RESPOND NOW IS HERE TO HELP

We provide immediate, short-term assistance so families can meet their day-to-day needs and focus on looking for more long-term solutions. With the assistance of partners, donors, staff and volunteers we strive to break the cycle of poverty.


We assist our clients through the following services: food pantry, rent/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, foreclosure prevention, SNAP Outreach, Medicaid Expansion assistance, prescription medication vouchers, temporary lodging, transportation, clothing, Community Garden, books for children, Holiday Giveaway and Back-To-School backpacks and supplies.

OUR PROGRAMS

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HUNGER

  • Our food pantry consists of a client choice menu that includes the basic food groups; fruits, vegetables, proteins, grains, and dairy. Clients typically receive several bags of groceries.
  • We offer our clients an opportunity to apply for food stamps through our SNAP Outreach program.
  • Our Community Garden allows our clients to grow their own fruits and vegetables.
  • Through this combine of services we make sure our clients are able to access the food they need.

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HOUSING

  • We strive to keep our families happy and healthy in their local homes through mortgage, rental and utility assistance.
  • Temporary lodging is also available to qualifying families and individuals who may be facing homelessness due to fire, eviction, or other crisis.
  • Foreclosure Prevention Specialists advise those families who are having difficulty paying their mortgages.
  • We offer ongoing housing support for the chronically homeless or otherwise in need.
  • We offer monthly pre-purchase counseling and home buying workshops.

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HEALTH

  • Our prescription voucher program helps offset the prohibitively high costs of medicine by supplying clients who have little or no insurance coverage and urgently need prescription medication.
  • We additionally assist clients in accessing insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Expansion.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

  • Clothing donations for all ages, men and women.
  • Transportation support, including assistance with bus fares.
  • Yearly events, such as our "Christmas Store" holiday giveaway.
  • Support with back-to-school materials, such as backpacks.

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