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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

  • Organization Type
    • Community Action Partnership 
  • Specialization
    • Homeless 
    • People with low income 

Eligibility

Recipients are 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 six of the northern tribal nations including Red Lake, White Earth, Fond Du Lac, Bois Forte, Mille Lacs and Leech Lake.


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

11/6/2023

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