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Here are some great resources for if you're ever in a bind and need a little extra. These are all for US organizations, if someone knows the ones for Canada or other countries please PM me and I'll add them to this post. Same thing if there is something in particular you're looking for but can't find it, send me a PM and I'll do my best to help.
I will try to add to this on a regular basis and try to make it as organized as possible so when/if you need it you can find it.
General American Public Human Services Association
Human Services Agencies listed by state. These are your first and best contacts for everything. Legal aid, child support, food stamps, housing, utility assistance etc etc.
Gov't Benefits, Grants, Financial Aid
This is a great listing of all the different types of assistance available. There is even an eligibility tool to help you find out what you may be able to receive.
211 is a volunteer based organization that has a lot of listings for assistance that you local Human Services may not. This includes food pantries, churches, car repair, and even medical.
Housing It is a good idea to check with your local state agency first. This will likely save you time in the long run, and you may find more relevant information. If you need emergency housing assistance check with 211. HUD and Section 8