This is a program that is being funded with federal stimulus grants and it provides help with paying for rent, utility bills, security deposits, and back unpaid rent. It addition, families in need, or who may be in danger of losing their home or apartment may receive motel vouchers, eviction aid, or even help with legal assistance for landlord-tenant issues.
Recipients would need to lack financial resources to obtain or stay in their current housing or apartment, they would have to be Moreno Valley residents for at least six months; and they also need to be in school, employed, or lost employment in the past six months. As this is not a welfare program. Call 951.413.3450.
The Moreno Valley Economic Development Department, Neighborhood Preservation Division runs the federal government Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP). Components of the program include. Housing/Fair Housing Strategy, Emergency Rent Assistance, Antipoverty Strategy, Community and Economic Development Strategy, Homeless Strategy, and Special Needs Strategy. Work with a counselor to apply for funds to pay rent from 3 months to 18 months, security deposit assistance, money for moving expenses, credit counseling, and other aid.
The Moreno Valley California Catholic Charities is maybe the leading organization to call for financial help and general advice in the area. The charity organization is a multi-service agency that is involved in providing a wide range of counseling and financial assistance to the needy residents and low income of Moreno Valley, including adults, children, babies and families. As just a sampling of some of the services that are provided through the agency include Homeless Men Services; Clinical Services; Pregnancy, Parenting and Adoption Services; Emergency Services; Immigration Services; Family Services; Senior Services; Homeless Women Services; Utility Help; Refugee Resettlement Services; and Rent Programs. They are also a resource to learn about, and apply for, the California section 8 housing program. Address is 23623 Sunnymead Boulevard, Moreno Valley, CA 92553. (951) 924-9964
Another of the leading non-profits to call is the Salvation Army. The main branch is located at 14068 Graham Avenue, Moreno Valley, California. Call (951) 653-9131. Some of the services offered to the low income include a food pantry, thrift store, and holiday meals, such as Thanksgiving meals and Christmas gifts. While rare, from time to time the Salvation Army may have limited financial assistance for paying rent or energy bills, or they may be able to refer you to charities or programs that can help you meet this need.
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