North Carolina Resource Guide
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|abbreviated list of North Carolina service organizations|
|Work First||North Carolina 's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, called Work First , is based on the premise that parents have a responsibility to support themselves and their children. Through Work First, parents can get short-term training and other services to help them become employed and self-sufficient, but the responsibility is theirs, and most families have two years to move off Work First Family Assistance.||NC DHHS- Division of Social Services Albemarle Building 8th Floor 325 N. Salisbury St. Raleigh, NC 27601||1-919-733-3055||Work First Contact|
|Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)||The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a Federally-funded program that provides for a one-time cash payment to help eligible families pay their heating bills. This payment is usually received in February of each year.||Please reference website||1-919-733-9370||LIEAP|
|Food Stamp Program||The Food Stamp Program is a federal food assistance program that helps provide food assistance to low-income families. In North Carolina monthly allotments of Food Stamp benefits are issued via Electronic Benefit Transfer cards (EBT cards) . The purpose of the Food Stamp Program is to end hunger and improve nutrition and health. It helps eligible low-income households buy the food they need for a nutritionally adequate diet.||Please reference website||1-919-733-9370||Food Stamps|
|Emergency Assistance||Families who are experiencing a financial emergency may be eligible for financial help to pay for housing and utilities.||NC DHHS- Division of Social Services Albemarle Building 8th Floor 325 N. Salisbury St. Raleigh, NC 27601||1-919-733-3055||Emergency Assistance|
|Crisis Intervention Program||The Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) is a Federally-funded program that provides assistance to low-income households that are in a heating or cooling related emergency. The goal of the CIP program is to help families stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. By doing so, this reduces the risk of health and safety problems such as illness, fire or eviction||NC DHHS- Division of Social Services Albemarle Building 8th Floor 325 N. Salisbury St. Raleigh, NC 27601||1-919-733-3055||CIP|
|Joblink Career Center System||This is a new, powerful job search engine that accesses job openings from both the public and the private sector's webpages. This new tool will access available jobs across the state. Simply enter the job skills you have and then choose the search area||Please reference website||Please reference website||Job Link|
|*Information in Description column has been taken directly from public service provider. Debt Reduction Services, Inc. is not affiliated with nor does it endorse any of the above public service entities, with exception of the National Financial Education Center.|
|**The National Financial Education Center, whose mission is to promote personal financial responsibility, is located at Debt Reduction Services. Through seminars, webinars, workshops, or as conference and meeting speakers, our financial educators accomplish this mission. Please contact us at 1-877-688-3328 or on the web at www.debtreductionservices.org for more information.|
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