All this week, we profiled three people living in very tight financial situations day in, day out. We at First Coast News want you to know there are ways out and help is available to you.
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Rising Above the Wage News
Florida's minimum wage is $7.79. That includes an increase of 12 cents, enacted on the first of this year. It's a wage many Floridians earn, but is it a livable wage? Could you live on $7.79 an hour, let alone support your family?
Low income living has impacts beyond just financial ones. Thursday, David explored the psychological toll of working to rise above the wage.
There are a myriad of resources available to help you find work and council you through the process in Southeast Georgia.
In this economy, it can be tough to find a job. Here are links to area agencies dedicated to helping you find a job, council you through the process and helping you every step of the way.
The City of Jacksonville outlined several mental health options available in Duval County.
Within the links are a host of options and help for veterans when it comes to looking for work including veteran support information
Links to dozens of available options for mental, financial and social help on a sliding scale.