The Shelby County Department of Housing does not provide emergency housing assistance.
Contact Metropolitan Interfaith Association (MIFA) to inquire about the following programs:
Emergency Services- assists seniors on fixed incomes and the working poor who have experienced temporary crisis with rent, mortgage payments, utilities, and food.
Phone: (901) 527-0226
Emergency Shelter Placement- helps families with minor children secure temporary shelter if homelessness cannot be avoided through mediation.
Phone: (901) 529-4522
Homeless Hotline- 24-hour hotline helps connect homeless families with minor children in Memphis and Shelby County to shelter.
Phone: (901) 529-4545
Rapid Rehousing- helps eligible homeless families quickly obtain permanent stable housing.
Phone: (901) 529-4524
Contact the Memphis Fair Housing Center to inquire about other emergency housing services at (901) 432-4663.