Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
Help Paying for Basic Needs
2330 Sioux Trl NW, Prior Lake, MN, 55372-9077
Distance: 1112 Miles
Offers cash or other short term aid to people in a crisis that is affecting their access to basic needs
Emergency assistance can vary based upon eligibility and available funds.
They provide assistance to families in emergency situations, including:
* Help with first month's rent and/or damage deposit, rental assistance
* Emergency travel vouchers
* Baby supplies such as diapers and wipes
* Referrals to other appropriate agencies
Complete information about these programs is listed on pages 6 and 7 of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) Programs for Native Americans Living in Scott County at: https://shakopeedakota.org/admin/uploads/scottcountynaprograms.pdf
Client Information and Specialization
Programs are open to American Indian Families who reside in Scott County and meet program guidelines. Members of the applying household are only eligible to receive emergency assistance once.
Applicant must seek assistance from all other eligible programs. Whenever possible, applicant must bring in written denial from agencies. If partial assistance is provided by another agency, applicant must provide written verification of funds received.
The Family and Children Services department can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community members
|Court FAX||(952) 233-4259|
|Court Main||(952) 233-4245|
|General Information||(952) 445-8900|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Adult Basic Education
- Child Protective Services (CPS)
- College Entrance Support - Johnson O'Malley Program
- Community Advisory Group - Planning and Land Use
- Family and Children Services
- Mental and Chemical Health Services
- Parenting Support
- Tribal Enrollment
- Tribal Government
- Utility Assistance
- Youth Enrichment
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BH-3800.7000Rent Payment Assistance Definition
Programs that make rental payments for people who are at risk of eviction without assistance. Rent payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
BH-3800.7250Rental Deposit Assistance Definition
Programs that provide cash grants or loans for people who are in the process of acquiring rental housing and who can handle the monthly rental payments, but who do not have the assets to pay the first month's rent, in some cases, the last month's rent, and any security deposits required to move in.
BT-8300.1000Bus Fare Definition
Programs that provide cash or tokens for individuals who have no personal means of transportation and are unable to use public transportation (or a taxi service) for necessary local travel without assistance with the fare. Also included are programs that provide bus fare for people who need to travel out of town (e.g., for a funeral) but do not have the means to do so.
BT-8300.2500Gas Money Definition
Programs that provide money or vouchers to purchase gasoline, most frequently for individuals who need their automobile for necessary local or out-of-town travel but cannot afford to run their vehicle without assistance, but occasionally for people driving through the local area who have become stranded.
NT-8900Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance Definition
Programs that provide cash, vouchers or other forms of monetary aid for people in need of assistance and evaluate the individual's or family's need for the money on a case-by-case basis rather than having pre-established policies regarding the types of needs the dollars can be used to cover.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.