Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
Help Paying for Basic Needs - Young Parents
451 Lexington Pkwy N, St. Paul, MN, 55104-4636
Distance: 1035 Miles
Offers cash or other short term aid to people in a crisis that is affecting their access to basic needs
Emergency assistance can vary based upon eligibility and available funds.
This homeless prevention assistance program may be able to help parenting youth with up money for rent payment, a security deposit, or utility bills.
To be eligible, you must:
* Live in Ramsey County
* Be a parenting youth under the age of 25 years with accompanying minor children (if pregnant, must be at least six months along)
* Meet income guidelines (200% below poverty level)
AND meet one of the following criteria:
* Currently in own housing but can prove risk of homelessness within thirty (30) days
* Currently without housing and staying in an emergency shelter, domestic violence shelter or, place not intended for human habitation AND need a security deposit
* Frequently moving to live with other households in and have been notified you will have to move within thirty (30) days; and lack resources and support needed to either obtain immediate housing or remain in existing housing
Apply in person every Friday from 9:00am - 1:00pm. Due to limited staff, only the first 10 applicants will be seen each Friday.
Bring these documents/verifications with you:
* Government issued photo identification
* Proof of children's birth (birth certificate and, health insurance card, immunization records, social security card etc.)
* Thirty days of verifiable income (check stubs, Maxis printout, income verification completed by employer)
* Proof of financial need (lease and notice to vacate if primary lease holder, disconnection notice from utility)
Twin Cities East Metro area
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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BH-3800.7000Rent Payment Assistance Definition
Programs that make rental payments for people who are at risk of eviction without assistance. Also included are rent supplement programs that provide assistance with ongoing monthly rental costs. Rent payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
BH-3800.7250Rental Deposit Assistance Definition
Programs that provide cash grants or loans for people who are in the process of acquiring rental housing and who can handle the monthly rental payments, but who do not have the assets to pay the first month's rent, in some cases, the last month's rent, and any security deposits required to move in.
BV-8900Utility Assistance Definition
Programs that provide financial assistance for people who are at risk for having their utilities shut off; offer discounted utility services; provide disconnection protection; arrange for notification regarding pending disconnection; make available special services such as large print utility bills or levalized energy bill payment arrangements which support people's ability to make their payments; or supply wood, propane, butane or other fuel for heating or cooking purposes in situations where people have no other means of acquiring them. Utility assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
Individuals who are younger than age 18.
YK-6500.6600-570Pregnant Women With Children Definition
Women who currently have children and are expecting a child.
YK-6500.6600-620Pregnant Women - Second Trimester Definition
Women who are four, five or six months pregnant.
YK-6500.6600-640Pregnant Women - Third Trimester Definition
Women who are seven, eight or nine months pregnant.
YK-6500.8500Teenage Parents Definition
Adolescents who are mothers or fathers.