Emergency Assistance (EA)
Emergency Assistance (EA) is a county-based resource for families with emergent financial needs (generally housing and utility).
Ramsey County residents call: (651) 266-4444
Washington County residents call : (651) 430-6455
Receive the local agencies that provide these additional housing resources.
2-1-1 or 1-800-543-7709
Free Legal Help for Renters
Website is available in English, Spanish, and Somali --select language at the top.
English: (612) 728-5767
Spanish: (612) 255-8870
Somali: (612) 255-8860
Hmong: (612) 255-7104
Greater MN: (866) 866-3546
Tenant Resource Center
Resources available on eviction and homelessness prevention, emergency assistance, mediation, workforce, and legal assistance.Call for support. You can leave a message on the voicemail. Calls will be returned within 24 hours.
Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP)
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.
Families call (651) 215-2262
Single Adults call (651) 647-2350
Youth call (651) 224-9644
When a family faces a situation that puts them at risk for homelessness, Neighborhood House helps them find permanent, safe homes. Assistance may include emergency financial support, housing inspections, or mediation between tenants and landlords.
Click on link to access the eligibility form and to find emergency shelter.
Coordinated Access to Housing and Shelter (CAHS)
CAHS will provide information on shelter availability and other housing options. For Ramsey County residents.
Cradle of Hope
Provides assistant with utilities, housing, food, medical bills, past due bills related to current pregnancy, child care, maternity clothes/maternity needs, and crib for pregnant women and infants up until 3 months of age.
1970 Oakcrest Ave, Suite 104
Roseville, MN 55113
Community Stabilization Project
Provide tools to help residents empower themselves to create healthier choices, livelihood and provide opportunities for individuals to become proactive on their issues and policies that are impacting their health and community.
Mentoring Young Adults
MYA positively impacts the community with programs focused helping young adults in initial crisis situations, training, counseling and group support. The cores programs are: 1) providing housing for homeless youths 2) financial assistance for lowincome youth and families 3) youth’s second chance reentry to support transition back into society from Juvenile Detention Centers or Prison, depending on the age and circumstances of their case.
Metro Shelter Hotline
Offers information about emergency shelters and transitional housing for single adults, families and youth in the seven county metro areas.
FOR A LIST OF RENTAL PROPERTIES AVAILABLE IN YOUR COMMUNITY, VISIT HOUSINGLINK.ORG
Heat Share through Salvation Army
HeatShare is a Salvation Army program that provides emergency utility assistance for people with no place left to turn. Emergency social services may also be available.
Community Action Program (CAP) of Ramsey/Washington Counties:
Apply for ENERGY ASSISTANCE for families paying their own electric, gas (heat) or both.
Weatherization Program For Low-Income Persons
The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) enables low-income families to reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient.
Weatherization Assistance/ Energy Conservation Program serves Ramsey and Washington counties and will help with home insulation and furnace repairs.
Families facing foreclosure or behind on mortgage payments should: