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:3 Main StSlater, SC 29683Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides a neighborhood-based multi-service center Core programs:
**case management: For persons who have needs beyond the services offered; clients meet with a case manager who makes referrals to other programs and agencies on an individual basis
**Early Head Start
**Families First: Helps families in crisis pay for mortgage, rent, utilities, and sometimes medications when funds are available; eligibility based on income and circumstances
**Foothills GED Program
**Foothills Job Link: Assists with interview skills, job applications, online job searches, resume preparation, and referrals to other programs that can aid in training with goal of helping clients obtain a job that pays a living wage
**Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group
**Medicaid outreach: A specialist helps people apply for Medicaid and other health benefits; eligibility based on income and family size; by appointment only
**The Benefit Bank (TBB) benefits screening.
Other agencies with offices co-located at this facility are:
*Department of Health offering Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program,
*Greenville Mental Health,
*Piedmont Women's Center offers pregnancy testing and counseling,
*Vocational Rehabilitation by appointment only
Check Web site for days and times for these services at this location.
Hours: M-Th 8:00am-4:30pm, F 8:00am-4:00pm; closed daily for lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm.
Eligibility: Residents of Northern Greenville County; in crisis and/or low income; eligibility varies with different programs.
Documents To Bring: Call or walk in.
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:165 S Main StMarshall, NC 28753Map & Directions
Services: Serving people who are in crisis and in need of utility, food, and prescription assistance for non-controlled substances.
Open Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hours: Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Madison County Resident; Family must be at or below poverty level; Shut-off notice required; Food Pantry available once every 4 months; Limited financial assistance available on an annual basis; Money only distributed to service provider.
Documents To Bring: Must apply in person at church on Tuesday during hours of operation; Screening by office volunteer
Address:2120 Spring StMount Holly, NC 28120Map & Directions
Services: To help clients in the Mt. Holly area with emergency situations in order to improve their quality of life Provides layoff assistance.
Also provides Christmas presents to children referred through guidance counselors at local schools.
Hours: Monday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Wednesday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Eligibility: Must live in Mt. Holly area. Must have photo ID of person applying for aid. Must have SSN for all in household. Verification of income for all in family; household expenses.
Documents To Bring: Must complete application and be eligible.
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:420 W Fleming DrMorganton, NC 28655Map & Directions
Services: Provides clothing assistance and emergency financial assistance for Rent, Mortgage, and Utilities, often in cooperation with other helping agencies Has a clothing closet Will also assist victims of house fires and natural disasters with some household items.
Open Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hours: Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Must be a McDowell County resident;
Utility Assistance: must have a past due/disconnect notice;
Rent/Mortgage Assistance: must have a past due/eviction notice;
Furniture/Household Assistance: must have a referral from the American Red Cross or a report from the fire department.
Documents To Bring: Appointments are preferred but will take walk-ins as time permits;
Must bring the following documents & meet with Caseworker:
-Valid Picture ID card or Drivers License
-Social Security Card / W7 for every household member (will accept medicaid cards or birth certificates in place of ss cards)
-Proof of Address (such as a current utility bill or lease)
-Proof of all Income for all household members
-Documentation of Crisis
Address:202 Victoria StGreer, SC 29651Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides short-term emergency assistance which is limited help, not maintenance
*Case management: If staff determines that short-term emergency case management and counseling is needed, these services will be provided on a limited basis
*Food pantry available for short-term, emergency food products
*Food voucher may be given to those who qualify to receive food from a local merchant
*Prescription expense assistance: Clients who are in need of prescription medication may qualify for partial assistance
*Referrals: The Agency may refer clients to other appropriate agencies which offer long-term case management and counseling services
*Rent/mortgage assistance: Clients who have received an eviction notice may qualify for partial assistance with rent/mortgage payments
*The Benefit Bank (TBB) benefits screening
*Utility bill payment assistance: Clients who have received a disconnection notice may qualify for partial assistance with utility bills.
Hours: M-F 8:30am-5:00pm; walk in M-F 9:00am-11:00am; MTuThF 1:30pm-4:00pm.
Eligibility: Must be a resident of Greer, Taylors, Duncan, Lyman, or Wellford areas.
Documents To Bring: Walk in to complete application and interview; bring identification such as picture ID, proof of current address (if not on the ID), documentation of family income, DSS printout (if applicable), and a copy of the most recent bill for utility assistance or Landlord Letter for rent/mortgage assistance.
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.