Child Care & Education

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    Student Loan Forgiveness

    President Biden has announced a 3-part plan to help with student loans:  Forgive a loan amount from the Department of…

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    Pandemic EBT Program

    The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program helps families with eligible children who are unable to access free or reduced-price…

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    Child Tax Credit

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

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…

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

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     What elections are happening in 2023?   Local government offices, such as mayor and councilperson, will be up for election in…


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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…

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    Know Your Zone

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

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    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…

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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 90 career…

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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….


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    Farmers Markets

    Farmers markets offer fresh produce and other items sold by local farmers, including baked goods, pet food, cheese, meat, and…

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    Pandemic EBT Program

    The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program helps families with eligible children who are unable to access free or reduced-price…

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    Food & Nutrition Services/SNAP

    Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) is a federal program that provides low-income families with assistance to pay for food. Benefits…

Healthcare & Mental Health

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    Caregiver Outreach Program

    Serving as a caregiver is a challenging role and it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. The Caregiver Outreach Program…

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    Monkeypox is a rare but potentially serious, viral illness that typically involves flu-like symptoms, swelling of the lymph nodes, and…

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


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    Housing for Veterans

    What programs are available to help veterans with housing?   NCServes is an information and referral system specifically for veterans and…

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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…

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    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…

Interpersonal Violence

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    Interpersonal Violence Hotlines

    Interpersonal violence crisis hotlines are available to help victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or human trafficking.  What hotlines are…

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    There are many different kinds of shelters, depending on a person’s situation and needs.   What kinds of shelters are available?  …

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….

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


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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…

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    Operation Fan Heat Relief

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

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    Weatherization Assistance Program

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