Domestic Violence

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Question: Help! Domestic violence occurred. My husband left me unexpectedly. We have a daughter. I have no income, no car, no phone and now a lease that I can't pay, what are my resources?

Answer:

There are several resources you may look into when in need of basic day to day living assistance for yourself and your family. 1)The TANF Program. (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) https://www.azdes.gov/uploadedFiles/TANF_State_Plan/2011TANF PLAN.pdf

http://www.tanf.us/arizona.html http://www.tanf.net/tanf-arizona/

2)The Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as the food stamp program) https://www.azdes.gov/variant.aspx?id=5199 3)The Arizona Department of Economic Security https://www.azdes.gov/ The above programs and websites all link up to Arizona’s Department of Economic Security. You should be able to go to the website and locate the type of aid you are in need of. You may complete the applications online or locate a Department of Economic Security office that is closest to you to fill out the necessary paperwork in person.

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  • Help! Domestic violence occurred. My husband left me unexpectedly. We have a daughter. I have no income, no car, no phone and now a lease that I can't pay, what are my resources?

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  • State Bar of Arizona
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  • Maricopa County Bar
    www.maricopabar.org
    Referral number 602-257-4434
  • Pima County Bar
    www.pimacountybar.org
    Referral number 520-623-4625
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    800-799-7233
  • Bankruptcy Court Self Help Center
    866-553-0893
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