About Berrien County DHS - Department of Human Services
Last-Modified: 2021-01-07 01:37:51
Services: moving expense assistance, rent payment assistance, rental deposit assistance. Relocation assistance may include providing money for rent, security deposits and moving expenses for individuals and families. Eligibility: Low income households with limited assets and one of the following circumstances:- Household is homeless, living in a shelter, car or on the street- Household is living temporarily with other persons following a fire or natural disaster that occurred within 60 days of application- Household is living with other persons to escape domestic violence- Court summons, order or judgment was issued which will result in household becoming homeless- Final written notice to vacate condemned housing from an authorized public agency is received- Household needs adequate housing to avoid a foster care placement or before child(ren) can return home from foster care- DHS specialist/services worker, with supervisory approval, determines the family must be relocated from unsafe housing for the protection of child(ren)Application process:Apply in person at local DHS officeDocuments required:- Proof of residence- Proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members- Proof of assets (cash in hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc.)- Birth certificates- Social Security cards for all permanent household membersHours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
What documents are required to apply for cash payment help?
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Proof of residence - Proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members - Proof of assets (cash in hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc.) - Birth certificates - Social Security cards for all permanent household members Added Thursday, May 21, 2020