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Rent & Utility Assistance In Odessa, DE

2 listings found in Odessa, DE. Including 12 more within 30 miles.

Housing Benefits

Contact
Internet Only


Description
Start here to find out what housing benefits you qualify for in the Odessa, 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
Odessa, DE and vicinity.

Validated
2019-11-04

Affordable Housing Expert

Contact
Internet Only


Description
Provides assistance with finding affordable housing in the Odessa, 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
Odessa, DE

Validated
2019-11-04

the Help Center Elkton



Contact
170 E Main St
Elkton, MD 21921
(410) 996-0100


Description
Offers emergency assistance for food, clothing, and financial assistance with eviction prevention, security deposit, first month's rent, and rental assistance (as funding permits). SERVICES: 1) EMERGENCY FOOD: Emergency groceries are available to assist eligible Cecil County households. Households receiving food stamps are NOT eligible for food assistance. 2) THRIFT SHOP: Offers free clothing to area residents in need, when available. Call for information. 3) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance to eligiblehouseholds for eviction,first month's rent and eviction prevention (as funding permits). 4) HOLIDAY FOOD ASSISTANCE 2012: Provides Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets to families in need. By application only. Call office for information. DONATIONS: Accepts monetary donations, food items, clothing and household goods for thrift shop.

Eligibility
Low income residents.

Area Served
Cecil County

Validated
2019-12-01

SID
5854

#Rent Payment Assistance
#Electric Payment Assistance

Cecil County Housing & Comm



Contact
105 Brown Ct
Suite 1800
Elkton, MD 21921
(410) 996-5245


Description
Provides affordable housing economic opportunity and suitable living environment toeligible low and moderate income person and families living in Cecil County. Also offers housing counseling services for potential home buyers and provides information on adult education and job training courses.SERVICES:1) FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY PROGRAM: Helps persons to obtain resources for GED and adult education. Information and referrals are provided for job training and college courses.2) HOME OWNERSHIP (PRE-PURCHASED):Provides counseling for any resident that is interested in purchasing a home. Information workshops are offered on the thirdTuesday of eachmonth at 6PM. Potential buyers must attend the workshops and one on one counseling to get the counseling certificate required by most lending and grant programs.3) RENTAL SUBSIDY PRORAM: Provides rental assistance toincome eligible families, elderly and disabled persons afford a better place to live or assist with paying a portion of the monthly rent where the family is currently living. Household income must meet federal income guidelines.4) VETERANS AFFAIR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING: Assist veterans and their families find rental housing. Includes specific eligibility criteria and case management services from the V.A. Referrals accepted by Perry Point V.A. To obtain a referral for rental assistance, call Patricia Lane at 410-642-2411 EX 5506.

Eligibility
Low-income residents.

Area Served
Cecil County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5855

Lutheran Community Services



Contact
2809 Baynard Blvd
Wilmington, DE 19802
(302) 654-8886


Description
A Coalition Of Churches Provides Funds To Help The Needy With Financial Emergencies. Limited Financial Assistance May Be Available For Rent, Mortgage, Electric And Other Utilities.  

Hours
Hours Of Operation:mon: 8 Am 4 Pmtue: 8 Am 4 Pmwed: 8 Am 4 Pmthu: 8 Am 4 Pmfri: 8 Am 4 Pm

Eligibility
Families/individuals In Need Of Financial Assistance.eligibility: Female: Yes; Male: Yes;

Area Served
New Castle County

Validated
2019-11-18

SID
13519

#Volunteer Opportunities
#Rent Payment Assistance
#Rent Deposit Payment Assistance
#Mortgage Payment Assistance
#Electric Payment Assistance

St Vincent Depaul Outreach



Contact
810 Aiken Ave
Perryville, MD 21903
(410) 642-3588


Description
Provides a food pantry and financial assistance to Cecil County residents.SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Operates a food pantry on Mon, Wed and Fri (morning hours only that varies). May access service once each month.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance towards the last $50 for eviction prevention, utilities and prescription assistance. Proof of need, Social Security Card and Photo ID required. Call ahead to find out if funds are available.

Eligibility
Anyone in need.

Area Served
Cecil County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5935

Salvation Army



Contact
300 Seneca Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
(410) 939-3535


Description
Provides assistance to residents of Harford County. SERVICES: 1) FOOD CLOSET: Non-perishable food is provided to those in need by appointment only on Tues and Thur. Can only be utilized once per month..2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance to persons with court-ordered evictions or utility cut-offs (MEAP eligible) when funds are available. Limited to once per year. ELIGIBILITY FOR MEAP and ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM GRANTS: Maryland residents whose gross monthly household incomes are within the following limits, effective July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013GROSS INCOME Monthly Annually1 $1,628.95 $19,547.502 $2,206.45 $26,477.503 $2,783.95 $33,407.504 $3,361.45 $40,337.505 $3,938.95 $47,267.506 $4,516.45 $54,197.50FOR EACH ADDITIONAL PERSON, ADD $577.50; $6,930.003) EMERGENCY SHELTER: Lodging for one night is provided at a local motel for stranded travelers, homeless persons and evictees. Must go to Police Department after 4PM to apply for a voucher- NO GUARANTEE.4) COUNSELING: Provides Biblically-based counseling and budget counseling to youths and their families.5) YOUTH GROUP: During the school year, on Tues from 6-7:30PM, young people, ages 6 through 17, visit the Corps for a meeting, prayer, dinner, and arts and crafts. Transportation is provided.6) SUMMER CAMP: Provides a one-week camp program in Hedgesville, West Virginia at Camp Tomahawk, in July to approximately 20 youths, ages 6-12, from low income families. Youths are selected on a first come, first served basis. Applicants are encouraged to start calling as early as April. Transportation is provided to the camp.7) VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Provides Bible instruction, crafts and age-related activities for one week during the summer months at the Corps (ages 6-13). Transportation is provided free of charge. 8) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: CLOSEDWALK IN TO SIGN-UP SEPT 15-26.o CHRISTMAS: Offers gift cards and toys to anyone in need. Bring in threegift suggestions$30 or less for children 0-12. o THANKSGIVING: Must come in to sign up. Call before to check availability. MUST have ALL of the following required documentation:--Valid Maryland ID card --SS cards for all household members --Proof of all income sources (pay stubs/DSS/child support, food stamp letter)--Proof of expenses (current electric, gas, oil, water bills; car payment and insurance, etc)--Proof of residence (Section 8, public housing or HUD)--Must provide the paper including the break-down of family members, monthly rent and birth certificates for all children, ages 12 years and under --Must know the clothing & shoe sizes, and 3 specific gift suggestions for all children. 9) DONATIONS : Accepts new clothing, toiletries, gloves, coats, toys and food. Individuals residing in Harford County can have items picked up by calling 1-800-229-7156.

Hours
Closed noon-1PM for lunch.

Eligibility
Individuals and families in need living in Harford County.

Area Served
Harford County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5918

Ray of Hope Mission Center



Contact
960 Craigtown Rd
Port Deposit, MD 21904
(410) 378-9800


Description
Provides a food pantry, financial assistance and support services to residents living with in the catchment area.SERVICES:,

Hours
Intake Hours: Mon & Wed 1-3PM, Tues & Thur 9:30-11:30AM.

Eligibility
Open to the public.

Area Served
Cecil County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5909

Pathstone



Contact
421 McFarlan Rd
Kennett Square, PA 19348
(610) 925-5600


Description
Nutritional assistance, emergency shelter, first month rental assistance, rent in arrears assistance, mortgage assistance and utilities in arrears assistance (one-time only assistance).

Area Served
Chester County

Not Yet Validated

SID
7971

Aberdeen Bible Church



Contact
529 Edmund St
Aberdeen, MD 21001
(410) 272-3278


Description
Offers an array of services to the residents of Harford County.SERVICES:1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides $100 (does not have to be the last $100) towards an eviction notice or a utility turn-off notice. The funds are paid directly to either the landlord or the utility provider. Must have current photo ID, proof of need, proof of income and social security card. Call to schedule an appointment. Appointments are scheduled within 48hours.2) FOOD PANTRY: Walk-in during business hours to receive one bag of non-perishable food. This is limited to once every 30 days. Must bring current photo ID and social security card. No referral needed.3) WRAPAROUND MENTORING: Provides 1-1 mentoring and goal setting with children in elementary and middle school and their families. Children that are served in this program exhibit behavioral problems at school or in the home. No referral needed. 4) SUMMER DAY CAMP: Offers children 4-15 a 7-week summer day camp. Walk-in for an application ($30) and return April-late June. The academic and recreational based camp is $475. Scholarships are available and will accept Purchase of Care vouchers. Installment payments accepted for the $475.5) 1ST TIME HOMEBUYER: Purchases and refurbishes homes in Harford County to resell them to low-moderate income families several times a year. There is a set income eligibility, the family must be at or below 50%-80% of the FPL. If the family is accepted into the program they will be required to take homebuyer workshops.6) ADDICTIONS SUPPORT: Spiritual peer support group, meets on Tue, 7-9PM.7) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE:o School Supplies 2012: Event Under the Tent runs the 2nd Sat in Sept. Provides school supplies, cleaning products, and food. The date will be 9/8/2012.o Thanksgiving 2012: Provides Thanksgiving baskets to those in need (about 100 families). Call early Sept to sign-up. Distribution will be 11/19/12.o Christmas 2012: Offers a Harvest Dinner the first Wed of December. Provides a hot meal, cleaning supplies, toys, hats, gloves, and gifts for seniors. No need to call, walk-in on 12/5/12.

Eligibility
Residents of Harford County in need of assistance.

Area Served
Harford County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5885

Kent County Social Services Department



Contact
350 High St
Chestertown, MD 21620
(410) 810-7600


Description
RENTAL ASSISTANCE:Provides rental subsidy payments for low income households who are homeless, or experiencing a critical or emergency housing need such as potential eviction, etc. Vendor payments are made to the landlord for the eligible household for a period not to exceed 12 months. Maryland Rental Allowance Program Income Limits, 2012: Family size and gross monthly income: 1 person $18,500 2 persons $21,150 3 persons $23,800 4 persons $26,450 5 persons $28,550 6 persons $30,650 7 persons $32,750 8 persons $34,900

Eligibility
See notes.

Area Served
Kent County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5887

St Joan of Arc Church



Contact
222 Law St
Aberdeen, MD 21001
(410) 272-4535


Description
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance to those in need once every 12 months to assist with BGE turn-off notices, eviction prevention (Failure to Pay Rent Notice or Court Notice), security deposits (must have a lease) and prescriptions. Provides up to $100 for prescriptions and up to $75 for other financial concerns.

Eligibility
Open to anyone in need, who lives within the catchment area. Financial assistance is available once every 12 months.

Documents Required
Call for information.

Area Served
Harford County

Not Yet Validated

SID
14231