CRISIS ASSISTANCE EMERGENCY SHELTER
A. Eligible Groups TANF clients

TANF clients

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B.revised textCircumstance
  • a fire, flood, or other natural disaster; or
  • an eviction or court order to vacate the home for any reason; or
  • lost or stolen cash; or
  • domestic or sexual violence, or stalking; or
  • travel required to obtain essential medical care.
Emergency shelter needed due to homelessness.
C. Kinds of Assistance

CODE

Food: 201

Clothing: 202

Household supplies: 203

Household furnishings: 344

Rent: 207

Non-medical needs related to essential medical care (i.e., food, lodging, transportation): 204

CODE

Emergency Shelter: 612

D. Time Limits
  • Decision within 5 workdays from date of request. 
  • Issue aid and Notice of Decision within 2 workdays from date of decision.

Follow the terms of the provider's written agreement with DHS.

Send Notice of Decision within 2 workdays from date of decision.

E. Type of Payment Cash payment issued centrally. Vendor payment