Emergency Financial Assistance (EFA) Program for HIV+ Residents of the District of Columbia and Suburban Maryland

(Prince George’s County, Montgomery County, Charles County, Calvert County, and Frederick County)

 

HCS offers financial assistance to persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH) residing in the District of Columbia and Suburban Maryland who are experiencing financial hardship. This assistance is offered through the Emergency Financial Assistance (EFA) Program. EFA financial assistance is supported by the District of Columbia Eligible Metropolitan Area Ryan White Program funding. The EFA Program provides financial assistance in the following areas:  first month’s rent, delinquent rent, delinquent utilities, delinquent telephone bill, moving assistance, emergency food, and emergency medication assistance. PLWH may apply for the EFA Program by contacting the HCS MHAP Program at (202) 667-2681 to schedule an appointment to meet with a HCS Case Manager or a community based Case Manager/Social Worker may submit an EFA application on their behalf.

Income Guidelines for the EFA Program

Household Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

2020 Maximum Income

$63,800

$86,200

$108,600

$131,000

$153,400

$175,800

$198,200

220,600

 

Click Here to download the Emergency Financial Assistance (EFA) Application

 

Additional EFA Application Forms

  • Click Here to download the EFA Referral Certification Form
  • Click Here to download the Federal W-9 Form (Landlord Completes)
  • Click Here to download the EFA Program Zero Income Statement
  • Click Here to download the EFA Homeless Verification Form
  • Click Here to download the EFA Moving Assistance Inventory List
  • Click Here to download the EFA Moving Assistance Client Terms Form
  • Click Here to download Housing Counseling Services’ Client Rights and Responsibilities Statement