Forms of Funding Available:
Emergency Assistance funds may be used towards National Grid/Fuel, Medical, or Eviction. Funds will not exceed $250 per applicant every twelve months. Emergency assistance requests are done through our Johnstown office.
FEMA Emergency Assistance:
FEMA funds may be used for National Grid/Fuel or Rental costs and may be awarded once per applicant per year for no more than two consecutive years.
May be used to either restore service or to put a 30-day hold on the account towards a disconnect notice. FEMA will only cover the amount of the current month's service. (Previous or Past Due Balances will not be covered)
May be used to purchase wood, fuel oil, propane or kerosene to cover the cost of a company’s minimum fuel delivery, not to exceed $250.
May be used for a first month’s rent or to put a 30-day hold on an eviction notice. These funds cannot be used for a Security Deposit. FEMA funds cannot be used for a Security Deposit.
To apply for any type of FEMA or Emergency Assistance funds we need you to bring us:
Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties
55 East Main Street, Suite 30
Johnstown, NY 12095
Ph: (518) 762-8313
Fx: (518) 762-4092
1 Kimball Street
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Ph: (518) 842-4204
Fx: (518) 842-4245