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Florida: How can a household qualify for foodstamps?

i am on permanent disability and have a fixed income monthly. My wife has two jobs and attends college part time. We still sometimes struggle to meet our needs such as paying for gas, and its really hard for us at times to go buy groceries. Our rent is $950 a month, utilities and other expenses equal out to about an additional $300 (electric, cable, water..) Cars and insurance for the both total to about $800 a month. Together we are pulling in $2,500. Is there any way we can qualify for food stamps, or any sort of assitance?? thanks!

Asked By: - 7/30/2011
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Here is the link with guidelines to find out if you qualify... More
Answered By: RE - 7/30/2011
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Mention that you are an illegal alien. Works here in CA. The governor just approved college loans for illegals too, but vetoed a bill to help our senior citizen centers.
Answered By: Obozosux - 7/30/2011
 
If you can afford all that you can afford food... (not the way i think its the way there gonna think) My friend pays for her own tuition and ect. And they denied her. They sayed if she can afford that she can afford food. I have two kids, my husband is the only one that works and we pay 500 rent plus electricity, about... More
Answered By: LaDii3 j0k3r - 7/30/2011
 
Why do you both need cars if you don't work? Drop the extra car and consider a bus pass. Depending on the state they will look at both incomes (SSI is considered an income) and situations. After all, if she is paying for school, she can afford food. You may want to consider a cheaper apartment or one closer to a bus... More
Answered By: Hannah D - 7/30/2011
 
there is an on line application that you can fill in and it will tell you if you can get anything... More
Answered By: candy g - 7/30/2011
 
Food stamp eligibility is set at the federal level... More
Answered By: Jerome Chandler - 7/30/2011
 
Not a chance. Your income is way above the limit for a family of 2. Sounds like you need to do some downsizing.
Answered By: Jan - 7/31/2011
 
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