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Rent & Utility Assistance In Ocean View, DE

2 listings found in Ocean View, DE. Including 5 more within 30 miles.

Housing Benefits

Contact
Internet Only


Description
Start here to find out what housing benefits you qualify for in the Ocean View, DE area. They'll guide you through the process of finding housing assistance, help you qualify, and assist you with the application process.

Eligibility
Anyone in need of inexpensive housing, rental assistance or utility payment assistance.

Documents Required
Case by case basis.

Area Served
Ocean View, DE and vicinity.

Validated
2019-11-04

Affordable Housing Expert

Contact
Internet Only


Description
Provides assistance with finding affordable housing in the Ocean View, DE area. Contact them via their website and they will call you to assist you according to your personal needs and requirements. Sometimes they can find you a home to own for less than the cost of a rental. Just tell them your particular situation and they'll go to work helping you find a housing solution that's right for you.

Hours
Phone Consultations M-F

Eligibility
Anyone in need of inexpensive housing.

Documents Required
Case by case basis.

Area Served
Ocean View, DE

Validated
2019-11-04

Community Church



Contact
11227 Racetrack Rd
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 641-5433


Description
Provides a food pantry, clothing closet and financial assistance to Worcester County residents in need. SERVICES:,

Hours
See notes for program hours.

Eligibility
Worcester County residents in need of emergency assistance with basic needs.

Area Served
Worcester County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5861

Diakonia Inc



Contact
12747 Old Bridge Rd
Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 213-0923


Description
OVERVIEW: Provides an emergency shelter for homeless men, women, and families with children. Offers an emergency food pantry and a low cost thrift store to residents in need. Also provides limited financial assistance for homeless prevention and support services for veterans and their families. - - SERVICES: - 1) EMERGENCY SHELTER: Offers a 36 bed emergency shelter for men, women and families. The length of stay varies pending on adherence to shelter rules. - - 2) EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY: Provides food once a month to Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset County residents (must be a resident for at least 30 days). Formula and baby items are sometimes available. Photo ID and proof of local residence is required, Call Sun-Sat 9AM-5PM. - - 3) THRIFT STORE: Offers clothes, shoes, household items, furniture and linens at a low cost to the public on Wed-Sat from 10AM-4PM. Located at Sunset Shopping Center on Stephen Decatur Highway. - - 4) EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: For individuals and families at risk of being homeless may apply for assistance with security deposit, first month's rent and eviction. Contact Andrea Petersen, Program Manager, for more information. - - 5) SUPPORT SERVICES FOR VETERANS AND FAMILIES (SSVF): Offers case management and other related services for veterans and their families. Provides limited financial assistance with security deposit, first month's rent and eviction. Also provides emergency housing placement if available, for more information, Contact Valencia Hawkins, Program Manager. - - 6) SUPPORT SERVICES: Assists individuals at-risk of becoming homeless remain in their home.Offers personal case management to residents of the shelter so they can connect with appropriate community resources based on their needs. Also provides parenting, job skill training and GED classes. - - 7) DONATIONS: Gift cards/certificates, food, toiletries and new clothing and toys are needed.

Eligibility
See Notes.

Documents Required
Call for information.

Area Served
Worcester County

Not Yet Validated

SID
14240

Chesapeake Utilities



Contact
32145 Beaver Run Dr
Salisbury, MD 21804
(410) 548-5515


Description
Offers grant funded financial assistance to eligible Chesapeake Utilities and Sharp Tri-County customers, who cannot afford to pay their utility bill.SERVICES:1) SHARING GRANT: Sharing will only issue two specific or general grants to each household during a calendar year. The repair grant is available only to the elderly or handicapped. Officers of Sharing can award a Sharing Grant to assist a resident if the income exceeds the federal guidelines, but only up to ten percent.ANNUAL INCOME-ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Family Size/Income Guidelines.1 $14,3552 $19,2453 $24,1354 $29,0255 $33,9156 $38,8057 $43,6958 $48,585Each additional person - $4,8902) REPAIR GRANTS: Furnace and hot water heater repair grants up to $200 available for elderly and handicapped. Others may be eligible with special approval.HOUSEHOLD ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: To qualify for a sharing grant, applicant must be 60 years of age or older, handicapped or have elderly relative or dependent child (full-time student up to and including age 23) who resides at the same address as the applicant. Customers must have received energy assistance thru the MEAP Office. Total grants cannot exceed $300 for the elderly or handicapped and cannot exceed $150 for all other applicants.DONATIONS: Accepts monetary donations.

Eligibility
See notes.

Area Served
Wicomico County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5946

Salisbury Urban Ministries



Contact
326 Barclay St
Salisbury, MD 21804
(410) 749-1563


Description
Provides emergency food, financial assistance, bathingfacilitiesand education to Eastern Shoreresidents. SERVICES:1) EMERGENCY FOOD: Provides food on Tue & Thur, 10AM-1:30PM. Occasionally has pampers.New clients must come before 1:30PM. 2) EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: May provide assistance to the first 5-6 people on Tue & Thur, 10AM-2PM, (walk-ins accepted come early) to apply for emergency financial assistance. Provides assistance for first month's rent, rent evictions (must be in court proceedings), prescriptions, fuel, water bills and utility ( must have disconnect notice). Must have proper documentation and proof of need which outlines balance owed. A minimum of $250 may be applied towards the bill. Prescription allowance is determined based on funds available. 3) SOUP KITCHEN: Meals are served Sat, 11:15AM-12:15PM. Grace United Methodist Church. 635 East Church Street, Salisbury, 21804. 4) KIDS CAFE: Provides meals and snacks, nutrition education and activities, Tue and Thur, 5-7PM and on some school holidays, to community children kindergarten through 6th grade. Summer program begins June 20, 2012 on Mon, Wed, Fri; 9:30AM-3:30PM.5) HEALTH PREVENTION EDUCATION AND BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING: Offered on Sat, 11:15AM-12:30PM. Grace United Methodist Church, 635 East Church Street.

Hours
Vary. See notes

Eligibility
Anyone in need of services.

Area Served
Wicomico County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5914

Shore Up Family Support Center



Contact
500 Snow Hill Rd
Salisbury, MD 21804
(410) 651-1805


Description
Provides programs that assist residents in paying their energy bills. SERVICES:1) OFFICE OF HOME ENERGY PROGRAMS: Provides MEAP and EUSP grants to eligible families, renters, roomers, boarders and homeowners toward the cost of heating in the winter and electricity year round. Grant is based on the type of fuel used, household size, household income and annual consumption.2) Electrical Universal Service Program (EUSP): Assists with electric utility bill payment. Client is required to have bill in his/her own name and be on a monthly budget billing plan. Some funds are available for a one time only benefit for past due bill payments. 3) FURNACES: Limited funds are available for clients to be referred to the weatherization office for furnace repair, replacement and/or other weatherization procedures.4) WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: (See separate listing.) ELIGIBILITY INCOME GUIDELINES FOR MEAP and ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM GRANTS: Maryland residents whose gross monthly household incomes are within the following limits, July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013:FAMILY SIZE GROSS MONTHLY INCOME MAXIMUM YEARLY 1 $1,628.95 $19,547.50 2 $2,206.45 $26,477.50 3 $2,783.95 $33,407.50 4 $3,361.45 $40,337.50 5 $3,938.95 $47,267.50 6 $4,516.45 $54,197.50Each additional person, add $577.50 $6,930NOTE: If a caller is slightly over the Maximum Monthly Income Standards, lives on a fixed income, and has significant out of pocket medical expenses, they may still qualify for OHEP programs (MEAP & EUSP) by asking for a medical waiver. The OHEP worker would be able to assist them with this. APPLICATION: Need to submit a copy of photo identity, proof of residence, copies of Social Security cards for all household members (including children), proof of household's total gross income for 30 days prior to application date (from all sources), name of home energy supplier and account number, a copy of the most recent utility bill and a copy of the lease (if renting).

Hours
Beginning Nov. 9AM-3PM. & Thurs. Evenings, 5-7PM.

Eligibility
See notes.

Area Served
Wicomico County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5966