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Emergency Assistance

CFC’s Emergency Housing Assistance program can provide financial assistance for income eligible renters and homeowners to prevent homelessness. We also provide referrals to other resource saving programs, both internal and external to CFC. Please see below for full program details and eligibility guidelines.

Program Details:

CFC’s Rental Assistance program is currently closed due to lack of funding availability. Check back in the Fall of 2023 for more updates. If you’re in need of assistance, please visit the MA Emergency Housing website or NeighborWorks Housing Solutions for more assistance options. Thank you!

There is no FEMA funding available at this time. Thank you.

Program Funding: This program is funded completely by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and has its own set of eligibility guidelines. The operation of this housing assistance program is solely dependent on the availability of FEMA funding.

Eligibility: Client must be in the process of moving into or being evicted from their current living environment, and the property must be in the Greater Fall River area.

Application Process: Application is taken at the office.

Criteria for Selection: Must be moving into or in the process of being evicted from your current living situation.

More details available soon. Please contact our Fuel Assistance program if you’re in need of help.

Additional Resources & Information

Please explore our other programs for additional assistance opportunities. A full list of our programs can be found in the right sidebar.

More resources for MA residents compiled by the National Consumer Law Center can be found by following the button below.

Fall River Office

Director: Chrystal Arpa

Address: 264 Griffin Street Fall River, MA 02724
Telephone: (508) 675-2157 ext. 601
Fax: (508) 324-0643

Office Hours: 

By appointment only.

Taunton Office

Director: Debbie Araujo

Address: 1 Taunton Green Taunton, MA 02780
Telephone: (508) 823-6346
Fax: (508) 823-6348

Office Hours:

By appointment only.