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Emergency Services

Rent & Utilities

Utility meters.

Energy Share

Funded by utility companies and private donations, this program provides emergency funds to help pay a maximum of three months of electric bills.  To qualify, you must be on LIHEAP (fuel assistance) and have more than one fuel source (it cannot be all electric).

Energy Share Application

Energy Share Program Contact

April Aker, Emergency Services Case Manager
701-746-5431
Email: aaker@rrvca.com


Eviction Prevention

Funding may be available to pay rental arrears.  Applicants must have an eviction notice, copy of signed lease, valid social security number, valid identification, and proof of 30 days of household income.  Some restrictions apply.

Eviction Prevention Program Contact

Christy Berry, Application Counselor
701-746-5431
Email: cberry@rrvca.com


North Dakota Rent Help Housing Stabilization Program

As of May 1, 2023, ND Rent Help will no longer be accepting new applications for the general rent/utility assistance program.

ND Rent Help’s housing stabilization program for households experiencing homelessness remains open to new applications.

North Dakota Rent Help Program Contact

Christy Berry, Application Counselor
701-746-5431
Email: cberry@rrvca.com


Whole Families

This program works in conjunction with North Dakota Rent Help.  Families that have received North Dakota Rent Help assistance in the past or are currently enrolled in the program may be eligible for supportive services to promote housing stability.  

Services include, but are not limited to child care assistance, groceries, transportation, and car repairs.

You must be referred to this program by RRVCA’s North Dakota Rent Help Application Counselor.


 

Self-Reliance

Man starring off in to the distance.

This program can provide work boots and clothing, replacement ID cards and birth certificates.

Self-Reliance Application

Self-Reliance Program Contact

April Aker, Emergency Services Case Manager
701-746-5431
Email: aaker@rrvca.com


 

Ernie's Place

Homeless man waiting outside of a shelter.

Coming in 2024!

Transitional housing for homeless youth ages 18-24 from North Dakota and Minnesota.

Programs and services will be adaptable to each youth's needs and may include transitional housing, budgeting, employment skills, basic life skills, education assistance and housing stability training.

Youth Homeless Experience Survey

Ernie's Place Contact

Harley Fleming, Case Worker
701-746-5431
Email: hfleming@rrvca.com

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