Catholic Charities, DOSP, HIV/AIDS Program

2 Miles Away

Confidential
Saint Petersburg, FL 33713

(813) 375-3933

 

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Services: 
*Comprehensive continuum of housing and related supportive services 
*Transitional housing: safe and supportive living environment with varying levels of support including limited transportation, assistance in finding permanent housing and leisure time activities; some centers offer congregate meals while in others, residents prepare their own meals
*Permanent housing: available to individuals and families stable enough to live independently; limited transportation available for medical and social service appointments; requirement to pay rent based upon 
*Christopher Center complex: houses the Pinellas HIV Medical Clinic, free HIV Testing and medical care for persons with HIV or AIDS
*Voucher Program: HOPWA funded program available to qualified individuals to pay a portion of the rent at an eligible rental property within Hillsborough County; rent subsidy may provide utility allowance
*Ryan White, ADAP (prescription payment assistance) and AICP programs (insurance issues)
*Emergency rent and utilities assistance: eligible individuals and families by paying rent and utility bills on a short-term basis, assessing service needs and making referrals to other agencies to prevent further need for assistance

Hours: 
8am-5pm, M-F

If I had some idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?

 

 

 

Salvation Army St. Petersburg Financial Assistance

2 Miles Away

1400 4th St South
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

(727) 822-4954

 

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Services: 
Provides emergency financial assistance for utilities (NO rent, telephone bills, or deposits) Services are provided on a once per 12 month basis 
*NOTE: Funds are limited so there may be times during the month that funds are not available.*

Hours: 
9:00a-3:30p, Monday-Friday.

Eligibility: 
Men, women, and families. The bill must be in clients name or property owners name.

Documents To Bring: 
Client/agency to contact to make an appointment; must show picture I.D., S.S. cards for household, proof of residence, income, expenses, and shut-off notice. Doctor's statement and application of SSD/SSI if applicable.

 

 

 

 

 

Pinellas Opportunity Council, Emergency Home Energy Assistance for Elderly Program (EHEAP), St. Pete

2 Miles Away

3443 1st Avenue North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33713

(727) 821-0584

 

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Services: 
The Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP) assists low-income households, with at least one person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy emergency. This program helps pay the winter heating bills or summer cooling bills for low-income, senior residents. Vouchers may be available for heaters, fans and blankets. 
Eligible residents can receive these benefits twice a year, once in the heating season and once in the cooling season.

Hours: 
8:30a-5:00p, Monday-Friday.

Eligibility: 
To be eligible for assistance, households must have:
- A documented heating or cooling emergency,
- At least one individual age 60 or older in the home, and
- A net household annual income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines minus certain exclusions.
NOTE: Eligible residents can receive these benefits twice a year, once in the heating season and once in the cooling season.

Documents To Bring: 
Note: Please don't expect to speak to a person when you call, but rather be prepared to to leave your information on a voice mail machine. 

Documents you must have for first appointment:
1. Two forms of ID - Examples:
Florida identification card, driver's license or Social Security card (for all household members)
2. Proof of income (for all household members) - Examples:
Pay stub, award letter from Social Security Administration (SSA), pensions
3. Proof of emergency - Examples:
Past due energy bill (Progress Energy, Gas)
If on subsidized housing and receiving a utility allowance, you must provide a copy of the lease indicating allowance amount.

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Pinellas Opportunity Council, Emergency Financial Assistance, St. Petersburg, Enoch Davis

2 Miles Away

Enoch Davis Center
Saint Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 822-4492

 

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Services: 
Provides limited financial assistance on a one-time per year basis to alleviate utility, fuel oil, rent/mortgage, food, clothing, and other emergency situations 
Services may not be available at times due to lack of funding. Program may provide utility deposits (eligibility requirements apply).

Hours: 
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
9:00a-12:00p, Monday-Friday.

Eligibility: 
Must meet Health & Human Services low income guidelines.

Documents To Bring: 
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - No Walk-ins.
Client must contact to make an appointment; bring proof of income and necessary doc's (electric bill, paycheck stub, other bills, etc).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pinellas Opportunity Council, Emergency Financial Assistance, St. Petersburg

2 Miles Away

1035 Burlington Avenue North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

(727) 894-5176

 

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Services: 
Provides limited financial assistance on a one-time per year basis to alleviate utility, fuel oil, rent/mortgage, food, clothing, and other emergency situations 
Services may not be available at times due to lack of funding. Program may provide utility deposits (eligibility requirements apply).

Hours: 
9:00a-12:00p, Monday-Friday

Eligibility: 
Must meet Health & Human Services low income guidelines.

Documents To Bring: 
Client must contact to make an appointment; bring proof of income and necessary documents (elec. bill, paycheck stub, other bills, etc.

When you're a winner you're always happy, but if you're happy as a loser you'll always be a loser.

 

 

 

 

 

Pinellas County Urban League, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

2 Miles Away

333 - 31st Street North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33713

(727) 327-2081

 

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Services: 
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) sponsored through the Pinellas County Urban League provides energy payment assistance on behalf of low-income individuals and families who meet the program's eligibility requirements. Three (3) categories of assistance are available. Home Energy Assistance Funds pay a state-designated portion of the client's utility bill directly to the utility company.
Crisis Assistance Funds pay the client's actual utility bill owed, up to $300 and/or other necessary emergency expenses, such as electric fans in a heat emergency during the summer months or heaters and blankets in a cold weather emergency during the winter months. 
- Additionally, Weather Related Crisis Funds are available to clients when they are directly affected by a weather-related or energy supply shortage as declared by the Governor and/or President of the United States. Serving Pinellas County.

Hours: 
8:00a-5:00p, Monday-Friday.

Eligibility: 
Household income must be at or below 150% of the poverty guidelines for the year prior to the month of application.

Documents To Bring: 
The client must meet program criteria, complete an application and provide identification, proof of household income and assets.

 

 

 

 

 

Pinellas County Health and Human Services, Financial Assistance St. Petersburg

2 Miles Away

647 1st Avenue North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

(727) 582-7781

 

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Services: 
We May Provide: 
-Limited vendor payment toward rent. 
-Limited utility assistance for Section 8 residents only.

For Families with children only - UNLESS 100% disabled (proof required via doctor's statement) if you have no children in your custody.

Hours: 
8:00a-5:00p, Monday-Friday.

Eligibility: 
Must have legal custody of a child, unless client is 100% disabled (proof required).
Applicant Must Provide: 
-Social Security Cards for all family members. 
-Proof of Identity (driver's license, birth certificate). 
-Proof of residency (rent receipt, utility bills, school/employment records, local Food Stamp card). 
-If born outside the United States, proof of legal residency. 
-Proof of income for past 60 days or longer (pay stubs, proof of child support/alimony, award letters from SSA, Veterans, Workers' or Unemployment Comp, or proof of self-employment income). 
-Proof of current assets (bank/credit union statements, CDs, retirement funds, cash value of life insurance, stocks, bonds, trust funds, non-homestead property, etc.) 
If no income, a support statement from the family or friends who have been helping you. 
-Proof of how your past 30 days income was spent. 
-Status of any other assistance you have applied for (TANF, SSI/SSA, Unemployment, Workers' Comp, Victim of Crimes, etc.) 
-Status of any pending legal action. 
-Proof of 100% disability (doctor's statement) if you have no children in your custody.
-Referral from Children & Families if you have children and are pending Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).
-Proof of children in your immediate family.
-Proof of financial eligibility.

Documents To Bring: 
Client may contact; must provide required documentation.

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People that Love Church, Utility Assistance

2 Miles Away

817 5th Avenue North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

(727) 820-0775

 

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Services: 
Up to $35.00 will be sent to the utility company of those who have submitted a FINAL DISCONNECT NOTICE along with a letter explaining need. Paperwork must be brough to PTL Mon-Fri 10:45-2:00P for review. Applicants are notified in writing and if approved a check is sent directly to utility company.

Hours: 
In person, Monday-Friday, 10:45a-2:00p.

Eligibility: 
Anyone in need of service with a delinquent electric or water bill.

Documents To Bring: 
Request must be in writing accompanied by delinquent bill. Assistance is subject to approval by Mission Review Board. *ONE TIME UTILITY ASSISTANCE ONLY*

 

 

 

 

 

Daystar Life Center, Energy Neighbor Fund

2 Miles Away

226 6th Street South
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

(727) 825-0442

 

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Services: 
Electric Assistance for single households in Pinellas County who have a DELINQUENT Progress Energy bill.

NOTE: FUNDS AND AVAILABILITY ARE LIMITED.

Hours: 
9:00a - 12:00p and 1:00p - 2:00p Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Eligibility: 
Single households in Pinellas County with delinquent Progress Energy bill.

Documents To Bring: 
Walk in or call to make appointment. First come first serve basis. 
Must have: Picture ID, Social Security card, Proof of residency, Progress Energy bill.

Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth.

 

 

 

 

 

Pinellas Opportunity Council, Emergency Financial Assistance, Pinellas Park

7 Miles Away

6051 78th Av. N.
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

(727) 541-0896

 

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Services: 
Provides limited financial assistance on a one-time per year basis to alleviate utility, fuel oil, rent/mortgage, food, clothing, and other emergency situations 
Services may not be available at times due to lack of funding. Program may provide utility deposits (eligibility requirements apply).

Hours: 
9:00a-12:00p, Monday-Friday

Eligibility: 
Must meet Health & Human Services low income guidelines.

Documents To Bring: 
Client must contact to make an appointment; bring proof of income and necessary documents (elec. bill, paycheck stub, other bills, etc.)

 

 

 

 

St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Ministry of Helping Hands

13 Miles Away

1507 Trotter Road
Largo, FL 33770

(727) 584-2318

 

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Services: 
Provide help to parish residents of food, clothing, rent (no third party payments), electric and basic utilities; no deposits.

Hours: 
10:00a - 2:00p; Tuesday-Thursday

Eligibility: 
*AREA SERVED: Largo residents within the following boundaries: 
North of Ulmerton, West of Highland Ave, and South of Rosary Rd.

Documents To Bring: 
Call to schedule home interview appointment. 
phone and leave their name, ADDRESS, and a phone number that works in order to determine whether they are within our boundaries. 
SEE ELIGIBILITY FOR *AREA SERVED

The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.

 

 

 

 

 

Isaiah's Inn

16 Miles Away

314 S. Lincoln Avenue
Clearwater, FL 33756

(727) 449-2600

Services: 
Provides rental assistance to **FULL-TIME, EMPLOYED** single parents OR intact families WITH children. Also provides budget counseling Single individuals without children do NOT qualify for assistance DOES NOT HELP WITH DEPOSITS OR UTILITIES. *Not an emergency shelter*

Hours: 
9:00a-5:00p, Monday-Friday; answering machine available.

Eligibility: 
**FULL-TIME, EMPLOYED** single parents OR intact families with children ONLY. 
Single individuals without children are NOT eligible.

Documents To Bring: 
People are seen by appointment ONLY. Call for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

Salvation Army Clearwater Social Services

16 Miles Away

1521 E. Druid Rd.
Clearwater, FL 33756

(727) 446-4177

 

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Services: 
Provides *LIMITED* financial assistance for utilities. Maximum utility assistance is $100 for payment of a utility bill - *Can NOT assist in cases where utilities have been shut off already. DOES NOT HELP WITH UTILITY DEPOSITS Assistance is offered one time a year per family/individual.

Does NOT provide rental assistance

Provides a 3-day supply of emergency food Clients can walk in and request food during business hours

Hours: 
8:30a-4:30p,Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 10:00a-4:30p, Tuesday. (By appointment only)

Eligibility: 
Maximum utility assistance is $100 for payment of a utility bill
Serves North of Ulmerton Rd. (Belleair, Bellair Beach, Belleair Bluffs, Belleair Shores, Largo, Clearwater, Safety Harbor and Dunedin).
Utility Assistance Requirements
1. Live in our service area zip codes
2. You may receive assistance once a year and 3 times in a lifetime
3. Assistance is not available for utility deposit payments
4. Utility bill must be past due with supporting documentation.
5. Bill must be in the requestor's name to receive assistance

Documents To Bring: 
Must come into Clearwater office with current bill and photo ID to be screened for a possible appointment.

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R.C.S. (Religious Community Services), Progress Energy Emergency Assistance

16 Miles Away

700 Druid Road E.
Clearwater, FL 33756

(727) 443-4031

 

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Services: 
NOTE: Assistance is no longer available until further notice.


Financial assistance toward electric bill in arrears to prevent service termination.

Hours: 
Assistance is no longer available until further notice.

Eligibility: 
Eligible clients must show proof of their ability to financially sustain housing expenses if assistance is provided.

Documents To Bring: 
Assistance is no longer available until further notice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pinellas County Health and Human Services, Financial Assistance, Clearwater

16 Miles Away

2189 Cleveland St.
Clearwater, FL 33765

(727) 464-8400

 

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Services: 
MUST BE IN PROCESS OF APPLYING FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY
Provision of limited ($450 monthly max for household of 1 with $50 increase for each additional household member) vendor payment toward rent, mortgage, and some utilities and limited food assistance. For single parent families Financial Assistance is limited to 1x in a 5-year period.

Hours: 
8:00a-5:00p; Monday-Friday. On-going clients must have an appointment to be seen.

Eligibility: 
Must meet PCHHS income and asset guidelines.
Must have a disability statement from doctor.

Documents To Bring: 
Must have:
*Identity documentation, 2 residency documents, social security card for applicant and all other household members, disability statement, and documentation of recent financial management. Please see website or call for further details regarding eligibility.
The eligibility determination process begins at your first appointment with the Case Manager. This process can take up to 4 – 6 weeks and receiving an appointment with a Case Manager does not guarantee that you will receive assistance. The Case Manager will notify you once the eligibility determination process is complete.

We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody.

 

 

 

 

 

High Point Neighborhood Family Center-Electric Assistance

16 Miles Away

5812 150th Ave North
Clearwater, FL 33760

(727) 533-0730

 

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Services: 
Electric assistance - Must have current electric bill to apply. 
This is a ONE TIME ONLY program, which means it is only available to each family ONE TIME PER 12 months. Assistance varies.

Hours: 
9:00a-5:00p; Monday-Friday

Eligibility: 
Residents that live in zip codes: 33760, 33762, 33764, 33770, 33771.

Documents To Bring: 
Client needs current Proof of Income, Proof of Address and I.D., preferably Social Security Card, for each family member and current utility bills are required. Family support plan may be required. By appointment ONLY. Call for screening.

 

 

 

 

 

Lifeline Assistance Plan

16 Miles Away

GTE Florida Code 10 PO Box 110
Tampa, FL 33601

(813) 823-1703

Services: 
United Way Supported:No

Programs that pay all or a portion of the telephone bills of people who cannot afford to make the payments themselves, whose telephones have been or are at risk of being disconnected and who qualify for this service on the basis of income or need.

Hours: 
8-5, M-F

If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.

 

 

 

 

 

GTE Link-up America

16 Miles Away

610 Morgan St
Tampa, FL 33601

(813) 823-1703

Services: 
United Way Supported:No

Programs that pay all or a portion of the telephone bills of people who cannot afford to make the payments themselves, whose telephones have been or are at risk of being disconnected and who qualify for this service on the basis of income or need.

Hours: 
8-5, M-F

 

 

 

 

 

 

TAMCO FOUNDATION - EMBRACING FLORIDA'S WOUNDED HEROES

16 Miles Away

4830 West Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602

(813) 472-1574

 

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Services: 
Wounded Heroes in Florida with VA Disability Rating of 20% or more, any branch of military service who have been severely wounded and disables while serving our country.

a. Emergency Financial Assistance

b. Family Unity Services

c. Career Transition Services

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Hours: 
8:00am-5:00pm Mon-Fri

Eligibility: 
Florida, 20% VA Disability rating; All military branches; Iraq and Afghanistan and current conflicts

Documents To Bring: 
Hero Application Form and registrynetwork.org application.

Must submit DD-214 and VA Disability Rating letter, financials.

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Oldsmar Cares

19 Miles Away

163 State Road 580 West
Oldsmar, FL 34677

(813) 415-7373

 

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Services: 
Oldsmar Cares is a 5.01(c)(3) non-profit which provides rent and utility assistance, a food pantry, and a clothes closet, all at no cost to those in need in the Oldsmar area 

The food pantry and clothes closet are open to all in need The rent and utility assistance is limited to individuals and families residing in zip code 34677. Rent or Mortgage Assistance / Utility Assistance:
- limited to two visits per year (maximum $200)
- up to $100 per visit for rent or mortgage, OR
- up to $60 per visit for utilities

Hours: 
Food Pantry & Monetary Assistance: Tuesday and Friday, 9am - 12 noon Food Pantry and Clothes Closet: 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 9 am - 12 noon.

Eligibility: 
The food pantry and clothes closet are open to all in need. 
The rent and utility assistance is limited to individuals and families residing in zip code 34677. 
Rent or Mortgage Assistance / Utility Assistance:
- limited to two visits per year (maximum $200)
- up to $100 per visit for rent or mortgage, OR
- up to $60 per visit for utilities

Documents To Bring: 
- Electric bill assistance: Copy of the utility bill is required-funds are paid directly to Tampa Electric. 
- Water bill assistance: Copy of the City of Oldsmar water bill is required - funds are paid directly to the City of Oldsmar. 
- Rent assistance: The rental lease signed by the tenant and landlord, or a late notice issued by the landlord, is required.
- Mortgage assistance: Copy of the mortgage payment document is required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salvation Army Tarpon Springs Social Services

27 Miles Away

209 S. Pinellas Ave
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

(727) 934-4476

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Services: 
Provides LIMITED financial assistance for rent and utilities. Maximum utility assistance is the last $100 for payment of a utility bill - balance must not be higher than $100 to receive assistance. *Can NOT assist in cases where utilities have been shut off already. DOES NOT HELP WITH UTILITY DEPOSITS. 

Utility Assistance Requirements
1. Live in our service area zip codes
2. You may receive assistance once a year and 3 times in a lifetime
3. Assistance is not available for utility deposit payments
4. Utility bill must be past due with supporting documentation.
5. Bill must be in the requestor's name to receive assistance


Provides a 3-day supply of emergency food. Clients are seen by appointment only. 

Rent assistance is for single parents or intact families WITH children and the maximum assistance offered is $300 (max amount is NOT guaranteed until client is seen and approved for that amount). Rent balance MUST be $300 or under for an appointment to be scheduled.(DOES NOT HELP WITH RENT DEPOSITS)

Hours: 
9:00am-4:00pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday. (Closed 12:00pm-1:00pm for lunch) (By appointment only)

Eligibility: 
Clients must be single parents or intact families with children for RENT assistance and have a balance of $300 or less. Clients must have a balance of $100 or less for UTILITY assistance. Serves residents of Tarpon Springs, Palm Harbor, and Oldsmar.

Documents To Bring: 
CLIENTS ARE SEEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please Call.

The happiest people don't necessarily have the best of everything but they make the most of everything.

 

 

 

 

 

Pinellas Opportunity Council, Emergency Financial Assistance, Tarpon Springs

27 Miles Away

218 Lemonstreet Village
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

(727) 937-9393

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Services: 
Provides limited financial assistance on a one-time per year basis to alleviate utility, fuel oil, food, clothing, and other emergency situations 
Services may not be available at times due to lack of funding. Program may provide utility deposits (eligibility requirements apply).
*Note: Program is located in the laundry mat.

Hours: 
8:30a-5:00p, Monday-Friday.

Eligibility: 
Must meet Poverty Income guidelines.

Documents To Bring: 
Client must contact to make an appointment; bring proof of income and necessary doc's (elec bill, paycheck stub, other bills, etc).

 

 

 

 

 

Trinity Charities, Inc

32 Miles Away

7225 N Lockwood Ridge Rd
Sarasota, FL 34243

(941) 355-0847

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Services: 
*Provides a variety of services for persons with HIV/AIDS
*Support groups, peer counseling, food pantry, weekly meals Wednesdays at 5:45 pm
*Emergency funds for rent, utilities and some other financial emergencies
*Recognizing therapeutic value of pets, helps PWAs by providing pet food and supplies *The Healthy PWA program provides nutritional supplements at a cost well below retail and a subsidy to purchase products. (This program is open to anyone, infected or affected, who is interested in nutrition related to HIV/AIDS)

Hours: 
9am-5pm, M-F, Office; Call for times of various programs

We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice.

 

 

 

 

 

Mulberry Community Service Center

42 Miles Away

301 NE 5th Street
Mulberry, FL 33860

(863) 425-1523

Services: 
Programs that purchase necessary prescription drugs for people who cannot afford to pay for the drugs themselves, who would be in an emergency situation without assistance and who qualify for this assistance on the basis of income or need.

Hours: 
9 - 4, M - Th; 9 - 11:30, F

 

 

 

 

 

The Great Commission Baptist Church - Temporary Financial Assista

46 Miles Away

2821 Skyview Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801

(863) 669-1118

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

 

 

 

 

 

St Vincent de Paul Society - Temporary Assistance

46 Miles Away

501 East Carter Rd
Lakeland, FL 33813

(863) 644-7469

Services: 
Ministry of St. John Neumann Catholic Church, provides assistance with food, rent, and utilities to families and individuals during time of crisis.

Call 24/7 and leave a message Staff will meet with client in their home to determine if they qualify.

Hours: 
24 Hours/7 days a week