Provides reorganization of due dates for utility bills so that customers on fixed incomes who receive one income check a month can request the due dates of utility bills be delayed until after checks are received.
Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 5:00 pm; Fri 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
MLGW customers ages 60 and over who receive only Social Security or pension as income, or customers of any age who receive only disability income. Customers may have outstanding MLGW balance of up to $600.00 and still be eligible. Overdue balance must be paid within 12 months.
Call (901) 544-MLGW for details, or ask at any MLGW office.
Provides rent and utility assistance when funding is available. Calls accepted ONLY at 10:00 am on the first Wednesday of each month (except for the month of December). About 10 people are helped each month.
First Wednesday of the month, Jan-November 10:00 am
Must be resident of Memphis with loss of income within the past 90 days.
Call (901) 881-6013 on first Wednesday of the month, 10:00 am - 11:00 am for assistance, when available. Photo ID and application required.
NO FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR THE 38053, 38115, 38116, 38117, 38118, 38127, 38122, 38128, 38135 and 38141 ZIP CODES AT THIS TIME Provides money for rent/utility/medical bills or other needed financial assistance for residents of Memphis through different Catholic Churches when funding is available. Food and clothing may also be available. Call the central intake number (901-722-4703) to apply. NOTE: You will be asked to leave your name, address, zip code and the type of assistance you need, and if funds are available to help, the church that covers your local zip code will call you back NOTE: FAILURE TO LEAVE A ZIP CODE WILL MEAN THAT YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF YOU HAVE PRIVACY BLOCK ON YOUR PHONE, YOU WILL NOT BE CALLED BACK EITHER, EVEN IF FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE IN YOUR ZIP CODE Each case is considered on an individual basis and home visits are done to evaluate and verify needs.
Residents of Shelby County in need in the following zip codes: 38002, 38016, 38017, 38103, 38104, 38105, 38106, 38107, 38108, 38109, 38111, 38112, 38114, 38120, 38125, 38126, 38133, 38134, 38138, 38139
Call (901-722-4703) to apply and leave your name, zip code and the type of assistance you are seeking. IF funding is available through the Catholic churches in your area, you will be called back for an intake interview. (NOTE: Calls will be made from private phone numbers, so make sure your phone service does not block unknown numbers through a privacy block.) Each case is considered individually, with help administered through different Catholic churches. Home visits are made to evaluate need and funding is limited.
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Friends For Life
43 N Cleveland St Memphis, TN 38104 (901) 272-0855
This agency assists the economically disadvantaged through advocacy, social services, affordable low-income housing and educational opportunities in its schools. Provides Social services/ emergency assistance, budget/credit counseling, ministerial advice, parenting classes, teen pregnancy assistance, micro enterprise assistance, food pantry, thrift store, revolving loans, rental housing, housing counseling, AIDS ministry, household assistance, non medical elderly assistance.