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 who […]

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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, […]

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Cal-Fresh (akak Foodstamps) on EBT explained.

LA County is doing a great job at outreach to explain the service. They are posting information fact sheets here: http://www.ladpss.org/dpss/calfresh/brochures.cfm http://www.ladpss.org/dpss/calfresh/pdf/brochures/CalFreshBenefitsEBTCardBrochure(English).pdf   This is the text from one of them. Food stamp benefits are now a card  not coupons: Food stamps are not paper coupons anymore. Now you get an electronic benefits transfer (EBT) card. It […]

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