Alabama
Alabama — Alabama is one of the poorest states in America. Not surprisingly, a noticeably larger percentage of the state's poorest are single mothers.
TANF $215
SNAP $390
JOBLESS $275
MEDICAID 18%
Alaska
Alaska — There is a plethora of benefits in place to help low-income single mothers in Alaska i.e. food and nutrition, housing, daycare as well as medical care.
TANF $923
SNAP $598
JOBLESS $370
MEDICAID 138%
Arizona
Arizona — In the state of Arizona, several programs cover the needs of single women raising children alone, providing support when it is needed most.
TANF $278
SNAP $407
JOBLESS $240
MEDICAID 138%
Arkansas
Arkansas — The state of Arkansas offers various benefit programs for single mothers and their families; each with its own set of eligibility guidelines.
TANF $204
SNAP $376
JOBLESS $451
MEDICAID 138%
California
California — To help single mothers stand on their feet, the state of California has adopted several programs to make life easier for them.
TANF $878
SNAP $616
JOBLESS $450
MEDICAID 138%
Colorado
Colorado — Each program in Colorado is designed to address specific area of concern where single mothers need help the most.
TANF $508
SNAP $381
JOBLESS $561
MEDICAID 138%
Connecticut
Connecticut — With the state programs to back them up, every single mother in CT has an equal chance, “a level playing field” to achieve self-sufficiency.
TANF $698
SNAP $376
JOBLESS $649
MEDICAID 160%
Delaware
Delaware — Delaware’s support programs for single mothers take into account everything that these women and their families need to survive the economy.
TANF $338
SNAP $369
JOBLESS $400
MEDICAID 138%
District of Columbia
District of Columbia — Single moms in D.C. often find it tough to make ends meet. Thankfully, the State realizes their plight and offers its own set of support programs.
TANF $658
SNAP $346
JOBLESS $444
MEDICAID 221%
Florida
Florida — Through the state’s programs and initiatives, Florida reaches out to single mothers in need, helping them get their lives back on track.
TANF $303
SNAP $367
JOBLESS $275
MEDICAID 31%
Georgia
Georgia — In times of pandemic, single mothers have a much harder time of it than do married couples. But the state of Georgia offers a number of support programs.
TANF $280
SNAP $402
JOBLESS $365
MEDICAID 30%
Hawaii
Hawaii — The state of Hawaii offers several assistance programs that specifically target the many challenges that single mothers have to deal with everyday.
TANF $610
SNAP $788
JOBLESS $648
MEDICAID 138%
Idaho
Idaho — To better their lives, and those of their children, the state of Idaho provides support for single mothers in more ways than one.
TANF $309
SNAP $387
JOBLESS $448
MEDICAID 138%
Illinois
Illinois — Single mothers in Illinois who meet income and eligibility standards may be eligible for a variety of welfare programs courtesy of the state of Illinois.
TANF $533
SNAP $385
JOBLESS $484
MEDICAID 138%
Indiana
Indiana — To support single mothers in their plight, the state of Indiana offers assistance that eases their financial and emotional stresses.
TANF $288
SNAP $417
JOBLESS $390
MEDICAID 138%
Iowa
Iowa — The dual role of “combining full-time work and raising kid(s) alone” is no easy task. It is a reality the state of Iowa aims to address.
TANF $426
SNAP $348
JOBLESS $481
MEDICAID 138%
Kansas
Kansas — The “Sunflower State” of Kansas has its share of concern for the plight of single mothers who are living in poverty.
TANF $429
SNAP $387
JOBLESS $488
MEDICAID 38%
Kentucky
Kentucky — The state of Kentucky runs several programs that helps single mothers ease the stress of trying to juggle work and parenting responsibilities.
TANF $262
SNAP $407
JOBLESS $522
MEDICAID 138%
Louisiana
Louisiana — The southern state of Louisiana offers a lot of opportunities for single moms to better their lives and that of their children.
TANF $240
SNAP $427
JOBLESS $247
MEDICAID 138%
Maine
Maine — In Maine, the state makes every possible efforts to assist single mothers through programs that give these families a better chance at self-sufficiency.
TANF $610
SNAP $338
JOBLESS $445
MEDICAID 138%
Maryland
Maryland — The state of Maryland offer support programs designed to cater to the most basic needs of single mothers; and to help them become self-reliant.
TANF $727
SNAP $383
JOBLESS $430
MEDICAID 138%
Massachusetts
Massachusetts — In Massachusetts, a great deal of state resources are in place to benefit the state's most disadvantaged residents, notably single mothers.
TANF $652
SNAP $343
JOBLESS $855
MEDICAID 138%
Michigan
Michigan — The state of Michigan offers support to single mothers & their children in a variety of ways, providing a necessary safety net in tough economic times.
TANF $492
SNAP $398
JOBLESS $362
MEDICAID 138%
Minnesota
Minnesota — The state of Minnesota recognizes the plight of single mothers and is offering the much needed financial assistance for them and their families.
TANF $632
SNAP $355
JOBLESS $462
MEDICAID 138%
Mississippi
Mississippi — Single mothers in Mississippi could lean on the state government for support on many, if not all, aspects of their daily living.
TANF $170
SNAP $388
JOBLESS $235
MEDICAID 25%
Missouri
Missouri — In Missouri, the state government offers a wide range of programs to cater to different levels of society, from lower income to single-parent families.
TANF $292
SNAP $425
JOBLESS $320
MEDICAID 21%
Montana
Montana — Single parenting is a tough job. That's why the state of Montana reaches out to support single mothers through federal- and state-initiated programs.
TANF $588
SNAP $394
JOBLESS $552
MEDICAID 138%
Nebraska
Nebraska — Single mothers often fare worst even in the best of times. The state of Nebraska guarantees that help is always available for for them and their family.
TANF $468
SNAP $403
JOBLESS $440
MEDICAID 138%
Nevada
Nevada — The state of Nevada, through a set of its own programs, assures single mothers that they have something to lean on during times of economic hardships.
TANF $386
SNAP $369
JOBLESS $469
MEDICAID 138%
New Hampshire
New Hampshire — There are several key points which the state programs hope to achieve. But all boils down to the provision of basic necessities to those in need.
TANF $1,086
SNAP $289
JOBLESS $427
MEDICAID 138%
New Jersey
New Jersey — Single mothers in NJ struggle to provide even minimum daily necessities for their families. Are there any HELP for them?
TANF $559
SNAP $535
JOBLESS $713
MEDICAID 138%
New Mexico
New Mexico — To help improve the lives of single mothers, the state of New Mexico has adopted several key programs to address their most basic needs.
TANF $447
SNAP $379
JOBLESS $461
MEDICAID 138%
New York
New York — In a bid to cushion the impact of recession, the state of New York provides a number of safety net programs for single mothers and their families.
TANF $789
SNAP $377
JOBLESS $504
MEDICAID 138%
North Carolina
North Carolina — Recognizing its inherent duty, the state of North Carolina is pooling its resources together to offer the necessary support to single mothers.
TANF $272
SNAP $396
JOBLESS $350
MEDICAID 41%
North Dakota
North Dakota — Although North Dakota has one of the lowest rate of unemployment, single mothers still face greater challenges in meeting their basic needs.
TANF $486
SNAP $413
JOBLESS $618
MEDICAID 138%
Ohio
Ohio — If you are a single mother and find yourself helpless, the state of Ohio has lined up several support programs to ease your burden during times of hardship.
TANF $505
SNAP $408
JOBLESS $443
MEDICAID 138%
Oklahoma
Oklahoma — The state of Oklahoma understands the plight of lower-income, single-parent families by offering a “safety net” for the state's most disadvantaged families.
TANF $292
SNAP $414
JOBLESS $539
MEDICAID 138%
Oregon
Oregon — Through programs for single mothers — whether food, medical care, or housing assistance, Oregon strives to lift the financial burden off their shoulders.
TANF $506
SNAP $365
JOBLESS $648
MEDICAID 138%
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania — Pennsylvania recognizes the fact that single mothers need all the help they can get. For that, programs are made available to reach out to them.
TANF $421
SNAP $362
JOBLESS $561
MEDICAID 138%
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico’s economy relies mainly on federal aid from the United States — a substantial portion of which is earmarked for public welfare.
TANF $200
SNAP $315
JOBLESS $190
MEDICAID 138%
Rhode Island
Rhode Island — The state of Rhode Island provides a number of programs that make up the safety net for single mothers & their families. Find out if you're eligible!
TANF $554
SNAP $342
JOBLESS $586
MEDICAID 138%
South Carolina
South Carolina — South Carolina has several key programs to address the plight of the state's most vulnerable families with an emphasis on financial self-sufficiency.
TANF $299
SNAP $389
JOBLESS $326
MEDICAID 67%
South Dakota
South Dakota — South Dakota has several key programs that are geared towards helping single mothers afford life's most basic needs — food, shelter, and education.
TANF $615
SNAP $433
JOBLESS $414
MEDICAID 48%
Tennessee
Tennessee — In times of economic downturn, the state of Tennessee stepped in with programs that specifically target the needs of single mothers.
TANF $277
SNAP $414
JOBLESS $275
MEDICAID 93%
Texas
Texas — To help single mothers in Texas, the state offers a plethora of state's support programs that are all geared towards improving the quality of their life.
TANF $303
SNAP $392
JOBLESS $521
MEDICAID 17%
Utah
Utah — The state of Utah offers a wide range of programs designed to help single mothers with basic needs such as food, childcare, healthcare, etc.
TANF $498
SNAP $398
JOBLESS $580
MEDICAID 138%
Vermont
Vermont — Without intervention, single mothers & their families struggle financially. That's why programs are set up to provide assistance in every possible way.
TANF $699
SNAP $346
JOBLESS $513
MEDICAID 138%
Virginia
Virginia — The state of Virginia offers state-specific financial assistance to single mothers who carry the burden of providing for their children alone.
TANF $508
SNAP $402
JOBLESS $378
MEDICAID 138%
Washington
Washington — Washington isn't turning a blind eye to the plight of single mothers; the state has a good number of support programs to help them and their families.
TANF $569
SNAP $363
JOBLESS $790
MEDICAID 138%
West Virginia
West Virginia — Single mothers often bear a tremendous financial burden. In West Virginia, programs are available for them to make up for any lack of financial resources.
TANF $340
SNAP $377
JOBLESS $424
MEDICAID 138%
Wisconsin
Wisconsin — To make life a little easier for single mothers, the state of Wisconsin is taking positive steps to provide assistance programs when needed.
TANF $653
SNAP $339
JOBLESS $370
MEDICAID 100%
Wyoming
Wyoming — Wyoming is second last in the nation on gender pay equity. In an effort to close the gap, programs are made available for working single mothers.
TANF $712
SNAP $413
JOBLESS $508
MEDICAID 52%