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    Jan 19, 2017, 07:50 AM
    Help for Widows Under 60
    Hello, my husband passed away on February 28th, 2016 I'am 40 years old lost my home and everything is there any assistance I can get I live in Greensboro nc can not get social security assistance until I'm 50 and need to be disabled
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    Jan 19, 2017, 07:59 AM
    There may not be any, sorry. 40 is considered young.
    What is your living situation at the moment, both a roof over your head, and financial assistance or savings, and do you have any minor children?

    There is a social security spousal benefit for those who were married for more than 10 years. I don't know about the rest of the details, such as any age requirement. Everyone I know who got it was contacted by SS. You could call the SS near you, or look at SSA.gov. You could look for the city social worker in the blue pages.
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    Jan 19, 2017, 02:17 PM
    Any work opportunities?

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