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Emergency Relief: Home, Utilities & Burial

Check Eligibility ButtonImmediate help may be available if you are facing conditions of extreme hardship or emergencies threatening your health and safety. State Emergency Relief and the Weatherization Assistance Program combine financial assistance and contracts with a network of nonprofit organizations to help low-income households.

Emergency support is designed to maintain low-income households that are normally able to make ends meet but occasionally need help when unexpected emergency situations arise. Emergency support is not an appropriate solution to ongoing or chronic financial difficulties. For ongoing reductions to your energy expenses, be sure to check out the Weatherization Assistance Program.

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Additional Resources

Burial Services

When the descendant's estate, mandatory copayments, etc., are not sufficient, burial payment assistance may be available.

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

Earned Income Tax Credit Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.

Energy & Weatherization

If you need help paying for energy and weatherization costs, and you meet eligibility requirements, you may be able to get help from state programs that uses federal money to assist low-income families with energy costs.

Forms & Publications

Forms & Publications available for download and print.

Heat & Utilities

Temporary heat and utility assistance may be available for eligible low-income families and individuals when heating or electric service has been or will be shut off.

Home Ownership Services

If you are at risk of losing your home, Home Ownership Services may be able to provide payment for services.

Home Repairs

State Emergency Relief assists with home repairs to correct unsafe conditions and restore essential services.

Relocation Assistance

If you need help with rent, rent arrearage, security deposits or moving expenses, and one of the following circumstances exists for your household, you may be eligible for relocation assistance.