Address:200 Polk County PlazaBalsam Lake, WI 54810Map & Directions
Services: Limited financial assistance (up to $150/year) provided in the form of vouchers for:
- - - Gas (can apply every three months) up to $40
- - - Evictions (rental deposit and rent payment)
- - - Utility disconnections (electric, gas, heating and water)
- - - Medical emergency assistance/prescriptions sometimes
Hours: Site Hours:24 hours/7 days a week
Eligibility: Residents of Pierce, Polk and Saint Croix counties
Address:505 W 8th StNew Richmond, WI 54017Map & Directions
Services: - 64 bed homeless shelter which houses eight families/25 individuals for 30 - 90 days. Comfort and service animals are allowed to stay in the shelter with individuals who have them. Average stay is 52 days. - - - Emergency assistance including electric bill payment assistance; gas bill payment assistance; heating fuel bill payment assistance; water bill payment assistance; utility deposit assistance; rent payment assistance (for individuals in danger of being evicted or for people needing first month's rent to get into new housing); rental deposit assistance for individuals in danger of being evicted or for people needing a rental deposit to get into new housing; return to point of origin assistance; general apparel; school clothing; winter clothing; gently used furniture; emergency dental care (dentures and extractions); medications (antibiotics and mental health prescriptions); and homeless motel vouchers when funding is available. Financial assistance for car repairs is also available. Financial assistance is available once every 12 months up to $150 to each individual in the form of a voucher. - - - Volunteer opportunities include driving individuals in a van to work, church and doctor appointments; serving meals; cleaning - - - Provides food rescued from Walmart which includes fresh produce, bread and dry goods - - - Community service opportunities for youth - - - Works with clients to move them into transitional housing from staying in the shelter - - - Homeless permanent supportive housing program for people with mental illness who have been homeless - - - Cooking classes where individuals cook meals with five ingredients or less and receive recipes
Hours: Program Hours:- Office: 24 hours/7 days a week
- Cooking Classes: 11:30 am - 12 noon Wednesday
- Rescued Food Distribution: 12 noon Friday
Address:701 S Dellwood StCambridge, MN 55008Map & Directions
Services: Offers emergency financial assistance to help with expenses during breast cancer care and treament. Basic living expenses include:
- - - Car payments
- - - Electricity
- - - Food
- - - Gas
- - - Heat
- - - Mortgage
- - - Out of pocket medical expenses
- - - Rent
Eligibility: Adults ages 18 and older who are actively receiving care for breast cancer including chemotherapy, radiation, bone marrow transplant, surgery, lymphedema, cording, hospice or palliative care at Cambridge Medical Center or living in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs or Pine counties, and who do not qualify for other similar programs
Address:1700 E Rum River Dr SCambridge, MN 55008Map & Directions
Services: - Individuals must have used 50% of their income during the past 60 days toward basic needs - - - Financial assistance provided must resolve the emergency and it must be determined to be cost-effective to maintain residence - - - Individuals may receive financial assistance once every 12 months - - - Financial assistance is provided for electric service payment assistance, evictions (mortgage payment assistance if more than two months behind, rent payment assistance if more than two months behind and rental deposit assistance), gas service payment assistance, heating fuel payment assistance, utility deposit assistance and water service payment assistance. Phone service is covered if medically necessary and a physician's statement is required. - - - Maximum amount of financial assistance available for a single adult is $812 and for a couple is $1,040 - - - Financial assistance is made in the form of payment directly to the provider (landlord or utility company) - - NOTE: Client may also be eligible for Emergency Assistance and/or Emergency Medical Assistance.
Eligibility: Adults who have been residents of Isanti County for at least 30 days and whose income does not exceed 200% Federal Poverty Guideline
Address:901 4th St #214Hudson, WI 54016Map & Directions
Services: - Provides financial assistance for car repair, electric service payment assistance, heating fuel payment assistance, rent payment assistance and water service payment assistance in the form of a check when emergency exists due to health, layoff or other temporary crisis - - - Assistance is limited to one payment per 12 month period for a total of three times. In order to receive assistance more than two times, the client must provide proof of financial counseling. - - - If able, clients must be willing to work - - - Gas money available also to help with transportation - - - Phone volunteer opportunities available
Hours: Site Hours:10 am - 1 pm Monday - Wednesday and Friday; 10 am - 1 pm and 5 pm - 6:30 pm Thursday
Eligibility: - Residents of River Falls and Saint Croix County
- Must have residency at their current address for 60 days or more
- Must have a form of income (including SDI, SSFI or unemployment)
Address:2100 3rd Ave # 400Anoka, MN 55303Map & Directions
Services: - Helps families experiencing a legal crisis (eviction or utility shutoff) once every 12 months
- - - Applicant must have spent at least 30% of their available income on housing and utilities in the past 90 days
- - - Applicant's name must be on lease or utility bill
- - - Provides financial assistance for up to two months of rent or mortgage, or one month with a deposit
- - - May provide financial assistance for utilities (electric, gas and heating service payment assistance). Families must apply for Fuel Assistance during the heating season.
- - - Amount of financial assistance provided depends on family size and type of emergency
- - - Financial assistance is paid directly to the vendor
- - - Does not provide financial assistance for late fees
Eligibility: Families who have children in their home under age 18 and are residents of Anoka County
Address:7645 Currell BlvdSaint Paul, MN 55125Map & Directions
Services: - Bridges for Long Term Homeless Households: Provides temporary housing for individuals who meet the definition of long term homeless, and have a serious and persistent mental illness - - - Bridges: Provides temporary housing for individuals and families of individuals who have a serious and persistent mental illness - - - Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8): Vouchers assist the tenant in renting a unit from a private landlord. Unit must be affordable and rent must be reasonable for the area. This type of assistance is transferable. It is assigned to the tenant and moves with the tenant so long as the tenant remains income eligible and has not violated any program rules.
Eligibility: - Bridges for Long Term Homeless Households: Based on income. Individuals who meet the definition of long term homeless, and have a serious and persistent mental illness
- Bridges: Based on income. Individuals and families of individuals who have a serious and persistent mental illness.
- Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8): Based on income. Applicants must not have been involved in illegal drug or violent crime activity within the last five years.
- Residents of Washington County
Address:2446 University Ave W # 140Saint Paul, MN 55114Map & Directions
Services: Convenes, Guides And Supports A Diversity Of Partners Working To Improve Conditions Of Home And Community. Strengthens Development Capacity And Promotes Policies That Expand Opportunity, Especially For People At The Lowest Income Levels.
Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 8am-4pm
Eligibility: Crisis Housing Fund: Residents of service area AND must meet all the following criteria: * Persons with a serious mental illness * Persons with a community-based housing (rental or ownership) * Persons of low or moderate income, determined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development * Persons admitted to a mental health treatment facility (includes treatment for chemical dependency) and receiving treatment for 90 days or less
Address:1821 University Avenue West Suite North 464Saint Paul, MN 55104Map & Directions
Services: 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.
Address:1019 Payne AveSaint Paul, MN 55130Map & Directions
Services: Case management services for families who request budget management, personal counseling and other long-term professional services. - - Financial assistance for rent, deposit, mortgage, some transportation, emergency and supplemental food and other special needs. Applications are taken starting on the 1st of each month (or the next business day). Only a limited number of applications are taken, so applications may only be available on or for a few days after the 1st. Call for availability. - - Food shelf some Asian and East African specialty food products may be available. - - Fresh food distribution of bread, produce, baked goods, and more is available to anyone. Distribution takes place using a lottery system. - - Youth food shelf - - Vouchers for clothing (single adults only), bedding and kitchen items available through Alley Shoppe. Not available during summer when Alley Shoppe is closed. - - Lunch served Monday - Friday - - Thanksgiving meal - - Seasonal services: Family Camp, free yearly Phone Home Project, and emergency disaster services - - Food Support application assistance - - Community Center: 651-776-8169. Provides a variety of programs for all ages designed to meet physical, emotional, educational and spiritual needs including group club activities, summer day camping, senior citizen programs, athletics, arts and crafts, music and drama, preschool program, teen counseling, gymnasium, after school programs, etc.
Eligibility: Food shelf: Residents in the area bounded by County Road B on the north; Burlington Northern Railroad tracks and Grove Street on the south and west; English Street and Johnson Parkway on the east. Fresh food distribution is open to anyone.
Youth food shelf: No geographic restrictions. Serves ages 25 and younger, with a focus on those 20 and younger.
Emergency assistance: Residents of 55101, 55106, 55108, 55112, 55113, 55114, 55117, and 55130.