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Minnesota Valley Action Council (MVAC)

Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP)

Martin County - Minnesota Valley Action Council (MVAC)

820 Winnebago Ave, Ste 3, Fairmont, MN, 56031

Distance: 967 Miles

(507) 238-1663

Website

https://www.mnvac.org/programs/housing/homelessness-prevention-2

Service Details

Description

The Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP) helps low-income families with or without children, unaccompanied youth and single adults who are homeless or are about to become homeless.


Resources and money help with:
* Preventing homelessness
* Getting back into housing right away
* Staying in housing


Assistance usually takes the form of short-term help with rent. It may also help with utility costs. Payments may help to prevent foreclosure or eviction.


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Martin County 
  • Organization Type
    • Community Action Partnership 
  • Specialization
    • Homeless 
    • People with low income 

Eligibility

Recipients are Minnesota households at or below 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines and the household must be experiencing a housing crisis and a need for assistance.


Housing assistance and services may vary by region or agency. There are FHPAP programs in all Minnesota counties and the following Tribal Nations: Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Lower Sioux Indian Community, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Red Lake Nation, Upper Sioux Community, White Earth Nation.


Additional eligibility criteria may apply.


Application Instructions

Contact the local office to be screened for FHPAP. Income and housing crisis documentation are required. There may need to be more than one appointment prior to issuance of funds.


Area Served

Martin County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 238-1663

Last Update

7/17/2024

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