Financial Assistance Program

Clients are seen by appointment only on Wednesdays. To make appointment, call 281-261-5470 on Tuesdays starting at 10:00 a.m.

Emergency financial assistance is available to qualifying residents of East Fort Bend County to help with essential living expenses such as rent/mortgage and utilties. The focus is to provide needed aid for a temporary crisis situation, not to provide permanent support. Clients referred to the Ministry for financial assistance are interviewed by trained staff. Clients must provide proof of residence (i.e., utility bill) as well as a social security cards for each household member. Payments are made directly to the creditor and assistance is limited to one time per 12-month period.

In 2014, the Financial Assistance Program paid out $148,579 in assistance to help families in need in East Fort Bend County.

Example of eligible expenses:

  • Mortgage or Rent – up to $700
  • Electricity – up to $450
  • Water – up to $250
  • Gas – up to $250
  • Medical prescriptions (restrictions apply)