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It's my understanding that no, WE cannot. No food stamps and no welfare, no HUD, nothing that I know of. My convictions were for drugs. Now that I've successfully completed a 6 month inpatient rehab program, I'm looking for a job. I have amazing skills in bookkeeping, office management as well as can do anything with a computer. In this job market, in this economy, good luck finding a job at all, let alone for the convicted felon fresh out of rehab. Seems like a vicious cycle because I know plenty of people that would give up trying to do the right thing and go right back to selling drugs. At least they don't discriminate.

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Q: Can convicted felons get government assistance such as food stamps?
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