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11 ways to get money from the government (besides Social Security)

GOBankingRates Logo By John Csiszar of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 12: <p>If you need help from the government, you can often find it in the form of financial assistance. In order to qualify, you'll typically need to demonstrate a financial need for government assistance, and you might be required to meet other requirements. There's a variety of assistance available, ranging from federal grants for homebuyers to child care assistance and grants for women, plus a plethora of other government funding and loans. Keep reading to find out <a href="https://www.gobankingrates.com/saving-money/free-money-paying-bills/">how to get free money when you need help</a>.</p>

This is how to get free money from the government

If you need help from the government, you can often find it in the form of financial assistance. In order to qualify, you'll typically need to demonstrate a financial need for government assistance, and you might be required to meet other requirements. There's a variety of assistance available, ranging from federal grants for homebuyers to child care assistance and grants for women, plus a plethora of other government funding and loans.

Click ahead to find out how to get help when you need it.

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