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Financial Assistance For Rent

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Emergency Assistance
Salvation Army of Fayetteville

Provides emergency financial assistance for rent, utilities, transportation, medication, and other emergency needs. May be able to assist with household goods and general assistance for people involved in natural disasters or house fires.

Assistance is given by appointment only.

Utilities: Must have a final notice. No deposits or re-connection fees.

Rent: the client will have to obtain the Salvation Army Rental Assistance form/W-9 form from the Salvation Army, have landlord complete them, and bring them to the scheduled appointment. Clients will not be interviewed if forms are not completed. Not able to assist with rent deposits.

Prescription: Includes blood pressure, heart, and antibiotics only. No pain or psychotropic drugs will be filled. Can only be filled once.

Furniture vouchers: only issued to individuals that have been in a fire or flood. A fire report must be provided.

910-483-8119 ext. 1
Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Clients seen Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. by appointment only.
Special Assistance and Long Term Care
Cumberland County Department of Social Services

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.

Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cumberland County Association for Indian People
Cumberland County Association for Indian People

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.

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Financial Assistance
Operation Blessing

Provides emergency funds, when available, to help with food, clothing, utility bills (electric and water), rent, and other immediate crisis needs.

1337 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.