Eligibility Rules Essay

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Eligibility Rules
Kay Terry
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Tammy Mccreary
April 3, 2015

Eligibility Rules for Selected Social Problems
Department of Job and Family Services vs. the Benefit Food Stamp Program
Type of money counted
Program
Wages
Assets
Concept Underlying Idea of “ Need”
Benefit Unit of Concern
Government Assistance
Food Stamps
Almost All
Almost All
Nutritional adequacy, little to no income, disabled, over 60, and below 130% federal poverty level or 100% after allowable expenses.
Household Benefit: Anyone who buys food together.
Faith Based Assistance
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
Almost All
Almost All
Nutritional adequacy, little to no income, disabled, over 60, and below 130% federal poverty level or 100% after allowable expenses.
Individuals, household benefits, anyone who buys food together.
TANF
Temporary Assistance For Needy Families
Almost All
Almost All
Finical Assistance, single parent, no income, good for 5 years, one time apply only, parent can only apply no children.
Individuals, household, utilities, benefit, parent who has no income and needs to pay bills.

There is a wonderful faith-based organization that offers many programs for the homeless and that is the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. This program works every day to end homelessness for good and provide a working house to directly help, heal, feed, clothe, or educate people experiencing homelessness. This program makes sure that the government and the communities make the homeless a strong focus. Many of the programs they are involved in are called Open Doors and this is where food drives and soup kitchens come about and feed the homeless and not only…