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Transylvania Social Services Department

Address:
106 E Morgan St
Brevard, NC 28712

Map & Directions

(8 Miles Away - Go to: Brevard, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(828) 884-3174

Website:
http://www.transylvaniacounty.org/social-services

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

Salvation Army

Address:
126 N Caldwell St
Brevard, NC 28712

Map & Directions

(8 Miles Away - Go to: Brevard, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(828) 862-6518

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

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

The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.

-- Flora Whittemore

Sharing House

Address:
164 Duckworth Ave
Brevard, NC 28712

Map & Directions

(8 Miles Away - Go to: Brevard, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(828) 884-2866

Website:
http://www.sharinghouse.org

Services:
Provides crisis assistance in times of need for individuals in Transylvania County. Food and clothing are provided, as well as financial aid for heating, housing, and utilities Has firewood in the winter Food and Financial assistance is by appointment only and is only available once every 30 days Administers CIP funds from DSS The Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) provides assistance for adults or families with young children that meet the eligibility requirements and have heating or cooling related emergencies Funds are available on a first come, first serve basis
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.;
Closed from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for lunch
Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Transylvania County resident; Social Security Card, Picture ID, Shut-off/eviction notice, and income verification required; Meet income requirements; Financial assistance not available to families already receiving housing subsidies (public housing, Sec. 8 housing. This requirement does not include CIP funds).

Documents To Bring:
Phone call to make an appointment for assistance

Bethel A Baptist Church

Address:
290 Oakdale St
Brevard, NC 28712

Map & Directions

(8 Miles Away - Go to: Brevard, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(828) 883-2035

Website:
http://www.bethela.org

Services:
Operates a faith-based food pantry, open once a month on Friday-call first for dates Distribution of fresh vegetables provided for anyone who needs them courtesy of Manna Food Bank Need to show up with own bags or boxes, only information needed is number in household. Limited financial assistance available for Rent, Utilities, and House Payment- no deposits.

Hours:
Dates Vary, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Call for Dates

Eligibility:
Transylvania County Residents

Documents To Bring:
In person

A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind.

-- Saint Exupery

Town Hall

Address:
16 S Main St
Waynesville, NC 28786

Map & Directions

(19 Miles Away - Go to: Waynesville, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(828) 456-5057

Website:
http://www.townofwaynesville.org/

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.

Haywood Electric Membership Corporation

Address:
376 Grindstone Rd
Waynesville, NC 28785

Map & Directions

(19 Miles Away - Go to: Waynesville, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(828) 452-2281

Website:
http://www.haywoodemc.com

Services:
A Touchstone Energy Cooperative providing electricity to members in eight counties

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

Two rules to follow: 1) Don't sweat the small stuff. 2) It's all small stuff.

-- Robert Elliot

Haywood Christian Ministry Inc

Address:
150 Branner Ave
Waynesville, NC 28786

Map & Directions

(19 Miles Away - Go to: Waynesville, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(828) 456-4838

Website:
http://www.haywoodministry@bellsouth.net

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.

Mountain Projects Inc

Address:
2251 Old Balsam Rd
Waynesville, NC 28786

Map & Directions

(19 Miles Away - Go to: Waynesville, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(828) 452-1447

Website:
http://www.mountainprojects.org

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

To find yourself, think for yourself.

-- Socrates

Jackson County Social Services

Address:
15 Griffin St
Sylva, NC 28779

Map & Directions

(21 Miles Away - Go to: Sylva, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(828) 586-5546

Website:
http://www.jcdss.org/

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
environmental temperature.

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

Salvation Army

Address:
239 3rd Ave E
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Map & Directions

(23 Miles Away - Go to: Hendersonville, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(828) 693-4181

Website:
http://www.salvationarmyhendersonville.org

Services:
Offers utility assistance (once a year and must have disconnect notice); Rental assistance (once a year, must have eviction notice from the sheriff; Not able to assist individuals renting month to month); Food assistance (once every 90 days); Clothing assistance (once every 90 days); Emergency lodging; USDA Commodity Program.
Food Pantry Open Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Food Pantry: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Henderson County residents;
Income/Expense verification,
Picture ID, and two additional forms of identification required; Eviction notice from Sheriff for rental assistance

Documents To Bring:
In person; Referral

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