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Human Services of Faribault & Martin Counties

Housing Support

Human Services Office - Martin County

115 W 1st St, Fairmont, MN, 56031-4592

Distance: 403 Miles

(507) 526-3265

Website

http://www.fmchs.com

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.


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


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

  • 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.


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.


Area Served

Martin County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 238-4757
FAX (507) 238-1574
TDD (507) 238-4757

Last Update

3/31/2020

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