New Emergency Resource Agency, which is located in Ponca City Oklahoma and can be reached at (580) 765-5372, offers the low income emergency financial assistance programs and resources. Some of the resources can help provide free food, clothing referral only, life threatening prescriptions and assistance with paying rent housing expenses, which is offered only for eviction and late notices. In addition, money can pay for utilities when funds are available to be distributed. Applicants to the agency need to be able to show that you qualify for aid. For utility bill assistance, rent help, an cutoff notice from utility company must be had or eviction notice from your landlord.
Council on Human Needs is made up on 6 churches in the area. Among other services they run a food pantry to the low income, and can also provide some financial assistance and grants to help pay utility bills or any other need or expenses people may have. They are a great place to learn about services offered by food banks. Newkirk Oklahoma. (580) 362-2960
First Christian Church can only offer aid at most once per year. Apply for rent help and/or energy and utility bill assistance. You need to have a disconnection notice or be faced with imminent evictions. Money is paid out on a first come/first serve basis. (580) 762-1667.
Ministerial Alliance Ponca City and Perry (call (580) 762-2729) may have limited funds for medications, utility bills, homeless assistance, and more. Offices are located in multiple locations.
Kay County Health Department can help people with no insurance and who meet income limits. Some of the programs offered include Health Care Testing/Screening;; Diabetes; Prescriptions; Health Care Free; Mammogram/Breast Care. Locate other Oklahoma free community clinics. (580) 762-1641
Hartford Avenue Church of Christ runs a free food pantry. Call (580) 765-3610
Operations Blessings of Perry Oklahoma ((580) 336-3313). Some of the assistance programs including free or gently used clothing, free food, assistance for paying rent, utility, gas and energy bill assistance for low income families. Clothing and household goods are provided on a limited basis.
First Baptist Church distributes food as well as help with paying electric, gas, and water bills when funds are available. Call (580) 336-2282
SEAC is a non-profit that offers help with utility, rent, counseling and free food. (918) 396-4108
Robert Clark Family Health Center is a local community clinic. Among other services it offers health and medical care on a Sliding Scale, transportation to Robert Clark Family Health Center, prescription and medical services that are free of charge, and assistance that is offered for the low income and uninsured. Call (888) 642-3601.
Regional Salvation Army centers are yet another possible resource. The locations support the area, including Pawnee and other counties. If the site is not convenient to you, they may also offer referrals. Some of the assistance programs include financial help for rent or utility bills. However the focus is on material goods and basic needs, such as free food, clothing, Christmas assistance and meals, shelter and general guidance/case management. More details.
United Community Action (UCA) Program is the local community action agency. It administers a host of low income and financial assistance programs. Among them it provides grants and financial assistance to low income families and the working poor, and it can help them pay rent. In addition, get help for paying for gas and electric bills, mortgage payments, food, shelter, and other financial assistance. .
Other programs administered by UCA include Early Head Start and the Head Start Programs. These programs, that were really created for children, provide educational opportunities to both parent and child.
Case managers from the non-profit will often have referrals to other non-profits in Kay or Noble County, or information on government benefits such as free food from Children and Adult Food Care Program. Another priority of the state of Oklahoma, and many charities in the area, is on homeless prevention. So to this end those facing eviction, or the currently homeless, may qualify for emergency rental assistance or grants to pay a utility bill or move in deposit. Contact the agency for more information on their resources. Find more details on resources from United Community Action Program.
Pawnee County Area Health Center (PCAHC), which works with closely with UAC above, is involved in serving the noninsured as well as low income citizens with medical and prescription needs.
Call (918) 762-3041 to speak to United Community Action (UAC) Program.
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