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Pender County Food Stamps

Address:
810 S Walker St
Burgaw, NC 28425

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away - Go to: Burgaw, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(910) 259-1240

Website:
http://www.pender-county.com/departments/dss/index.html

Services:
The Department of Social Services provides economic assistance to Pender County citizens with basic subsistence needs and provides services to citizens with physical, social and emotional problems; Multi-language interpreting, sign language interpreters & TTY are available at no cost to clients, if needed, to obtain Department services; reporting for suspected or witnessed child abuse; reporting for physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and/or neglect of children, elderly/aged, or adults with physical and/or mental health challenges or limitations; When children are neglected, they have not received proper care or supervision; includes children who do not receive necessary medical attention, who are inadequately fed or clothed, or who are inappropriately disciplined; Neglect also includes children who are left alone for long periods of time, or are living in a dangerous environment due to substance abuse by their caretakers; application assistance for local and federal assistance programs; Women's Infants and Children (WIC); Medicaid; Adoption Department studies families who wish to adopt and locate adoptive placements for children in custody; Adult Protective Services
receives and investigates reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of disabled adults; Adult Services works with elderly and disabled individuals, and their families, to develop a plan for supportive services, either in their homes or in rest or nursing homes; Child Care
subsidies are available for lower income families who are employed; Day care is also available for people, if eligible, because of special circumstances; Children's Protective Services
receive and investigate reports of abuse, neglect or dependency of children; Children's Services
work with families to develop plans for safety of children, arrange foster care placements as necessary, and complete home assessments; Prevention Services are available to help people locate resources for rent, utilities and food as well as deal with other types of crises; Food Stamps help lower income families and individuals purchase food items; There are work requirements for some adults to receive Food Stamps; Foster Care Services available to license and train registered foster parents, and then provide supportive services; Medical Assistance
Medicaid provides access to needed medical services for lower income people who meet eligibility criteria; Medicaid may pay for doctors visits, prescription drugs, outpatient appointments and hospitalization; Transportation Services may be provided for Medicaid recipients for medical appointments; Work First
provides time-limited financial assistance to poor families while emphasizing personal responsibility and moving them toward work; CHILD ABUSE; CHILD PHYSICAL ABUSE; CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE; ELDER ABUSE; ABUSE OF DISABLED INDIVIDUALS

Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and on Wednesday - 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Eligibility:
Pender County residents

Documents To Bring:
Contact or present at agency directly for application assistance

New Hanover County Department of Social Services

Address:
1650 Greenfield St
Wilmington, NC 28401

Map & Directions

(25 Miles Away - Go to: Wilmington, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(910) 798-3400

Website:
http://www.nhcgov.com/AgnAndDpt/DOSS/Pages/DeptInfo.aspx

Services:
Provides economic assistance to New Hanover County citizens with basic subsistence needs and provides services to citizens with physical, social and emotional problems; Multi-language interpreting, sign language interpreters & TTY are available at no cost to clients, if needed, to obtain Department services; reporting for suspected or witnessed child abuse; reporting for physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and/or neglect of children, elderly/aged, or adults with physical and/or mental health challenges or limitations; When children are neglected, they have not received proper care or supervision; includes children who do not receive necessary medical attention, who are inadequately fed or clothed, or who are inappropriately disciplined; Neglect also includes children who are left alone for long periods of time, or are living in a dangerous environment due to substance abuse by their caretakers; application assistance for local and federal assistance programs; Women's Infants and Children (WIC); Medicaid; Adoption Department studies families who wish to adopt and locate adoptive placements for children in custody; Adult Protective Services
receives and investigates reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of disabled adults; Adult Services works with elderly and disabled individuals, and their families, to develop a plan for supportive services, either in their homes or in rest or nursing homes; Child Care
subsidies are available for lower income families who are employed; Day care is also available for people, if eligible, because of special circumstances; Children's Protective Services
receive and investigate reports of abuse, neglect or dependency of children; Children's Services
work with families to develop plans for safety of children, arrange foster care placements as necessary, and complete home assessments; Prevention Services are available to help people locate resources for rent, utilities and food as well as deal with other types of crises; Food Stamps help lower income families and individuals purchase food items; There are work requirements for some adults to receive Food Stamps; Foster Care Services available to license and train registered foster parents, and then provide supportive services; Medical Assistance
Medicaid provides access to needed medical services for lower income people who meet eligibility criteria; Medicaid may pay for doctors visits, prescription drugs, outpatient appointments and hospitalization; Transportation Services may be provided for Medicaid recipients for medical appointments; Work First
provides time-limited financial assistance to poor families while emphasizing personal responsibility and moving them toward work; ((Child Abuse; Child Physical Abuse; Child Sexual Abuse; Elder Abuse; Abuse of Disabled Individuals; Child Care Referrals; Christmas Programs; Disaster Services; Employment Assistance; Financial Assistance; Foster Parent/Family Recruitment))

Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and on Wednesday - 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Eligibility:
New Hanover County residents

Documents To Bring:
Contact or present at agency directly for application assistance

If people put one tenth the amount of energy into doing what they are supposed to do instead of pretending to be someone they aren't, then they would be much better people than who they are.

-- Michael

Eastern Baptist Association

Address:
109 N Center St
Warsaw, NC 28398

Map & Directions

(33 Miles Away - Go to: Warsaw, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(910) 293-7077

Website:
http://www.easternbaptist.com

Services:
Provides emergency assistance for utility bills, rent, eyeglasses and prescription needs.

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
None

Documents To Bring:
In-house application

Sampson Crisis Center

Address:
309 E Main St
Clinton, NC 28328

Map & Directions

(35 Miles Away - Go to: Clinton, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(910) 592-3599

Services:
Provides assistance for utility bills.

Process requires a current application which includes current Picture ID, Social Security Card, Proof of Income and Expenses for the prior four weeks, written explanation of non-income (as in being under Doctors care, pending Social Security Disability, Workers Comp etc.) Copy of phone bill (to ensure that the funds for the type of assistance they are seeking did not pay a large phone bill). Interview by Director or Assistant Director. Compliance with Guidelines set by our Board of Directors.

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Individuals over 70 and older receive food on the third Tuesday of each month, and to all ages on the third Wednesday of each month.

Eligibility:
The applicant must be head of the household. They must be a resident of Sampson County and provide proof by way of Picture ID. Other than food, assistance is on a case by case basis; SCC is very strict as to what information is required, and they require proof of expenses and income in order to justify need. The applicant will be provided a written list of guidelines and requirements to use while completing their application. The applicant is then interviewed to determine eligibility.

Documents To Bring:
When clients come to the Sampson Crisis Center, they will sign in, asked their need, and then given the appropriate paperwork to complete. Any documentation needed will be photocopied for their files, with the originals returned to the client. Once the file has been completed they will be interviewed by the Director or Assistant Director, depending on availability. All files are confidential.

Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.

-- Confucius

Sampson County Social Services Department

Address:
360 County Complex Rd # 100
Clinton, NC 28328

Map & Directions

(35 Miles Away - Go to: Clinton, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(910) 592-7131

Website:
http://www.sampsonnc.com/deptsocialserv.asp

Services:
The Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) is a Federally funded program that provides assistance to low-income households that are in a heating or cooling related emergency. The goal of the CIP program is to help families stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. By doing so, this reduces the risk of health and safety problems such as illness, fire or eviction. Benefits may vary based upon the amount needed to alleviate the crisis; however, benefits cannot exceed $600.00 per State fiscal year.

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
A household that applies must:

Have at least one U.S. Citizen or a non-citizen who meets certain eligibility criteria
Meet an income test
Be in a heating or cooling related emergency.

Documents To Bring:
All clients enter through the customer service desk which will guide them to the correct area for application. Our applications are taken Monday through Friday during business hours.

Brunswick County Older Adults

Address:
60 Government Center Dr NE
Bolivia, NC 28422

Map & Directions

(35 Miles Away - Go to: Bolivia, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(910) 253-2077

Website:
http://www.brunswickcountync.gov/Departments/SocialServices/tabid/100/Default.aspx

Services:
Brunswick DSS-Assistance to Brunswick County citizens:



Basic subsistence needs and provides services to citizens with physical, social and emotional problems



Multi-language interpreting, sign language interpreters & TTY are available at no cost to clients



Reporting for suspected or witnessed child abuse

Reporting for physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and/or neglect of children, elderly/aged, or adults with physical and/or mental health challenges or limitations

Child neglect includes children who do not receive necessary medical attention, who are inadequately fed or clothed, or who are inappropriately disciplined

Neglect also includes children who are left alone for long periods of time, or are living in a dangerous environment due to substance use disorder of their caretakers





Application assistance for local and federal assistance programs:

Women's Infants and Children (WIC)

Medicaid





Adoption Department studies families who wish to adopt and locate adoptive placements for children in custody





Adult Protective Services receives and investigates reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of disabled adults

Adult Services works with elderly and disabled individuals, and their families, to develop a plan for supportive services, either in their homes or in rest or nursing homes





Child Care subsidies are available for lower income families who are employed

Day care is also available for people, if eligible, because of special circumstances





Children's Services:

Work with families to develop plans for safety of children, arrange foster care placements as necessary, and complete home assessments

Prevention Services are available to help people locate resources for rent, utilities and food as well as deal with other types of crises

Food Stamps:

Help lower income families and individuals purchase food items

There are work requirements for some adults to receive Food Stamps

Foster Care Services:

Available to license and train registered foster parents, and then provide supportive services

Medical Assistance:

Medicaid provides access to needed medical services for lower income people who meet eligibility criteria

Medicaid may pay for doctors visits, prescription drugs, outpatient appointments and hospitalization

Transportation Services may be provided for Medicaid recipients for medical appointments

Work First:

Provides time-limited financial assistance to poor families while emphasizing personal responsibility and moving them toward work





((child abuse; child physical abuse; child sexual abuse; elder abuse; abuse of disabled individuals))


Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm: Wednesday: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Eligibility:
Brunswick County residents

Documents To Bring:
Contact programs directly or present at agency during business hours for application assistance

Island Cottage

Address:
1313 Bridge Barrier Rd
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Map & Directions

(38 Miles Away - Go to: Carolina Beach, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(910) 458-9339

Services:
Emergency, short-term assistance for residents of Carolina and Kure Beaches (Pleasure Island); food pantry, medications and medical services assistance; emergency lodging assistance and referrals; emergency financial assistance for rent and utilities; gas vouchers and transportation funding; clothing; also operates The Island Cottage Thrift Shop; offers holiday grocery baskets and the annual Christmas Operation Kid Care Program-providing clothing and toys for children; food panty; emergency financial assistance; holiday assistance programs; food assistance; rent assistance; utility assistance; financial assistance

Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-12:00pm

Eligibility:
Carolina and Kure Beach (Pleasure Island) residents only

Documents To Bring:
Contact agency directly to schedule intake interview

Salvation Army

Address:
461 Center St
Jacksonville, NC 28546

Map & Directions

(43 Miles Away - Go to: Jacksonville, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(910) 346-8800

Website:
http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/

Services:
Offers food pantry, thrift store and benevolent services for eligible individuals.

Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Closed daily for lunch between 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Onslow County resident and a DSS referral. Can only receive every 6 months

Documents To Bring:
Call number listed or visit at the address listed.

Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I'm going to complete every pass.

-- Ron Jaworski

Infant of Prague Catholic Church

Address:
220 Marine Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28540

Map & Directions

(43 Miles Away - Go to: Jacksonville, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(910) 347-4196

Website:
http://www.iopnc.org/

Services:
Offers utility assistance to needy families who live in Onslow County.

Hours:
By appointment only.

Eligibility:
Onslow County Resident.

Documents To Bring:
Call number listed or email request.

Eastern Carolina Human Services

Address:
1201 Hargett St
Jacksonville, NC 28540

Map & Directions

(43 Miles Away - Go to: Jacksonville, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(910) 347-2151

Website:
http://echsainc.com/

Services:
Assists families by helping to place them in employment while offering rental assistance. Once their income increases, the amount of rental assistance decreases. The difference in what they were originally paying goes in an escrow account and they can use it to purchase a home, go to school or purchase a vehicle for work. The program also provides assistance with utility, rent/rent deposit, education, financial management, job prep, child care tuition, gas vouchers and car insurance assistance.

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
The individual must be willing to enter into a self-sufficiency plan and comply with other program requirements. The program is based on income. Bills, such as rent, child care, car insurance, utility etc, must be past due in order to qualify for help.

Documents To Bring:
Applications are taken Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m

The trouble with the rat race is that even when you win, you're still a rat.

-- Jane Wagner

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