Grace Resource Center Applications

Due to the threat of transmission of the Coronavirus, the Grace Center of Southern Oklahoma's Resource Office is closed to the general public. If you are a resident of Carter, Love, Murray, Marshall, or Johnston counties and you wish to apply for assistance, please complete the application that corresponds to your service needs:

 

Application for Assistance on Rent/Utilities/Prescriptions/Gas Vouchers/Travel Assistance/Motel Vouchers, click here.
After you complete the application, please submit an image of a government issued ID card, and copy of your medical prescription, utility bill or rental agreement (lease agreement) to info@ardmoregracecenter.com or text it to 580-217-3304. If you have income, please submit a copy of proof. If you are unable to submit these items by email or text, please call the Grace Center at 580-223-2027 to discuss your situation.

 

In regards to utility assistance, the bill must be in the cut-off notice stage for assistance to be considered. The only exception is when an applicant is applying for assistance on a deposit for a utility. 

You may apply in-person at the Grace Resource Center lobby, 11 A St. NW in Ardmore. The lobby is open Monday - Thursday from 9 a.m. - Noon; and 1 - 3 p.m. Fridays 9 a.m. - Noon. 

Community Cares Partners Program (Rent Assistance through the State of Oklahoma/Federal government) 

The Community CARES program provides rent assistance to low-income Oklahomans who have a rent deficiency related to COVID-19, such as medical, job loss, pay cut, etc. The program has been expanded through November 15, 2020, but applications are due on or before November 5, 2020

  1. Who is eligible?

    1. Resident of Oklahoma

    2. 18 or over

    3. 80% AMI (adjusted median income)

    4. COVID-19 impacted – after 3/1 lost job or otherwise suffered a reduction in income

  2. What can be paid?

    1. Past due rent – March or later

    2. Future rent through year end 2020

  3. What is the non-negotiable qualification? Either:

    1. Eviction summons / docket number, or

    2. Notice to quit (NTQ), or

    3. Properly executed CDC Moratorium Declaration

  4. How much?

    1. Up to $3600/person/address

    2. Paid to the landlord only

To learn more and apply for assistance, visit http://okcommunitycares.org or call 2-1-1.
 

***Grace Center staff will ask all applicants for rental assistance if they have completed the application for 
Community Cares. Please be familiar with the program. Apply if you are eligible. 

CDC Eviction Moratorium Declaration
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a temporary eviction moratorium.

The moratorium is effective Friday, September 4, 2020 through December 31, 2020. This order may protect

you from being evicted if you cannot make full rent payments. This order does not stop evictions against

tenants who do not meet its financial stress requirements.  And, even for tenants who do financially qualify,

landlords can still evict for reasons other than nonpayment of rent.

** It is important to remember that when the moratorium expires at the end of the year, renters who

received protection will still need to make up missed payments to their landlords.

Application for Assistance on State Identification Card or Driver's License, click here.
Due to the state of Oklahoma implementing the new REAL ID law, the Grace Center of Southern Oklahoma

is limited to the assistance it can provide on state ID and Driver's License requests. Please call the Grace

Center to speak with staff about your situation. 

CCP State Eviction Prevention flyer-page
ABOUT US

To prevent homelessness and increase self-sufficiency for all people. The center provides education and resource assistance in a culturally sensitive, encouraging, and Christ-centered environment..

ADDRESS

580-223-2027

11 A St. NW 
Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401

 

info@ardmoregracecenter.com

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