Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA)
Help Paying for Basic Needs
20 W 12th St, Ste 206, St. Paul, MN, 55155-2079
Distance: 247 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.
Please contact your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO) for application assistance. Find your CVSO at the website for the Minnesota Association of County Veterans Service Officers or by calling the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs at (888) 546-5838.
7:00am - 8:00pm, Monday - Friday
9:00am - 2:30pm, Saturday
11:00am - 4:30pm, Sunday
State of Minnesota
|Confidential Crisis Line||(800) 273-8255 Ext: 838255|
|Veterans Linkage Line 1-888-Link-Vet||(888) 546-5838|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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BH-3800.5000Mortgage Payment Assistance Definition
Programs that make mortgage payments for people who are at risk of losing their homes without assistance. Mortgage payment 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. 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.
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.
LH-5100.1750Eye Care Expense Assistance Definition
Programs that pay the optometric or ophthalmologic bills of people who are unable to obtain necessary eye care without assistance. Eye care bill payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
LH-5100.3000Health Insurance Premium Assistance Definition
Programs that make health insurance payments for individuals who are at risk for losing their health, dental and/or vision care coverage and who meet age, income, disability, need or other requirements. Some programs may also provide assistance with deductibles and co-pays.
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.