Address:16 S Main StWaynesville, NC 28786Map & Directions
Services: The Town of Waynesville provides electrical service to a limited area of the town
For electrical outages please call (828) 456-3706 during regular business hours After hours, weekends and holidays call the Waynesville Police Department at (828) 456-5363.
Address:376 Grindstone RdWaynesville, NC 28785Map & Directions
Services: A Touchstone Energy Cooperative providing electricity to members in eight counties
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Address:150 Branner AveWaynesville, NC 28786Map & Directions
Services: Crisis ministry to help with food, clothing, utilities, rent, mortgage, medicines and basic necessities
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Address:2251 Old Balsam RdWaynesville, NC 28786Map & Directions
Services: Low income heating/cooling assistance program Program open as funding is allotted.
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday
Eligibility: income eligibility guidelines
Documents To Bring: Call or come to office
Address:15 Griffin StSylva, NC 28779Map & Directions
Services: The Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) provides emergency funds to low-income or indigent clients, who have no source of
heating or cooling, are facing the loss of their heating or cooling source, or whose medical condition requires a constant
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Address:157 Paragon Pkwy #300Clyde, NC 28721Map & Directions
Services: A one time cash payment to help pay heating costs
Eligibility: Must meet income guidelines and be a United States citizen or eligible alien.
Address:80 Academy StBryson City, NC 28713Map & Directions
Hours: Friday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Varies with program.
Documents To Bring: Single portal of entry to assess all needs.
Address:1914 Smokey Park HighwayCandler, NC 28715Map & Directions
Services: Serves households in the Enka/Candler school district. Provides emergency assistance for food, pet food, and clothing. Assists with fuel for heating when income and resources are insufficient to meet the basic necessities of life. Emergency assistance for utilities and rent will only be provided if a disconnection of that utility would cause a life threatening situation, or they are facing imminent eviction, and all other resources have been exhausted.
Open Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Must be 18 years and up and West Buncombe County resident (Enka, Candler, and extreme West Asheville); At or below 100% of poverty scale; Must have exhausted all other resources; Assistance for utilities only provided if the shut off will cause a life or death situation; Rent assistance only if the person faces imminent eviction.
Documents To Bring: Apply in person; Picture ID, income verification, and Social Security Card required; Shut-off/Eviction Notice required if applicable; Food Pantry: Social Security Card and Picture ID (If first time for food, will not be turned away without ID)
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Address:106 E Morgan StBrevard, NC 28712Map & Directions
Services: Offers financial assistance for families in financial crisis.
1) Emergency Assistance provides short-term assistance for families with a related child under age 18 (or 19 if he/she is a full time high school student) in the household, and in an emergency situation. Funds may help pay for rent, heating costs, electric bills, and other one-time necessary expenses. The assistance must alleviate the emergency Domestic Violence Assistance provides assistance for victims of domestic violence and must meet eligibility requirements. Families must be at or below 200% of poverty to qualify. Funds may help pay for rent, electric bills, car repairs and other necessary expenses. Families receiving WFFA are not eligible.
2)Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) provides for a one-time case payment to help eligible families pay their heating bills. No longer taking applications for 2012 For residents over 60 and/or disabled, February 1st for other eligible households Energy payments will be paid directly to the heating provider such as the Power, Gas, or Fuel Oil Company For households that includes a person who meets at least one of the following criteria: Is age 60 or older, Receives Supplemental Security Income, Receives disability benefits from a governmental agency, Receives disability from the Veterans Administration (VA), Is a disabled surviving spouse or child of a veteran and meet certain criteria, Receives Railroad Retirement and is eligible for Medicare, Receives Medicaid based on disability.
3) CIP funds are administered by the Sharing House.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Eligibility: Transylvania County resident; See description
Documents To Bring: In person
Address:126 N Caldwell StBrevard, NC 28712Map & Directions
Services: Provides emergency financial assistance to families in need, with utilities, and rent (No rent or utility deposits) Has a food and clothing pantry.
Also provides food and drink to workers during emergency services fighting fires, floods, drownings, etc. Provides emergency food, clothing, electric, fuel, and rent assistance to disaster victims and crisis intervention counseling, spiritual guidance, and emotional support for disaster victims and workers.
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.;
Other hours by appointment
Eligibility: For rent and utilities must be Transylvania County resident; Must have ability to pay next month's rent, electric, or utility payment; Income verification, Picture ID, shut-off/eviction notice and Social Security Card required; For food and clothing must be Transylvania County resident with valid picture ID
Documents To Bring: Apply in person