United Community Action Partnership

Help Paying for Basic Needs

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

Assists with:

  • Past-due rent or mortgage
  • First month's rent and deposit

Assistance is dependent of the individual's situation and their eligibility

Other services may include:

  • Application assistance
  • Transportation assistance
  • Help search for affordable housing
  • Connect to job resources
  • Long term stable housing planning


  • Area Served by County
    • Kandiyohi County
    • McLeod County
    • Meeker County
    • Renville County
  • Organization Type
    • Community Action Partnership
  • Specialization
    • Family
    • People with low income


For homeless or those at risk of homelessness (i.e. eviction notice, inappropriately doubled up with friends or families, or leaving domestic abuse).

Applicants screened for eligibility. Help also depends on available funding.


101 Vesta Ave E, Cosmos, MN, 56228

Area Served

Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, and Renville counties

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 320-235-0850


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