Pasquotank County assistance programs.
There are several charities as well as government cash based assistance programs for low income families in Pasquotank County as well as Elizabeth City. 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 will in general work with and help local community care clinics provide free health care and prescription drugs. Government funds and other resources are offered. 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.
Each year, about 1000 people are provided free health care. In general, almost 15,000 non-narcotic prescriptions drugs are provided a year. And over 10,000 people are 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 (252) 482-4495. 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.
- Self-sufficiency is aways a focus in the county. The community action agency has budgeting classes, debt reduction referrals, and information on workforce development centers in Pasquotank County.
- 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 more on 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. Or get clothes, basic household supplies and other free stuff from the charity.
Elizabeth City Housing Authority (252-335-5411) offers the needy access to rental assistance programs, section 8 housing, and counseling. There are income based homes and apartments in the region.
The Elizabeth City Salvation Army covers all of Pasquotank County. They provide, based on funds, emergency financial help for housing, which can include utility bills, rent, mortgages and more. There are also many free items offered (clothes, back to school supplies, gasoline or hotel vouchers, etc.) and more.
The Salvation Army also helps the homeless with shelters, operates free Christmas toy and meal programs and passed out Thanksgiving turkey dinners. There is also counseling as well as case management in Pasquotank County for low income families, the elderly or disabled. A free food pantry and low-cost thrift store are on site too. The location is 602 N Hughes Blvd, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Or dial (252) 338-4129.