Address:109 N Center StWarsaw, NC 28398Map & Directions
Services: Provides emergency assistance for utility bills, rent, eyeglasses and prescription needs.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Documents To Bring: In-house application
Address:418 North Carolina Hwy 58 Unit DTrenton, NC 28585Map & Directions
Services: Crisis financial help with utilities, house/rent payment, food, health care, and other life expenses due to financial crisis within the home that places the household at risk and which can be resolved through one-time financial aid.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Adult citizens in financial crisis who require one-time help.
Documents To Bring: All programs are accessed by office visit. No appointment is necessary by appointments are scheduled upon request.
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
Address:107 E Peyton AveKinston, NC 28501Map & Directions
Services: A united effort of Kinston area churches to reach out to touch other people who have a need Assist people who find themselves in an emergency or crisis situation and do not qualify for public assistance Volunteer organization helps with rent, utility bills, Rx (intended for one-time Rx need), limited transportation and also provides food from pantry Financial assistance limited to $100 per 12 month period Provides Christian counseling and referrals to other resources to solve the crisis.
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 1:00pm-4:00pm; Should arrive before 2:30 p.m. to be seen the same day.
Eligibility: Candidates must have a written referral from any church, social agency, hospital, Red Cross, Salvation Army, home health, behavioral health or mental health program office, Local Management Entity (LME) or Lenoir Department of Social Services; Applicants must bring: VALID NC picture ID, with Lenoir County address matching the written referral address, and the current bill for which applicant is seeking assistance
Documents To Bring: Must be a Lenoir County resident.
Referral partners are encouraged to contact agency directly, prior to facilitating a written referral to ensure citizen is indeed eligible for services; Candidates for program should plan to arrive by 1:00pm on the correct day with all required paperwork; Agency can only process approximately 6 individuals per day; Candidates must be in the office no later than 2:30pm during business hours to receive an intake interview that day! No child care service is available in the agency; Handicapped citizens seeking services should call ahead for additional guidance to easily access agency; citizens who are unable to read, write, or have sight/hearing impairments can obtain assistance from agency volunteers to fill out paperwork
Address:118 E Gordon StKinston, NC 28501Map & Directions
Services: Assistance for emergency needs; for example, utilities, food, and rent
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Address:810 S Walker StBurgaw, NC 28425Map & Directions
Services: The Department of Social Services provides economic assistance to Pender County citizens with basic subsistence needs and provides services to citizens with physical, social and emotional problems; Multi-language interpreting, sign language interpreters & TTY are available at no cost to clients, if needed, to obtain Department services; reporting for suspected or witnessed child abuse; reporting for physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and/or neglect of children, elderly/aged, or adults with physical and/or mental health challenges or limitations; When children are neglected, they have not received proper care or supervision; includes children who do not receive necessary medical attention, who are inadequately fed or clothed, or who are inappropriately disciplined; Neglect also includes children who are left alone for long periods of time, or are living in a dangerous environment due to substance abuse by their caretakers; application assistance for local and federal assistance programs; Women's Infants and Children (WIC); Medicaid; Adoption Department studies families who wish to adopt and locate adoptive placements for children in custody; Adult Protective Services
receives and investigates reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of disabled adults; Adult Services works with elderly and disabled individuals, and their families, to develop a plan for supportive services, either in their homes or in rest or nursing homes; Child Care
subsidies are available for lower income families who are employed; Day care is also available for people, if eligible, because of special circumstances; Children's Protective Services
receive and investigate reports of abuse, neglect or dependency of children; Children's Services
work with families to develop plans for safety of children, arrange foster care placements as necessary, and complete home assessments; Prevention Services are available to help people locate resources for rent, utilities and food as well as deal with other types of crises; Food Stamps help lower income families and individuals purchase food items; There are work requirements for some adults to receive Food Stamps; Foster Care Services available to license and train registered foster parents, and then provide supportive services; Medical Assistance
Medicaid provides access to needed medical services for lower income people who meet eligibility criteria; Medicaid may pay for doctors visits, prescription drugs, outpatient appointments and hospitalization; Transportation Services may be provided for Medicaid recipients for medical appointments; Work First
provides time-limited financial assistance to poor families while emphasizing personal responsibility and moving them toward work; CHILD ABUSE; CHILD PHYSICAL ABUSE; CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE; ELDER ABUSE; ABUSE OF DISABLED INDIVIDUALS
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and on Wednesday - 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Eligibility: Pender County residents
Documents To Bring: Contact or present at agency directly for application assistance
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Address:309 E Main StClinton, NC 28328Map & Directions
Services: Provides assistance for utility bills.
Process requires a current application which includes current Picture ID, Social Security Card, Proof of Income and Expenses for the prior four weeks, written explanation of non-income (as in being under Doctors care, pending Social Security Disability, Workers Comp etc.) Copy of phone bill (to ensure that the funds for the type of assistance they are seeking did not pay a large phone bill). Interview by Director or Assistant Director. Compliance with Guidelines set by our Board of Directors.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Individuals over 70 and older receive food on the third Tuesday of each month, and to all ages on the third Wednesday of each month.
Eligibility: The applicant must be head of the household. They must be a resident of Sampson County and provide proof by way of Picture ID. Other than food, assistance is on a case by case basis; SCC is very strict as to what information is required, and they require proof of expenses and income in order to justify need. The applicant will be provided a written list of guidelines and requirements to use while completing their application. The applicant is then interviewed to determine eligibility.
Documents To Bring: When clients come to the Sampson Crisis Center, they will sign in, asked their need, and then given the appropriate paperwork to complete. Any documentation needed will be photocopied for their files, with the originals returned to the client. Once the file has been completed they will be interviewed by the Director or Assistant Director, depending on availability. All files are confidential.
Address:360 County Complex Rd # 100Clinton, NC 28328Map & Directions
Services: The Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) is a Federally funded program that provides assistance to low-income households that are in a heating or cooling related emergency. The goal of the CIP program is to help families stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. By doing so, this reduces the risk of health and safety problems such as illness, fire or eviction. Benefits may vary based upon the amount needed to alleviate the crisis; however, benefits cannot exceed $600.00 per State fiscal year.
Eligibility: A household that applies must:
Have at least one U.S. Citizen or a non-citizen who meets certain eligibility criteria
Meet an income test
Be in a heating or cooling related emergency.
Documents To Bring: All clients enter through the customer service desk which will guide them to the correct area for application. Our applications are taken Monday through Friday during business hours.