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Assistance from Community Action Agencies –
Community Action Agencies are nonprofit and public groups funded by the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), a federal program that allocates funding to states to connect Americans to greater opportunity.
The nation’s Community Action Agencies embody our nation’s spirit of hope, change people’s lives, and improve communities. When national, state and local leaders tap into these agencies’ experience, they can promote workable solutions that connect more families to opportunity – and make America a better place to live for everyone.
Community Action Agencies try to ensure that the assistance goes to the least fortunate. The agency helps with free financial help for paying bills, applications to public benefits, and other expenses. They also offer financial support to senior citizens, disabled, unemployed, and households living in poverty.
If you are stressed and dealing with a short term financial hardship, be sure to stop by or call your local community action agency for assistance. Community action agencies may help with the following, please check for available with the agency directly.
- Help for preventing homelessness.
- Pre-School Scholarship Program
- Foreclosure Prevention Programs
- Home repair programs, including low interest loans.
- Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
- Job training and placement.
- Mortgage, housing, and credit counseling services
- Childcare for poor working parents
- Head Start programs for children.
- Emergency Food and Shelter Program
- Free food and meals
- Job Development, Training and Computer Literacy Services
- Home Energy Assistance Program.
- Weatherization Assistance Program
- Home Ownership Planning Education
- Prescription Drug Assistance Vouchers
- Rental Assistance program
- Transportation & Aging centers for seniors
Union County Community Action, Inc.
1401-H W. Roosevelt Boulevard
Monroe, North Carolina 28110
Telephone: (704) 283-7583
This non-profit supports low income families in Union, Anson, and Richmond County. Note that in some regions they only run the Head Start program, so services may be limited.
Alamance and Caswell County Community Services Agency, Inc.
1206-D Vaughn Road
Burlington, NC 27217
Call (336) 229-7031
Blue Ridge Community Action, Inc.
Address – 800 North Green Street
Morganton, NC 28655
Main telephone: (828) 438-6255
Offers emergency aid, case management and resources in several counties, including Burke, Caldwell, Alexander, and Catawba. Note that weatherization may be the only program run in certain areas. They are a leading community action agency for the region.
For details, the location are as follows.
- Burke County Office, 800 N. Green St., Morganton, North Carolina 28655, dial 828-438-6255 or 828-754-9085
- Caldwell County Office – 901 Ashe Ave., Lenoir, NC 28645, telephone 828-754-7377
Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission
Address – 1747 US 21 North, Suite A
Sparta, NC 28675
Call (336) 372-7284
Counties supported are Alleghany, Ashe,and Wilkes. A number of services are available from this community action agency.
The three locations of BROC – Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission are as follows. Each focuses on residents of that county.
- Old Warrensville School Rd., Warrensville, North Carolina, 28693. Dial the center at (336) 384-4543.
- 710 Veterans Drive, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659, main phone (336) 667-7174.
- The last office of BROC is at 1747 US 21 North, Suite A, Sparta, NC 28675. Telephone – (336) 372-7284.
Catawba County Department of Social Services
Mailing address is P.O. Box 669
Newton, North Carolina 28658
Telephone: (828) 695-5603
This location serves as the community action agency. General Assistance (GA), Work First, child care assistance and other aid is available.
Central, Southern, and Eastern North Carolina is supported by Telamon.
The main office is in Raleigh, but many other counties are supported.
They administer government supported programs such as weatherization, Head Start, and maybe even have information on emergency grants to pay rent to help stop evictions.
- 5560 Munford Road, Raleigh, NC 27612, call (919) 239-8162
Charlotte Area Fund, Inc.
P.O. Box 34188
Charlotte, NC 28234-4188
This non-profit serves Mecklenburg County and the greater Charlotte area. Low income and working poor families can apply for programs such as weatherization, Head Start, or housing counseling. Case managers will also help people find a job to increase their income.
All resources from the Charlotte Area Fund depend on government grants and other funding levels. They can be reached at 901 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28206. Call (704) 372-3010.
Choanoke Area Development Association of North Carolina, Inc.
Address – P.O. Box 530
Rich Square, NC 27869
Bertie, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton and Counties.
Coastal Community Action, Inc.
Mailing address is P.O. Box 729
Newport, NC 28570-0729
Call (252) 223-1630
If you live in the counties of Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow, or Pamlico call this center.
The Coastal Community Action locations are as follows.
11313 HWY 55 East, Grantsboro, North Carolina 28529, (252) 745-0104
303 McQueen Boulevard, Newport, NC, 28570, (252) 223-1630
5601 HWY 70 East, Newport, NC 28570, telephone (252) 223-0278
125 Old Godette School Road, Havelock, North Carolina. Main phone:(252) 447-5059
622 West Street, New Bern, NC 28560, (252) 637-1700
201 Professional Park Drive, Beaufort, North Carolina 28516. Call (252) 728-2786 for information.
Community Action Opportunities of Buncombe and Madison
Office location is 25 Gaston Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Main telephone number: (828) 252-2495
Cumberland Community Action Program, Inc.
Mailing address is P.O. Box 2009
Fayetteville, NC 28302
Call (910) 485-6131
Some assistance is also available for military members and veterans. One main goal is on homeless prevention, which includes emergency rent or energy bill help.
Mailing address – P.O. Box 389
Lexington, NC 27292
Call (336) 249-0234
Eastern Carolina Human Services Agency, Inc.
Location is 246 Georgetown Road
Jacksonville, NC 28541
Primary number – (910) 347-2151
Counties covered are Duplin and Onslow. The agency runs day care and SSVF housing and rent programs for veterans. Call the non-profit agency for more details.
The locations are as follows. Eastern Carolina Human Services Agency Central Office is at 246 Georgetown Rd., Jacksonville, NC 28541. Call 910-347-2151/2152. The Duplin County Office is located at 208 Southwest Railroad St., Wallace, NC 28466, phone 910-285-5331.
Economic Improvement Council, Inc.
Address – P.O. Box 549
Edenton, NC 27932
Telephone: (252) 482-4458
A wide range of territory is served. Emergency services, self-sufficiency, and referrals are offered for people in the counties of Washington, Camden, Gates, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Tyrrell, Hyde, Pasquotank, or Perquimans. Another focus is on rent/housing assistance from vouchers and job training.
EIC programs support all of the region. The main Economic Improvement Council, Inc. office is at 712 Virginia Road, Edenton, North Carolina 27932. Call (252) 482-4458.
Experiment in Self-Reliance, Inc. of Forsyth County
Address is P.O. Box 135
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27102
Dial (336) 722-9400 for information
The non-profit community action focuses on referrals, offers free income tax preparation, and more.
The main location is at 1550 University Court in Winston-Salem, NC 27101. Call (336) 722-9400 for more information or intake.
Four Square Community Action, Inc.
116 Main Street
Andrews, NC 28901
Main telephone: (828) 321-4475
Regions supported are Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Swain County.
Four-County Community Services, Inc.
Laurinburg, NC 28353-0988
Dial (910) 277-3500
Counties are Bladen, Pender, Brunswick, Columbus, Hoke, Robeson, and Scotland. A leading non-profit.
The main addresses of Four-County Community Services, Inc. are below. Above is only a sampling of what they offer. The agency can help the poor and low income with various other needs as well.
Columbus County, Columbus Mobile NSC, 425 S. Lee St, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472, call 910-653-2354
Brunswick County is at 143 Holden Beach Rd, Shallotte, NC 28459, telephone 910-754-9441
Bladen County, Baltimore NSC, 2104 S. Elwell Ferry Rd, Council, North Carolina 28434, main phone 910-669-2919
Hoke County, 366 Thomas Dr, Raeford, NC 28376, 910-875-5536
Pender County is part of Pender NSC. Address is 112 S. Dickinson St, Burgaw, NC 28425, call 910-259-3274
Scotland County, 241 S. Main St – State Bank Bldg, Laurinburg, NC 28352, dial 910-276-7629
Robeson County, Lumberton NSC, 600 W Fifth St, Lumberton, North Carolina 28358, telephone number is 910-738-6809
Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc.
Henderson, NC 27536
Call (252) 492-0161
Low income residents of Franklin, Granville, Person, Vance, Warren should call this agency. Applications for resources such as Head Start, low income housing, and government benefits may be offered as well as referrals.
Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc. has community centers at the following locations. Referrals, direct aid, and other support is administered.
Granville County, Oxford Center; 102 Broad Street, NC 27565; Contact 919-693-8760
Henderson County, 180 South Beckford Drive, Henderson, North Carolina.
Louisburg County, 167 North Carolina Highway; 56 East Louisburg, NC 27549, phone 919-496-3022.
Warren County; Warrenton; 518 West Ridgeway, St. Warrenton, NC 27589, dial 252-257-1666
Gaston Community Action, Inc.
Main address – 116 W. Third Street
Gastonia, NC 28053-1653
Call (704) 861-2283
Counties supported – Gaston, Cleveland, Lincoln, Stanly. The non-profit can help low income and the working poor. They provides everything from weatherization applications to Head Start and the North Carolina Heating and Air Conditioning Repair program.
The main centers are.
- Gaston County, 223 Morris St., Gastonia, North Carolina 28053, dial 704-861-2283
- Lincoln County center is at 124 East Main St., PO Box 1653, Lincolnton, NC 28092, telephone number is 704-748-9744
- Cleveland County, 827 S Washington St., Shelby, North Carolina 28150, 704-480-0722
- Stanly County, 507 Old Charlotte Rd., Albemarle, NC 28002, main phone 704-985-192
Greene Lamp, Inc.
309 Summit Avenue
Kinston, NC 28501
Telephone number is (252) 523-7770
The non-profit supports people in Greene and Lenoir.
I Care, Inc. of Iredell and Lincoln County
Main location is 1415 Shelton Avenue
Statesville, NC 28677
Telephone: (704) 872-8141
The community action agency has many resources for senior citizens, including home delivered meals. They also assist with furnace repairs, process Head Start applications, and offer linkage to grant programs in North Carolina.
Joint Orange-Chatham Community Action, Inc.
Mailing location – P.O. Box 27
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Call (919) 542-4781 for intake.
The main location is Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312. The Joint Orange-Chatham Community Action can also be reached at 919-542-4781.
Johnston-Lee-Harnett Community Action, Inc.
1102 Massey Street
Smithfield, NC 27577
Telephone: (919) 934-2145
Resources are offered for Harnett, Johnston, and Lee County. Call for weatherization, food, career counseling and referrals.
For more information, contact JLHCA. Case managers or counselors will try to help if possible. Or referrals may be provided. The organization has an office located at.
- 1102 Massey Street, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577, which can be reached by phone at (919) 934-2145.
- JLHCA’s downtown Smithfield office is located at 101 North 4th Street, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577, call (919) 209-9770.
- The Lee County office is located at 225 South Steele Street, Sanford, North Carolina 27330, telephone (919) 776-0746.
Macon Program for Progress, Inc.
350 West Orchard View Dr.
Franklin, NC 28744
Telephone: (828) 524-4471
Call (828) 524-0823
Martin County Community Action, Inc.
Williamston, North Carolina 27892
Counties – Beaufort, Pitt, and Martin. Services include Home-Delivered Meals Program, Might Men employee development, government grants, and much more.
The Martin County Community Action is located at 314 E. Ray St. in Williamston, North Carolina 27892, but they serve all the counties in question. Call 252-792-7111 for details.
Mountain Projects, Inc., Community Action Agency
Main address – 2251 Old Balsam Road
Waynesville, NC 28786
Telephone number is (828) 452-1447
Haywood and Jackson County.
Nash-Edgecombe Economic Development Inc.
Mailing address – P.O. Box 2346
Rocky Mount, NC 27802-2346
Edgecombe, Nash, and Wilson County.
The agency processes applications for many public benefits. They include section for for rent, Head Start, and other North Carolina resources.
The Nash-Edgecombe Economic Development is located at 200 North Church St., Rocky Mount, North Carolina, 27804. The agency can be reached at 252-442-8081.
New Hanover County Community Action, Inc.
Office is at 507 N. 6th Street
P.O. Box 839
Wilmington, NC 28401
North Carolina Rural Fund for Development
Mailing location – PO Box 874
Kinston, NC 28501
Supports immigrants and farm workers across the state.
Operation Breakthrough, Inc. of Durham County
Mailing address – P.O. Box 1470
Durham, NC 27702
Telephone: (919) 688-8111
The center for RTP and central North Carolina. Call this non-profit for weatherization applications, Head Start, and the CSBG program. Job training and Self-Sufficiency is a key goal.
To learn more on the services from Operation Breakthrough, call the main office at (919) 688-8111. The address is 800 N. Mangum St., Durham, North Carolina 27702.
712 W. Johnson St.
Raleigh, NC 27603
This community action agency is for Wake County. Case managers work with clients on self-sufficiency, which can include accessing housing, basic needs such as clothing, and educational programs. Passage Home is located at 712 W. Johnson St., Raleigh, NC 27603, call 919-834-0666.
Salisbury-Rowan Community Action Agency, Inc.
Address is 1300 W. Bank Street
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144
Primary phone is (704) 633-6633
Serves towns, cities, and counties of Cabarrus, Davidson, Montgomery, Moore, Rowan, and Stanly NC. Most of the assistance is in the form of referrals to programs such as loans to pay housing costs including rent or security deposits, job training programs, food stamps, and more.
Sandhills Community Action Program
Main address – 103 Saunders Street
Carthage, North Carolina 28327
Call (910) 947-5675
Families and residents of Anson, Montgomery, Moore, and Richmond should call this community action agency.
WAGES – Wayne Action Group for Economic Solvency, Inc.
Location is 601 E. Royall Ave.
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Dial (919) 734-1178 for intake
W.A.M.Y. Community Action, Inc.
Main address – 225 Birch Street, Suite 2
Boone, NC 28607
Telephone: (828) 264-2421
Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Yancey
Among the programs offered are vouchers to buy seed for a garden, job training from Total Family Development, and home repair grants.
The Homeless Assistance Program provides families with a place to stay at local temporary shelters in Watau or Yancey. For more mid term needs, there is placement into transitional housing in homes located off-site. In addition, the WAMY program provides support services that include referrals, budget counseling, and employment assistance.
W.A.M.Y. Community Action has a few offices in the area. They include the following.
Watauga County – 225 Birch Street, Boone, North Carolina 28607. Dial 828-264-2421.
Avery County office is at 723 Cranberry Street, Newland, NC 28657. Dial 828-733-0156 for information.
Mitchell County center is at 261 Oak Avenue, Spruce Pine, North Carolina 28777. Telephone – 828-766-9150.
Yancey County WAMY office is at 1040 E. US Hwy. 19E, Burnsville, NC 28714. Main phone: 828-682-6618.
Welfare Reform Liaison Project, Inc.
Address of the center is P.O. Box 14309
Greensboro, NC 27415
Call (336) 691-5780
Western Carolina Community Action, Inc.
220 King Creek Blvd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Henderson and Transylvania County. If you need help or are faced with poverty, call for food, foreclosure counseling, rent vouchers and more.
Locations Western Carolina Community Action, Inc.
Transylvania County, Head Start Center, 181 Hillview.
Henderson County, 220 King Creek Blvd, Hendersonville, NC 28793, call (828)693-1711 or Toll Free: 866-670-WCCA
Or call Brevard, NC 28712 office at (828)884-2255
Western Economic Development Organization
Location 144 Industrial Park Drive, Unit C
Waynesville, NC 28786
This community action agency help people in most western North Carolina counties. Receive financial assistance, job training, and other aid in a total of 15 Western N.C. Counties and also the Cherokee Indian Reservation.
Yadkin Valley Economic Development District, Inc.
Main address – P.O. Box 309
Boonville, North Carolina 27011
Telephone: (336) 367-7251
Regions and counties covered are Davie, Yadkin, Stokes, and Surry.
If you find any of the information provided above is not accurate or if you like to add a new location to the listing above please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclaimer: The community resource directory information is deemed accurate and up-to-date, however, you should always call the provider to confirm this information and make an appointment. Be sure to confirm payment information with the provider, if payment is required. God-Bless-You
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