Depending on where a family lives, rental assistance is available from non-profit agencies across Iredell, Davie, and Rowan County. There are several organizations as well as government run social service offices that try to prevent evictions in the region. So they offer everything from grants to pay rent as well as free legal aid and more.
The funds available to these agencies is limited. Due to this they will often offer emergency rent or security deposit help senior citizens or families with children first, including single moms. Also, for those tenants that enroll into some form of case management, they will also be given priority to receiving support. So whether it is legal counseling or one time rental assistance in the greater Iredell or Rowan area, the primary agencies to try are below.
Yokefellow Ministry of Statesville
1386 Shelton Avenue
Statesville, North Carolina 28677
Phone - (704) 872-7677
Money may be available for expenses that could lead to homelessness, such as energy bills, back rent, or other challenges.
The Salvation Army of Statesville
Address is 1361 Caldwell Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Very limited funding is for Iredell County families. The non-profit operates shelters, offers loans for a portion of rent costs, transitional housing, and case management/job placement for the under employed.
Iredell Christian Ministries is a church based group that offers up to $50 for rent costs. A focus is on seniors as well as the disabled. The group is based in Statesville, NC and the phone number is (704) 924-6700.
Rowan Helping Ministries
Location is 226 North Long Street
Salisbury, NC 28144
Telephone - (704) 633-5771
Eviction prevention help is first come and served. Grants are issued on a walk in basis, while funds last. The charity can help with bills ranging from water to rental expenses. A copy of lease and eviction notice is required.
The Salvation Army of Rowan County
Main center - 620 Bringle Ferry Road
Salisbury, North Carolina 28146
Phone - (704) 636-6491
Rowan County Department of Social Services
1813 East Innes Street
Salisbury, NC 28146
Short term rent help is for very low income families and those in poverty, provided they are in self-sufficiency classes. They also offer food, applications to section 8 housing, and no-interest loans for some applicants to use for their past due rent.
Legal Aid of Central and Western North Carolina, which can be reached at (336) 272-0148. Free support is available to qualified low income residents of the region, including Iredell County. Lawyers will offer advice on stopping evictions or can even represent a tenant in court in some cases.
Salisbury Housing Authority
Address - 200 S. Boundary St.
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144
Apply to be on the waiting list for HUD section 8 vouchers or get help in locating public housing. Homeowners can also learn about counseling for mortgage help.
Ada Jenkins Center
212 Gamble St.
Davidson, NC 28036
Emergency assistance for everything from rental or utility deposits to utility bills and more is available. A strict application process is in place.
Davie County Department of Social Services
228 Hospital Street
Mocksville, North Carolina 27028
Grants may be issued from Work First Emergency Assistance.
Mooresville Lake Norman Christian Mission
266 North Broad Street
Mooresville, North Carolina 28115
Programs include transitional housing, financial literacy, rent or mortgage help, shelter, and free referrals.
Advocacy Center of Davie County
245 South Main Street
Mocksville, North Carolina 27028
Phone: (336) 753-0407
The non-profit offers advice and coordinates with other local churches and charities. Financial support is for heating and water bills as well as paying rent, or learn where to apply for security deposit help from public agencies.
Salvation Army Emergency Aid in Davie County
622 North Main Street
Mocksville, NC 27028
Davie County United Way helps administer the Home Loss Prevention program. There are funds for rent or mortgage to those that are ill or have had a short term reduction in income or lost their job. The main office is in Mocksville North Carolina, or call (336) 751-8800 for details.
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