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Des Moines Valley Health and Human Services

Housing Support

Human Services Office - Jackson

407 5th St, Jackson, MN, 56143

(507) 847-4000

Website

https://www.dvhhs.org

Service Details

Description

Helps pay housing-related expenses for people with low income who are 65 years or older, or are 18 years or older and have a disability that prevents them from working enough to support themselves. People can receive Housing Support from an eligible provider if they live in an eligible place, which could be a licensed facility or a person's own home.


In some situations, Housing Support may provide additional supportive services for people who are not receiving waiver or Personal Care Assistant (PCA) services.


Learn more about Housing Support (formerly known as Group Residential Housing).


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Cottonwood County 
    • Jackson County 
  • Specialization
    • Adults with disabilities 
    • Older adults with disabilities 

Eligibility

To qualify for Housing Support, people must:
* Be 65 or older, or be over 18 and have a disability that prevents them from working enough to support themselves, and
* Have less than $10,000 in assets, and
* Have less countable income than the maximum benefit allowed where they reside, and
* Meet additional requirements that may apply in certain programs or types of housing.


Examples of eligible places include:
* Adult Foster Care
* Board and Lodges
* Supervised Living Facilities
* Boarding Care Homes
* Long-term Homeless Supportive Housing
* Independent and Assisted Living Facilities


Application Instructions

Contact a county or tribal financial worker at the local social services office, or apply online.


Fees

There is no fee for this service.


Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Jackson and Cottonwood counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 847-4000
Toll Free (800) 622-5207

Last Update

5/22/2024

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