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Child Care and 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…

  • Extra Credit Grant

    THE DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THE EXTRA CREDIT GRANT HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JULY 1, 2021. The Extra Credit Grant…

  • Head Start

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

Civic Engagement

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  • 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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Disaster

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  • Home Fires

    Fires spread quickly, so it’s important to know how to prevent them and what to do if a fire starts in…

  • Hurricanes

    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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  • Comprehensive Job Assistance Centers

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

  • Small Business Resources

    The COVID-19 pandemic has presented challenges, particularly for small businesses. Many have made adjustments to their services in order to…

  • Job Placement

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

Financial Assistance

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  • Self-Sufficiency Standard

    The Self-Sufficiency Standard tracks the true cost of living facing North Carolina families today, based on family size and geographic location.  …

  • Tax Preparation Assistance

    Filing taxes can feel overwhelming, but there are resources to help make sure that you file correctly and claim all…

  • Child Tax Credit

    The Child Tax Credit is a refundable tax credit for families with qualifying children or dependents. It may be able to…

Food

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  • 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…

  • Summer Food Program

    The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) also called summer meal programs or summer lunch programs are free meal sites that…

Healthcare

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  • Uninsured Patients

    For those NOT eligible for Medicaid, Medicare, or the Affordable Care Act, but still need help meeting their medical needs…

  • Affordable Care Act

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a healthcare reform that makes insurance more affordable for low-to-moderate income Americans through subsidies,…

  • Urgent Care

    Urgent care offers immediate medical service for a wide range of non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. There are urgent care facilities…

Housing

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  • Homeowner Counseling

    What is homeowner counseling?   Housing counselors offer guidance on homebuying, renting, reverse mortgages and default and foreclosure prevention. Use…

  • Mortgage Assistance for Homeowners

    Are you a homeowner that has been financially impacted by COVID-19? Continue reading for information about possible resources in your…

  • 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. …

Utilities

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  • Assistance From Utility Providers

    Utility companies understand that many of their customers face very difficult financial hardships. If you are unable to pay your…

  • Mortgage Assistance for Homeowners

    Are you a homeowner that has been financially impacted by COVID-19? Continue reading for information about possible resources in your…

  • Crisis Intervention Program

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