Rebuilding your life after traumatic events, or lifetime traumas can be overwhelming, to say the least. These are just a few listings to help make things easier when you are facing emergency needs, or need to create additional income on the side. These are by no means, the only resources available.
*Resources listed below are not necessarily endorsed by me but are offered for your convenience only. Please do your research!
Free disability assessment and descriptions of PTSD and Disability for Social Security.
See if you qualify by completing the form located on this page and read what requirements are needed for acceptance.
Get information on government programs that may help you pay for food, housing, health care, and other basic living expenses. Find out about eligibility requirements for programs like food stamps, welfare, and Medicaid, and how to apply for them.
Almost every state education agency has at least one grant or scholarship available to residents, and many have a long list of student aid programs. Select your state to find out what financial aid programs may be available to you through your state education agency.
Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide free or low-cost health coverage to millions of Americans, including some low-income people, families and children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities.
The following websites are terrific resources for either supplementing your income or building an income source as a self-employed person or freelancer.
Virtual Assistants & Remote Workers
NOTE: Do your research! The search engines online are your friends.
You’ll find stories, reviews, and informative articles when you search with targeted keywords. Examples: (name of company), reviews, pay, pricing, or ask questions like, “what is it like driving for (insert company name),” “things to look out for when driving for (insert company name)”, etc.
Informative and Helpful Articles
Immediate financial help is available for struggling families and those facing unexpected income loss, disability, disaster or other crises. Most programs evaluate families to ensure that they qualify before offering assistance.
How to Get Emergency Cash Assistance
Often referred to simply as “welfare,” the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program provides emergency, short-term cash assistance. Before receiving emergency or immediate cash assistance, you must apply for the benefits through your local social or human services office.
Begin by applying for financial assistance through your local health and human services office. Some counties provide one-time financial hardship grants but require that you apply for the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, food stamps, and other assistance programs first.
Just a few of the most recognizable brands currently hiring remote positions (today) include companies like Apple, Walt Disney Company, American Express, Cigna, Farmers Insurance, Merck, Adobe, Dell, Pfizer, Intuit, Cisco, MetLife, Wells Fargo, and Verizon… to name just a few of the literally thousands offering remote jobs. – BY
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