Emergency Shelter Grants - Apply for and gain access to federal government grants that provide emergency rental assistance for either paying arrears or first month's rent. Payment is limited to at maximum one month’s rent payment. Unfortunately the grants and funds cannot be used to pay for security deposits.
Debt help - The agency can refer you to credit counselors to learn about credit repair programs, debt management, and the advantages and types of debt consolidation.
While resources in Herkimer County New York are limited, several other emergency assistance and case management type programs are offered by the MVCAA community action agency. Staff can offer referrals, advice, and more. Continue.
Non-profits and charities in Herkimer County
Some of the other assistance programs offered to people in need include those offered by the Herkimer Catholic Charities, including the Emergency Food Program, Runaway & Homeless Youth Program, Counseling Program, and possibly information or access to limited financial assistance programs. Dial (315) 422-7203.
Country Pantry provides food and groceries to low income individuals. Phone 315-866-7765.
Also try contacting the Greater Utica Community Food Resource.
Free legal representation, advice, and consultations can be received from attorneys at the Legal Aid Society of Mid-York. Cal them at (315) 793-7000.
The Herkimer Salvation Army (phone (315) 866-1240) offers a Food Pantry and Box, Advice, Consultations, and possible grants and financial assistance.