Emergency Services

Sorting Food

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Packing Carts

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Sorting Clothing

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Purpose: To aide/assist clients with emergency needs.

The Ministry depends on donations to meet the needs of the community.


2018 Statistics


Food - 8,086 Homes/21,972 individuals

Utilities/Kerosene - 856 Homes

Medical - 516 Individuals

Clothing - 2,525 Individuals

Furniture - 276 Individuals

Household Items - 27,634 lbs.

Personal Items - 34,696 lbs.


EMERGENCY SERVICES GUIDELINES

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ASSISTANCE IS GIVEN EVERY 30 DAYS

  • This is with the understanding that a client's timing of food /financial/household items/clothing needs might not be the same.

  

Client can:

o Declare that they live in Lincoln County, declare that they are within the income guidelines, and receive food

o This is not the whole amount of food that we give


  

ITEMS NEEDED TO RECEIVE COMPLETE FOOD ALLOTMENT/FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

  

TO RECEIVE ALL FOOD AVAILABLE/HOUSEHOLD ITEMS/CLOTHING/FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE WITH UTILITIES, RENT, MEDICINE, KEROSENE, ETC.


   Client will need to show:

· PROOF OF ADDRESS, SUCH AS RECENT BILL WITH NAME/ADDRESS ON IT

· PROOF OF INCOME FOR EVERYONE IN THE HOME

· SOCIAL SECURITY CARDS (OR DOCUMENT WITH THE NUMBER ON IT) FOR EVERYONE IN THE HOME (Tax Identification number will work, if someone does not have either, we will work with them)  


IF SOMEONE DOES NOT HAVE ALL DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

IF A CLIENT DOES NOT HAVE ALL THEIR INFORMATION, WE WILL WORK WITH THEM UNTIL THEY HAVE HAD TIME TO GATHER THAT INFORMATION.


UTILITIES

HELP WITH UTILITIES IS GIVEN ONCE EVERY 3 MONTHS.

LOSS OF SNAP (FOOD STAMPS) DUE TO GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN

CLIENTS WILL RECEIVE EXTRA FOOD TOTALING SAME DOLLAR AMOUNT EQUAL TO SNAP DOLLAR AMOUNT