Household Assistance Program

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Providing hope and stability

ADFAC’s Household Assistance Program provides short-term help to individuals and families in crisis, placing emphasis on the prevention of homelessness and development of self-sufficiency.

Staff members work with clients to develop contingency plans, explore possibilities for education or training, maintain a budget, and identify other concrete steps that move them towards self-sufficiency.

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Types of assistance

• Utilities payments or deposit
• Rent or mortgage payments
• Personal hygiene & cleaning items
• Food vouchers
• Budgeting coaching
• Referrals to appropriate resources

HAP provides services primarily in Anderson County in East Tennessee.

Programs are supported through donations from individuals, government grants, private foundations, local utility providers, in-kind supplies and volunteer labor, and the United Way.

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Apply for assistance

To apply for assistance and request an appointment, please call 865-482-6028. You will be asked to fill out an application and provide documentation:

    • Copy of photo ID
    • Social Security card for each member of the household
    • Proof of need (utility bill, lease, mortgage statement)
    • Proof of all household income

Please note that not all services are available at all times.