They foster hope and recovery for those affected by mental illness.
Assertive Community Treatment,
Targeted Case Management,
Counseling and psychotherapy,
Education & monitoring of medications,
Education about living and parenting skills,
Supportive housing and housing vouchers,Vocational support,
Family education about mental illness.
County crisis funds is short-term, one-time assistance for persons in a financial crisis because of fire, flood, storm, illness, accident, theft, utility shut-off, eviction, foreclosure, moving expense, necessary home repairs, or need for furniture or appliance replacement or repair. Persons may apply once every 18 months. - - NOTE: Client may also be eligible for Emergency Minnesota Supplemental Aid, Emergency General Assistance, and/or Emergency Medical Assistance
Emergency assistance is short-term, one-time assistance for persons in a financial crisis because of fire, flood, storm, illness, accident, theft, utility shut-off, eviction, foreclosure, moving expense, necessary home repairs, or need for furniture or appliance replacement or repair.
Site Hours:9 am - 1 pm 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month
Emergency assistance for evictions including rent (no deposits). Utility assistance for bills incurred in the last 3 months. Must have shut off or eviction notice. - - Also provides: - - Lodging, - - Gas voucher, - - Meals for transients
Residents of Swift County with children under the age of 21.
- May re-apply once every 18 months.
- Income must be less than 150% of the FPG.
- Other eligibility requirements may apply.
Rent assistance (in case of eviction) Utility assistance (in case of shut-off) Lodging for people who are homeless - Assistance with Winter clothing and coats for kids School supplies Seasonal/holiday help
Program Hours:Monday - Friday
Residents of Buhl, Chisholm, Crane Lake, Floodwood, Hibbing, Kelly Lake, Meadowlands, Melrude, Side Lake, Cherry, and Zim in MN, requirements vary by program, contact for details
- Available once every 36 months - - - Issuance of funds must resolve the emergency, not just delay it - - - If payment plan arrangements can be made for a portion of or the entire requested amount, this will be the first option in resolving the crisis - - - Vendor-direct or protective payments are provided - - - Crisis must not be caused by a family member's refusing or quitting employment or training for employment without good cause, within the past 60 days - - - If funds are being issued for housing expenses, the family's basic need expenses must be affordable, as defined herein, on a monthly basis. Monthly housing/utility costs cannot exceed 70% of the family's net monthly income. - - - Funds are limited. If funds have been exhausted, no applications will be taken. - - Crisis Funds may be used for: Electric service payment assistance Gas service payment assistance Heating fuel payment assistance Rental deposit assistance (Except for damage deposits in excess of one month's rent. Also does not provide a portion of the rent payment that was intended to cover an unpaid damage deposit.) Rent payment assistance Utility deposit assistance (maximum payment of $750, or the emergency amount negotiated with the utility company, whichever is less) Water service payment assistance
Program Hours:8 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday; extended hours may be available by appointment
- Families who are residents of Scott County
- Family income must be below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline (FPG). Income considered is for the current month and for the period of 60 days prior to the date of application.
- Grants including help to families facing eviction (mortgage payment assistance and rent payment assistance); utilities shut off (helps families work with utility companies to work out payment plans to delay or avoid shut offs), short term assistance with transportation to get to school, work or medical appointments (bus fare/gas money; automobile insurance payment assistance, automobile repair loans only if vehicle is necessary for medical purposes or to get to work); school or job related expenses for those in financial crisis; prescriptions - - - Emergency supplies are available for transients and homeless people - - - Vouchers may be provided for eligible applicants to redeem for dairy products, baby food/formula, diapers and emergency clothing, gas, and household items - - - Financial help provided must solve the client's situation. Individuals can receive financial assistance once within a 12 month period.
Residents of Hastings Public Schools Independent School District 200 (including cities of Hampton, Hastings, Miesville, New Trier and Vermillion; portions of Denmark, Douglas, Hampton, Marshan, Nininger, Ravenna, Vermillion and Welch townships)
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Otter Tail County Department of Human Services
530 W Fir Ave Fergus Falls, MN 56537 (218) 998-8230
EA provides emergency help for Minnesota families with dependent children under age 21. The emergency must threaten the health and safety of a child, such as eviction or utility shutoff. You can receive EA only once in 12 months.
Program Hours:Monday - Friday
8 am - 4:30 pm
Residents of Otter Tail County with dependent children under age 21
- Provide emergency assistance with food, clothing and shelter - - - Food assistance is food from food pantry - - - Offers a one-time rent or mortgage payment assistance and, in dire situations, motel vouchers (short-term only)
Program Hours:Office hours 9 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday
General public; serves southeast Minnesota including Fillmore, Goodhue, Houston, Wabasha, and Winona Counties