Pasquotank County assistance programs.

There are several charities as well as government cash based assistance programs for low income families in Pasquotank County. Whether it is a grant to help with paying utility bills or rent, a free box of food from a church, dental care, or other support services, find how to apply for financial aid below.

Medical bill and health care assistance as well as financial assistance

The Albemarle Hospital Foundation has received a grant of tens of thousands of dollars that will be used to help local community care clinics provide free health care and prescription drugs. The health care grant will help low as well as mid income families, assist those who lack health insurance or are underinsured, and it help families families and individuals receive free prescription drugs and health care.

Community Care Clinics are managed by the foundation in Pasquotank County North Carolina. Dial (252) 338-2151. The grants will allow these clinics to offer free primary care, medical check ups, free prescription drugs, and other health care assistance to those who need aid in today’s challenging economy. Find additional ways to get free prescription drugs.

In just one year, almost 1,000 people were provided free health care, almost 15,000 non-narcotic prescriptions drugs were provided, and over 10,000 additional people were given access to prescription drug assistance programs offered by pharmaceutical companies and others.

Pasquotank County Department of Social Services is the leading government agency to call for help. The state of North Carolina requires that each county offer free or low cost health or dental care. They also run the LIHEAP energy bill assistance programs. Also get applications to food stamps, and also information on North Carolina food banks. The bottom line is that the social service office can provide information on numerous state and federal government assistance programs. Call (252) 338-2126

Two of the leading agencies to call in Elizabeth City and Pasquotank County include the Economic Improvement Council, Inc., which is headquartered in Edenton but also serves the region. Call 919-482-4459. The Elizabeth City Salvation Army is the other charity to call at 252-338-4129. Both of them run programs that help low to moderate income people, the unemployed, working poor and others with low incomes find a job and housing assistance, and access federal and North Carolina government programs.





The Community Action Agency Economic Improvement Council may be the leading place to turn to for referrals and support. They are part of the nationwide network of non-profits and really focus on self-sufficiency. Some examples of the resources offered by the non-profit may be.

  • The location provides rental help from section 8 HUD vouchers.
  • Weatherization and information on energy assistance for the Pasquotank County region.
  • Other social services for Elizabeth City and nearby towns include Head Start, information on job search programs, Food Stamps applications, details on local community clinics and much more. Read Economic Improvement Council.

Cornerstone Missionary Baptist (dial 252-335-5838) helps people of all backgrounds, religions, and more who need some form of financial help and support. They can direct individuals to housing, free food, and energy bill programs.

Elizabeth City Housing Authority (252-335-5411) offers the needy access to rental assistance programs, section 8 housing, and counseling.

Elizabeth City specific programs

The above resources and services are for the area that includes all of Pasquotank County NC. If you want to find other options specific to Elizabeth City North Carolina, those low income and financial assistance programs exist as well.




By Jon McNamara

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