Grand Forks

Emergency Services

Assistance and referrals for immediate emergency needs such as health care, utility disconnections and rent deposits are available.

Energy Share
Funded by utility companies and private donations, this service provides emergency funds to help pay utility bills of low-income people on fuel assistance.

Ernie J. Norman Center
Owned by RRVCA, this home provides temporary safe housing and case management for women and children, who are homeless due to eviction and/or lack of money.

Legal Aid
Legal Services of North Dakota is available to provide legal advice in civil cases to low-income persons. RRVCA is the outreach site for this service. Clients may meet with an attorney, by appointment only, on Thursdays. To see if you qualify for legal assistance and schedule your appointment, please contact Legal Services of North Dakota at 1-800-634-5263.

Shelter Plus Care
The Shelter Plus Care Program is a program designed to provide housing and supportive services on a long-term basis for homeless persons with disabilities and their families who are living in either places not intended for human habitation or emergency shelters.  The program allows for a variety of housing choices and a range of supportive services in response to the needs of the hard-to-reach homeless population with disabilities.  The Privacy Policy for the Shelter Plus Care Program is attached at the bottom of this page.

  • National CAP
  • National Community Action Foundation
  • Community Action Program Legal Services