The Family Focus Guide helps families and individuals in and around the Fayetteville area find resources in our community.

If you have a service-focused organization that serves families in the Fayetteville, Cumberland County area and would like to be listed, please email us at [email protected].

Organization Name
Cumberland County Department of Social Services
Program Type
Program Description

Temporary financial assistance for individuals and families. All payments go directly to the vendor. Based on income eligibility.

Crisis Intervention Program (CIP): provides utility assistance with heating and cooling costs. Only provides assistance for emergency situations; must have final notice.

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP): provides utility assistance with emergency and non emergency heating costs. Applications will be taken from the beginning of December until the end of March for households that include a person who meets at least one of the following criteria: Is age 60 or older OR disabled. Applications will be taken the beginning of January until the end of March for all other households as long as funds are still available.

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.