Rent & Utility Assistance 

The Covid-19 Emergency Rental & Utility Assistance Program
This is a new program aimed at helping those households that have experienced financial hardship due to Covid-19. 
Will be accepting applications until August 31, 2022.  Please call 211 or email help@home901.org.  To apply visit www.home902.org. 

UofM Financial Aid
Financial strain can be addressed at the university with one of our financial aid employees who can complete an analysis of your financial aid package. Loans are available at any point in the semester and there is a listing of alternative loans on the website.
Phone: 901.678.4825
Email: financialaid@memphis.edu
Location: 103 Wilder Tower

Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA)
Phone: 901.527.0208
Location: 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN 38126

Neighborhood Christian Center Memphis
Phone: 901.881.6013
Location: 785 Jackson Ave Memphis, TN 38107

Shelby County Community Services Agency
Provides assistance with bill and rent payments for low income homes, as well as up to $600 until funds are exhausted.
Phone: 901.222.4315
Location: 3772 S Hickory Ridge Mall, #516 Memphis, TN 38115

Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Works with up to a dozen local churches across the county to provide financial assistance for residents of Memphis.
Phone: 901.722.4703 or 901.274.2137
Email: svdpmemphis1306@gmail.com
Location: 3522 Carnes Ave, Memphis, TN 38111

Memphis, Light, Gas & Water (MLGW)
Offers payment and assistance programs, as well as extension policies.
Phone: 901-544-6549
Location: 220 South Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

Modest Needs
A non-profit organization that accepts online application for modest one-time financial assistance.
Phone: 844.667.3776

Case Management Inc. 
3171 Directors Row 
Memphis, TN 38131

TN Dept of Mental Health and Substance Abuse – Housing & Homeless Services

Recovery within Reach 

Provides wrap-around support for LGBTQ+ adults who are the most disenfranchised from social services and community support. 

Community Services Agency (CSA)
CSA provides utility assistance and beginning October 1, 2022 will provide rent assistance as well.

Covid-19 Mortgage and Utility Assistance Program
This program is designed to provide financial assistance to people residing in any municipal jurisdiction within Shelby County with the exception of the city of Memphis.

Living for Christ Restoration House
Provides low-cost dormitory room, three meals per day, and a locker. Clothing is also available.
Location: 3095 Thomas St, Memphis TN, 38127
Phone: 901.791.4022

United Way
24 hour assistance with housing, food, clothng etc.
Phone: 844.444.4211

Other programs who assist with rent, mortage, or utility assistance
Please call 211 for information