Financial Assistance

ABI’s Bankruptcy Pro Bono Resource Locator

The American Bankruptcy Institute’s national database of legal aid organizations.

 Website:  probono.abiworld.org

Posted in Financial Assistance, Legal Assistance

BestColleges.com

Information on  7,595 Colleges, so that students can more easily find Colleges to suit their needs. Also contains other useful information for prospective students.

website: www.bestcolleges.com

Posted in Education and Student Loans, Financial Assistance, Student Loans

SafeLink Wireless

SafeLink Wireless is a government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime each month to income-eligible customers.

Website:  www.safelinkwireless.com

Posted in Elderly and Aging, Financial Assistance

Social Security Administration

The government’s site for social security benefits. 

Website: www.ssa.gov

Posted in Disability Resources, Elderly and Aging, Financial Assistance

Benefits Check Up

This site, from the National Council on Aging, provides various free benefits checking tools to see what assistance you may be eligible for in housing, medical services, prescriptions, legal services, utilities, taxes and more

Website: www.benefitscheckup.org

Posted in Elderly and Aging, Energy and Environment, Financial Assistance, Housing Information, Medical

Financial Stability

This web site, jointly sponsored by the White House and Treasury Department, has the latest press releases and details on the President’s Making Home Affordable initiatives.

Website: www.financialstability.gov

Posted in Financial Assistance, Financial Education, Housing Information

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. This site provides information on federal grants, loans, work-study funds and more.

Website: www.fafsa.ed.gov

Posted in Education and Student Loans, Financial Assistance, Financial Education, Student Loans

Insure Kids Now

President Obama has greatly increased the children’s health insurance program to include many of America’s working class This government site will tell you whether your child or children are eligible for medical and dental coverage.

Phone: 1-877-KIDS-NOW
Website: www.insurekidsnow.gov

Posted in Financial Assistance, Insurance, Medical

Legal Help for Low and Moderate Incomes

A source to find legal help for people with low and moderate incomes (and their lawyers).

Website: www.lawhelp.org

Posted in Financial Assistance, Legal Assistance

LIHEAP Clearinghouse

A website that lists each state’s low-income energy programs including state, utility-funded, and charitable. Click on State Programs and then click on your State to find listings.

Website: liheap.ncat.org

Posted in Consumer Information - General, Elderly and Aging, Energy and Environment, Financial Assistance