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Child Care and Education

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  • 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…

  • Kindergarten-12th Grade

    Where do I find my school district and the state office for public instruction? With children in public school, it…

Civic Engagement

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  • 2020 Election

    Election day is on November 3rd 2020 and there are many different ways to vote in North Carolina.  When is…

  • 2020 Census

    The 2020 Census counts every living person in the United States and five U.S. territories. Results provide important data that…

COVID-19

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  • COVID-19 Prevention

    While there is currently no vaccine to prevent the virus, there are several precautions you can take to help prevent…

  • The Three Ws

    The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is asking all North Carolinians to remember three Ws when they…

  • COVID-19 Symptoms

    COVID-19 is a respiratory illness, with symptoms that range from mild to severe. Symptoms begin 2-14 days after exposure and…

Cybercrime

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Disaster Response and Assistance

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  • Hurricane Preparedness

    Hurricanes are powerful tropical weather systems that may affect North Carolina from June 1 to November 30, with the peak…

Employment

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  • Job Placement

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

  • Unemployment Insurance

    Unemployment Insurance offers temporary financial assistance to unemployed people. People can receive between 12-20 weeks of benefits in North Carolina….

Food

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  • Thanksgiving Meals & Baskets

    Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends and enjoy a good meal. However, the current pandemic means…

  • Meals On Wheels

    Meals On Wheels is a nonprofit organization that provides nutritional meals to seniors, people with disabilities, and other eligible community…

  • Pandemic EBT Program

    The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program provides extra food assistance for families with children who normally receive free or…

Healthcare

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  • Flu (Influenza)

    Flu (influenza) is a contagious respiratory illness that can cause mild to severe symptoms. Older adults, pregnant women, young children,…

  • Medicare

    Medicare is the federal government program that provides health insurance to people age 65 or older, people under age 65…

  • Prescriptions

    Many people have trouble affording their prescription medications, but there are assistance programs available. How can I pay a reduced…

Housing

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  • Section 8 Housing

    Section 8 housing (also called housing choice voucher) is a federal government program that helps low-income families, elderly, and the…

  • Temporary Eviction Moratorium

    The CDC has issued an order banning evictions nationwide for those who meet certain qualifications. It is set to go…

  • Housing for People with Disabilities

    All people should be able to live in accessible, affordable housing. North Carolina has resources that help people with disabilities…

Utilities

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  • Crisis Intervention Program

    The Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) is a Federally funded program that assists households who are experiencing a heating or cooling…

  • Utility Assistance from Nonprofits

    Throughout the state, there are charities and nonprofits that may be able to provide financial assistance to help with heating…

  • Winter Termination

    The North Carolina Utilities Commission sets the rules for public utilities companies. There are protections in place to keep your…