Synonyms to on welfare

needy, beggared, beggarly, bereaved, bereft, chronic poverty area, dead, depressed population, deprived, destitute, disadvantaged, down-and-out, flat, fleeced, ghetto-dwellers, ghettoized, hard up, impecunious, impoverished, in need, in rags, in reduced circumstances, in want, indigent, insolvent, mendicant, necessitous, on relief, out at elbows, pauperized, penniless, penurious, pinched, poor, poverty-stricken, starveling, strapped, stripped, the disadvantaged, the distressed, the down-and-out, the forgotten man, the have-nots, the needy, the other America, the poor, the underprivileged, the urban poor, underdeveloped nation, underprivileged, unprosperous, up against it, welfare rolls