Address:305 E Trade StDallas, NC 28034Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away)
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: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: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: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: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.
Address:333 Dalton AveCharlotte, NC 28206Map & Directions
Services: Offers assistance with rent and utility payments and gives customers the tools they need to become financially stable.
Eligibility: Mecklenburg residents in financial crisis
Documents To Bring: All assistance is done in-person at Crisis Assistance office at 500A Spratt Street. Clients are NOT served on a first come first served basis. Clients with the most urgent needs are served first. An emergency can be someone who is facing eviction that day or has already been evicted.
Need to bring the following:
â¢Picture ID for the applying client
â¢Social Security documentation for all household members: social security card, documentation from the Social Security Administration verifying social security number, W2 form from an employer or paystub indicating the nine digit social security number, or W7 if applicable. If you are not registered with the Social Security Administration you are required to provide some form of identification.
â¢Proof of all household income for the past 30 days. Clients who are paid every week are required to present four current paystubs. Clients who are paid bi-weekly are required to present two current paystubs, and clients who are paid monthly are required to bring one current paystub. Clients who receive unemployment, SSI or SSA, VA Pension, Retirement Pension, Child Support, Disability, and/or income from family or friends are required to present a statement of income verification. Clients who are self-employed are required to present income verification.
â¢All disconnection and past due utility statements. These should be in the applying clients name and that person must reside in the household.
Address:700 Parkwood AveCharlotte, NC 28205Map & Directions
Services: PURPOSE: To provide emergency financial aid for rent or utilities, not available from other resources to residents of Mecklenburg County. SERVICES: Emergency financial assistance for rent, or utilities. Within the last 30 days client must have been interviewed or have received a denial notice form about their situation from Crisis Assistance Must have court papers for rent and a disconnect notice for utilities. Clients have to be in the home for 60 days before Good Fellows' Club would help. Good Fellows does not help with any deposits or new moves, unless just coming out of the Women's Shelter or domestic violence circumstances Must be interviewed Only open Tuesdays and Thursdays Must have an appointment which can only be made by calling Tues or Thurs between 10 am and 2 pm Messages left outside of those times will not be returned.
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Must submit identification and verification of income as well as number of residents in household. Must access Crisis Assistance before applying to Good Fellows'.
Documents To Bring: Call for an appointment. No walk-ins. Picture I.D. card and Social Security card.
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:245 E N StNewton, NC 28658Map & Directions
Services: The Emergency Crisis Program provides assistance with mortgage and rent payments, utility bills, fuel oil & kerosene purchases, life-necessary pharmaceuticals, food, and clothing Payments are made directly to vendors; cash is never given Applicants must live in the ECCCM service area.
The Crisis Assistance Coaching Program is a mandatory program for crisis applicants, which is structured to assist persons in budgeting, goal setting, decision making, menu creation, and shopping habits. Participation and completion of the program leads to self-sufficiency.
Hours: Crisis Services
Monday - Thursday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
No crisis applications after 4:30pm
Thrift Store Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
Eligibility: To apply for help, you must be a resident of Catawba County & live in the service area of ECCCM. Please call the Center for verification.
Documents To Bring: Applicants must provide photo ID, Social Security Card, Green Card(or a document to verify your Social Security Number), or other identifying document, bring a document with you that has your current name and address (i.e. utility bill, lease agreement, etc.), proof of income and copies of all bills.