Q: Are there any resources for temporary emergency financial assistance?
A: The County’s Economic Services oversees the distribution of Emergency Assistance funds designated for families in short-term financial crisis due to unusual circumstances. Money is available for housing deposits, rent, electricity, water, and more. You can find out more about the type of assistance available and eligibility requirements by calling (828) 250-5500 or click here.
Additionally, NC 211 is a community service information line that provides information about community resources. Dial 211 or visit nc211.org for more information.