Saint Matthews Assistance Ministry - Basic Needs Help

Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church


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General Information
Description of ServiceFINANCIAL ASSISTANCE - by appointment only (clients must call on Tuesdays only from 8:30am-9:30am for an appointment for Friday mornings); typical amount paid $25-$50. Bills can not exceed $200.00 and the bill cannot be a shut off notice. The following are the ONLY items we help with:

•Medical bill assistance (physician verified)
•Prescription assistance (must receive fax from doctor's office verifying prescription)
•Electric bill assistance (no CAP recipients)
•Gas bill assistance (no CAP recipients)
•Water bill assistance
Local phone bill payment/connection (up to $20)
•Bus passes/gas vouchers - employment or medical purposes

A recipient can only receive assistance from us one time in 90 days and the need can not exceed $200. We provide $50 in assistance (1/4 of bill/invoice).
LocationYork
Geographical AreaYork, York City
Facility/ADA AccessFully Accessible
Intake ProcedureTUESDAY MORNINGS 8:30am-9:30am, please, call: 717-817-5480 or 717-817-6001 in order to make an appointment for Friday morning.

If you hear a recording, it means we are on the phone with another community member. We make a limited number of appointments each week.
Intake RequirementsOn the day of appointment, need two forms of identification, paperwork related to invoice; must be employed and have valid car insurance for gas voucher
Helpful TipsNOTE: **DOES NOT OFFER ASSISTANCE WITH MONTHLY RENT OR MORTGAGES PAYMENTS OR RENT OR MORTGAGE DOWN PAYMENTS.**
 
Client Information
Target PopulationLow-Income
GenderEither
EligibilityMust be resident of York County or residing in York County. Eligible clients may receive financial assistance once every 90 days and assistance with food once every 30 days.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Financial Assistance: Call Tuesdays, 8:30am to 9:30am for an appointment on Friday, 8:30am to 11:00am
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Sue Masenheimer
Contact's Position Office Manager
Contact's Phone 717-817-5480
Contact's Email office@stmatt.org
Physical Site Address 1 839 West Market Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip York, PA 17401
Main Phone 717-817-5480 or 717-817-6001 for Assistance Ministry
Call Only on Tuesday 8:30am to 9:30am, otherwise will receive auto
Other Phone 717-845-2721 Church Office (Please, do not call for food or financial assistance)
Fax 717-845-3476
Service Location Email office@stmatt.org
Web Address www.stmatt.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church
Affiliated Program: Saint Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church
This Service: Saint Matthews Assistance Ministry - Basic Needs Help
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Bus Fare (BT-8300.1000)
Electric Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-180)
Employment Related Transportation (BT-4500.6500-255)
Gas Money (BT-8300.2500)
Gas Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-250)
Medical Care Expense Assistance (LH-5100.5000)
Prescription Expense Assistance (LH-5100.6500)
Telephone Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-850)
Top Referring Service (YA-2500)
Top Referring Service for 2019 (YA-2500.2019)
Water Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-950)