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Help with Rent, Security Deposit, Utility Bills

Starshine started this conversation

Many people come here in need of help with rent, security deposits and help with utlility bills to name a few. Althought this won't solve everyone's problems it may help some.

Here are some places you may recieve help and remember that many people apply so you take a chance and hope your needs are meet to some degree. 

http://www.modestneeds.org/

Has helped with rent and car repair before from a few people I know. You can apply on line to see if they can help you and if you meet the qualifications. 

 http://www.microgiving.com/

Is another source for assistance and I know of  three people here that have applied and know a person very active with the with the organization.

http://www.svdpusa.org/Contact.aspx

Here are a few of the programs they St. Vincent de Pauls helps out with. See the link for your nearest one to see if and what they can help you with. There are more programs they help out with at the link above. 

# Food programs
# Emergency financial assistance
# Emergency transportation
# Disaster relief and victim services
# Rent/mortgage assistance
# Low-cost housing 

http://www.grantedwish.org/index.cfm

I have applied here before and it is a one time shot at applying. They were not able to help me but read the stories to see if they can help you. 

 http://www.wishuponahero.com/

You can make up to three wishes and best if they are under $100 each. You can check the catagories to see which you like to put your wish in. 

Then I found a place JewishFamilyServices and if you put those words into google.com for your nearest one they may be able to help you. One person on this site came from Indiana to California and they helped with a security deposit and the security deposit they recieved was under $500. 

ON UTILITIES: Phone, electric and gas. Call your local companies for each as they all have a program for low income people and be sure to get on them if you meet their requirements. I have been on the program and off them since living in California.  Remember to turn off what you aren't using and unplug things like microwave that you aren't using as they do draw energy when plugged in...

http://www.treeofwishes.com/

 http://www.cyberbeg.com/

The last two I tried long ago but never stuck with them. You can try them.

Then you can always apply for hud housing, section8 or housing authority and get on the waiting list.

If you need more information see my blog at

  http://starshine1.aidpage.com/

Wishing us all the best during these tough times to get the help we need.

Take care everyone and be sure to help your neighbors in some way...

Starshine

 

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lady bugg1522
I've been told have faith an ask an u shall recieve seek an u shall be given an hope an u will find an have patience an its a vertue an ure luck will go a long way
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lady bugg1522
Hi I'm a single mom with a 7month old baby an I have been living in motels for t3months about I finally found a apartment an I don't have enough funds between formula supers an my self to be able to provide my deposit of 400 dollars I need help if u can help me an my boy it will provide a proper roof over my an his head an a better life style for mybbaby's head if u can help please an thanks keep us in ure prayers reaching out to the community is all all I can do I have no family left to look to thank u an god bless
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peanut79
I need help with my security deposit . But im moving from pg. To Va. Already got apt#& building where do I go
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sonshinesas   in reply to fedup22
Sadly there isn't any help found for water bills regardless where you live.
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fedup22
I needed help with my water and l couldnt find any where in amarillo to help.this is the worst city to get help in for elderly or single parents in need
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Ejtaylor   in reply to littlelacie
Norwich connecticut new London county and I've tried telling them and they just gave me a pamphlet and told me to look for help....I know this is my fault just need help this once and I WONT let it happen again
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littlelacie   in reply to Ejtaylor
Please post your address- city, state and county, we then might be able to locate an agency that might be able to help you, if funds are available. There is no cash on this site, only people that want help and people who want to try to help them.
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sonshinesas   in reply to Ejtaylor
If this is your last chance you are in a bad situation, no money or funding here only information. Call and let them know you have some cash and want to work out a payment plan.
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Ejtaylor
My power has been shut off they said $1000 I can have it turned back on but I can only come up with half. I have 4 children and have been living in the house with them for a week now with no power. My husband blames me and wants nothing to do with me, so now I'm on my own with 4 children! I've tried calling everyone and can get no help. I'm ready to give up, this site is my last chance :(
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woman in a shoe   in reply to roge
Call 211 give city state tell them what u need help with have pen and paper when u call
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roge
need help with electric bill shut off is Monday the 14th july my wife is working but dosent make much n I go back to work in augs just trying to pay the bills the best I can till back to work talked to the electric n theyr not willing to work with us please if anyone can help called a lot of churches n ther out of funds

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Monkeyjo
If anyone can help me, single mother of a 11 month old, with a overdue light bill they are going to turn off. Please help
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woman in a shoe   in reply to OgGiggles
Hi the person u posted to not been in here in a very long time
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OgGiggles
Thanks Starshine, that was nice of u. I will try a couple of these links. Have a blessed day
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maniefresh20   in reply to woman in a shoe
Hi im amanda n im in reading pa
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Helpinwv1974
I am needing to find some help getting utilities turned on and they require a deposit. I am also going to need help on a rent deposit if possible. I'm in charleston wv. I've been living here and there for years trying to get myself on my feet to get a place of my own again and now I'm so close! I also have a car but it needs a fuel pump to run and I've heard that there are places that help with that. It's been broke down for almost 8 months because I'm just surviving.
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sonshinesas   in reply to believed
Not sure about resources in Canada. There are no funds on this site. Good luck.
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believed   in reply to seaturtle
I need help paying first and last for my rent that is $3000 I got three children and we live in Canada
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woman in a shoe   in reply to precious2825
Hi call 211 give city state tell them what u need help with and they will give u places to call for vouchers
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precious2825
hello I am needing help with a motel for me and my three kids until I find a place for us to live, I am stuck in this transition. I have two very small kids and a 18 year old
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