Address:1700 Arendell StMorehead City, NC 28557Map & Directions
Services: Utility assistance, food assistance, clothing assistance, furniture assistance, lodging assistance, medication assistance and transportation assistance.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thrift Store hours: Monday - Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Eligibility: We assist men and women, must be a resident of Carteret County; financial assistance is given once every 18 months; the scope of service is determined by the needs and available resources.
Documents To Bring: Clients applying for assistance will need to bring ID, proof of income, monthly expenses, disconnect notice or eviction notice.
Address:1410 Bridges StMorehead City, NC 28557Map & Directions
Services: This ministry provides emergency financial aid to those it can serve through the paying of bills which threaten to leave persons without electricity, heating fuel, rent, and other such essentials. The director seeks to give counsel as well as assistance. This ministry operates each Monday though Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. To receive Emergency Financial Assistance you must come to Hope Mission (1410 Bridges Street, Morehead City); we do not give assistance over the phone. Please bring identification and the bill with you the day you are seeking financial assistance.
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Eligibility: Carteret County residents
Documents To Bring: Must bring identification and specific bill you need assistance with.
Address:1007 Orange StNewport, NC 28570Map & Directions
Services: This agency provides the following services (as funds are available): Food pantry, Medical expense transportation, medical payment assistance, prescription assistance, assistance with utility bills.
Hours: Mondays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Eligibility: -Must be a resident of Newport, NC
-May receive assistance one time per year
-No limit on food assistance
Address:925 E Main StHavelock, NC 28532Map & Directions
Services: This ministry operates a food pantry and provides heating/cooling assistance to residents of Havelock/Harlow.
Hours: Monday - Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Available funds are pledged to the utility company on behalf of the applicant based on an emergency need only. Applicants are NOT qualified just because they meet the following requirements:
1. You must be a customer of the Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative
2. You must be a Havelock/Harlow resident
3. You must not have had assistance in the past 12 months
4. You will be asked to come to an HCPMA church to fill out and sign a short information sheet
5. We are allowed to pay 80% of your outstanding (arrears) bill up to $150. For more information on this ministry please Contact Us
Please call before visiting a participating church for assistance...funds are not always available.
Monday: Lighthouse Assembly of God 463-3978
or First Baptist Church 447-8478
Tuesday: Havelock Church for Christ 447-8796
or St. Paul Lutheran 447-3826
Wednesday: New Beginnings Ministry of Faith 444-5434
Thursday: Cherry Point Baptist 447-5462
or Liberty Church 447-7893
Friday: Ambassadors for Christ 447-8821
Address:323 Neals Creek RdBayboro, NC 28515Map & Directions
Services: The DSS offers a number of programs aimed at helping ease individual and family crisis situations We partner with local businesses and churches in expanding these programs whenever possible Some sources of crisis funding in Pamlico County are:
ADFC-EA provides a wide range of short-term emergency assistance, that may, by easing the immediate crisis, prevent future long-term dependency on other forms of public assistance.
This program helps families with children under age 21 who are in an emergency situation, (facing eviction or cut-off of lights, gas, water) If the client is eligible, help will be provided to pay these bills.
CIP - This agency provides basic financial assistance (in voucher form) to families who are experiencing problems of a crisis nature A social worker determines the household's eligibility and whether the problem can be defined a crisis This program is for households in a heating or cooling related emergency There are some income limits, which a caseworker explains to the client If eligible, a household will get help to purchase fuel or to pay an electric or gas bill.
CP&L PROJECT SHARE is funded 100% from moneys contributed by Carolina Power and Light Company customers and employees, and from corporate donations The agency provides basic financial assistance (in Vendor Agreement form) to families who are experiencing problems of a crisis nature.
TIDELAND ELECTRIC MEMBERSHIP CORPORATION provides basic financial assistance to Tideland customers only These funds are provided to customers who are experiencing problems fitting crisis definition.
CCA is a funding source available through Coastal Community Action, Inc., to income eligible households who need emergency assistance Several different sources of help are available Typically such problems are related to food, shelter, electric, medical, or heating problems A social worker determines the household's eligibility and whether or not the problem may be defined as a crisis.
CHRISTIAN AID SERVICES provides for families who are experiencing crisis Christian Aid helps with rent, food, clothing, medical, electric bills, or heating problems This assistance helps the elderly community and others who have experienced fires and loss of income.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Eligibility: As listed above
Documents To Bring: As listed above
Address:2818 Neuse BlvdNew Bern, NC 28562Map & Directions
Services: Medicaid, Food Stamps, Work First Cash Assistance, Energy Assistance, Surplus Food Distributions, and Special Assistance for Home Care.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Low income and limited resources.
Documents To Bring: Interview at agency or mail-in application.
Address:502 Middle StNew Bern, NC 28560Map & Directions
Services: The mission of Catholic Charities is to assist the parishes, communities and Diocese of Raleigh in accomplishing the social mission of the church. In its roles of servant, advocate, facilitator and convener, Catholic Charities acts in the parish and community-at-large to heighten awareness of issues and, when appropriate, provides services to fulfill unmet needs. Catholic Charities serves people in need through advocating for social and economic justice as well as addressing immediate needs with emergency resources or direct services.
Address:461 Center StJacksonville, NC 28546Map & Directions
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.
Address:220 Marine BlvdJacksonville, NC 28540Map & Directions
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.
Address:1201 Hargett StJacksonville, NC 28540Map & Directions
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.
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