Keystone Community Services (KCS)
Help Paying for Basic Needs - Keystone Family Success Fund
West 7th Community Center
265 Oneida St, St. Paul, MN, 55102-2864
Distance: 27 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.
Keystone connects people in crisis situations to resources for housing, utilities and other basic needs.
The Keystone Family Success Fund is dedicated to helping meet crisis needs in the community when other community resources are not available.
Keystone assists clients in emergency situations, linking them to community resources. When families do not qualify for these programs, the Family Success Fund enables Keystone to step in and help.
Funds are used to help with utilities, housing costs, medical costs, moving expenses and transportation. Contributions to the Family Success Fund go directly to helping a struggling family get through difficult times.
Contact the Crisis Assistance line at (651) 917-3883 to assess eligibility for one-time emergency help. Information and referrals for other community resources are also provided.
8:30am - 6:00pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
8:30am - 8:00pm, Monday and Thursday
Area served varies depending on program.
Agency generally serves the West Seventh Neighborhood of St. Paul.
- Merriam Park Community Center 2000 St. Anthony Ave, St. Paul, MN, 55104-5125
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BH-3800.5150Moving Expense Assistance Definition
Programs that provide cash grants for people who cannot make a necessary move without assistance. Also included are programs that help people with expenses related to moving a house from one piece of property to another. Moving expense assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
BH-3800.7000Rent Payment Assistance Definition
Programs that make rental payments for people who are at risk of eviction without assistance. Rent payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
BT-8300Transportation Expense Assistance Definition
Programs that provide immediate cash, bus tokens, loans, loan/insurance payment support or other forms of financial assistance for people who otherwise have no means of transportation. Transportation expense assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
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.
YL-3300.4500Low Income Definition
Individuals or families whose annual income is between 150 and 200% of poverty level for their family size.
YL-3300.6500Poverty Level Definition
People whose annual income is within the federal poverty level guidelines which vary according to family size and are revised annually.