Last Updated on September 20, 2023 by Lori Pace
Browse the following resources to see which single mother grants are suitable for the residents of Tehachapi in need of help.
What Help Is There For Single Mothers?
Grants are not easy to get. In short, these grants, or government assistance programs, provide a wide range of support includes:
- Income Assistance
- Cash Assistance
- Tuition Assistance – Education Grants or Student Loans
- Child Care Assistance
- Medical Assistance: Medications, Child Health Plus, Childcare Services or Expenses
- General Financial Assistance Programs: Bills, Home Energy, Water Bills, Welfare Benefits
Tehachapi Single Mother Grants
The California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWorks), managed by the County of Riverside’s Department of Public Social Services, give temporary financial help to families with minor children who are in need of help. Visit their website to know more about their assistance program.
Tehachapi Single Mother Grants Help With Food
The CalFresh Program helps eligible households afford food for their daily needs by using Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cash. Visit their website or call (661) 631-6062 should you wish to know more about the program or to apply for it.
Help With Shelter And Housing
The Housing Authority of the County of Kern helps residents who face homelessness. Visit their website or call (661) 631-8500 or fax at (661) 631-9500 to apply for the program.
Help With Energy And Utilities
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides eligible families with assistance on their utility bills. Eligibility is based on income which lies at or below 150% of federal poverty limits. Call 2-1-1 to create an appointment or visit the Community Action Partnership Of Kern website to know more.
Help With Telephone And Internet Bills
The California Budget Mobile LifeLine provides free phones and free unlimited minutes to individuals who are income-eligible or participate in a welfare assistance program. Apply on their website to receive the benefits.
Tehachapi Single Mother Grants Help With Childcare
Early Head Start and Head Start provide early education, healthcare, and childhood development for children under 5 years old. Call 1-800-701-7060 to apply. Visit their website if you wish to know more.
Help With Medical And Dental Care
Medi-Cal provides affordable healthcare for single mothers. There is the Health Net and Kern Family Healthcare which helps eligible families too. You may apply online through C4Yourself.
Help With Legal Matters
Visit the closest legal office in Tehachapi to get assistance in legal matters that are free, low cost, or pro bono. You can know more about it on their website.
Help With Financial Counseling
The Consumer Credit Counseling Service provides debt, credit, bankruptcy, and home buying resources for consumers in Kern County. You can have personalized assistance by working with a certified counselor. Apply by mail, online, or email. Visit their website to see more.
Tehachapi Single Mother Grants To Help From Other Groups
United Way of Kern County provides food, healthcare, mental health, job training, transportation, and other services for in-need individuals. Call 2-1-1 to see how they can help you or visit their website to find out more.
It can be a challenge raising a child alone. There is no shame in asking for help every once in a while, we hope that you found the help that you need.