Emergency Assistance

The Emergency Assistance program is used to assist individuals and families in meeting financial crises when they are without available resources. The program is designed to provide short-term emergency financial assistance with which eligible individuals and families may obtain items or services needed to eliminate an emergency or crisis. Items of need include rent utilities, food, household supplies, clothing, transportation and medical service. Assistance is limited to one 30 consecutive day period during any 12 consecutive months.

For more information about the Emergency Assistance program, contact your local Department of Human Services (DoHS)​ office.  Click here for a list of all county offices.