I have been there. Living paycheck to paycheck a few years ago, I did not know about Emergency Funds. When it got bad, I would call my dad for advice. I am quite fortunate, but not everyone is like this.
You can start small by cutting costs such as coffee, cable, eating out, and transportation. Take this money, and put it in a high interest savings account in order to make some sort of revenue on your savings.
An Emergency Fund is a First Step For a Financial Future