A sliding fee is a cost to you that is determined by your income. For example, if you have very low income you will be asked to pay less for a service than someone who has more income.
Agencies offering services based on a “sliding fee” or “sliding scale” may START their lowest fee at a cost that is still high for a person with limited income. There is no guarantee that a service fee based on a sliding scale will actually be affordable to everyone.
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