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Some social service organizations, such as the federally funded Head Start program, give preference to low-income clients whose income falls at or below the poverty line.
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When the poverty line was set, the family realized they didn't make enough to qualify, so they were in-turn qualified to receive funds from the government.
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As a result of her job loss, Mary Anne's level of income slipped below the poverty line and she could now apply for public assistance.
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