A program designed to provide financial help for those who struggle to make ends meet. This program has acquired the reputation for serving low-lifes, white trash, and drug addicts who are to lazy and stupid to get a job. How it got this wonderful reputation is beyond me (although it might have something to do with Republicans) as over 70% of welfare receivers bring home AT LEAST one paycheck.
Most of the definitions (for welfare) on Urban Dictionary say that welfare is for fat, lazy, white trash who have many kids to get more welfare money so they can by booze and drugs. the people who wrote those definitions are dumbshits.