Public benefits and assistance

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American families with low income can get help from the government with their expenses. This help is called welfare, or public benefits. Refugees coming to the USA also qualify for public benefits when they first arrive.

American families with low income can get help from the government with their expenses. This help is called welfare, or public benefits. Refugees coming to the USA also qualify for public benefits when they first arrive.

1. Public benefits for everyone

1. Public benefits for everyone

Часовая дапамога жывуць у нястачы сем'ям (TANF)

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

TANF helps low-income families in the USA. This program provides some cash to help families who meet the program requirements. Вам трэба будзе выкарыстоўваць грошы ад TANF асноўных патрэбаў вашай сям'і. Праграма таксама дапамагае падрыхтаваць людзей для працы і сямейных абавязкаў. У некаторых штатах, you are required to work as a volunteer to receive TANF. Каб падаць заяўку на TANF, contact the TANF office in your state.

TANF helps low-income families in the USA. This program provides some cash to help families who meet the program requirements. You will need to use the money from TANF for the basic needs of your family. The program also helps to prepare people for work and family responsibilities. In some states, you are required to work as a volunteer to receive TANF. To apply for TANF, contact the TANF office in your state.

дадатковы даход (SSI)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

дадатковы даход (SSI) каб дапамагчы інвалідам дарослых, дзеці, і людзі 65 і старэй, якія не маюць інваліднасці, якія маюць абмежаваны даход і рэсурсы. All citizens get SSI and some non-citizens are eligible too. Learn about SSI for non-citizens.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is to help disabled adults, children, and people 65 and older without disabilities who have limited income and resources. All citizens get SSI and some non-citizens are eligible too. Learn about SSI for non-citizens.

An important note about SSI: Some refugees and other non-citizens who get SSI will stop getting it after 7 гадоў. But if you become a citizen, you can continue to receive SSI for as long as you need it.

An important note about SSI: Some refugees and other non-citizens who get SSI will stop getting it after 7 years. But if you become a citizen, you can continue to receive SSI for as long as you need it.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a benefit for people who cannot work because of a disability. Non-citizens and citizens can get only SSDI if they have worked and earned enough Social Security credits. Ты можаш find Social Security information in many languages.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a benefit for people who cannot work because of a disability. Non-citizens and citizens can get only SSDI if they have worked and earned enough Social Security credits. You can find Social Security information in many languages.

Medicare and Medicaid

Medicare and Medicaid

Medicaid ўяўляе сабой праграму для забеспячэння медыцынскай дапамогі для сем'яў з нізкім узроўнем даходу, цяжарныя жанчыны, і некаторыя дарослыя ў ЗША. Гэтая праграма прызначана для ўсіх з нізкім узроўнем даходаў амерыканцаў. Многія дзяржавы таксама маюць праграмы, каб забяспечыць свабодны або недарагую медыцынскую дапамогу для дзяцей. Learn more about Medicaid.

Medicaid is a program to provide healthcare for low-income families, pregnant women, and some adults in the US. This program is for all low-income Americans. Many states also have programs to provide free or low-cost medical care for children. Learn more about Medicaid.

Medicare з'яўляецца праграмай для прадастаўлення медыцынскай дапамогі для пажылых людзей (людзі старэйшыя за 65-гадоў). Гэтая праграма таксама прадугледжвае страхаванне для людзей з абмежаванымі магчымасцямі. Даведайцеся больш аб праграме Medicare.

Medicare is a program to provide healthcare for seniors (individuals over 65-years-old). This program also provides insurance for people with disabilities. Learn more about Medicare.

Going to the doctor in the USA can cost a lot of money. Таму страхаванне можа дапамагчы вам. Нават калі ў вас ёсць страхоўка, вы можаце ўсё роўна прыйдзецца заплаціць крыху грошай, каб звярнуцца да лекара.

Going to the doctor in the USA can cost a lot of money. This is why insurance can help you. Even if you have insurance, you might still have to pay some money to see a doctor.

What about public charge? If I get TANF or SSI, will that stop me from getting a green card or becoming a citizen?

What about public charge? If I get TANF or SSI, will that stop me from getting a green card or becoming a citizen?

Public chargemeans someone who uses public benefits for a long time. The US Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) says that someone who is likely to be a public charge cannot become a permanent resident (green card holder). USCIS says that people who receive SSI, TANF, Medicaid or cash assistance from their state may not be allowed to become permanent residents. Other benefits, such as school lunches and children’s health insurance, do not count. Please read about the new public charge rule to be informed about the risks of being considered a public charge.

“Public charge” means someone who uses public benefits for a long time. The US Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) says that someone who is likely to be a public charge cannot become a permanent resident (green card holder). USCIS says that people who receive SSI, TANF, Medicaid or cash assistance from their state may not be allowed to become permanent residents. Other benefits, such as school lunches and children’s health insurance, do not count. Please read about the new public charge rule to be informed about the risks of being considered a public charge.

2. Public benefits for refugees

2. Public benefits for refugees

Дзяржаўныя льготы могуць збіваць з панталыку. Вы павінны запоўніць шмат дакументаў, каб атрымаць дзяржаўныя льготы. The goal of public benefits for refugees is to provide for your basic needs until you are able to find a job. У ЗША, вы можаце атрымаць толькі дзяржаўныя дапамогi на працягу пэўнага перыяду часу. Гэта азначае, што як толькі вы пачнеце працаваць і зарабляць прыбытак для вашай сям'і, Вы перастанеце атрымліваць дзяржаўныя льготы.

Public benefits can be confusing. You must complete a lot of paperwork to get public benefits. The goal of public benefits for refugees is to provide for your basic needs until you are able to find a job. In the USA, you can only receive public benefits for a certain amount of time. This means once you start working and earning an income for your family, you will stop getting public benefits.

Некаторыя бежанцы баяцца страціць свае перавагі. Але большасць бежанцаў кажуць, што яны адчуваюць сябе вельмі ганарымся, калі яны маюць добрую працу і могуць паклапаціцца пра сябе і сваіх сем'ях.

Some refugees are afraid to lose their benefits. But most refugees say they feel very proud once they have a good job and can take care of themselves and their families.

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