Salvation Army - Fergus Falls
Help Paying for Basic Needs
622 E Vernon Ave, Fergus Falls, MN, 56537
Offers cash or other short term aid to people in a crisis that is affecting their access to basic needs
Emergency assistance can vary based upon eligibility and available funds.
The Salvation Army provides bus and gas money to those in need of transportation assistance.
Emergency gasoline is available for people who need to get to work or obtain medical assistance from the remote areas of Otter Tail County. Emergency bus tickets are available for funerals, medical emergencies, or transients in crisis.
Financial assistance is available for rent or for rental loan programs. Assistance is dependent on the program's available funds.
- People with low income
Residents of Otter Tail County
Rent assistance programs are restricted by geographical boundaries. Call for eligibility.
Call ahead. For after-hours emergencies, call the local Police Department or Sheriff.
There is no fee for this service.
Otter Tail County
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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BH-3800.7000Rent Payment Assistance Definition
Programs that make rental payments for people who are at risk of eviction without assistance. Also included are rent supplement programs that provide assistance with ongoing monthly rental costs. Rent payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
BH-3800.7250Rental Deposit Assistance Definition
Programs that provide cash grants or loans for people who are in the process of acquiring rental housing and who can handle the monthly rental payments, but who do not have the assets to pay the first month's rent, in some cases, the last month's rent, and any security deposits required to move in.
BT-8300.1000Bus Fare Definition
Programs that provide cash or tokens for individuals who have no personal means of transportation and are unable to use public transportation (or a taxi service) for necessary local travel without assistance with the fare. Also included are programs that provide bus fare for people who need to travel out of town (e.g., for a funeral) but do not have the means to do so.
BT-8300.2500Gas Money Definition
Programs that provide money or vouchers to purchase gasoline, most frequently for individuals who need their automobile for necessary local or out-of-town travel but cannot afford to run their vehicle without assistance, but occasionally for people driving through the local area who have become stranded.
BT-8500Transportation Passes Definition
Programs that issue identification cards or vouchers that people can use in lieu of cash to pay for transportation.