Question: I am a 17 year old mother of a 2 month old and do not have a job. Could i apply for food stamps or cash assistance?
Answer: The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) provides assistance for such areas as food programs, job search and preparation, child care costs, and unemployment benefits. Visit the DES website for more information. To apply for the food stamp program, now called The Nutrition Assistance Program online and find answers to frequently asked questions, you can go to the Heath-e-Arizona website.
June 21, 2010