Single Stop USA partners with a variety of community based organizations in New York and California.
Single Stop sites can be found at job training programs, after school programs, settlement houses, health clinics, food pantries and many more. When families come into our partner to access services like health care, food our housing assistance, they can also access Single Stop services.
Public benefits are a powerful and effective tool for lifting families out of poverty, particularly when accessed in concert – and in conjunction with – comprehensive social services including legal counseling, financial advice, and free tax preparation services. Compelling research demonstrates that benefits promote family stability and job security, increase disposable income and improve long-term educational and health prospects.
Every dollar of food stamps translates to increased purchasing power for families. Children enrolled in health insurance programs are 80 percent less likely to have untreated medical needs. Access to health insurance has been shown to double a family’s ability to save. Child care subsidies give a parent time to look for a job. A $1,000 increase in family tax credits correlates with increased test scores for children.