Emergency Assistance

Provides short-term help for qualifying families faced with an unexpected emergency expense, such as an eviction, utility disconnect, foreclosure, or loss from a fire. If you meet the program requirements, Emergency Assistance can only be issued once in a 12-month period. Emergency Assistance is for households with minor children residing in the home.
   

Applications are processed through RMCEP

  • Applications are available at Crow Wing County Community Services Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m
  • Emergency Assistance requires you to meet with a RMCEP staff person, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at RMCEP
  • See the Emergency Assistance Checklist for what you will need to do and provide.

If you have questions you may contact Crow Wing County Community Services at 218-824-1250 or toll free at 888-772-8212. 
 

Emergency General Assistance


Provides short-term help for qualifying people faced with an unexpected emergency expense, such as an eviction, utility disconnect, foreclosure, or loss from a fire. If you meet the program requirements, Emergency General Assistance can only be issued once in a 12-month period. Emergency General Assistance is for households with no minor children residing in the home.

Applications

 
  • Apply in-person. Applications can be submitted Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Emergency Assistance typically require a face-to-face interview. Those interviews are offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Apply online: ApplyMN is a simple, secure Web application that connects you with state and county services to help meet your and your family's basic needs.
  • Print an application and mail to or drop off our office at 204 Laurel St., Brainerd, MN 56401
If you have questions you may contact Crow Wing County Community Services at 218-824-1250 or toll free at 888-772-8212.