safety, fire and sanitary standards, as well as to have adequate space to accommodate a foster child comfortably. Usually this means that... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Wards of the state are typically children who become the financial responsibility of the state in which they live because their parents either can't or refuse to continue to have responsibility for them. In some states, ... More »