Last Updated on September 18, 2023 by Lori Pace
This page was created to help low-income families in San Rafael identify and apply to programs and hardship grants for single mothers that can assist them.
Grants for single mothers in San Rafael
CalWORKs offers assistance to single mothers caring for their children without any support because of a death, a disability, or an absence of a parent. Learn more about how you may be eligible for this assistance, visit the Marin Health & Human Services website or call 415-473-3400.
Help With Food
CalFresh provides assistance to single mothers to help them afford healthy food. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs (SNAP) provide assistance too. Find out more about this program by visiting the website, or calling 415-473-3400.
Help With Shelter and Housing
The Homeward Bound of Marin program can be a great option for families facing homelessness or who are homeless. This program aims to provide training that brings hope to the homeless. Learn more about how you can get assistance through this program by visiting their website, calling the office at 415-457-2115, or sending an email.
Help With Energy and Utilities
Through initiatives like the CAM Energy Programs, the Community Action Marine administers the Home Energy Assistance Program. For more information on how this program works as a conduit for other assistance programs, visit the website, call 415-526-7000, or send an email.
Help With Telephone and Internet Bills
Frontier Services offers a discounted service for single mothers that cannot afford to own a phone or an internet connection. For more information about this program, visit the website or call 800-921-8101.
Help With Childcare
Marin Head Start Program provides services that include classrooms throughout the day for single mothers teaching their children at home. For more information, visit the website or call 415-883-3711, ext. 11.
Help With Medical and Dental Care
Marin Health and Human Services manage Medi-Cal that provides medical coverage to low-income families, including single mothers. Learn more about these benefits by visiting the website or calling 415-473-3400.
Help With Legal Matters
Legal Aid of Marin provides quality legal services for low-income residents of Marin County. For more information about the organization and how to get assistance, visit the website or call 415-492-0230.
Help With Financial Counseling
Consumer Credit Counseling Services of San Francisco (CCCS), provides financial counseling services for individuals concerned about their debts. For more information about the services, single mothers can visit the website, call 800-777-7526, or send an email.
Help from other groups
Marin County’s St. Vincent de Paul Society helps single mothers and vulnerable members of the community. Visit their website for more information about how to get help from this organization.
We hope this page helps single mothers in facing financial troubles.