Housing Support

Hannibal Board of Public Works

Project Share-n Care: Monthly allocation of funds from Hannibal Board of Public Works (HBPW) to be used to assist HBPW clients in danger of disconnect. Maximum assistance of $350.00 once every 12 months

Criteria:

  • Picture ID for adults/ Social Security Cards for all household members
  • Last 30 days of income documentation for any adults
  • Notice of disconnect or danger of disconnect
  • Less than 50% AMI (Area Median Income)

Missouri Housing Trust Fund Emergency Assistance Grant

Helps households in danger of eviction from rental property. Additionally this grant can help with Mortgage payments if foreclosure is imminent.  Funds are available to assist with: rent and utility payments and deposits. This assistance is only available to clients once in a 12-month period.

Criteria:

  • 0-25% or 26-50% Area Median Income with over half of household being 0-25%
  • Picture ID for Adults/ Social Security cards for all household members
  • Last 30 days of income documentation for any adults in household
  • Documentation of emergency assistance need

Emergency Solutions Grant- Homelessness Prevention

Helps households in danger of eviction from rental property or danger of homelessness. This grant can help with rent and utilites and deposits if exiting shelter, provides case management on monthly basis with spending plan and budget, we help clients create Housing Stability Goals and client mus work toward these goals monthly to remain eligible.

Criteria:

  • Less than 30% Area Median Income
  • Letter of eviction
  • Picture ID for adults/ Social Security Cards for all household members
  • Last 30 days of income documentation for any adults

Tri- County Alliance

Formed in 2015, Tri-County Alliance (TCA) is a collaboration of agencies with a goal of providing Emergency Assistance. The agencies meet twice a month to discuss cases that are not covered through available grants.

Criteria

  • Picture ID for adults/ Social Security card for all household members
  • Extensive budget review to determine need and sustainability after assistance
  • Documentation of emergency assistance need

Agencies Involved: Douglass Community Services, NECAC, Salvation Army, Preferred Family Healthcare, United Way, F.A.C.T., several local churches

Project Community Connect

Since 2015, this one day a year event has sought to bring quality of life services to those in need. The event is typically held the first Thursday in October each year at the Admiral Coontz Armory. Fundraising occurs throughout the year to provide money to assist housing needs the day of event and succeeding months. Over 60 agencies and organizations participate each year providing a wide array of services.

Past services provided: housing assistance, food, veteran services, health screenings, employment readiness, ID services, recovery services, legal aid, education, childcare, haircuts, safety information and much much more!