North Carolina – General Assistance

Times get tough these days and sometimes it’s hard for single mothers to keep up on all the costs as well as taking care of the children. It’s nothing to feel bad about, it’s not your fault, it’s just one of those things that happens and the this economy recovery everyone keeps talking about just isn’t happening fast enough. With these types of situations looming, some extra assistance is needed to help you take care of things. Most of the time you don’t need this permanently but you do need it now and you need to know where to get it. Even people who were always the most careful and stable appear to be struggling, or at least some of them are.

Now that you’ve reached the point where you’ve accepted that you require help, it’s time to start looking for that assistance you need right now. Hopefully these websites will help you with that process and give you some assistance or some idea of what is available.

North Carolina Temporary Assistance
website: http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dss/workfirst/
This is a website that explains their temporary assistance program, what the requirements are, and how you apply for it. I suggest reading this as a good resource and seeing if you do qualify for the NC temporary assistance program. If nothing else, you did at least try for it.

North Carolina Free Public Assistance
website: http://www.freepublicassistance.com/state/north_carolina
This is a website where you put in your city and search for what programs are available for you. If you scroll down the page, you may see some options too but it’s best to search by your city so you get something right in your city.

NC Child Care Financial Assistance
website: http://ncchildcare.nc.gov/parents/pr_sn2_ov_fa.asp
This one explains what the child care financial assistance program is. it gives you a few links on where to go to see if you qualify and how to apply for it. This is a good resource to look at just in case you might be able to use it.

Benefits: North Carolina
website: http://www.benefits.gov/benefits/browse-by-state/state/NC
This website lists some of the benefits available in North Carolina. When you click the program, it will take you to more information about the program so you can get a good idea of what is available for you.

North Carolina Assistance Programs
website: http://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/north_carolina_assistance_prog.html
With this website, you can scroll down and it lists all the financial assistance programs available, or at the very least, most of them. Whether it’s temporary assistance for the needy or child care assistance, it’s listed here and I recommend taking a look at this site. You never know, you might find a program you could use and perhaps you could give them a call.

I always like to recommend that everyone do their own searches, use their own keywords, and I recommend the same to you. There’s a lot of programs out there and you’ll surely qualify for one, if not more of them. Hopefully you can search for the assistance you need since you’re aware it’s there now. I wish you the best of luck in your search and don’t give up.

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