Emergency Assistance Programs

Emergency Assistance is available to eligible applicants who are experiencing an emergency situation such as eviction, threat of eviction, or utility shut-off..

  1. Guidelines
  2. Ways to Apply
  3. Turn in Verifications

The general guidelines for this program include but are not limited to:

  • There is an immediate threat to health or safety.
  • The issuance of emergency assistance will resolve the emergency.
  • The household: 
    • must have resided in Washington County for the past 30 days.
    • has income below 200% of the federal poverty guideline.
    • has enough income to afford their basic need expenses for at least the next two calendar months.
    • does not have available resources to take care of their own emergency.