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Assistance programs Wright County.

Low-income families or individuals can get emergency financial help, loans, or grant money in Wright County. Funds can help pay rent or utility bills, a mortgage or get funds for a deposit. There are also churches and churches that provide free groceries, medical care from clinics, and case management. Find financial assistance near you in Wright County MN.

Long term support is offered as well, including free debt counseling, legal advice, and other support. Seniors, the disabled, working poor and others will also get free school supplies, Christmas toys as well as clothes. Locate grant money in Otsego and Buffalo MN, free items and more.

Community action grants in Wright County MN

Low income families, and others who may be struggling, may be able to get immediate financial assistance from the Wright County Community Action (WCCA) Agency. They are a non-profit organization that administers numerous programs for local residents.

  • Heating bill help - They offer applications to the Minnesota Energy Assistance Program (EAP), which will assist low and moderate income-eligible households in Wright County. The program offers government grants and other resources to ensure a family does not have their heating service turned off. This energy bill assistance program will primarily help those low income people pay at least a portion of their home’s heating bill. The program will not pay the entire bill.
  • Eviction prevention programs and rent assistance: Counseling and emergency funds may be available to ensure someone is not evicted from their housing or apartment. One goal of community action is to help to stop evictions and utility disconnections in Wright County. Look here for how to get help paying rent near you.
  • Mortgage foreclosure prevention: Mortgage and housing counselors can direct you towards resources and programs that may be able to offer relief. They will do whatever they can to try to prevent a foreclosure.




  • Family Budgeting and Debt Relief programs. WCCA workers with borrowers and people in debt to reduce the bills owed, offered relief and other help.
  • Budgeting classes and tips are offered. There are case workers that help clients save money, shop for groceries on a budget, and save money using apps and other tools. Locate a food shopping budget app.
  • A free clothing closet and food bank is open. Community action combines adult clothes, winter coats and personal stuff along with the free food shelf or pantry.
  • Counseling: It is very important for people to become self-sufficient over the long term, and in order to do this many people need advice and help with budgeting and credit counseling. They can even help you get out of credit card debt.

Stop by or contact the Wright County Community Action (WCCA) Agency at 130 West Division Street, Maple Lake, MN 55358. Or feel free to call them at (320) 963-6500. Anyone in the county can also learn more about Wright County Community Action agency assistance programs.

Financial assistance to help pay rent or bills Wright County

Salvation Army offers a number of emergency programs to the low-income, homeless and people with no money. Examples include the following. There is the free holiday Angel Tree program which gives away new clothing or free Christmas gifts to children; Thanksgiving Day dinner; as well as Christmas food baskets.

  • here are also Back to School supplies passed out in Buffalo and Wright County MN by the Salvation Army. Or get free winter Coats or Hats available, and energy bill assistance from Heatshare. Or try the Salvation Army for rent help, a homeless shelter, case management, and even budgeting workshops. The address is 2051 50th Street NE Buffalo, MN 55313. Dial 763-682-2205, or find more details on Salvation Army Wright County assistance programs.





Tri-CAP, another community action in Wright County. Housing and rent assistance can help households in danger of losing their home or apartment. Financial resources will assists families in emergency shelters become stabilized. Heating bill money may be distributed too from LIHEAP and other programs. Or get clothes, job training, as well as information on bus tickets for work.

  • Any type of emergency rent assistance for Wright County families is limited to available donations and program funding. Referrals are given as well when needed and the non-profit is at 1210 23rd Ave S, Waite Park, MN, 56387, call (320) 251-1612

Wright County Love Inc. offers basic needs, such as free food, holiday meals, and clothing. An intake line from Big Love Inc. may be able to refer residents to emergency aid, such as ESG grants for paying rent to stop impending homelessness. Other support from churches in Buffalo Minnesota can include car repairs or information on applications to LIHEAP. More on Big Woods Love programs.

Wright County Human Services has applications to state of MN public assistance and government benefits. The location is 10 2nd Street Northwest, Buffalo, MN 55313. Low-income families, the disabled and elderly can apply for free cash from Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) or TANF. There is also Medical Assistance (Medicaid), SNAP EBT cards, unemployment and help with day care for the low-income among other services. Call 763-682-7400 or locate SNAP requirements in Minnesota.

  • There are also free Wright County Crisis and Hardship Funds for parents with kids. The grants can help keep the lights and power on. the money is part of Human Services Child Support.

WCCA Food Shelf & Thrift Store has both free and low-cost items for Wright County families. A free clothing Center and furniture bank provides clothing, school uniforms, tablets and household items such as a couch, mattress, bed and more. The location is 411 Elm Ave, Waverly, MN 55390. Dial (763) 658-4414 or look here for a bed for free.

Food, clothes and personal stuff

Monticello Food Shelf/Clothing - Used clothing and household items are given away. This can include small furniture items, kitchen supplies, pots or pans and more. Or get emergency food for 5-7 days. Children can receive free winter coats, gloves, and related attire. Call (763) 295-4031. The address is 224 W 3rd St, Monticello, MN 55362.

Hanover Area Food Shelf offer free food, meals, grocery boxes, holiday meals and support. Location is 11024 Church St NE, Hanover, Minnesota, 55341. Telephone: (763) 498-7558

Delano Helping Hands – Food, referrals, and other resources are made available. Get help in apply for government programs too like SNAP food stamps. Address is 221 2nd St N, Delano, MN 55328, or call (763) 972-4455

Clearwater-Clear Lake Food Shelf - Clear Lake and Clearwater families can obtain emergency food and support information from this non-profit organization. Hundreds of lower income families, single parents and seniors receive help from the location every year. Address is 1100 Cty Rd 75 Clearwater Lion Community Bldg, Clearwater, Minnesota, 55320, dial (320) 558-2954







Buffalo Food Shelf – The emergency pantry, which is at 301 12th Ave S, Buffalo, MN 55313, provides free or low cost hygiene supplies, food, holiday meals, and family support services to those in need. Get baby formula, Ensure for seniors and other goods. Call (763) 684-1699

Annandale Community Food Shelf – Offers groceries and food. The location is 390 Annandale Blvd, Annandale, MN 55302, telephone (320) 274-3663.


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