Address:301 N Main St #2Blue Earth, MN 56013Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away)
Services: Section 8 Rental Assistance Program (HUD) available through MVAC in Faribault and Le Sueur counties. - - Rent and utilities will be 30% of family income.
Eligibility: Primarily low income families and individuals who are residents of Faribault and Le Sueur counties.
Address:115 W 1st St #306Fairmont, MN 56031Map & Directions
Services: Advises and assists veterans and their dependents with all state and federal veterans benefits, such as: - - - Burial benefits - - Service-connected disability compensation - - Veteran survivor insurance - - Veteran/Military health insurance - - G.I. Bill educational training - - G.I. Life Insurance - - Home loan guaranteed by the U.S.D.V.A. - - Transportation to VA Medical Center - - Outpatient medical care through the V.A. - - Financial assistance through the V.A. for dental work - - Survivors and dependents education - - “State Soldiers Assistance Program” (SSAP): provides veterans who are unable to work as a result of temporary disability with cash assistance toward housing (rent, mortgage, and utilities) and other personal needs. There are strict income and asset requirements. - - Information about and referrals to other service agencies for chemical dependency treatment and vocational rehabilitation.
Eligibility: Veterans, widows, and orphans of veterans and active military and their dependents in Martin County
Address:115 W 1st StFairmont, MN 56031Map & Directions
Services: 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. - - Able to use once a year only. - - NOTE: Client may also be eligible for Emergency Minnesota Supplemental Aid, Emergency Assistance, and/or Emergency Medical Assistance.
Eligibility: Residents of Faribault and Martin Counties
Address:135 School StForest City, IA 50436Map & Directions
Services: Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program: provides financial assistance for a portion of home heating bills for the winter months, emergency fuel deliveries, and assistance with furnace repairs or replacement. Qualified applicants may be eligible for Weatherization services in order to reduce the cost of energy consumption in their homes.
*Emergency Financial Assistance: may be available to qualified individuals for rent, rent deposits, and utility deposits from United Way funds as well as assistance with past due utility bills from funds contributed by local utility companies.
*Self-Sufficiency Development: FaDSS and Community Partners provide support through a home visiting process to assist families moving from welfare to work as well as to work with families coping with multiple challenges to self-sufficiency including financial crises or financial management.
Hours: Contact office for hours
Address:108 8th St S #3Saint James, MN 56081Map & Directions
Eligibility: Veterans, widows, and orphans of veterans and active military and their dependents in Watonwan County
Address:715 2nd Ave SSaint James, MN 56081Map & Directions
Services: 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. - - NOTE: Client may also be eligible for Emergency Minnesota Supplemental Aid, Emergency General Assistance, and/or Emergency Medical Assistance
Eligibility: Emergency Assistance (EA) meets the emergency needs of eligible Minnesota families with children under age 21. The family must have an emergency that threatens a child’s health or safety and lack the goods or services necessary to protect the child’s health or safety.
Address:12 Civic Center Plaza # 2090Mankato, MN 56001Map & Directions
Services: Provides supportive services for veterans and their families who are experiencing homelessness or who are in danger of becoming homeless. Services include:
- - - Information and assistance for food, utilities, housing, employment and legal issues
- - - Financial assistance with rent, mortgage and transportation needs
- - - Coordination of chemical dependency treatment, mental health treatment, day care, life skills training, educational services, family support, gambling addiction treatment, transportation, money management training and/or counseling, re-establishment of socialization skills, training to increase basic living skills and/or income to prepare for obtaining and retaining permanent housing.
Eligibility: Veterans that are homeless or who are in danger of becoming homeless, statewide in Minnesota.
Address:706 N Victory DrMankato, MN 56001Map & Directions
Services: - Assistance with past due rent to maintain housing as well as rental assistance in relocation to permanent affordable housing. - - - Assistance with one time housing funds to help people maintain or obtain housing. - - - Assistance includes: case management for several months and one-time payment to resolve housing crisis.
Eligibility: Low income residents of Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, and Watonwan counties;
- Live, work or attend school in the nine-county area
- Currently homeless or at imminent risk of losing housing (doubled-up situations are looked at on a case by case basis)
- Income eligibility (under 175% of the Federal Poverty Guideline)
- Housing affordability (basic housing costs-rent, electricity, gas, etc. less than 50% of net income)
- Ability to resolve crisis with their own or with other agencies’ resources
- Willingness to participate in follow up services and cooperation with past follow up requirements
- Length of time since past enrollment
- Likelihood that household will be able to maintain housing
- Cooperation with employment service programs
Address:410 S 5th StMankato, MN 56001Map & Directions
Services: 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. - - Able to use once a year only.
Eligibility: Emergency General Assistance (EGA) meets the emergency needs of single adults or childless married couples who are in a crisis situation such as evictions or utility shutoffs.
Address:203 W Clark StAlbert Lea, MN 56007Map & Directions
Services: Emergency Assistance (EA) is a program that helps families with children under age 21 and pregnant women who are in an emergency situation and may lose shelter or have a utility shut off - - EA can give emergency help for 30 days in a 12 month period
Hours: Program Hours:Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm
Eligibility: Families with children and pregnant women who may lose shelter or have a utility shut off