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Last updated on July 9, 2021

Legal Help in North Carolina

for assistance with housing, benefits, work, domestic violence, custody, discrimination, and other issues

Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.

http://www.legalaidnc.org(866) 219-5262

Serves all local counties and cities

Law Help North Carolina

https://www.lawhelpnc.org/

Serves all local counties and cities

North Carolina Judicial Help

https://www.nccourts.gov/help-topics

Serves all local counties and cities

North Carolina Free Legal Answers online clinic

https://nc.freelegalanswers.org/

Serves all local counties and cities

Pisgah Legal Services

https://www.pisgahlegal.org/(800) 489-6144

Serves local areas: Western North Carolina

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from Hello Landlord

https://hellolandlord.org/

Serves all of US

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from No Rent

https://www.norent.org/en/

Serves all of US


Financial Assistance for Housing in North Carolina

for help paying rent, utilities, and other housing-related costs

North Carolina United Way /211

https://www.nc211.org/Call 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all local counties and cities

North Carolina's Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions Program (HOPE)

https://www.rebuild.nc.gov/hope-program

Serves all local counties and cities

Cabarrus County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://cabarruscounty.us/resources/emergency-rental-assistance-program

Serves local areas: Cabarrus County

Charlotte RAMP

http://rampclt.com/

Serves local areas: Charlotte, Mecklenburg County

Fayetteville Cumberland Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://iem-preregistration.com/cumberland-nc

Serves local areas: Cumberland County, Fayetteville

Durham Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://durhamerap.dconc.gov/cares

Serves local areas: Durham, Durham County

Serves local areas: Gaston County

Serves local areas: Guilford County

New Hanover Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://nhcgov.seamlessdocs.com/f/rental_utilities_assistance

Serves local areas: New Hanover County

House Wake! COVID-19 Financial Assistance Program

https://housewake.org/

Serves local areas: Raleigh, Wake County

Winston Salem ERAP Pandemic Assistance

https://www.cityofws.org/2902/ERAP-Pandemic-Assistance

Serves local areas: Forsyth County, Winston-Salem

Serves local areas: Coharie Intra Tribal Council Inc

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://ebci.com/government/covid-19/covid-19-assistance/

Serves local areas: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Serves local areas: Haliwa-Siponi Indian Tribe

Lumbee Tribe Rental Pandemic Relief Program (RPRP)

https://www.lumbeetribe.com/rental-pandemic-relief-program-rprp

Serves local areas: Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

Waccamaw Siouan Tribe Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://waccamaw-siouan.org/tribal-housing

Serves local areas: Waccamaw Siouan Tribe

National United Way/211

https://www.unitedway.org/find-your-united-wayCall 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all of US

Find Help/Aunt Bertha services directory

https://findhelp.org

Serves all of US

Catholic Charities services and assistance

https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help/

Serves all of US


Other Services to Help in North Carolina

for domestic violence, health coverage, food benefits, mental health, and other issues

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org1-800-273-8255

Serves all of US

National Domestic Violence Hotline

https://www.thehotline.org/1-800-799-7233Text LOVEIS 22-522

Serves all of US

Crisis Text Line for mental health support

https://www.crisistextline.org/Text HOME to 741-741

Serves all of US

CDC + Apple COVID-19 Screening Tool

https://www.apple.com/covid19

Serves all of US

Serves all of US

Medicare & Medicaid Services' Insure Kids Now page

https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/

Serves all of US

USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps)

https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/recipient/eligibility

Serves all of US