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Child Care & Education

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  • Community College

    Community colleges offer two-year post-secondary education. Typically, the highest certificate offered is an associates degree, but some students continue on…

  • Head Start

    Head Start is a preschool education program to help children aged 3 – 5 prepare for school success. Head Start…

  • NC Pre-K

    NC Pre-K provides high-quality educational experiences to enhance school readiness for eligible children aged 4.  Who is eligible?  NC Pre-K…

Civic Engagement

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  • Charitable Giving

    Nonprofits and charitable organizations are always looking for donations to help fund their work. As a donor, it can be…

  • Volunteering

    If you are interested in serving your community, there are many volunteer opportunities across North Carolina and various ways to…

  • Voting

    Election day is November 2, 2021. Most NC municipalities will have elections for local government offices, though about 35 municipalities have postponed until…

COVID-19

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  • Temporary Rent & Utility Assistance for Tenants

    If you are a tenant behind on rent and/or utility payments due to COVID-19, there may be financial assistance available. …

  • Rent Assistance for Landlords

    If you are a landlord in North Carolina whose tenant(s) has fallen behind on rent due to COVID-19, there may…

  • COVID-19 Vaccine

    2-1-1 IS NOT THE NUMBER TO CALL FOR VACCINE INFORMATION OR SCHEDULING. Continue reading for more information about the COVID-19…

Disaster

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  • Extreme Heat

    Extreme heat is responsible for the highest number of annual deaths among all weather-related hazards. Most heat problems occur because…

  • Know Your Zone

    Know Your Zone is an evacuation system that highlights areas most vulnerable to impacts from hurricanes, tropical storms, and other…

  • Tornadoes

    Tornadoes are violently rotating columns of air that bring intense winds of over 200 miles per hour. They can destroy…

Employment & Income

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  • Unemployment Insurance

    Unemployment Insurance offers temporary financial assistance to unemployed people. In North Carolina, the most you can currently receive in state…

  • Comprehensive Job Assistance Centers

    NCWorks Career Centers help individuals find jobs, strengthen skills, prepare for interviews, and more. There are more than 80 career…

  • Job Placement

    There are many resources that can help you determine a career path and find a sustainable job in North Carolina….

Food

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  • Food Pantries & Soup Kitchens

    Many families struggle to afford the cost of groceries. Food pantries and soup kitchens are two resources that help make…

  • WIC Program

    WIC is the Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants, and Children provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.   How does…

  • School Lunch Program

    The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free school lunches to children in public and nonprofit…

Healthcare & Mental Health

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  • Suicide Prevention

    Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, with 1.2 million suicide attempts in 2020…

  • Free & Charitable Clinics

    Free and Charitable Clinics use a volunteer/staff model to provide a range of medical, dental, pharmacy, vision, and/or behavioral health…

  • Community Health Centers

    What are community health centers?  Community health centers offer services at an affordable cost to those who cannot afford healthcare….

Housing

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  • Rental Counseling

    How does rental counseling help tenants?   Rental counseling focuses on budgeting and determining how much rent you can afford, helping…

  • Drop-In Centers

    What are Drop-In Centers?  Drop-in centers are available for people experiencing homelessness to stop by during the day or afternoon…

  • Evictions

    What is an eviction? Eviction is the removal of a tenant from rental property by the landlord.  Legal evictions are…

Substance Use Disorder

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  • Sober Living Homes

    Sober living homes offer safe and supportive housing for people recovering from substance use disorder after leaving a rehabilitation program….

  • Substance Use Disorder

    What is Substance Use Disorder?   Substance use disorder is a complex condition in which there is uncontrolled use of a…

Utilities

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  • Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

    The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is a temporary emergency program that helps eligible households afford water and…

  • Operation Fan Heat Relief

    What is Operation Fan Heat Relief (OFHR)?  As individuals age and develop chronic medical conditions, they are less likely to…

  • Weatherization Assistance Program

    What is the Weatherization Assistance Program?   The Weatherization Assistance Program improves energy efficiency and household safety through making minor repairs,…