Address:320 Pensacola RdBurnsville, NC 28714Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away)
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:301 Long View DrBakersville, NC 28705Map & Directions
Services: This unit is responsible for reception duties, office support, and the Energy Assistance program.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Mitchell County residents.
Documents To Bring: Contact the office for specific information
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:67 N Main StMars Hill, NC 28754Map & Directions
Services: Offers emergency assistance for heat and electricity to help individuals/families sustain for short periods.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Madison County residents in need
Documents To Bring: Phone call; Walk-in
Address:101 N Ridgeway AveBlack Mountain, NC 28711Map & Directions
Services: Provides assistance in the form of food, clothing, as well as financial help for fuel, utilities, rent, mortgage, and medical expenses. Will consider other needs on a case-by-case basis. MUST BE A RESIDENT OF SWANNANOA, BLACK MOUNTAIN, RIDGECREST, MONTREAT and portions of EAST ASHEVILLE if located in Owen School District Also provides limited assistance to homeless residents of area served or people who broke down in area served for food, lodging, car repair, and gas Can provide a written referral to ABCCM for individuals seeking help with furniture or household items Assists with Buncombe County CIP funds.
Open Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.;
GED Classes Tuesday - Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Eligibility: See description; Social Security Card, Picture ID, income verification, final notice/eviction notice and/or rental form filled out by landlord required; Food pantry limited to once a month (not turned for food if unable to present ID); Clothing once per month.
Documents To Bring: In person
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:147 New Vale RdNewland, NC 28657Map & Directions
Services: Free or inexpensive clothing, depending on need; emergency food box that feeds four people for four days; utility and rent/mortage assistance; emergency shelter for one night; housekeeping basics; gasoline for transients; coordination with local churches to assist persons in emergency situations; referrals to other agencies as needed.
Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Must be in an emergency situation with little or no income. The difference between income and expenses determines eligibility.
Documents To Bring: Come by and complete an application
Address:348 Grace Corpening DrMarion, NC 28752Map & Directions
Services: Offers help with education expenses, utilities, heat, rent, and medical costs.
Hours: By Appointment Only: Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.;
To make an appointment, contact the YMCA during these hours:
Monday - Friday, 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.;
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.;
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Long term resident of McDowell County; Cannot have received money from the foundation within the last 12 months; Valid ID with McDowell County address.
Documents To Bring: Call the YMCA to make an appointment; Application can be picked up from the YMCA; Have application completed before the appointment time.