Local Church Assistance Programs

By | September 19, 2015

Local Church assistance programs, help with rent, medical bills, utilities, eviction prevention, dental, toys and gifts for Christmas and family counseling. Organizations like Catholic Charities and Salvation Army, help struggling families resources to help them keep stability.

They provide assistance with many other things you may need for the well-being of your family, Most of these organizations are nationwide but also located in most communities in the United States. There are many local and national churches and faith-based organizations work within the community to support, low-income families, the elderly, disabled and children.

Churches that help with rent and other bills, help families remain stable and prevent homelessness through their assistance programs. Many of these non-profits, churches, and parishes are a one-point support, offering, help with rent, utilities, food, clothing, counseling, job training and more. These agents are also connected to the government and can guide you to all the services you need for your family.

Church Assistance Programs

Some of these churches are well known for their support of the disadvantaged, elder and people with disabilities. The concept of these church assistance programs is, “demonstrating the love of God, through helping the less fortunate.” If you have never received help from them, give them a second look. They can be of help far beyond just giving you help with rent. They can provide family counseling, or help with gaining new skills to get a better job.

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities, has been providing a host of services to the community for their past 100-year history. They are committed not helping the poor and transforming lives with respect and dignity. The largest group of people receive help through their feeding program. Hot meals, emergency groceries, soup kitchens, food boxes delivered to seniors and the housebound.

If you are facing eviction or disconnection of utilities, they can help you. * (Contact Catholic Charities). Other outreaches include Education, Social services, Healthcare, Pregnancy support, Foster care, Adoption services, Disaster relief, Job development and more.


The Salvation Army Helps with Rent & Utility Assistance

The Salvation Army provides help with rent and utilities. These benefits are always based on the availability of funding. Each church has a yearly budget, and when the finances run out, you will have to go somewhere else to get help. They will provide you with a list of other organizations that can help you.

If you need rent or utility assistance call your local Salvation Army to make and an appointment. They do not take walk-ins. They also offer thrift store vouchers, so you can go to one of their stores to get clothing, furniture of household goods for your family. You can also receive prescriptions vouchers if you are presently living in a shelter. *For more Information

Other assistance the Salvation Army provides Nursing, Meal Program, Food Pantry, Emergency Shelter, Eviction prevention, School clothes for children.

Catholic Ministries

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

St. Vincent de Paul, is a leading charity organization in the United States. They are a ministry dedicated to serving the poor. Everything they do is focused on helping families faced with sickness, family problems, and other financial difficulties.

They are committed to providing social services, resources and financial assistance for the needy. Staff and volunteers provide financial aid and counseling to low-income and homeless families financial assistance paying bills, and referrals.


The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, is a non-profit ministry that offers varied types of assistance such.

  • Clothing
  • Thrift store
  • Holiday Meals
  • Food distribution
  • Housing assistance
  • Prescription assistance
  • Eviction prevention
  • Help with utilities
  • Life crisis counseling
  • Gasoline, train and bus fare

How to Qualify for Help

If you are facing a crisis in your life, this outreach is a place of compassion and someone will be able to help you or direct you to where you can get the help you need. This organization is open to people of all faiths and backgrounds, who need assistance.

To get more information on the ministry and the services they provide, please click on the link at the end of this section marked “locations”. You can also get further information on how to obtain assistance by contacting the local Catholic Church in your city.

There they will direct you to the nearest Society de St Paul location. *Find St Vincent de Paul Locations Here. If there is no location in your area, in your city, they will have a list of places you can get your needs met.

Church Assistance Programs

In every community, there are churches, synagogues, and religious organization that helps families and individuals with bills, counseling, education and more. Take time to call the larger denomination in your neighborhood to find out where else you can get help.

Many of these assistance ministries, will provide you with a list of ministries and churches that are funded by the government to dispense money to help pay bills.

The Episcopal Church is a worldwide church organization, that distributes services locally. Like all the church assistance, programs mentioned here, they support needy and families, who need a helping hand. They provide food, hot meals, clothing and man other benefits. Contact the Episcopal church in your city, to see what they offer.

Faith-Based Organizations

Jewish Federation of North America is a faith-based organization that coordinates with a number of national charities. As will all churches and religious agencies, helping the poor is the main thrust of their work. If you need help, contact the Federation of North America.

Lutheran Social Ministry provides is a non-profit charity organization that helps low-income residents in the community. They partner with the government and other organization as a distribution center for services like food, bill assistance, and temporary housing.

United Methodist Church

This ministry brings aid to the poor in the United States and abroad. Their programs range from temporary housing, drug, and alcohol counseling, food and bill assistance. These church assistance programs are available according to the amount of funding on hand.

brings aid to the poor in the United States and abroad. Their programs range from temporary housing, drug, and alcohol counseling, food and bill assistance. These church assistance programs are available when funding on hand.

“All Church assistance programs get a limited amount of funding each year for charity. Another organization can help when grants run out. Good Luck!”

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236 thoughts on “Local Church Assistance Programs

  1. simon miriti

    Hi am simon miriti from kenya my problem is that my wife has suffered from cellulitis since 2007.she has suffered tb two times even now she is under medication.Those types of diseases have made us very poor even putting food on table is hard.Our four children are out of school because huge fees arrears two are in high school and two are in primary school.The other thing is we are given notice to vacate the house we are living because we have not paid for three month due to financial hardship we are facing.please if you assist us. in anyway we will appreciate with alot of thanks and God will bless you very much because our life is in danger.yours faithfully simon miriti Nairobi kenya.

  2. faith garonzik

    I had a medical disaster this year, my 12 yr old was in the ICU for several months so my other children suffered greatly. We’re in San Francisco but nowadays with the internet any things posible. Our car has been riddled w bullets and hate crimes continue. I’m hoping to give the kids a special Christmas this year. Something to help forget our tragedy. Myself, jason -31 sierrah-14 mykaelah-12 river-9 akasha-7 thank you n god bless

  3. Rosa De La Cruz

    I need help whit clothing for My girl she have 3. Year she need shoes & toy’s please i dont have many thanks & God Bless you

  4. Regina Luna

    Hello I’m a single mother in need of housing ASAP I find myself no where to turn to me and my children have been staying with relatives back and fourth for a 1st now our home was sold with no warning and was forced to move in with family my kids long for a place to call home and I have searched high and low for help I’m on a fixed income of 630$ a month don’t make enough to get a place on my own can’t find work all my kids want for Christmas is a home to call there own not someone else’s couch or floor plan if anyone can help I would appreciate it greatly ply contact me at 951-283-7094.thank you and godbless

  5. Angela Love

    I am in need of Christmas help for our two children. Please..please let me know of any websites or phone numbers in the Keego Harbor, Mi area..

  6. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Regina, I am so sorry to hear this. Please go to the Department of Social Services in your state. Also contact HUD, Catholic Charities, Salvation Army in your city. They may be able to find temporary housing where you all can live in one place. Good luck.

  7. Elizabeth Gibbs

    I am a divorced single parent mother of 2 beautiful girls. Lillie 10 and Tinsley 5. I am currently unemployed and struggling horribly…

  8. Cyndia Kozlowski

    Hello my name is Cyndia and I’m a single mother of 3 girl’s, I lost my job two months ago and haven’t been able to get on my feet. We live in small one bed room. I really need help this Christmas I don’t have nothing to give to my kids

  9. Erika swift

    Hi my name is Erika swift I’m having a hard time lost my job and have four girls no husband and I need help on paying my rent this month if anyone can help please I’m in a time of need and have a sick child in house to so please contact me soon as possible 562-281-3325 thanks god bless

  10. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hi Elizabeth. I am sorry you are going through so much right now. I hope things get better for you real soon. Contact the agencies in the article below for help. Some of these organizations like Catholic Charities also offer individual and family counselling.

    Free Toys
    Christmas Charities

  11. perla

    Hello i have three girls 10 yrs old a 3yrs n 1 yrs old im a single mom renting a room i pay $700.00 and i have left is $50.00 it not much for Christmas gifts for them this is the four time without gifts.. im in west covina.. 2821 E mesa Dr. West Covina
    I feel that i get give what they want its sad.. i dont have a job cause day care is to much. Im 26 yrs old in young with three girls

  12. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    If you are unemployed, there are many benefits that you qualify for. Contact your Department Of Social Services for Emergency Assistance. To receive a toy for your child, take identification for yourself and each child, proof of residence and income to the agencies that offer toys below.
    Toys for Christmas

  13. Nikolas mainer

    I been homeless for a month or so . Been sleeping in my car . My car broke down . I have the parts to get it fixed but I don’t have money . Cause I can’t work .

  14. Tiana

    my name is Tiana. i have 3 children, 11, 2, and 5months. my rent is 950$ and i cant afford because i lost my job. its the holidays and really do not want to loose this for my kids. can anyone please help with my rent.?

  15. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello Tiana. I know the thought of losing you home is frightening. Please go back to the article Emergency Help with Rent and contact the agencies there. Contact each agency to apply for help. The process can be tedious, but the main thing is you should be able to get help. Be prepared to take you Notice of Eviction, proof of income or letter from any agency giving you assistance. Good luck.

  16. tiffany davis

    How u doin my name is Tiffany Davis i have 3 kids two boys in a daughter we had a hard year we find out that my husband has bone cancer. We are so upset cause this year we cant get our kids anything for Christmas i do work but all that money go on bills and rent plus he medical if there anyone out there can Blessed my family this holiday i will be so greatful. Please contact me at 3188209065 Thanks Tiffany Davis

  17. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Oh Tiffany, I am so sorry to hear about your husband’s illness. The free Christmas toys programs are closed, but there still may be some churches or charities that can do something. Also contact Cops for Kids. Most do require early registration though. Here is a list of church charities to consider. Good luck with everything. We are praying for your husband.

    Church Assistance Programs

  18. kimberly moore

    My name is kimberly moore and my only child my daughter age 13 has been very ill with diabetes all yr it has been a struggle but by the grace of God we have made it until now . I am about to have my electric shut off and loose my home friday dec 18th 2015 because i have missed so much work if there is anyone out there that can help please contact me 4054175012

    or @[email protected]

  19. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello Kimberly:

    I am sorry to hear you are have financial difficulties. Please contact the Department of Social Services, Catholic Charities, Salvation Army, St Paul de Vincent Catholic Church and LIHEAP. Call your utilities company to see if they have an assistance program. Many Electric and utility companies have their own financial aid program. Let them know you have a sick child as well. Depending on amount pf your bill, you may have to go to more than one place to get all the money you need.

    Good Luck

  20. Rocio Rubalcava

    hi my name is rocio rubalcava im 23 years old im a single mom i have a 4 year old i been struggling with depression and anxiety i been struggling with chirstmas persents every year also my mom is a single mom she has 4 kids incudle me she struggles so much buying everyone chirstmas toys this years the only thing is holding us back is welfare my mom gets 68 dollars and thats for the rent i get welfare too i get 316 every month the sad part is that money is for the rent are rent is 500 my brother has a part time job he gives my mom 200 every month we always needed help with toys for the kids its sad how we have no money or nothing like clothes for them i wanted to know if you guys could help us this chirstmas please a single mom that just needs help this year please help us and god bless you

  21. carolannetorre

    Please help fiance got picked up by ices Iam behind rent by three months was unable to work due to medical issues .Iam devastated his church not One asked me if I needed any support feel alone and broke so broken and don’t want to be homeless have three children n can’t afford bills christmas diapers feel ashamed please help and be a friend to me just need company n financial help and prayers

  22. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello Rocio: With a child of 4 years, you should be able to apply for TANF from the department of Social Services. The free toys for Christmas programs are closed.Try contacting some of the local churches to see if they can help with present for your child. When you are struggling to eat and keep a roof over your head, this is the most important things. Do not stress trying to buy presents, save your money, so you can pay the rent. Here is a list of Church Assistance Programs where you can get help. Tell them what you need. If funds are available they will help with late rent and utilities. Good luck.

  23. Vicente Gomez

    I have 5 baby’s I m single father I need to pay my rent and bills
    Please help me
    Not plenty government ofice help me because I ilegal
    My baby’s is American
    Please help me
    My phone # is 5806658734

  24. Melissa Valencia

    Hi I’m a mother of 5 children from 8 to3 yrs old I really am in financial hardship all I’d like to knw is there somewhere I can get some help with gifts for my babies i don’t have any family or help please help me

  25. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello Vicente. Thank you for writing us. The good new is there are charities that will help you whether or not you are an American citizen! When looking for help always go to a Charity, or church ministry. They help everyone. Try contacting HUD for security deposit assistance. Contact St. Vincent de Paul, Catholic Charities, the Red Cross and the Lutheran Church. I know it is frustrating trying to get help, especially during Christmas when so many people need help. Please try not to give up.

  26. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Melissa, Thank you for writing Free Financial Help. Concerning receiving a toy for your little one, It is too late to register, but the larger denominational local churches are a place I would suggest contacting. The Lutheran church does a lot of outreach to the community. Perhaps you can find some help there. Sorry we could not send you to the help you needed.

  27. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello Carol, thanks for writing. I am sorry you are experiencing this trouble. If you need help with food, clothes, or help with bills, contact St. Paul de Vincent Catholic Church, Salvation Army, or Catholic Charities. To help stretch you money go to the food banks for help. Also go to the department of social services to get emergency assistance, and a referral to a food bank. You may also be eligible for emergency government assistance. Good luck.

  28. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello Carol, I am sorry you are experiencing these difficulties. There are a few place to contact for help. All help is based on your income and put in place to help the very poor. Contact HUD, Catholic Charities, and St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. If they have the funds and you qualify, they will help you, if they do not have the funds, they will direct you to other agencies that can help. If you are an American or have lived in the U.S. at least five year, contact the Department of Social Service, to get help for you and your children. Good luck.

  29. darsa whyte

    In need of Rental property asap have Steady job

  30. Joseph

    please I have a daughter of three years old that yet to walk on are foot, have spent all I have but it just don’t walk, so I was introduced to one doctor which walk on are body and he said everything will working perfectly but I need to deposits 400$ to complete the operation and I have notting again, am just down of cash…. Please all I need is your help….Help me please…..Almighty God will surely met you in your point of need Amen…..

  31. Shane Spratt

    I am 20 years old and have screws in my knee that are coming out and cant get around very good and have an eviction notice to get out of my house in 3 days . I have no where to go and no gas to get there. If ther is any one that can help me with my rent I would be glad to help pay this back with work or any help I can do to pay this back just in a hardship right now Please call me if there is any resources out there in Boise to help me Very much appreciated thank you 208-869-4436

  32. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello Shane,
    I am sorry to hear of your physical and financial problems. Please contact HUD to see if there is help available. Also call Catholic Charities and the Salvation Army. All assistance is based on family income and you must qualify financially.

    Good Luck

  33. Randee powell

    Hello I am a single woman I’ll be 28th the 16th of January I am currently homeless I receive SSI I am in Kansas City Missouri living in a hotel and I need help with a couple more weeks until the 30th of January they charge $77 a night and I’m down to my last $100 two more weeks would be $200 more and that can really help me out if there’s anybody out there that can hear me please help me and I can pay you back on the 30th of January.

  34. Alycia

    I’m a single mom who is two months behind on my rent. I can’t find help anywhere, including local churches. Any suggestions?

  35. Shainna

    Hello I lost my job at the beginning of January 2016. I work for a temp agency, but I haven’t been seeing any jobs on their App.
    I live in Atlanta, I’m a 24 year old woman.
    I need $200 for my rent on February 1st.
    I’ve been applying places and have had two interviews but no luck yet.
    Help!!!

  36. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello Shainna: I am sorry to here you lost your job. You should qualify for assistance from Department of Social Services. They offer emergency help with rent, electricity bills, food etc once a year for those who qualify. Also contact, Catholic Charities and the Salvation Army. Good Luck.

  37. Danielle washington

    Me and my four kids are homeless and I’m a divorced mother we need help with food and money and my 10 year old I’d autisic we are staying with someone but we are sleeping on the floor please help

  38. sharon kemp

    Hello Iam in need of help to pay my rent (450.00) as I have had to take time off do to haven spinal snoysis.I have applied for disability and I am waiting for my video hearing. I have had several shots in my back.I live in Dixon il

  39. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Dannielle, please go to the Department of Social Services for emergency assistance. For help with housing please contact HUD, they may be able to help with emergency housing, and when you find a apartment or home with security downpayments. HUD gives perference to families with you children especially with disabilities. Good luck.

  40. Nosheel Baig

    i had to pay my rent for the two months plzz help me out ……

  41. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello Nosheel: Please contact the DSS for emergency assistance. They have help with emergency help with bills, utilities, food etc. once a year for those not presently receiving assistance. If you qualify financially they help you once a year with rent, food, utility problems, etc. Also check out Charities that Help with Bills.

  42. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello Sharon: Please contact the DSS for emergency assistance. They have help with emergency help with bills, utilities, food etc. once a year for those not presently receiving assistance. If you qualify financially they help you once a year with rent, food, utility problems, etc. Also check out Charities that Help with Bills.

  43. monique lewis

    i have not paid my rent for this month and i really need help with itwhat number can i reach for this

  44. Rhonda

    My name is Rhonda and I really need help with rent . we just moved here and we have no money for rent or food .we are staying at the knights motel on 301. He hasn’t put us on the street yet but who owe ..please help us

  45. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello Rhonda: Please contact the DSS for emergency assistance. They have help

    with emergency help with bills, utilities, food etc. once a year

    for those not presently receiving assistance. If you qualify

    financially they help you once a year with rent, food, utility

    problems, etc. Also check out Charities that Help with Bills.

  46. Erika Noonan

    Hello
    My name is Erika and I need help paying my rent. I have already gone through my state and county and I keep getting the same answer that I make to much money for assistance and that the waiting list for emergency housing. I am a single parent I recently had to have brain surgery and now I’m facing eviction..can someone please help.. I called a company called the http://www.evictonstoppers.com they are very rude no customer service back they even used profanity

  47. James Garfias

    Hi my name is James I don’t really know where or how to get help I am homeless rite now but I am working and I need help with my phone bill and a new phone I broke my phone slipping on some black ice a week or so ago but it is to much for me to pay rite now because I have fallen behind on my bills but I really need that paid ao i can catch up with everytjing and possibl get on ky feet asap because I am on call on my job I can be called in any time o the day so if someone can help me with that I will be really grateful

  48. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello Erika. I don’t believe Eviction Stoppers are legitimate. I clicked on the link there was not site. Please contact Church Assistance Programs to see if they can help you. Keep in mind most assistance programs are based on your income. Also consider HUD. Good luck.

  49. Ayla Washington

    I’m new to the Florida Area and I’m trying to find housing. I’m having a hard time getting a job. I’m single family and homeless. I came down with good intentions on getting a job if there are any programs that will help me get on my feet I would really appreciate the help.

  50. Eric

    Hey my name is Eric and I’m needing some help with my gas bill

  51. Tara thomas

    Please someone help I need food and a place to live my house burned down in dec and I have been bouncing place to place

  52. Karen carroll

    I am facing a Sheriffs sale on my home in 25 days. I lost my job. Is there any help out there for me? The mortgage company wants $26,000 in order for me to keep it. I need help and advice. Time is running out.
    Karen

  53. David Hagenbaugh

    Emergency home repair, please help. gofund.me/xhwv697w

  54. Losalia Lemalie

    How can i get help for my rent? URGENT!!Need help please

  55. Shaniss Girtman

    Hello my name is shaniss girtman .I need some assistance with rent because i have no where to stay and i need to find a place for my kids and myself so i can you please help my family .

  56. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello, Shaniss. Please call Catholic Charities for help with your past due rent. If you have an eviction notice, let them know you are in immediate danger of losing your home. Also contact HUD, Salvation and Department of Social Service they help with emergency services, even if you don’t receive government aid.

  57. Kendra Kidd

    Hi my name is Kendra Kidd i just moved out here from virginia wit my family. We moved in to my mothers house and now we are trying to move into our own house because we are about to get kicked out. We need assistance with getting the down payment for an apartment or house can you please help

  58. Pamela Wilson-Lipscomb Post author

    Hello, Kendra. There are programs that will help with rent security deposits. HUD is one also consider Salvation Army, United Way and Department of Social Services. keep in mind help is given based on your income and you must prove your ability to consistently pay rent (proof of a job, income)

  59. Randy Redmond

    Hi my name is Randy Redmond I’m living in Richmond VA I have been struggling to find a job I guess because of my background but that is my past and I’m a totally different person I have a family a 5 and a 13 year old girls I really need help and also some positive people could you please help

  60. Free Financial Post author

    Hi, Randy. I totally understand the situation you are in. We should not continue to be punished for the mistakes of the past. Check out this article HERE If you need emergency financial assistance contact the agencies in the pos HERE

  61. Lori Dine

    HI my name is lori I am trying to get help we have had to move out of the place we were living almost a month ago due to health hazards and now we are staying in a motel temporarily until thursday cause they won’t let us pay by the week anymore….I am looking at a house this evening around what we can afford each month but I’m needing help with rent , deposit, food and utilities getting turned on ….I get disability a month and my husband works I just need some help from someone we are living in manchester tn 37388….I don’t normally do this but I need help plz

  62. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Lori. Please go back to the article HERE and contact the agencies for help. HUD also assists with rental deposits. All program assistance is based on gross family income. Good luck!

  63. Shawon Mercer

    My name is Shawon Mercer I am a single mom with three kids in the home they are gonna turn my lights off on Monday off don’t come up with some money I’m been trying to get help but know luck my number is 203-526-3321

  64. Stephanie

    My name is Stephanie, and we have fell on hard times. We are looking for help in getting food. My husband works but sometimes it just barely covers the bills. We do get SNAP but we have ran out and have eleven days till we get them. We have no food in the house and honestly if I didn’t have my daughter I wouldn’t ask for help. Can anyone direct me in getting help? I live just inside Strawberry Plains, TN…

  65. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Shawon. For help with lights call the United Way, who will give a list of resources for help. They can also tell you other places to get help and provide groceries if they have a pantry. Also, the Department of Social Service may provide emergency assistance for you case.

  66. joshua mann

    Me any my fiancee are looking for assistance we have three kids on one pay check ive already got some help from salvation army and trustees but it wasnt enough to pay rent and bills i reallu would aprecaite if i can find a place that will help pay by june 7 my number is 765-271-8696

  67. Shirley Carter

    Hi, my name is Shirley. I am single mother of a 14 yr old daughter. We are currently in North Dakota, where we have lived for the last 5 years. The last six months, with the oil boom falling off, I lost my job and my house. We have sold all that we own to survive this long. I have a job lined up and a place to live in Arizona. I just can’t seem to come up with the gas money to get there, despite selling the last of our belongings. can you please help or direct me to someone that can help. I’m desperate. Thank you and God bless.

  68. Polly Sizemore

    I need help paying my rent this month I’ve been sick and have been unable to work for a week or so. I go for a job interview on Wednesday but my rent is due this Friday please help or put me in the right direction.i also need help with getting a little food until I get a job

  69. Olivia Delapaz

    Hi my name is Olivia I have 3 kids been staying at a motel recently lost my job. So after this week kids and I are homeless. I’m a breast cancer patient. Just needing a motel voucher till I get back on my feet .

  70. Nicole Deuso

    My name is Nicole and recently I lost my job. I have numerous utility bills and mortgage that are in jeopardy of being shut off. I was told there is help but don’t know where to look. I’ve looked online but am very confused and frustrated with all the different information. Can anyone please help me?

  71. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Nicole. I know how distressing it can be when you lose your job. Try contacting United Way who can provide you with a list or organizations in you city that offer help with bills. Keep in mind assistance is given based on your gross family income. Good luck.

  72. Free Financial Post author

    Hello Olivia, please contact the Department of Social Services for help with a hotel voucher. The Salvation Army also has temporary and transitional housing for women with children (if available). It is a lot cheaper than staying in a hotel. They can also refer you to other needs such as clothing and food. Also, contact HUD for housing assistance and finding affordable housing. Good luck!

  73. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Polly. I am sorry you are experiencing these difficulties and that you are sick. Please contact United Way in your city for a full list of assistance in your area. Also, try HUD and the Salvation Army. Depending on your past income you may be able to get emergency help from the Department of Social Services.

  74. Free Financial Post author

    Hello Shirley. Try calling Lutheran Social Ministry. The two main sites are Bismarck Program Office, 1616 Capitol Way, Bismarck, ND (701) 223-1510 as well as Williston Program Office, (701) 774-0749. Good Luck!

  75. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Joshua. Please contact United Way, that can give you a list of programs that can give emergency help with your bills. Good Luck.

  76. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Stephanie. Here is a page that can tell you what food banks are in your city. Also, call Catholic Charities and Salvation, for see if you can go to their food bank.

  77. Pablo

    My wife have hit a ruff patch and we have two daughters ages 5 and 9 months. We need some assistance with rent and/or utilities. Just need some help with this and hopefully won’t again after this. Please help

  78. Free Financial Post author

    Hello Pablo. Contact the United Way in your city. They can give you a list of the place that can help you situation. Also try the Salvation Army and HUD. Good Luck

  79. Sarah Bube

    We need help with a place to stay that allows pets or someone to help pay for a hotel room for us. Any help is greatly appreciated.

  80. Free Financial Post author

    Dorian, it is a great thing your husband is trying to do. Try call Goodwill Industries to find out if they had a Wheels to Work program. Good luck.

  81. Cheryl Williams

    I need a place to stay right away
    I am not working. Can someome help me ?

  82. Maria

    I’m maria from Hyderabad India and I’m in a very very bad financial problem in need of 3lacs atleast as a loan I doubt if we have a branch in Hyderabad please help me
    Thank you

  83. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Maria. I know many people are having financial programs these days. However, our programs are for those presently living in the United States. Sorry we could not help.

  84. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Cheryl. Right now, I suggest you contact transitional housing option and shelters in your area. You did not mention if you have young children or not.

  85. Btends

    The problem with rent assist programs that many fail to mention is you must have children. I have none so will be homeless. No one can help because of that.

  86. Free Financial Post author

    Btends, you can go to the DSS who give once a year financial assistant to adult not receiving government assistance. I know someone who received help when behind in rent. Also contact the United Way in your city.

  87. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Viviana. If you are living in a hotel because you do not have a permanent dwelling, contact the Department of Social Service to see if you can get a voucher to help with your rent.

  88. Stranded

    Additionally, all of these places like united way, salvation army, catholic charities, and other places do not help. They keep telling us that we need to drive there and we keep telling them that our car is still in the shop and since we do not have our cars , we can’t go to work and we do not have money except for food. We eat breakfast at the hotel and we use their snacks for throughout the day and eat at night. We conserve our food. All of the charities and churches do not help. We are stranded.

  89. Jhoy s.

    Please help us… I am filipino…. My mother suffered mild depression .. My father was pass away since 2003…. We don’t have enough money to paid all utility bills… There’s no foods on our plate… I am unemployed….i feel hopeless and less opportunity… Even other people’s around us… Doesn’t care with us….please help us….

  90. James

    We have to be out of the aurora inn in aurora mo and don’t have no where to go I get paid Friday if u could help thank u God bless

  91. Free Financial Post author

    Stranded, you are in a real difficult situation. You have to understand these agencies can not help you, if they can not meet with you, take an application and receive documentation of your situation. Is there a bus or train near you, or do you have someone who can drive you there? Going in person is part of the process.

  92. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, James. I don’t know what state you live in. You may have to go to a shelter until you can move to another hotel. Also contact the DSS, they may be able to help with a voucher towards your hotel payments. Good luck.

  93. Michelle

    Disability.. Can’t do much ..like walk very well . back keeps me in pain .
    I am in need with my home and cleaning it , organizing so I can walk to bathroom without falling.. On oxygen and line gets stuck on stuff often .. My check barely covers rent and elec. I got a ticket in Chatham co for not reporting the damage I did to my car.. 300.00 fine can’t pay so can’t get drivers license back . .. Only food I have is what my neighbor brings from garden. I am in need of so much … Please contact me 336 266 3796 ..liberty

  94. KARISA DOE

    My daughter and I have been homeless since the day I had her I’ve had still have a job for the the passed two years as an assistant manager at my local burger king before I had a child I was in a very dark place in my life but ever since I found out i was pregnant I’ve done nothing but good and became a well rounded person all together I work full-time from 5am to 1pm every day, go to to my math tutor on Thursday nights cook and spend time with my daughter until it is bedtime I’m extremely dedicated to my child are our future together but i feel so less worthy due to not having a home of our own my passed criminal history is existencive which has made it completely impossible for anyone to approve renting to me but somehow I still try knowing we will be denied my heart drops everytime even tho I know it’s coming I thought I’d give this a shot while on my journey. Karisa Doe

  95. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Karisa. You have your hands full. We all make mistakes. I praise you for keeping your child and a job! God bless you. I suggest you contact your local Salvation Army many of them have housing for single mothers with children. As a faith-based organization they understand, we serve a God of the second chance! Please keep in touch with me. I want to see you settled and established again. Pam Lipscomb (Free Financial Help) [email protected]

  96. Danyle Aldridge

    I’m in Mississippi and I have no way back to Texas where my kids and family are. I’m homeless and have no one nor nothing

  97. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Danyle. I am sorry to know you are having such a hard time right now. Don’t get discouraged, this will get better. Contact the Salvation Army to see is they have opening in their housing program. Also, call the United Way for a list of help in your area. In Charlotte, NC there is a program that help folks like you by giving a one way ticket back home. Ask the United Way if there is something like that in your city.

  98. Louisa

    Hi My Name is Louisa Nitro & I have a 10 year old Son His Name is Vincent..we are in need of Help Paying our PG&E Bill 48 hour notice since Saturday…. Sorry to say I’m . A COLON CANCER STAGE 3t.& more illnesses PATIENT.. Its been soon hard with the side affects of CHEMOTHERAPY …. I would Apprectat if we can get Some Help or if you no of some where we can Help From …PLEASE Thank You. Amen. 559)493-9022

  99. Free Financial Post author

    Hello Louisa. I am so sorry you are ill, I hope you have a full recovery. Isaiah 53:5 reminds us that God has made provision for our healing. I am believing for your total recovery. Contact the Salvation Army, but call the United Way first to find all the programs in your area that can help you. You sometimes need a referral to other agencies. God bless you.

  100. Hanna

    Hi me and my fiance just moved down to jacksonville florida 4 months ago and are trying to get and find steady work weven been trying to pay off our rent for our home but ended up being 2 months late on it. If you can help us out today before this coming monday call us at 386-365-1926 cause our eveiction process will start this coming monday and we dont want to lose our home

  101. Corey

    I am in the process of moving and car was stolen. I now have nothing for my daughter and I. She is telling me to keep my head up and put it in God’s hands.

  102. Shirley. taylor

    shirleytaylor [email protected] need help paying water bill

  103. Iesha Peterson

    I lost my job in March I have a 8 month old son my light bill is 45$ and I have no food to eat I need help

  104. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Iesha. I suggest you try to apply for temporary assistance from the DSS. TANF and WIC are available for women with young children. You may also qualify for childcare assistance while you look for another job or go to school. Also, check out Single Mothers Assistance

  105. Free Financial Post author

    Hello Shirley please call 2-1-1 which his the number for the United Way. They will direct you to what help is available in your town.

  106. Free Financial Post author

    Hi, Corey. I am sorry someone stole your car. You did not specify what you need, but call 2-1-1 (the United Way) and The Salvation Army for help with clothes and school supplies.

  107. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Hanna. You are in a tight situation, but should be able to get help. The DSS helps with one-time assistance, even if you are not receiving government aid. Hanna also, call 2-1-1 which is the United Way for a list or organizations that can help in your area.

  108. Stacy Thomas

    I need help paying my utlily bill my wife is dis able our lights my be turned off today we need some help please

  109. Elizabeth Ann Erwin

    I am needing assistance with a van payment until I get a job after being on leave from the Texas work force for having my son. Who would assist me?

  110. MARY JANE SALAS

    Hi this is MARYJANE SALAS. IM LOOKING FOR HELP. I BEEN OUT OF WORK DUE TO I INJURED MY RIGHT WRIST. I CANT WORK DUE TO MY STANDARDS, SO IM STRUGGLING FOR MY BOYS 10 & 8 YEARS . ALSO I RE-INJURED MY SAME WRIST JULY 5, 2016. SO I WENT TO THE DR. MONDAY AUGUST 15, 2016. THEY TOLD ME I NEED SURGERY SO IM GOING TO BE OUT OF WORK.

  111. Travy

    I have been living in a nitemsre and it is getting worse I really want to give up I need to move away from him he broke smashed my heart he raped my sole broke me .I have a spark of child spirit inside but I keep running into walls I Have three dogs that have kept me from going over the edge but I feel I am dying inside from all the hurt now hitting again but he words and his female sex partners are tearing me down. I am drowning I owe like – 1500 in debt I get six but have to pay bills with my only income I don’t have anyone to reach out to if I could get self contain trailerii could find a place relocate where I won’t be around him fifteen my years gone I would pay back any help I get and I want divorced. Please help I would be ever so greatly please I will pay bsck

  112. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Travy. I am sorry are experiencing so much trauma. I would suggest a shelter, but unless you live in CA, they don’t accept pets. If you have family in another state, perhaps you can get help to move back home. Call the Salvation Army to see what options are available to you. Also, contact HUD. Your biggest obstacles are the dogs. Call 2-1-1 for help in your area.

  113. Cherry W Byrd

    I am at the end of my rope I am facing eviction I don’t know what I am going to do have know where to go or turn to I am so lost

  114. Lorita Covington

    My name is lorita i need help food and my gas bills

  115. Free Financial Post author

    Hi, Lorita. Please see if the Salvation Army, HUD or DSS can help prevent eviction. If funding is available and you qualify financially, you should be able to get help. Also try the United Way by calling 2-1-1, Good luck

  116. Free Financial Post author

    Hi, Cherry! Please see if the Salvation Army, HUD or DSS can help prevent eviction. If funding is available and you qualify financially, you should be able to get help. Also call 2-1-1 which is the United Way for more programs near you. Good luck

  117. Harvinder

    Harvinder bains needs help to rent and bills. I don’t have money

  118. Connie Denney

    Hi my name is Connie Denney and I need some help paying my PG&E bill. Please and thank you and God bless

  119. tasha

    I need help ASAP I’m desperate for three days to go and recovered my property at the impound I have two kids 2 and 9 and. I missed my weekend to spend time with them and can’t really move forward without my identify and belongings which is in my car. So I need help as I sumbut this urgently please I’m frustrated that I can’t do for my myself

  120. Christina

    Homeless have a RV but have no where to put it got it a gift but have no money for rent or deposit

  121. Archie Turner

    Homeless an every shelter is full lookin for a hotel or motel assistance been homeless fr two months had a job just can’t afford everything at once.

  122. Beverly Reed

    My name is Beverly and I really need some help I am homeless and been sleeping where I can I have no clothes hardly so please help me my body is so tired

  123. Marilynvigil

    Hello my name is marilyn vigil i have a friend in need of help with his sons surgery bill can you help him just text me back on my number to let know my number is 720_325_0322thank you if you give me a number for him to call you let me know hes embarrsed to say anything

  124. Patricia Cecil

    Hi My name is Patricia. I need help with paying my bills. I’m disabled and need help through out the day so my husband is home with me we only have my income. Please Help…

  125. shalisha fuller

    My name is shalisha fuller and me and my husband Andre need help with furniture and food and any other items please

  126. chiquetta Beverly

    Good morning my name is Chiquetta and I am heart broken. I live in Riverdale Georgia and I would like to know of any programs that assistant with rental assistant I have no job I have been looking tears i do not wanna be on the street with my kids please.

  127. Melissa Murphy

    Have no gas on in my house i need help who can i go to for that

  128. Mia Narcisse

    Hello,
    My name is Mia Narcisse, I have called and exhausted all of my options above I mean all of them Salvation army, 211,St Vincent, local churches,House of Hope,loans etc. I live in a hotel and that’s all that’s affordable other than the streets since I don’t have a traditional home places will not help, the shelter all have long waiting lists, and due to the hurricane season lots of people are not budging anytime soon. I have no car so its tough getting anywhere and food requires you to actually show up to the location. I am looking for work and hopefully its promising but my boyfriend is working and through the little bit he makes and the processions we have sold we are barely making it. Let alone eating or having personal hygiene products. We have no family to turn to and although I’d hate to say this we are absolutely desperate at this time. Thank you, even if no help is out there just wanted to try my hand and see if there was.

  129. Nicole

    Hi
    My name is Nicole i work as part time nanny.I need help to rent an apt as soon as possible i need deposit and month rent.Because i am in a very difficult situation.i am going to court for child custody and need to have my own apt for the kid.I am also pregnant.I live in a friends house but its not a healthy enviorement for a child,and i pay 600$ rent thats why im not able to put the money aside and i dont have any family here.if anybody knows where i can get help in nyc i would appreciate it.Even if i have to pay it back.Thank you

  130. Pierre richard

    Everytime i call the numbers i was giving for the salvation army it rings busy and i call exactly 8:30am for rental assistant.

  131. Deborah greening

    Needing assistance on my cool bill any assistance would be very appreciated have 2 children one with special needs. Thank you so much and god bless

  132. Free Financial Post author

    Tasha, I am so sorry you had your car impounded. I do not know of any program that can help with this. If you are working for 8 – 12 months you may be able to purchase a used car from Goodwill Industries. (if there is a program where you live.) Perhaps the people holding you car will give you back your identification. Tasha, also try contacting the Salvation Army, if you are needing housing.

  133. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Christina. Thank God for the gift! Try calling HUD to see if they can help with a deposit and lot fees. Also try the United Way by calling 2-1-1. Hope things work out for you.

  134. Free Financial Post author

    Archie, please call the Salvation Army. Many provide temporary housing for cheaper than a motel. They can also help you with other issues and help you become more stable. Good Luck Archie!

  135. Free Financial Post author

    Oh, Beverly. I am so sorry you are homeless. Please call the Salvation Army. They help women to become more stable and may be able to help with housing, and give you a voucher to one of their stores. Also call 2-1-1 which is the United Way they have information on all assistance in your area.

  136. Sivianna

    Hello
    My name is Sivianna and my husband name is Ed,
    We are kinda in a tough spot and we need help on
    A lot of stuff!! We are being evicted from our apt and
    He is in weld Country jail for minor offenses!! But he
    Was the only one bring in money and I got laid off!!
    I am trying to bound him out I need 291 to get him out and a
    Co signer!! And we have no where else to go or family or friends!! We only have each other for help!! And I need help getting a Storage unit have not be able to eat because of not having money… I don’t know where else to turn to…

  137. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Pierre. Call 2-1-1 which is the United Way who has a list of agencies other than the Salvation Army that can help with rent. Good luck.

  138. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Sivianna. I don’t know any organization that provides bail for someone in jail. The Department of Social Services may be able to help with one-time emergency assistance with rent. There are also charities that can help, when funding is available. Call 2-1-1 which is the United Way for a list of places that can help in your area.

  139. Free Financial Post author

    Jhoy, thank you for writing. I know how hard it can be when you can not properly care for your family. I am sad to tell you, our programs are for those living in the U.S. Consider, contacting Christian Charities in the Phillippians.

  140. Travis Bartee

    I just got out of prison and have absolutely nothing. Im now being told that if I dont aquire a legal place of residence by 24 jours theybwill arrest me and send me bsck to prison. Please im begging someone for some help

  141. Denise avery

    Hello..
    My name is denise and I found myself homeless and just started my first day at work yesterday and when I got back to the place u had been staying my stuff was outside the door with no explanation or nothing. I have a friend that picked me up and let me spend the night but she is struggling and cannot help me get to work so I missed today. If I don’t show up tomorrow they will let me go. I was wondering if I could get a voucher for some gas to give her for a week til I get my first check? If u can please help.. Thank.you

  142. Jennifer

    I am in a crisis my father past away on the 18 of August I am the only one he had there for all the funeral experience feel on myself . Because of this I am behind on my lot rent and utility bill my family is about to be homeless. We live paycheck to paycheck and this it us hard. I have a 9 year old son and I am scared to death we are going to be homeless. Please help me. If you have any of info for me please email me at [email protected] thank you

  143. mary pettie

    Hi I have got in a tuff bind i need a 1000. To get my mortgage caught Iam a single parent just need help right now don’t know what else to do.

  144. Dale Pollard

    I am begging for someone to help me out a way to get a lawyer so that I can get a job I will give you anything I don’t have much I broke my back and have been trying I got a ticket and now the state Illinois has mark me as texting i wasn’t texting I’m so sorry I didn’t do it please someone I don’t know if there is any hope for me maybe I should just don’t know what to do
    270-987-2701 DPollard

  145. vanessa kirby

    I live in public housings my rent went from $198 when I was getting ssi due to disability,the ssi stop I am working my rent is $429 a month they base my rent on 30% of my gross the money I never see, they get 30% before the government gets theres, now I am sorry I went back to work, they only request 19% of my ssi

  146. david clement

    hello my name is david and i have currently am needing to find a place to live, i am sick and have been dealing
    with medical issues that prevent me from working and i am wondering if there is any way i can get some help getting on my feet

  147. john napier

    We are going to be homeless can no longer stay with son because his way of life we need help myself wife two daughters and three grand kids ages 1 3 5 my wife and I are disabled both us have cold and asmia she has hard time walking I had five heart attacks and had open triple bypass sergery been hospital sever times

  148. Arlis Seward

    my family and I moved to Georgia to closer to all kinds of jobs. Unfortunately things took a turn and now we are semi homeless. My wife and three children are staying with a friend and they have outstayed their welcome. Myself pretty much working my job and sleeping a couple of hours a night and then going to a park. There’s about one and one half hour between my family and myself and trying to save some money gas becomes a problem visiting them. At the end of the week sometimes I get a cheap motel room for one or two nights to get rest. We just need help getting into housing immediately with just some money after two to three months we will be fine.

  149. Donald Martin

    My landlord is about to have my wife and I evicted. I was a truck driver and the sole provider in my home, am no longer driving because I cannot pass my physical for my cdl due to high blood pressure. I need assistance for rent and utilities. Can you please advise. Thank you

  150. Chris Stanford

    Hello I am trying to get assistence with my rent and power bill.If someone is able to help please call 309 750 7401 Thank you

  151. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Michelle. Thank you for writing. It is my understanding when you are on disability, you can have someone come into your home a few times a week to help you. Please call DSS and also call 2-1-1 to see what help is available for you in your area.

  152. Elizabeth

    I need help with gas to getting my little girl from Mississippi to Memphis TN to the brain an spinal care unit tomorrow they found a 4.8 mm blockage in her brain

  153. Kenny

    Hi my name’s Kenny I’ve been stuck in a motel for over a month trying to get to Utah I’m finally leaving end of week but I am in need of financial assistance to get me and my dog food until I so leave and medication.if anyone can help please contact me at 701-989-2934 thanks in advance

  154. cheryl palya

    Hello I am looking for rent assistance and or electric help

  155. Pershell Parker

    Hello my name is Pershell and I’m in desperate need of help in repaying a rent amount that my housing place holding me responsible for income my son had when he was still living with me abd I only have 2-days to do so or me and my daughter on this Friday September 16,2016 at noon we will be removed from our home of 10 yrs I been to so many agencies and they have no funds so please if someone can help us with something I be highly grateful

  156. jose vazquez

    I am currently homeless after having been release from custody.I own a vehicle that is in no condition to even sell.i used this car as a mean to shelter me.i have since landed a job in willow grove as a barber but with the business being fairly new it isn’t quite generating the cash flow to get me started with a room or one bed room apartment.i have no family,and with winter coming I am seriously concerned.please help.

  157. Ramona Coste

    Hello, I need help with food for my family and help with my rent, is someone able to help me please contact me @ 832 332 1326

  158. Karyn Hendrick

    I have been in prison for 20 years, I find myself struggling with life in general. Apparently I have PTSD of some sort in social situations. I did get a job and worked a while.now I find myself lost…my car payment is due and at the present it’s where I live also. I’m fixing to lose everything I have tried to live for.i don’t know what to do…..I need help. I don’t want to be a criminal or go back to prison….help me.
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  159. Tomika summers

    Hello my name is Tomika summers I really need help wit my light bill I have kids it’s hot am a single parent please help me thanks god

  160. tawanna williams

    hello my name is tawanna and im trying to get help with my light bill that will be disconnected on the 21 of September I don’t know who to talk to about it I may contacted @ 4702329199 or [email protected] thank you in advance

  161. Dawn MCcreary

    My husband has lost his job in sales twice in the past year!! We have two children that are awesome students and are involved in extra curricular activities. I am a stay at home mother because my son has lots of health issues and is Autistic so I advocate for him at school to keep him from being bullied. We are VERY CLOSE TO LOOSING OUR ELECTRIC AND THEN OUR HOME!!!

  162. Dawn MCcreary

    We could use help with our mortgage and utilities because we may loose them both by the end of rhe month!!!! My parents used to help but my father currently had a stroke they believe due to the stress of our financial situation.

  163. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Elizabeth. There are no agencies that will help you make a car payment. My only suggestions are: Ask for a 30 day deferral (or longer even).
    See if you can pay less per month by extending the life of your loan, or renegotiate to lower your interest rate

  164. veronica grant

    please help me keep my mother light on she need 375.00 she very sick and need oxg ent in day at night need her sleepc mask for heart ,during day need 3to 4 breathing treatments . i pray ,i search all day all month her time is up some one please hear me ,tell me wear to go.

  165. Esmeralda Martinez

    Hi my name is esmeralda and i am a mother of 6 children but at moment have 5 i am not working at this time only my boyfriend works but we have no money at the moment because of rent and bills that had to be paid we are in need of FOOD definitely but also some clothing just for my children we are ok with what we have but my vhildren are growing and their clothes is no longer good. Please i do struggle on making them good meals because we dont qualify for foodstamps because we have felonies on our records ….we made a mistake in the past but we are trying hard to move forward just need some help for now asap please let me know what i have to do to be able to get some food and maybe a little clothes for kids.Thank u so much.

  166. Stephanie Church

    My other problem is some of my stuff and clothes and all other stuff I have is on magaliesburg just lying there on farm outside and no-one can help me to go and fetch it, I have lost my work and am a widow and people told me to go to Magaliesburg to a friend where we didn’t even bath or eat me and my son so I came to Rustenburg to friend of mine with few things I would just like all my stuff here cause ii have been building this up for 3 years and don’t want to loose all my possessions, thanks

  167. Perla Islava

    Hello they told me I get help with my bill I own 341$ on my electric I only made 578$ I have 5 kids if u plz could help me

  168. Heather Thompson

    hello my name is Heather Thompson I live in Evans Georgia, I need help so badly it’s indescribable. I’m pregnant I just turned 30 I have no job and worst of all im a recovering iv using drug addict. I’m leaving in that battle and I need help whatever kind of help I can get it would be greatly appreciated please contact me @ 706-664-4672.
    GodBless

  169. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Stephanie. I am so sorry you are in this situation. You will have to ask a friend or family member to take you to get your things. Our organizations help with rent, utilities, food, etc.

  170. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Pershell. Please go directly to the Department of Social Services for emergency help. Also, you can not be put out without a legal eviction notice or 30 days notice if renting from a private individual.

  171. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Jose. So glad to hear you landed a job. Please try contacting the Salvation Army. They do a lot of work helping people get back on their feet. Also call the WMCA to see if they have any programs that can help you in your city. Both these organization can help lead you in the right direction and help you find a place to live. Good luck Jose!

  172. Free Financial Post author

    Hello, Heather. Go to the Department of Social Services to get help. Special benefits like WIC and SNAP and Medicaid TANF can help. Also, check out the Salvation Army for counseling, recovery and support to help with many other issues.

  173. Lindsay

    Throughout my life i have struggles becoming the person i am today which i am most proud of. My upbringin was not the best but it was all i knew.im 34 now at 19 I came to know christ and learned and recieved love for myself and others. As a going through divorce mother of two beautiful children we are moving into our new home and in need . I work as a PCA going to school for CNA but am considered undermployed so i do not make much until work picks up. Furniture , and vehicle are necessities for our family . Any suggestions?

  174. Free Financial Post author

    Hello Lindsay. Many are in your situation working but still unable to meet the completed needs of their family. Please go back to the ariticle Local Church Assistance Programs and call the agencies in the post to ask is they have a furniture program.

  175. Kaitlin Manees

    NeedS help with electric and rent assistance thanks

  176. Free Financial Post author

    Hi Kaitlin, just go back to the post Local Church Assistance Programs and contact the agencies listed there.

  177. Kimberly davis

    I would like some help cause I fix to be homeless cause I don’t have money to pay motel fee I am a sick lady .I have two teenagers kids who I love but I don’t want to be on the street but the person who I stay with nasty and her son give me headachesceveryday.

  178. Jackie Carpenter

    Hello i need help with my water bill would you be able to help?

  179. Pamela Lipscomb

    Hello, Jackie, you were just reading the post, Local Church Assistance Programs. Please contact the agencies listed there to find the assistance you need.

  180. yong Lee

    hello, my name is Yong. I lost a job about 4 months ago and I think I am battling a depression after lost a job that I had sacrificed for 4 years. It was a big lost for me. Now, I am in such a big mess here in financially. I moved my son to Richmond Va so he doesnt have to deal with my struggle but I borrowed $1000 to move him and now he needs $800 for the February rent. I also had borrowed $4000 to stay living in those 4 months because I have no savings. I feel so aweful because nobody can help me. I wanted to just end my life here so that everyone can move on without dealing with my struggle. However, I am reaching out for help. I want to live! I will do everything I can to survive. Its too bad that I just, now, decided to get out of my struggle, but I am asking help because it scared me when I was really thinking about end my life. Please help and looking forward for your response….thank you

  181. Krystiel

    Hi there my name is Krystiel and I’m in need of help with my rent I haven’t had a job since December my husband recently started working and we have 2 little girls one is 1 year old and the other is 2. We had talked to our landlord but t she had told us we have 5 days to pay 1590 dollars to her and the new months rent which is 670.42 and I really really need help because of my kids I don’t want to make them suffer please. And may God bless you all.

  182. Brittany

    I’m needing help with food and clothing for work I just moved to a new place and have no help and or nobody I know in new place. ….Please help

  183. muwaffaq ALZABEN

    Hello
    I’m injured and the money I’m getting from workers compensation is not enough to pay my expenses.
    I need help with my apartment rent utilities & electricity bills and car payment I have 4 kids wife & my self
    Appreciated your concerns to help me
    Muwaffaq Alzaben
    512-7435844

  184. Erica Beauchamp

    hi im currently between homes at this time, i have to have 19 teeth surgically removed at once on Tuesday the 7th ,2days from tomorrow due to a bad gum disease. Im gonna be left with no teeth at all after Tuesday.
    I am needing a place to recover for 3-5 days, is there ANY assistance available to me,such as a hotel voucher, something to assist me with the healing time? im freaking out as it is, it dawned on me that ima need some rest after this procedure, can you help or tell me who might be able to ,with this short notice?

  185. Pamela Lipscomb

    Hello, Trudy, please contact the agencies in the article Local Church Assistance Program for help. If you qualify financial and funding is available, you can get help.

  186. Pamela Lipscomb

    Hello, Yong. I am sorry you are suffering from depression. Call the hospital in your city and ask if they have Sliding Scale program so you can go to the doctor for your depression for free. You may be able to get help from the Department of Social Services in your city. Also call Catholic Charities and the Salvation Army for help with your bills.

  187. Pamela Lipscomb

    Hello, Krystiel. Even though you husband is working you may be eligible for emergency assistance from the Department of Social Services even though you do not receive monthly assistance. Also contact HUD, the Salvation Army, Catholic Charities. As the DSS for a referral to those other agencies.

  188. Pamela Lipscomb

    Hello, Muwaffaq. If your gross family income is low, you may be able to get assistance from the government, especially if you have young children. Have your wife go to the Department of Social Services to seek if the family is eligible for assistance. If you have a turn-off notice or an eviction notice thy may be able to help or refer you to another agency that can help.

  189. Pamela Lipscomb

    Hello, Brittany. Please contact the United Way by dialing 211 to see if there is help with food and where to find a clothes closet where you can get clothes for work. You may be able to get temporary emergency help with SNAP benefits. Contact your Department of Social Service. Good luck with your new job.

  190. Pamela Lipscomb

    Hello, Abbie. Please contact Catholic Charities or the Department of Social Services to get you gas turned on.

  191. Patricia Hehir

    My gas has recently been turn off, I need help paying the bill, it is $124.00. Thank you

  192. Dennis Pokrzywinski

    I am a single father of three i have not ever asked for any help like this but im struggling very bad i am about to ve evicted from my home the utility bill was way more than i had exoected it to be i am $329 short on my rent now if the church coyld help me in any way i will be so greatful thank you for your time

  193. P. J. Lipscomb Post author

    Hello, Dennis. There are a few options for someone in your situation. Churches like Catholic Charities, Salvation Army, and St Vincent de Paul can help with your rent. Other options are HUD and the Department of Social Services. The DSS offers one-time a year help with bills. Good luck.

  194. P. J. Lipscomb Post author

    Hello, Patricia. Contact Catholic Charities or Salvation Army for help. You can also go to the Department of Social Services for emergency assistance.

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