There is a plethora of financial aid aimed at helping single mothers cope with the challenges of single parenting.Though it isn’t a guaranteed entitlement, they are freely awarded on the basis of economic hardship.
Section 8 is a federal housing program assisting the neediest families to afford safe & decent rental housing.The program provides vouchers to very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to cover a portion of their rent.For single mothers, higher education may seem like a far-fetched idea.Fortunately, there are plenty of options that make returning to school a reality — from grants and scholarships (free money), work-study (earned money) to federal loans (borrowed money).For many of the poorest Americans, SNAP has become the only form of income assistance they receive.
Statistics show that one in five SNAP households lives on cash income of less than per person a day.
The Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offers two main types of subsidized housing — Section 8 and Public Housing.
Each program maintains rents at levels affordable to families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
But hey, don't take it from us, take it from the guys themselves.
We recently asked a handful of single dads to give us their best elevator pitch for dating one of their brethren. “Single dads have a lot on their plate," says writer Serge Bielanko.
"They're most likely not sitting around in their boxers, flicking through strangers' faces on Tinder like some kind of bored sack of boiling testosterone, you know?