Are You on Welfare? Don’t be Ashamed to Admit it. Legal mediation consultant and practitioner Joan Amanfoh, host of The Awareness Show shares a recent, shocking experience. A single mother of two came to my office yesterday crying that her case manager cut off her benefits. Which means the monthly monetary assistance the government was giving to her to pay rent and medication had been stopped. I was not surprised because of the recent increase in these kind of cases.