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YOU MUST READ THIS OR YOU WILL LIKELY BE DENIED HELP:

FIVE TIPS TO GET ASSISTANCE FROM HERE TO HELP

1. WE CAN GUARANTEE YOU GETTING HELP FROM US IF:

A. YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS ON OUR WHO CAN WE HELP? PAGE

AND

B. YOU MEET THE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROGRAM TO WHICH YOUR ARE APPLYING......

THEN WE CAN DEFINITELY HELP YOU!!!

GUARANTEED! 

SO, MAKE SURE YOU MEET ALL THE REQUIREMENTS.  READ THEM PLEASE.

ONLY APPLY IF YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS.

2. IN THE WORDS OF DETROIT'S OWN EMINEM: "YOU ONLY GET ONE SHOT,  DO NOT MISS YOUR CHANCE......"

HELP US TO HELP YOU. THIS IS YOUR ONE SHOT TO TELL US EVERYTHING YOU WANT US TO KNOW. 

SO DO NOT MISS YOUR ONE CHANCE TO APPLY. FULLY ANSWER THE QUESTIONS IN DETAIL WITH COMPLETE ANSWERS TO EVERYTHING ASKED.  TELL US ALL THERE IS TO KNOW.

3. TAKE YOUR TIME.  NO NEED TO RUSH THROUGH THE APPLICATION. WE AREN'T GOING ANYWHERE.

AS FAMOUS BASKETBALL COACH JOHN WOODEN SAID: "IF YOU DON'T HAVE TIME TO DO IT RIGHT, WHEN WILL YOU HAVE TIME TO DO IT OVER." 

YOU WON'T, AS WE CAN'T GIVE YOU A SECOND CHANCE TO GET IT RIGHT.  WE RECEIVE SO MANY APPLICATIONS THAT WE CANNOT ALLOW YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO REAPPLY.

4. AGAIN, THERE IS NO WORD COUNT LIMIT, SO INCLUDE AS MUCH INFORMATION AS POSSIBLE.

5. MAKE SURE YOU TELL US WHAT YOUR PLAN IS SO THAT THIS SITUATION WON'T OCCUR TO YOU IN THE FUTURE.  THAT ANSWER IS VERY IMPORTANT.

AGAIN, TAKE YOUR TIME. THIS IS YOUR ONE AND ONLY OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY.  

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS JUST EMAIL US AT HERETOHELPFOUNDATION@ICLOUD.COM  

THE INITIAL APPLICATION IS FOUND BELOW.  WE LOOK FORWARD TO DOING ALL WE CAN TO HELP YOU!


 


Required Fields

 
INITIAL INFORMATION  
Please select the program for which you are applying from the dropdown below:  

(see the What Do We Help With page for those programs)
Please provide the specific amount of assistance you need from Here to Help for your emergency. THIS ANSWER CANNOT BE MORE THAN THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT WE CAN PROVIDE FOR THE PROGRAM YOU ARE APPLYING. IF YOU DONíT RECALL THAT AMOUNT, PLEASE RE-READ THE PAGE FOR THAT PROGRAM.  
What is the remaining amount you owe in addition to what you answered above. If none, answer "Zero." If the amount you owe is above our maximum amount for the program you are applying for, then please answer how this additional amount will be paid. Do not apply now if the entire amount, above our maximum, is not fully covered. Again, please answer whether you or what other organization or individual will be paying the amount above our maximum.  
Please answer that you understand and accomplished the following, which has been asked of you: I have read all the requirements on the Who Can We Help? page AND the Requirements for the program I am applying for and I determined I definitely meet every requirement for assistance. I understand if I donít meet these requirements that I will not be able to re-apply in the future.  

CONTACT INFORMATION  
Name  
Phone number  
Email address  
(you'll need to create an email if you donít have
one so we can communicate with you further)
Street address  
City  
State  
Zip  
County  
Wayne Oakland
Moving?  
(If you will soon be moving, please provide the city you are moving to)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  
Date of Birth  
Who referred you to Here to Help or how did you learn of our ability to assist?  
Please list the ages of any children currently living at home with you.  
Please answer fully and completely what emergency situation you are currently experiencing and how this emergency situation has occurred and prevents you from making the payment that you are seeking from Here to Help.
THIS SHOULD BE AN ANSWER THAT CONTAINS MANY, MANY, MANY SENTENCES THAT ARE FULL OF INFORMATION. TELL US EVERYTHING SO WE KNOW YOUR ENTIRE SITUATION. IF YOU ANSWER WITH ONLY A FEW SENTENCES, THEN WE CAN GUARANTEE YOUR REQUEST WILL BE DENIED AS WE WONíT HAVE ENOUGH INFORMATION. HELP US TO HELP YOU!
 
Please answer how this emergency situation is a one time occurrence and please explain your plan that will prevent this situation from occurring again. Explain how, moving forward, you will be self-sufficient and able to pay all your bills from your income.
THIS SHOULD BE AN ANSWER THAT CONTAINS MANY, MANY, MANY SENTENCES THAT ARE FULL OF INFORMATION. TELL US EVERYTHING SO WE KNOW YOUR ENTIRE SITUATION. IF YOU ANSWER WITH ONLY A FEW SENTENCES, THEN WE CAN GUARANTEE YOUR REQUEST WILL BE DENIED AS WE WONíT HAVE ENOUGH INFORMATION. HELP US TO HELP YOU!
 
As you know from reading our Who Can We Help? page, you MUST have some form of income. Please provide the name of each source of your monthly income AND the specific amount from each source. THIS IS FOR YOUR NET INCOME (YOUR TAKE HOME INCOME AFTER TAXES, DEDUCTIONS, GARNISHMENTS ETC). For example, wages or disability assistance or Social Security or pension etc. If you receive rent or utility assistance, please list that amount as well.  

Please note this is your net income (your take home income after taxes, deductions, garnishments etc.) that you receive per month from each of these sources. Again, list the source AND the amount.
If you are working, please provide the name and address of where you are working, when you began working there, how many hours you work per week and your hourly pay or annual salary.  

MONTHLY BILLS AND EXPENSES  
Please answer below the amounts of your monthly bills and expenses for the following items.
Answer 0 if you do not pay for an expense as listed below. If one or more of your bills is not paid monthly but, for example, every few months (like car insurance or a water bill) then let us know the total amount usually due for this bill and how often you receive a bill for it:
Rent  
(if you receive governmental assistance for rent, answer how much you receive and how much is your share)
Food  
(if you receive governmental assistance for food, answer how much you receive and how much is your share)
Phone  
Heat  
Water  
Electricity  
Cable  
Gas (for home)  
Transportation costs  
(public transportation, Uber/Lyft, paying friends/family/co-workers etc.)
Gas (for car)  
Car insurance  
Car loan  
Car repairs  
Daycare  
Credit cards  
Medical costs  
Toiletries  
Clothing/shoes  
Other bills & expenses  

(list names for other expenses and specific amounts)

PLEASE ANSWER ONLY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING BASED ON WHICH PROGRAM YOU ARE SEEKING HELP FROM:  
Roof Over Head Requests: If your rent is behind, please answer for which month or months you are behind in rent. If you are applying for security deposit or first monthís rent or other move in costs, please answer the amounts owed for each item and please answer that you have all costs covered besides what you are asking from Here to Help. If request is for back rent, please answer the current status with your landlord (Seven Day Notice received, eviction has been filed or has been ordered by a Court, conversations in recent past with landlord etc.)  
Furniture Requests: Please list what furniture you currently own and what you need and what happened to any prior furniture you previously owned. Please answer which requirement applies: You are coming from homelessness or are a victim of domestic violence or experienced a fire. Please answer whether you were living in a homeless shelter or domestic violence shelter at anytime, and if so, please answer the name of the shelter and the dates you were there.  
Car Repair Requests: Please list all of the repairs that are required, the carís year, mileage, make and model. Please also answer when you bought the car.  
Utilities Request: Please answer what was the reply you received from State Emergency Relief (SER) and from DTE (if your bill is a DTE bill). As you know from reading our requirements, you must first attempt help with SER and DTE for utilities. Also, please note the requirement that you cannot apply for help unless after our help the entire balance will be zero.  
Used Vehicles Request:
1) Please answer how you will be able to save each month to pay for car repairs, insurance, maintenance, gas etc.
2 )Please also answer how, if we are to help, you will be able to afford to purchase another vehicle when it becomes time for the car we bought to be replaced.
3) Please also answer how you are currently getting to work.
4) Please answer whether you currently own another vehicle that requires repairs or you have a car that you are financing and can no longer afford.  
As you know, Here to Help Foundation is a resource of last resort. You must have first determined help is not available elsewhere. Please answer what other agencies or organizations you have attempted to obtain help from AND what was their reply. Again, please state their reply to you after you sought their help.  
To be sure you read the instructions above and gave yourself the best chance at our helping you, what rapper is mentioned in our 5 Tips For Getting Assistance from Here to Help at the top of this page?  
And what famous basketball coach is mentioned in our 5 Tips For Getting Assistance from Here to Help at the top of this page?  
Please answer that you have responded to all the above questions with as much information as possible and that you understand that your request will unfortunately have to be denied if you havenít provided all the information required or if you do not meet the requirements as listed on the Here to Help website.  

Thanks for filling out the initial information. After clicking the "Submit Initial Application" box below, you will be directed to a page confirming that your information was successfully submitted to us. If something was not completed correctly, you will be advised of this and given a chance to correct any errors and re-submit your information. 

If you have any questions please email us at heretohelpfoundation@icloud.com .  

We look forward to doing all we can to assist you.



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