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Even in normal times, it can be very difficult to get public benefits. Now, more people are applying for services, and the state is understaffed. Pisgah Legal has prepared a guide to help you understand and navigate various benefit systems such as:
food stamps, unemployment, TANF, stimulus payments, paid leave, social security and the ACA and Medicaid. 

updated 9/92020

A Guide to Benefits during covid-19

This guide points towards help during this difficult time. This is not legal advice. The guide does not cover every situation you may face. If you need additional help, contact Pisgah Legal Services at (800) 489-6144 or apply online at

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