Financial Aid

Are you eligible for Florida Food Assistance (SNAP)? Find out now

Florida isn’t very transparent about how its benefits programs work, so we’re taking a deep dive into the eligibility rules and procedures for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This can help you anticipate whether you’re eligible for food stamps, how much you may qualify to receive, and how the program works in general.

Get electric and gas bill help from the Florida LIHEAP program

The federally-funded Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps pay energy bills for heating or cooling your home, and offers additional help in crises like pending utility service disconnection. LIHEAP makes payments directly to your energy provider on your behalf. The amount of help you can receive depends on where you live, your income, … Continue reading Get electric and gas bill help from the Florida LIHEAP program

Eligible for SNAP? You automatically qualify for additional help

Have you applied for food stamps, known as SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)? If not, see our SNAP explainer here. Most people don’t realize that once you’ve applied and been deemed eligible for SNAP, there’s a host of additional resources that are available to you. Check out our list of government and private programs to … Continue reading Eligible for SNAP? You automatically qualify for additional help

This energy-saving program is almost too good to be true (but it isn’t)

Home Weatherization Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Home Weatherization program will retrofit your house for improved energy efficiency, for free. That’s right. The U.S. government will do home improvements on your residence, for free. Why? Because reducing the country’s dependence on fossil fuels make good sense. This is a real program, folks, … Continue reading This energy-saving program is almost too good to be true (but it isn’t)