- For the Social Security checks, see monthly tugboat.
|“||Oh, People. Did I Not tell all of you to Not Contact Animal Control? Because we’ve just had a visitor who came to check on us! Good Grief!||”|
|Chris after claiming he couldn't afford medication for his cats.|
One of the first welfare checks requested for the Chandlers came about from Donations Required, Serious. Please help, a June 2016 begging video in which Barbara and Chris exaggerate an emergency by claiming they need money for Barbara's asthma medicine and stage the scene to imply that Barbara's health is in imminent danger without the medicine. A concerned fan requested a welfare check, and the officer replied stating that he had spoken with Barbara over the phone and that everything was okay. Despite that episode, the Chandlers continued to make several more begging videos over the years in which Barbara exaggerates her health issues for more money.
In December 2018, Marvin recounted a story about Chris having called a welfare check on Barbara. Chris had been out of town driving to a GameStop, as he had been banned from the local ones, and called Barbara during his trip. She was asleep and did not hear the phone, so Chris panicked and called 911.
In September 2019, Jacob Sockness announced plans to travel to Ruckersville to see Chris. Sockness was known for fetishizing Chris, making claims such as "I'm sure I'll just destroy her ass like carpeting bombing Germany in WWII. It'll be in flaming ruin." Concerned over Sockness's claims, an observer reportedly called in a welfare check for Chris on 25 September 2019 and claimed that a deputy promised to contact Chris that day and follow up on 28 September.
On 25 September, Chris began discouraging Sockness from completing the trip. It's unknown if the alleged welfare check influenced Chris's decision.
On 30 July 2021, following leaks alleging that Chris was engaging in incest with Barb, the Greene County Police came to 14 Branchland Court for another welfare check. Though the details of their interaction with the police are unknown, Barb was taken to a hospital for further medical inspection while an emergency protective order was issued against Chris, temporarily prohibiting him from contacting her and from being at the Chandler house until 5 August.
- Kiwi Farms posts (other users)#Welfare Check
- Kiwi Farms posts (The Captain)#Troll Police Calls
- Kiwi Farms posts (Marvin)#Welfare Check on Barbara
- https://old.reddit.com/r/Sockness/comments/d6qya0/i_am_sockness_and_i_am_here/ (archive)
- Kiwi Farms posts (Null)#Summing Up Post-Incest Leak