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  • Can I Get Social Security Benefits If I Am Not a Citizen of the United States?

    Social Security is a monthly payment from the federal government to blind, disabled or older people who have paid into the social security system. (Social security payments are usually taken out of your paycheck.) Even if your employer did not report your wages to the government, you might still be able to get benefits. Spouses and children of persons who have paid into the Social Security system may also be able to get benefits. Content Detail

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
  • Can I Get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits If I Am Not a Citizen of the United States?

    Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a monthly payment from the federal government to persons who are blind, disabled or at least sixty-five years old. Content Detail

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
  • DíadelaMujerLatina

    The mission of Día de la Mujer Latina, Inc. is to promote health awareness to the under served Latino community by providing an ethnic-specific education; a culturally appropriate setting for early detection screening and prevention care; and resource information for follow-up services. Content Detail

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    DíadelaMujerLatina.org
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    Spanish / Español
  • Farmworker Occupational Health Fact Sheet

    The agriculture industry is consistently one of the most dangerous industries in which to work in the United States. The occupational safety risks involved in farm labor are numerous and can include exposure to pesticides, skin disorders, infectious diseases, lung problems, hearing and vision disorders, and strained muscles and bones Because of their general lack of access to quality medical care, these risks are even greater for the 2.5 million migrant and seasonal farm workers who work in the fields every year. Content Detail

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    National Center for Farmworker Health
  • Guide to Immigrant Eligibility for Federal Programs

    This table indicates what kinds of federal benefits (food stamps, medicaid, medicare, etc.) are available to immigrants based on their immigration status. Content Detail

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    National Conference of State Legislatures
  • Healthfinder espanol: su guía a la información confiable de la salud

    healthfinder® español contiene fuentes de información seleccionadas en español que le pueden servir de guía para tomar decisiones con relación a su salud. Para comenzar su búsqueda, ingrese en el cuadro de búsqueda anterior el texto que desea investigar o escoja uno de los tema listados a continuación. Content Detail

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    Departmento de Salud y de Servicios Humanos de los Estados Unidos
  • Immigrants: Who is Eligible for What in Georgia

    This chart is based on Georgia law. Benefits and rights may be different in other states. The purpose of this chart is not to provide legal advice. You should consult an attorney to make the most informed decisions. Content Detail

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    ACLU of Georgia
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    Spanish / Español
  • Primary Health Care Centers in Georgia

    This web site contains information about each of the primary health care centers in Georgia. The Office of Regulatory Services regulates primary health care facilities and programs. Most of the regulated health care facilities are certified by ORS for reimbursement under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Content Detail

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    Department of Human Resources, Office of Regulatory Services
  • United Way of Central Georgia

    There are many services and resources that are available to you in your community. United Way 2-1-1 provides you with the information that you need and helps you find the right service for your specific need. Dial 2-1-1 to speak with a trained referral specialist who will help you locate programs and services in your area. The service is free, and provides confidential information for Central Georgians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are equipped to serve the hearing impaired and can accommodate most language Content Detail

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    United Way
  • United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta 211 Database

    Links to assistance programs helping people with disabilities, homeless, substance abuse, basic resources such as housing and food assistance in the Metropolitan Atlanta area. Content Detail