Address:301 Long View DrBakersville, NC 28705Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away )
Services: This unit is responsible for reception duties, office support, and the Energy Assistance program.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Mitchell County residents.
Documents To Bring: Contact the office for specific information
Address:31 Cross StSpruce Pine, NC 28777Map & Directions
Services: Provides assistance for heating (K-1, Fuel Oil, Wood, Propane) and
Electricity when funds are available.
Hours: Monday - Thursday,
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 12:45-3:00 p.m.
Documents To Bring: You must bring proof of address: either a driver's license or electric bill, and a Social Security card for each family member.
For Heating Assistance - In addition to the food box requirement - an applicant must have the following documentation for financial assistance:
*Proof of household income for the past two months and current month. Please provide us with your income verification such as Social Security Benefits, unemployment benefits, child support, ect. If you are working , we need to see copies of your pay stubs.
*Receipts of all paid household expenses for the past two months. Examples: utilities, daycare,telephone, cell phone, car repairs life insurance, hospital or doctor, taxes, legal expenses, ect. Grocery and/or transportation receipts are not needed.
*A lease or mortgage agreement in the names of the person(s) applying for assistance or your HUD Contract
Utility Assistance - for assistance, you must provide a past due, disconnection or final notice for your current utility account or a letter from the utility company to verify the amount due. The oldest past due is what we will look at helping with, if funds are available.
Address:320 Pensacola RdBurnsville, NC 28714Map & Directions
Services: Provides Medicaid, Food and Nutrition Services, Energy Assistance, Work First, and Child Care Assistance.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Yancey County residents; must meet State and Federal guidelines.
Documents To Bring: Most applications are done in person at the office bu can also be done by phone, fax, email, and mail; varies by program.
Address:2902Burnsville, NC 28714Map & Directions
Services: Financial Subsidy Services include:
*Heating Fuel/Oil, Propane and wood
*Emergency Shelter (motel)
*Hot Meals (restaurant)
Physical Subsidy Services include:
*Clothing and Household Items
*Christmas Toys and Fruit
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Yancey Country residents only
Documents To Bring: Qualifying for help consists of an interview process where income and expenses are evaluated to determine eligibility.
Address:147 New Vale RdNewland, NC 28657Map & Directions
Services: Free or inexpensive clothing, depending on need; emergency food box that feeds four people for four days; utility and rent/mortage assistance; emergency shelter for one night; housekeeping basics; gasoline for transients; coordination with local churches to assist persons in emergency situations; referrals to other agencies as needed.
Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Must be in an emergency situation with little or no income. The difference between income and expenses determines eligibility.
Documents To Bring: Come by and complete an application
Address:420 College Dr SWBanner Elk, NC 28604Map & Directions
Services: Provides emergency assistance to individuals when other resources have been exhausted or are inappropriate Assistance may include financial assistance with rent, utilities, food, etc.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Eligibility: Must be referred by an agency
Documents To Bring: Agency must call on individual's behalf
Address:67 N Main StMars Hill, NC 28754Map & Directions
Services: Offers emergency assistance for heat and electricity to help individuals/families sustain for short periods.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Madison County residents in need
Documents To Bring: Phone call; Walk-in
Address:348 Grace Corpening DrMarion, NC 28752Map & Directions
Services: Offers help with education expenses, utilities, heat, rent, and medical costs.
Hours: By Appointment Only: Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.;
To make an appointment, contact the YMCA during these hours:
Monday - Friday, 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.;
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.;
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Long term resident of McDowell County; Cannot have received money from the foundation within the last 12 months; Valid ID with McDowell County address.
Documents To Bring: Call the YMCA to make an appointment; Application can be picked up from the YMCA; Have application completed before the appointment time.
Address:145 E Court StMarion, NC 28752Map & Directions
Services: The Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) serves individuals and families who are experiencing a heating or cooling related crisis. A household is in a crisis if it is currently experiencing or is in danger of experiencing a life-threatening or health-related emergency and sufficient, timely, and appropriate assistance is not available from any other source. Life-threatening is defined as a household which has no heating or cooling source or has a disconnect notice for their primary heating or cooling service. Current or predicted temperatures can be used to determine if the household is in a crisis situation. Each household is evaluated on a case by case basis to determine if the temperatures would put someone's life in danger if the heating or cooling source was exhausted. The maximum a household can receive in benefits for the fiscal year July through June is $600 in total payments.
Hours: Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Funding is provided on an intermittent basis and dispersed on a first come, first serve basis until exhausted.
Eligibility: McDowell County residents; Must provide proof of shut-off from utility company. Agency pays the amount to avoid shut off or return power up to the annual maximum of $600;
Income maximum of 150% of the Federal Poverty Level.
Documents To Bring: In Person
Address:5182 US-70Marion, NC 28752Map & Directions
Services: Provides financial assistance in crisis situations; utility bills, rent/mortgage payments, etc.
Hours: Church Office Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Eligibility: McDowell County residents; For utility bills, copy of bill is required
Documents To Bring: By appointment; Proof of residency and a brief application is needed for Food Pantry Services