Emergency Assistance Eligibility

Crisis intervention Services

The information you provide will help us determine your eligibility.  If you are found ineligible our team can work with you to identify other resources and options that may be of help.

Please review the requirements below before you proceed to the emergency assistance application.

Are you a resident of Fayette County?

Yes       No
The Fayette Cares service area is limited to Fayette County, Tennessee.

Did that loss of income happen in the past 90 days?

Yes       No
Your loss or crisis should have occurred recently and your household cannot have received Fayette Cares financial assistance within the last two years or food assistance more than four times in one year.

Have you experienced an unexpected loss of income?

Yes       No
Examples of temporary, unavoidable losses of income include lay-off, off work (illness) without pay, reduction in salary rate or work hours.

Can your emergency or loss of income be documented?

Yes       No

Important documentation may include a separation notice, paid doctor or repair bills, fire or crime report, etc.

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Fayette Cares does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), family identification, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.