If you are a mom but divorced or your husband is seriously injured or you are alone and your life partener is unfortunately dead then you are a single mom with your child. Government help for single mom is the category in which you can apply for financial assistance.
In the case where the applicant is divorcee the personal income of the single parent should not be able to meet for the basic needs of the parent and the child both. The single moms receiving the compensation enough to be sufficient are not eligible and should not apply for the Government help for single mom.
In all those conditions as your husband or spouse or the common law partener is unable to earn himself or ill or not in this world you are eligible as well as able to be successful in getting the financial Government help for single mom. Food, education and home are counted as the basic necessities for a child and the mom too. Food stamp program provides cards to buy food items which are of your day to day requirement with the facility of your own choice but it wont include the pet food. Facilitated school education for your child can also be availed that would require the mentioning of your status at school level.
Although there are a variety of categories of application proceedings in this heading but all of them require honest provision of personal information as this is to be verified before the issue of the grant.