A wide variety of programs are available to persons who are having trouble meeting their financial obligations, or who need help paying for life’s necessities. The links below will lead you to some of the most important of these programs. They include such programs as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and other programs that may help you support yourself and your family.
Orange County’s Credit Union:
Phone: (888) 354-6228
To receive free service from Balance, you must be a member of Orange County's Credit Union.
A free and confidential financial education and counseling service that can help you get on track. On this website, you will find tools for evaluation many areas of your financial life.
Early Delinquency Information-Saving your Home from Foreclosure –
This booklet is designed to provide homeowners with information on how they might avoid losing their homes through the foreclosure process.
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families:
Financial Help to Pay for Home Heating and Cooling:
Health Related Financial Assistance:
Families and Caretakers with Children:
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC):
This is a tax credit available to qualifying low-income individuals and families.
Financial Help for Single Moms:
Phone: (888) 456-2227
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Clearinghouse:
Merck Patient Assistance Program (prescription medicines):
Child Support Resources:
Orange County Department of Child Support Services:
Request a review of your court-ordered child support (County of Orange only)
Calculate your child-support guidelines (State of California)