The first problem we ran into was simply CARE. A mental disorder requires a certain type of
The second problem (as @canadayvibes can attest) is rent. How do you pay your bills if you can't work? The wait for housing vouchers/Section 8
The third problem is SSI or SSDI themselves. Our first applications went into the Aether before getting a denial. It turns out that
So what do you do?
Well, in Jess' case, you become homeless! You camp in the woods. In my case (daughter's case), her family dumps baskets of money down
In the meantime, she's found another job, her mental state has deteriorated more, she's lost custody and visitation of her kids, and I'm pretty much the only family
I'd say that she's getting $0 in assistance, but she actually is getting SNAP/EBT.
Why bare this to the world?
Because I get SO FREAKING ANGRY with all these concern trolls and poor-person-cosplayers who have the audacity to tell me Yang's UBI would hurt "the people who need it most."
It is such UTTER BULLSHIT.
$1,000/month would change my
It would put a secure floor beneath her.
Would that be "enough?" NO! It would not! NO ONE is saying it would be enough!
Might she get more out of adding up other programs? Yes, hopefully, someday, they figure out she needs the help.
The problem is: How long?
The tab so far this year on my family has been close to $20,000.
So tell me: When does welfare apply to my daughter? Should I have not spent the $20k? Let her live on the street? Without her meds?
But "the system" makes me angry -- legitimately, incredibly, impossibly angry.
Bonus points for anyone that can tell me how FJG benefits my daughter.