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Welcome to our website. We offer largest directory of single mother grants that help with rent, utility bills, child care, education, medication, housing, medical bills, and mortgage, among others. Many of these financial assistance programs have limited funding, and some might not be available for single mothers who do not meet specific income requirements. Phone numbers and website links to apply for these free grants are published on our website


Grants from variety of sources

Grants published on our website are made available from a variety of sources -- state, federal, non profit organizations and educational institutions. If you are looking for education grants, make sure that application is submitted before the deadline. Many other grants might also have deadlines that need to be met to quality for a free grant. Although our focus is on publishing information on single mother grants, scholarships are not given much importance. If you are looking for college scholarships, readers are advised to look for websites that specifically deal with college scholarships.

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Single mothers assistance in New York City

Housing Assistance for single mothers

Do you or your family need help finding housing? Are you at risk of becoming homeless? For single mothers eligible for assistance there are agencies that provide services to help keep people in their homes. Information is available regarding qualifications for public housing and how to apply. Learn more about options for staying in your current home or finding a safe and healthy alternative.

New York City Housing Authority of Queens                   718-707-7771

Eligible low-income individuals and families find assistance with finding safe housing. The staff can provide information and aid those applying for rental assistance, Section 8, and other housing programs.

Family Eviction Prevention Supplement                           212-776-2000

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++ Popular grants for single mothers

Rental assistance for up to five years to families receiving public assistance. The program can also assist with rental arrears up to $7,000. Learn more about how to avoid eviction.

New Destiny Housing                                                       646-472-0262

Visit the website for a variety of housing resources.

Food assistance for single mothers

Every day there are people who would go without eating if not for the assistance of dedicated organizations that provide food through pantries and kitchens.

  • Hunger Solutions New York

Hunger Solutions is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating hunger.   Visit the website to discover options for free food. Call for more information 518-436-8757 or 800-865-5542.

  • Food Program Locater : Search for food near you.
  • Food Bank of New York City 212-566-7855
  • New York City Coalition Against Hunger

To locate the nearest food resource search the city at this web page or call 212-825-0028.

  • Council of Jewish Organizations of Staten Island 718-720-4047

           The pantry will serve people in need regardless of religion. Fruits, vegetables, frozen foods, and more may be available. Call to make an appointment.

  • BronxWorks Heights Senior Center                        718-299-0301

The center provides a bag of groceries to clients and seniors who are at-risk for hunger and malnutrition. The assistance program is available to current Meals on Wheels recipients as well.

Eviction and Foreclosure assistance for single moms

Are you a single mom about to be evicted? Is your family facing foreclosure? When it comes to losing your home you need professional assistance. It is imperative you know your rights and responsibilities. Contact an agency for help.

Eviction Intervention Services                                          212-308-2210

For rent assistance and eviction prevention.

Neighborhood Housing Services Of North Bronx             718-881-1180

Mortgage, foreclosure and housing assistance.

Law Help NY

Offers legal information and referrals for New Yorkers who cannot afford an attorney. Continue reading to find out more about preventing foreclosure.

Credit Counseling

Do you have creditors calling you constantly? Are you ready to make a change? If you are tired of being buried in debt, there is a way out. Contact a credit counseling service for professional financial advice. Eligible low-income single mothers can receive help at no charge.

New York City Financial Empowerment Center                     Brooklyn

Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Center

Call 311 for an appointment or check for other credit counseling locations in all the boroughs.

There are Financial Empowerment Centers across the city. The credit professionals can help you reduce debt, create a realistic budget and and improve your credit rating. Work one-on-one with a credit counselor to gain control over your finances and your life.

Help is available in English,Español, বাংলা,,中文,Francais, andमानक

Health Care

If there is barely enough to pay for the basics, medical care is out of the question. Fortunately, there are organizations that provide free or sliding scale fee medical, dental and other health care services to eligible individuals and families.

It is important that you call before going to a clinic for care. Hours of service may change, and you may need to schedule an appointment for certain procedures.

New York City Free Clinic

The New York City Free Clinic (NYCFC) believes high-quality healthcare is the right of all individuals, families, and communities, and that such care must be provided regardless of socioeconomic or health status. To receive care patients must be at least 18 and uninsured. Call 212-206-5200 to schedule an appointment or visit the website to learn more about NYCFC.

Weill Cornell

Weill Cornell Community Clinic (WCCC) The WCCC strives to extend healthcare access to low-income and underserved individuals and families, while encouraging the spirit of volunteerism and philanthropy amongst the medical students and faculty. Here you will learn more about the services offered or call 646 -WMC-WCCC (962-9222).

Utility Assistance for single mothers

Are you unable to pay your next utility bill? Have you received a disconnect notice from your power company? If you have no other resources there are organizations that assist eligible low-income individuals and family members

*The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for single moms

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps qualified individuals and families stay safe through programs that assist with heating and cooling costs. Financial assistance service priority is for the elderly, persons with disbilities, and families with children. Discover more regarding LIHEAP.                      202-429-8855

* The One Shot Program

The One Shot Program is emergency assistance that will be provided one time only. Eligible low-income individuals and families receive help paying their utility bill. 718-557-1399

* Catholic Charities assistance for single parents
Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) provide services to people in need. There are programs to work with families and individuals for short term financial assistance bills, including utility services. Once the crisis is averted counselors work with the recipients to strengthen their financial foundation and avoid the same situation in the future. Call 703-549-1390 for a location near you or explore the website for Catholic Charities.

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