A grant to provide health care assistance has been provided to the The Albemarle Hospital Foundation. The grant totals over $60,000, and the funds will go towards helping both the underinsured as well as the uninsured, as well as low and mid income citizens in Camden county receive the health care and medications they need.
The foundation offers a Community Care Clinic, and this was developed through the Foundation to offer free prescriptions, primary care, medical check ups, and also general prescription drug assistance to our region's growing uninsured, indigent, and underinsured population.
In its first year of operation, the Albemarle Hospital Foundation's Elizabeth City Community Care Clinic ((252) 335-0531) filled over 14,000 non-narcotic prescriptions through its pharmacy assistance program; they assisted clients with acquiring more than 12,000 prescription drugs through a prescription drug assistance program; and they also provided almost 1,000 patients with free medical care.
Come of the other charities, non-profits, and government assistance programs to try to call in Camden NC area include the following.
Catholic Charities (((757) 467-7707) may be able to provide services to the low income to help them meet and fulfill needs of families/individuals. they can offer advice on financial assistance, rent, and energy bill programs.
Camden North Carolina Salvation Army (phone (252) 338-6780) can help the low to moderate income satisfy their needs by providing a number of assistance programs, financial aid, and support. As just a few examples of the help they can provide includes rental assistance programs, financial help and grants to pay power bills, free food, gently new or discounted clothing, prescription medicine and Christmas toys as well as holiday meals.
Economic Improvement Council, Inc. ((252) 482-4458) is the local community action agency. Among programs and services they offer include section 8 housing vouchers, free food, weatherization, and applications for the low income home energy bill assistance program.
The nearby Albemarle Smart Start runs programs that can help ensure young children’s health, education and that they achieve success.
The region is provided access to food banks and pantries by the Food Bank of the Albemarle. The non-profit charity organization provides emergency food assistance and groceries to the unemployed, poor and needy year round and at times of disasters. They partner with local churches in Camden, soup kitchens, and other food banks. Call 252-335-4035
The local United Way ((252) 333-1510) provides funds to many of the local charities in the Camden North Carolina region, and they are one of the top places to call for guidance and information on how to get help with bills.
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