I am 21 years old on section 8. I make under 20,000 year, I go days without eating
Q) I am Sanauya W*******. I am 21 years old who lives alone in section 8. I make under 20,000 yearly, I come from poverty, my parents can’t help me with food, gas or anything financially. I go days without eating fearing I can’t pay off my bills on time. (Georgia resident).
A) I am sorry to hear that you are facing financial difficulties. It is important to remember that you are not alone in this situation and there are resources available to help you. You may be eligible for assistance through programs such as SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) or TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families). Additionally, you can contact your local government or community organizations for information on additional resources that may be available in your area. Keep in mind that these programs are meant to help you get back on your feet. It would be best for you to reach out for help and try to find ways to increase your income.
I understand that you are facing financial difficulties in Georgia. In addition to programs such as SNAP and TANF that I mentioned earlier, you may also be eligible for assistance through Georgia’s Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS). DFCS provides financial assistance and support services to low-income families in the state, including help with food, housing, and other basic needs. You can contact DFCS at 1-877-423-4746 or visit their website at https://dfcs.georgia.gov/ for more information on how to apply for assistance.
You may also be eligible for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) which can help you with your energy bills. You can contact your local Community Action Agency for more information about LIHEAP.
You can also reach out for help to other organizations such as The Salvation Army, which offers assistance with food, housing and other basic needs.
It’s important to not give up and reach out for help as soon as possible.