The process takes about 1 week from initial submission of a completed application to approval by our board of directors.
We regret that we cannot provide emergency assistance. Please contact Dare County Social Services and Interfaith Community Outreach for emergency assistance. We strongly urge you to contact NCCARE360 – NCCARE360 is the first statewide coordinated care network to better connect individuals to local services and resources. To access NCCARE360, dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162 or apply online here: nccare360.org/request-assistance.
Search by zip code to find financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help at www.findhelp.org.
You can search the NC 2-1-1 Information and Referral database or speak to their referral specialists by dialing 2-1-1 from your phone. Call 2-1-1-anytime — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week — for referral to local, regional, state and federal services.
Here is a printable list of top local services