Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV)

Help Paying for Basic Needs - Veterans

Short term help for basic needs like food, shelter and transportation


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.

Additional Information

Offers direct payments for emergency assistance with:

  • Rental and mortgage payments
  • Utilities
  • Transportation
  • Food or clothing
  • Car repairs


  • Area Served by County
    • Anoka County
    • Carver County
    • Dakota County
    • Hennepin County
    • Ramsey County
    • Scott County
    • Washington County
  • Specialization
    • People with low income
    • Veteran


Assistance is available for veterans who are Minnesota residents and are homeless or at risk or homelessness.

Application Instructions

Call the regional office closest to you.


1000 University Ave W, Ste 100, St. Paul, MN, 55104

Area Served

Twin Cities metro area

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 833-222-6228




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