February Foodstamps Now – budgets needed

If you or your clients have food stamps, discuss that they may get next month’s allotment early and help them budget accordingly.   Because of the federal government’s shutdown, it is possible that workers won’t be available to process February’s food stamps so they may be issued early.  Now is the time to budget wiselyContinue reading “February Foodstamps Now – budgets needed”

What People on Public Assistance Are Actually Asking For vs What Public Opinion Believes the Poor Have Signed Up For

The Crumb Diaries (great blog and I follow on Facebook) has posed a series of questions about people on food stamps who then use cash to purchase non-food stamp-eligible items that may be seen as “vice” items. Beer, cigarettes, cold medicine, gum, hard liquor:  these are the items that incite rage into the taxpayers whoContinue reading “What People on Public Assistance Are Actually Asking For vs What Public Opinion Believes the Poor Have Signed Up For”

Why Food Stamp Users are Angrier About Foodstamps Than You Are

Changes are needed @calfresh1 @dpss_calfresh @mrtempower @hildasolis
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Don’t Blame Me ; Social Worker Rant

Maybe I missed it when I was poor What is the magical allure to not having money? Why is staying home ( or in someone else’s home) a better idea than coming to my office or sticking to the plan that YOU chose? I don’t get it. Once a week I check the database toContinue reading “Don’t Blame Me ; Social Worker Rant”

by Zip code, the entire list of where you can use the Food Stamp funds to eat prepared meals

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES RESTAURANT MEALS PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS October 2012 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES Carolyn’s Kitchen 853 East Manchester Avenue Los Angeles, 90001 (323) 585-1660 Domino’s Pizza 2025 East Florence Avenue Los Angeles, 90001 (323) 587-0300 Tam’s Burgers 6620 South Central Avenue Los Angeles, 90001 (323) 585-8267 Subway 3300 South Central Avenue Los Angeles,Continue reading “by Zip code, the entire list of where you can use the Food Stamp funds to eat prepared meals”

Wicked Witch of the Welfare Office

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En Espanol – foodstamps

Appliqué Para Estampillas de Comida   Sobre este sitio La intención de nuestro sitio de la red es de proveer un recurso electrónico para la comunidad latina en su propia lengua. En el proceso de crear este recurso, nos estamos creando un idioma para hablar de las estampillas de comida y una cultura de promociónContinue reading “En Espanol – foodstamps”

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