Address:805 W Airline AveGastonia, NC 28052Map & Directions
Services: Provide emergency financial/food assistance to low-income households who are having a financial crisis Must live in the greater Gastonia community Financial assistance is limited to rent/mortgage, utility bills, some prescription medicines and some transportation expenses. Layoff assistance provided.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Must live in Greater Gastonia area. No income scale, but income and household expenses are considered.
Documents To Bring: Personal interview required. Some exceptions for homebound individuals and those who work during business hours.
Address:305 E Trade StDallas, NC 28034Map & Directions
Services: Emergency assistance to families in need of utility assistance, food assistance and medical assistance.
Hours: Tues and Fri 9:00 am - 12 noon Wed and Thurs 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Eligibility: Must live in designated Dallas territory. There must be a true emergency.
Documents To Bring: Yearly, proof of address, income, social security cards for all in household. Photo ID of Client and
bills if income is higher than allotted amount for assistance.
Address:1130 State Hwy 55 EClover, SC 29710Map & Directions
Hours: MW 1:00pm-4:00pm, Th 9:00am-12:00pm
Eligibility: Residents within the SC school District, household income at or below 150% of the Federal poverty level.
Documents To Bring: Call
Address:207 S Poplar StLincolnton, NC 28092Map & Directions
Services: Provides assistance with rent,utilities, medication, Doctor visits and distribution of donated household items.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Eligibility: NCDA poverty guidelines,documentation reviewed.
Documents To Bring: First come, First Served-Interviewed Daily.Request documentation
Address:311 E Marion StShelby, NC 28150Map & Directions
Services: Offers Adult, Family, and Children's Medicaid Benefits, Food and Nutritional Service Benefits, Child Support Establishment and Enforcement Services, and Adult, Family and Children's Services.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
After hours coverage is available for Adult and Child Protective Services only.
Eligibility: All eligibility requirements are explained during the application process.
Documents To Bring: Pursuant to specific program requirements, all applications are taken at the agency.
Address:230 E Main StLawndale, NC 28090Map & Directions
Services: Financial assistance is provided on power bills and water bills Assistance is only provided for past due balances or accounts that are about to be disconnected Not start ups, charge offs or deposits will be paid Client MUST provide current ID with correct address and have a CURRENT copy of the bill For Duke Energy clients, no Deferred Payment Arrangement Plan payments will be made Applicant for power or water assistance must be the same person that is listed as account owner or account holder NO payments will be made in a landlord or third party name.
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. clients must be in the office by 10:30 for same day service.
Eligibility: Client must be a resident of Upper Cleveland County.
Documents To Bring: Application required as well as picture ID and recent bill or mail to verify address. NO EXCEPTIONS!
Address:204 Raile StYork, SC 29745Map & Directions
Services: Agency offers an array of services to the community
Hours: MWF 9:00am-12:00pm
Eligibility: Must live in York School District #1, must provide current DSS form, and must provide proof of need. Receiving Food stamps or income below TEFAP guidelines.
Documents To Bring: Application and interview
Address:2760 Old Nation RdFort Mill, SC 29715Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides
*crisis assistance to Fort Mill residents for food, *utilities life sustaining medicines
*resources are dependent upon availability
Eligibility: Fort Mill resident, income below government standards of 150% of poverty.
Documents To Bring: Must produce ID, proof of address, and proof of income
Address:301 Billingsley RdCharlotte, NC 28211Map & Directions
Services: PURPOSE: To assist needy individuals and families to meet their basic needs and improve their level of functioning to fulfill their own potential through available social services. SERVICES: Link-up provides low-income individuals a 50% discount, up to $30, off the price of a telephone hook-up; Lifeline provides a discount, up to $11.35 off the local monthly service bill.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Receive SSI, food stamps, Medicaid, housing assistance or Work First Family Assistance benefits and telephone service is in your name.
Documents To Bring: Effective 1/2011, this is a self-certification process for recipients of low income, means tested programs. Applicants/Recipients of Medicaid, Work First, or Food and Nutrition Services must apply for this service directly with their telephone companies. When applying for services, applicants are provided with a form that the customers should complete and mail to their local telephone service providers. If assistance is needed, the customer may request that DSS forward their completed form to the appropriate provider. Discount will start when telephone company receives approved form.
Address:4100 S Stream BlvdCharlotte, NC 28217Map & Directions
Services: Link Up will pay 50% of installation charges for total discount of $30.00 at the subscriber's principal place of residence.
Lifeline reduces the monthly telephone bill by up to $13.50 for low-income customers.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Recipients of SSI (except Medicare, Social Security Disability, and Social Security benefits), Food Stamps, Work First, TANF, Medicaid, low income home energy assistance, and Section 8
Documents To Bring: Request Link-up application when calling to establish telephone service. Must be able to provide proof that customer is receiving services from eligible program(s). See Eligibility section for details.