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Housing Grant To Help RSD Disabled Woman With Home Down Payment

by Jovina
(Cody, Wyoming, USA)

When I was 30 years old I had a small accident at work. No one ever thought it would lead me to be disabled within a year.

I have RSD, which is where nerves in a specific location in your body stop working. When these nerves stop working your brain no longer can control pain, swelling, or even temps.

I was living in Texas at the time of the accident and in that state if you receive workers' compensation for two years, the company is not liable for anything after that except for medical and prescriptions.

I lost my job and went from making really good money to not even getting $500 a month of disability. With the SSI I get under $700 a month.

All the medication I have to take for this basically affected my teeth to the point I had to get them all removed.

Medicare will pay for one set of dentures but no dentist in my area will accept that because the Medicare doesn't pay the cost to even make them.

I am looking for a grant or anyone who is willing to help me get a set of dentures so I no longer feel like I am not accepted and can finally eat normal again.

Unfortunately that is not all I need. My sister and I are trying to buy a house because I cannot keep moving with my condition due to the pain.

But with my credit history because of losing my job and my sister having to take over trying to pay the bills, we just don't have the 20% to 30% they want as a down payment on a $25,000 to $50,000 loan to buy the house and fix the house up.

If there is any grant or anyone willing to help us I am willing to provide proof of my disability to prove that this story is not false.

Please consider that I have pain 24/7. Moving all the time for one reason or another is so impossible cause I can't move anything.

Also the money we have to put out for movers has left us almost homeless several times cause we just don't have the money.

I am praying that someone who reads this will know of a grant or is willing to help me get into my own home and get the dentures that I so badly need.

Thank you for reading my story and for any help you can point me to.

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May 01, 2010
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by: Katina from Accessible.org

As a disabled person myself, I can sympathize with your situation and I definitely understand your need for help. I've done some research and found these resources for you:

Starting a new business:
http://www.wyomingbusiness.org/

Community programs:
http://www.hud.gov/

Others reading your story may be able to contribute more. In any case, please let us know if they've been helpful to you.

Good luck!

Katina

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