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CCRGV Emergency Assistance Program Goals



Assistance


  • Provide Medical Consultation
  • Provide Medical Transportation (medical purposes only)
  • Provide Medical Prescriptions
  • Provide Temporary Shelter (Lodging in a Hotel)
  • Provide Utility Assistance (Hidalgo County) (Starr County) [Light water, gas, and rent]
  • Provide funeral assistance
  • Provide aid for Fire Loss
  • Provide Durable Medical Equipment (DME) when available
  • Provide Tim's Coats (when available)


Requirements for Assistance

  • Medical Services
    • Medical Consultation (doctor’s visit) [not covered by Medicare]
      • Valid Photo ID for all adults in the household
      • Birth certificates & social security cards for all children in the household
      • Doctor’s appointment
      • Proof of income (wages, TANF, Food Stamps, Medicaid/ Medicare, SSI, Unemployment, Child Support)
    • Medical Transportation (appointment must be out of the valley) [For medical purposes patients] [Includes bus ticket or $100 Gift Card]
      • Valid Photo ID for all adults in the household
      • Birth certificates & social security cards for all children in the household
      • Proof of appointment letter
      • Proof of income (wages, TANF, Food Stamps, Medicaid/ Medicare, SSI, Unemployment, Child Support)
    • Medical Prescriptions (Rx)
      • Valid Photo ID for all adults in the household
      • Birth certificates & social security cards for all children in the household
      • Prescription of refill bottle
      • Proof of income (wages, TANF, Food Stamps, Medicaid/ Medicare, SSI, Unemployment, Child Support)

      • **** Based on income
        ****** Federal Poverty Guidelines
      • Please see attachment
  • Temporary Shelter
    • Valid Photo ID for all adults in the household
    • Birth certificates & social security cards for all children in the household
    • Eviction notice if available or letter from friend or relative situation
    • *****Not based on income but we will not tolerate any type of misbehavior.
  • • Utility assistance
  • Funeral Assistance
    • Vital statistics or death report from funeral home
    • Valid Photo ID from person seeking the assistance (immediate family member only)
  • A donation of $100.00 is given to the funeral home or cemetery
  • ***** If expenses have already been paid no assistance nor reimbursement is provided. If the person is already buried no assistance will be provided.
  • Fire Loss
    • Valid Photo ID for all adults in the household
    • Birth certificates & social security cards for all children in the household
    • Fire report required, no exceptions (must be in the last 30 days)
    • Assistance is only given if the home was being presently occupied
    • Assistance is provided only if there is no insurance and all other criteria are met.
    • A referral to The American Red Cross is made.
  • Durable Medical Equipment
    • Proof of ID
    • DME is only rendered upon request and if available (such as adults pampers)
  • Tim's Coats
    • Proof of ID
    • Available during winter time when available


Note: Meeting with a case manager and/or turning in an application does not guarantee your qualification or delivery of services.

Case Worker: Yesenia Guzman / San Juan
Case Worker: Ana Rodriguez/ Brownsville