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].

Financial Assistance For Fuel Assistance

Special Assistance and Long Term Care
Organization Name:
Cumberland County Department of Social Services
Program Description:

Special Assistance provides a cash supplement to individuals to help pay for room and board in an adult care home or group home.

Long Term Care provides a cash supplement to individuals to help pay for room and board in a long term care/skilled nursing facility.

Phone:
910-677-2821
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Counties Served:
Cumberland
Energy Assistance
Organization Name:
Cumberland County Department of Social Services
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.

Phone:
910-677-2821
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cumberland County Association for Indian People
Organization Name:
Cumberland County Association for Indian People
Program Description:

Administrative and cultural arts agency which seeks to enhance self determination and self sufficiency of Native Americans in Cumberland County as it relates to their political, socio-economic and well-being.

Offers employment counseling, classroom training, adult basic education classes and assistance in locating sources for paying utility bills in the winter.

Operates a senior citizens center and a housing locator service. Offers rent assistance if eviction is threatened.

Phone:
910-483-8442
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Counties Served:
Cumberland