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412 E 4th St, Yankton, SD 57078, USA

Fax (605) 260-8915

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Emergency Solutions Grant Services

Through the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Pathways is able to provide financial support to individuals and families experiencing homelessness or 'at risk' of experiencing homelessness.

Guidelines for ESG Services

An initial assessment of eligibility with a case manager will be conducted to determine the areas of assistance needed. This assessment will consist of an intake form, which will include an income assessment that will determine program eligibility. 

Homeless Prevention

  • The total household income must be below 30% Area Median Income (AMI) for initial acceptance into the program.  

  • Individual or family must be 'at risk' or 'imminent risk of losing housing' to be eligible. 

  • At each 3 month re-certification, all clients must be at or below 30% AMI to remain eligible.

Rapid Rehousing

  • There are no income requirements for the initial acceptance into the program.

  • Individual or family must be literally homeless to be eligible. 

  • At each 3 month re-certification, all clients must be at or below 30% AMI to remain eligible.

What ESG Covers

Financial assistance can be provided for the following under both HP and RR components, as long as the client is NOT receiving assistance from other public sources: 

  • Moving costs

  • Security deposit

  • Last month's rent

  • Utility deposit

  • Utility payments

  • Rent, application fees

  • Rental arrears

  • Utility arrears

ESG Documents

Download and fill out the application or income verification form, then return it to the address below or e-mail to jtielke@yanktonpathways.org.