Locate U.S. Government Assistance Programs

Edited by Robbi, Eng, Lynn, Doug Collins

Government Assistance Programs can be very useful for those who require them.

At some point in time, many people who are unemployed or ill will have need for additional help from our government. In some cases it may be nothing more than someone to assist us in forming a new business or to help us to find funding that we need.

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For those who have a need for some type of assistance in their day to day lives, the requirements that they have can be very diverse.

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What Kind of Help is Required

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    Some need to have for child care assistance with a low payout requirement.
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    Others may have need of the services of a home heath aid for an elderly or infirm relative
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    Still more require legal assistance or help in finding a health care advocate.
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Where Can You Find Help Services?

The United States government, as well as most state governments provide these services for US citizens. In most cases they provide what you are looking for as well as satellite services from which you may select.

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The problem is that finding the services that you require may not be as easily accomplished as you might like. The programs of the government are vast and diverse, but availing yourself of those services is quite difficult if you can't locate them.

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What Government Services are Available

Government services can include a broad array of different items that will be beneficial to you if only you knew that they existed. Did you know for example that the United States government offers:

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    Tax Help - Assistance to help you in getting your taxes filled out is available to you.
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    Loan Repayment Assistance - The means to help you to pay back the loans that you want.
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    Mortgage Assistance - Assistance in paying off your mortgage or having your mortgage refinanced.
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    Insurance Help - Assistance in locating health, fire or other insurance is available
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    Legal Assistance - If you are having legal problems and are unable to pay for an attorney to help you, the law requires that you be given free counsel.
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    Housing Help - Particularly when children are involved, you may require housing
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    Low income people can obtain low cost housing for families.
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    Social Security and Retirement Funding.
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    Healthcare help - Healthcare can be costly
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    Free health care programs do exist for those who qualify and have a large cost medical expenses.
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    Energy Assistance - Programs exist for people who have no way to pay heating bills.
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    Educational or Training Opportunities - People who have been displaced or are no longer employed are able to find the right training to get into a new career.
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    Disaster or Fire relief - If you have been displaced by a fire or other catastrophic event, there is assistance available to you
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    Child Care - Child care help for those who are single parents and in need of someone to help them with their care is available free of charge or at a low cost.
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    Counseling.
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    Food and Nutrition Assistance.
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How Do You Find the Right Links?

All of these things and more are programs that are part of the state or federal government, but how do you find them?

One of the best ways to locate the resources that will help you to achieve an easier and a better quality of life may be the use of a directory of services.

A help directory of government assistance programs can help you to determine if these services are available in your area, where these services are located, how best to contact them and what requirements are necessary to use them.

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The use of a help directory to find the government services that are necessary in your situation may be the best way to ensure that you're not spending hours looking for government assistance programs that are two streets away.

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If you are in need of government assistance there is help available online or offline. Visit Government Benefits by State

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please post in the comments section below.

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