Housing Assistance In hendersonville, NC And Vicinity

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Salvation Army

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Contact
239 3rd E Ave
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 693-4181

Description
Offers utility assistance (once a year and must have disconnect notice); Rental assistance (once a year, must have eviction notice from the sheriff; Not able to assist individuals renting month to month); Food assistance (once every 90 days); Clothing assistance (once every 90 days); Emergency lodging; USDA Commodity Program.
Food Pantry Open Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Hours
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Food Pantry: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Eligibility
Henderson County residents;
Income/Expense verification,
Picture ID, and two additional forms of identification required; Eviction notice from Sheriff for rental assistance

Documents Required
In person; Referral

Area Served
Henderson County

Interfaith Assistance Ministry

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Contact
310 Freeman St
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 697-7029

Description
Crisis Assistance offers help with clothing, utilities, heat, rent, medication and other basic needs on an emergency basis Information and referrals in coordination with other service providers Must meet eligibility criteria for financial assistance Potential clients apply in person and are interviewed to determine eligibility.

Hours
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Eligibility
Henderson County resident in financial crisis; Income verification and shut-off/eviction notice required; Not able to assist with every medication, controlled substances.

Documents Required
Phone call for more information; Apply in person

Area Served
Henderson County

Henderson County Health Department

Filed Under

Contact
1200 Spartanburg Hwy
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 697-5500

Description
Temporary financial assistance for families in financial crisis due to unusual circumstances Only provided utility/electric assistance (must have final notice) Does not provide any financial assistance with rent. Income eligibility is based on net income Crisis Intervention Program assists families with heating and cooling costs LIEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance Program)- no longer taking applications for LIEAP for 2012: For residents over the age of 60 and/or disabled No automatic enrollments.

Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Eligibility
Henderson County resident; See description for basic requirements, call for others; Birth Certificate, Picture ID, Income Verification, and Social Security Card, shut-off/eviction notice may be required

Documents Required
Phone call; Apply in person

Area Served
Henderson County

Salvation Army

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Contact
126 N Caldwell St
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 862-6518

Description
Provides emergency financial assistance to families in need, with utilities, and rent (No rent or utility deposits) Has a food and clothing pantry.
Also provides food and drink to workers during emergency services fighting fires, floods, drownings, etc. Provides emergency food, clothing, electric, fuel, and rent assistance to disaster victims and crisis intervention counseling, spiritual guidance, and emotional support for disaster victims and workers.

Hours
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.;
Other hours by appointment

Eligibility
For rent and utilities must be Transylvania County resident; Must have ability to pay next month's rent, electric, or utility payment; Income verification, Picture ID, shut-off/eviction notice and Social Security Card required; For food and clothing must be Transylvania County resident with valid picture ID

Documents Required
Apply in person

Area Served
Transylvania County


Transylvania Social Services Department

Filed Under

Contact
106 E Morgan St
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 884-3174

Description
Offers financial assistance for families in financial crisis.

1) Emergency Assistance provides short-term assistance for families with a related child under age 18 (or 19 if he/she is a full time high school student) in the household, and in an emergency situation. Funds may help pay for rent, heating costs, electric bills, and other one-time necessary expenses. The assistance must alleviate the emergency Domestic Violence Assistance provides assistance for victims of domestic violence and must meet eligibility requirements. Families must be at or below 200% of poverty to qualify. Funds may help pay for rent, electric bills, car repairs and other necessary expenses. Families receiving WFFA are not eligible.

2)Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) provides for a one-time case payment to help eligible families pay their heating bills. No longer taking applications for 2012 For residents over 60 and/or disabled, February 1st for other eligible households Energy payments will be paid directly to the heating provider such as the Power, Gas, or Fuel Oil Company For households that includes a person who meets at least one of the following criteria: Is age 60 or older, Receives Supplemental Security Income, Receives disability benefits from a governmental agency, Receives disability from the Veterans Administration (VA), Is a disabled surviving spouse or child of a veteran and meet certain criteria, Receives Railroad Retirement and is eligible for Medicare, Receives Medicaid based on disability.

3) CIP funds are administered by the Sharing House.

Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Eligibility
Transylvania County resident; See description

Documents Required
In person

Area Served
Transylvania County

Sharing House

Filed Under

Contact
164 Duckworth Ave
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 884-2866

Description
Provides crisis assistance in times of need for individuals in Transylvania County. Food and clothing are provided, as well as financial aid for heating, housing, and utilities Has firewood in the winter Food and Financial assistance is by appointment only and is only available once every 30 days Administers CIP funds from DSS The Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) provides assistance for adults or families with young children that meet the eligibility requirements and have heating or cooling related emergencies Funds are available on a first come, first serve basis
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.;
Closed from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for lunch
Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Eligibility
Transylvania County resident; Social Security Card, Picture ID, Shut-off/eviction notice, and income verification required; Meet income requirements; Financial assistance not available to families already receiving housing subsidies (public housing, Sec. 8 housing. This requirement does not include CIP funds).

Documents Required
Phone call to make an appointment for assistance

Area Served
Transylvania County

Bethel A Baptist Church

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Contact
290 Oakdale St
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 883-2035

Description
Operates a faith-based food pantry, open once a month on Friday-call first for dates Distribution of fresh vegetables provided for anyone who needs them courtesy of Manna Food Bank Need to show up with own bags or boxes, only information needed is number in household. Limited financial assistance available for Rent, Utilities, and House Payment- no deposits.

Hours
Dates Vary, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Call for Dates

Eligibility
Transylvania County Residents

Documents Required
In person

Area Served
Transylvania County

Foster SDA Church

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Contact
375 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 274-2014

Description
Takes applications for financial assistance on Tuesdays in person only. Assistance is for utilities only, and is very limited. Does not provide assistance with rent, medication, or gasoline for automobiles. Sometimes provides local bus tickets for locally-based homeless individuals, and laundry vouchers.

Hours
Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Eligibility
Buncombe or Madison County resident; No or low income; Requires cut-off notice for utility assistance, income verification, Social Security Number for all household members, and Picture ID

Documents Required
See description

Area Served
Buncombe County


Biltmore United Methodist Church

Filed Under

Contact
376 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 274-2379

Description
Provides assistance with utilities, rent and a food pantry on the fourth Tuesday of each month Please call during office hours on Mondays and Tuesdays leading up to the day of assistance to make an appointment Arrive 15 minutes early to the appointment and bring a valid id and a copy of the bill for which you are seeking help.

Hours
4th Tuesday of the month, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. by appointment only;
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Eligibility
Buncombe County residents in the following zip codes: 28801, 28803, 28704, 28730, 28776

Documents Required
Call during office hours to make appointment; Bring picture ID, utility bill for assistance with utilities, or lease for assistance with rent; Assistance is limited to once every four months per household; Arrive 15 minutes early to the appointment

Area Served
Buncombe County

ABCCM

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Contact
20 20th St
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 259-5300

Description
Heating assistance for electric, gas, propane, fuel oil, kerosene, or wood Requires a final notice for electric or gas; for fuel oil or kerosene, 4 or less of oil in tank Funds are based on temperature extremes Must meet household income guidelines for the program Households can be eligible for up to $600 per winter (as funds last) Buncombe County Department of Social Services is the administrator of these funds.

Hours
Main Crisis Ministry: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.;
Hominy Valley Crisis Ministry: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.;
North Buncombe Samaritan Ministry: Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.;
South Crisis Ministry, Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Eligibility
Must be Buncombe resident and meet the income and crisis guidelines for the program. Picture ID, Social Security Card, shut-off notice required

Documents Required
Apply at any ABCCM Crisis Ministry

Area Served
Buncombe County