Home
About Us
Services
Contribute
Events
Links
Employment
Contact
Locations:

55 East Main St Suite 100
Johnstown NY 12095
Tel:518-762-8313
Fax:518-762-4092

1 Kimball St.
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Tel:518-842-4202
Fax:518-842-4245


Follow us on Facebook!

"Meeting human needs
since 1976"








Emergency Assistance
[ More Services]

FEMA-Emergency Assistance

 

FEMA funds may be used for National Grid/Fuel or Rental costs and may be awarded once per applicant per year for no more than two consecutive years.

National Grid:  May be used to either restore service or to put a 30-day hold on the account towards a disconnect notice.  FEMA will only cover the amount of the current month’s service. (Previous or Past Due Balances will not be covered)

Fuel:  May be used to purchase propane or kerosene up to the cost of a company’s minimum fuel delivery.

Rent:  May be used for a first month’s rent or to put a 30-day hold on an eviction notice.  FEMA funds cannot be used for a Security Deposit.

 

Catholic Charities-Emergency Assistance

Emergency Assistance funds may be used towards National Grid/Fuel or Rental.  Funds will not exceed $250 per applicant every twelve months. Emergency assistance requests are done through our Johnstown office.

National Grid:  May be used to either restore service or to put a 30-day hold on the account towards a disconnect notice. 


Fuel:  May be used to purchase propane or kerosene to cover the cost of a company’s minimum fuel delivery, not to exceed $250.

Rent:  May be used for a first month’s rent or to put a 30-day hold on an eviction notice.  These funds cannot be used for a Security Deposit.

 

To apply for any type of FEMA or Emergency Assistance funds we need you to bring us: A denial letter from the Department of Social Services and picture identification.

  • In addition, if asking for assistance with National Grid we’ll need: A disconnect notice from National Grid and the most recent bill addressed to the applicant. (Payments will not be made on accounts in another individual’s name.)
  • For any type of Fuel funds we’ll need: The most recent bill addressed to the applicant. (Payments will not be made on accounts in another individual’s name.)
  • For Rental funds we’ll need: An eviction notice. If FEMA, an agreement form signed by the landlord, showing acknowledgement of the policies of FEMA.

 






Web Site by Anthem Design