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low-income benefits for single mothers
In their 1997 study of low-income single mothers, Kathryn Edin and Laura Lein provided an answer to the question posed above: how fragile parent families make ends meet? They found that single Mothers rarely survive on income from work or social benefits only. 20 In contrast, the majority relied on a range of economic support, including benefits in cash and in kind of public programs and help from family and friends. Despite significant political and economic changes since that time, the...

get an order of protection in new york
New York Law States; " If you are a victim of domestic violence, you may request that the officer assist in providing for your safety and that of your children, including providing information on how to get a temporary protection order. You can also ask the agent to help you get your essential personal effects and locating and taking you, or help to arrange to take you and your children safe placed under the jurisdiction of the executive, including but not limited to a domestic violence...


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