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Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Cash assistance to help families work towards becoming self-sufficient.
ASPIRE helps TANF recipients move towards financial independence through case management, job training, education, support and employment services.
Parents as Scholars is a monthly benefit through TANF that helps parents working through a two- or four-year degree-granting education program.
Alternative Aid Assistance helps TANF eligible parents who need short term help to find or maintain employment.
Emergency Assistance provides benefits to an eligible applicant when the applicant has a documented emergency situation that they were unable to prevent and are unable to cure without assistance.
Health Care Assistance
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Helps low-income households buy nutritious food.
Maine SNAP-Ed provides nutrition education services with helpful information on how to eat healthy on a budget.
SNAP E&T helps connect SNAP participants with job training and education.
Makes disability decisions for the Social Security Administration.