Community Services Block Grant: Assistance for Low-Income Individuals and Families

Community Services Block Grants offer support to individuals who are currently at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. Community Action Agencies will help you meet employment, housing and crisis prevention needs.

CSBG FY 2016-2017 State Plan


Persons in family/household Poverty guideline
1 $11,770
2 15,930
3 20,090
4 24,250
5 28,410
6 32,570
7 36,730
8 40,890

Contact the Community Action Agency in your service area for information on how to apply:

No Community Action Agency, please check adjacent counties
Counties: Caswell, Person, Rockingham

Alamance County Community Services Agency Inc.
County: Alamance
Phone: 336-229-7031
Fax: 336-229-7034

Blue Ridge Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Burke, Caldwell and Rutherford Counties
Phone: 828-438-6255
Fax: 828-433-5721

Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission, Inc.
Counties: Alleghany, Ashe and Wilkes
Phone: 336-667-7174
Fax: 336-667-5920

Catawba County Social Services
County: Catawba County
Phone: 828-695-5600
Fax: 828-322-2497

Charlotte Area Fund, Inc.
County: Mecklenburg County
Phone: 704-372-3010
Fax: 704-344-1655

Choanoke Area Development Association, Inc.
Counties: Bertie, Halifax, Hertford and Northampton
Phone: 252-539-4155
Fax: 252-539-2048

Coastal Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Carteret, Craven, Jones and Pamlico
Phone: 252-223-1630
Fax: 252-223-1689

Community Action Opportunities, Inc.
Counties: Buncombe, McDowell and Madison
Phone: 828-252-2495
Fax: 828-253-6319

Cumberland Community Action Program, Inc.
Counties: Cumberland and Sampson
Phone: 910-485-6131 or 485-6923
Fax: 910-485-1897

Davidson Community Action, Inc.
County: Davidson
Phone: 336-249-0234
Fax: 336-249-2078

Eastern Carolina Human Services Agency, Inc.
Counties: Duplin and Onslow Counties
Phone: 910-347-2151
Fax: 910-347-1237

Economic Improvement Council, Inc.
Counties: Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington
Phone: 252-482-4459
Fax: 252-482-7564

Experiment In Self-Reliance, Inc.
County: Forsyth
Phone: 336-722-9400
Fax: 336-748-8312

Four Square Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Cherokee, Clay, Graham and Swain
Phone: 828-321-4475
Fax: 828-321-3457

Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc.
Counties: Franklin, Granville, Vance, and Warren
Phone: 252-492-0161 / 1-800-682-1163
Fax: 252-492-6250

Gaston Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln and Stanly
Phone: 704-861-2283
Fax: 704-866-8725

Greene Lamp, Inc.
Counties: Greene and Lenoir
Phone: 252-523-7770
Fax: 252-523-7930

I Care, Inc.
Counties: Alexander and Iredell
Phone: 704-872-8141
Fax: 704-871-1299

Johnston-Lee-Harnett Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Harnett, Johnston and Lee
Phone: 919-934-2145
Fax: 919-934-6231

Joint Orange-Chatham Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Chatham, Orange and Randolph
Phone: 919-542-4781
Fax: 919-542-0563

Macon Program for Progress, Inc.
County: Macon
Phone: 828-524-4471
Fax: 828-524-4333

Martin Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Beaufort, Martin and Pitt
Phone: 252-792-7111
Fax: 252-792-1248

Mountain Projects, Inc.
Counties: Haywood and Jackson
Phone: 828-452-1447
Fax: 828-452-9454

Nash-Edgecombe Economic Development, Inc.
Counties: Edgecombe, Nash and Wilson
Phone: 252-442-8081
Fax: 252-442-8241

Operation Breakthrough, Inc.
County: Durham
Phone: 919-688-8111
Fax: 919-688-1261

Passage Home
County: Wake
Phone: 919-834-0666
Fax: 919-834-0663

Salisbury-Rowan Community Action Agency, Inc.
Counties: Cabarrus and Rowan
Phone: 704-633-6633
Fax: 704-633-7814

Sandhills Community Action Program, Inc.
Counties: Anson, Montgomery, Moore and Richmond
Phone: 910-947-5675
Fax: 910-947-5514

Southeastern Community Family Services, Inc.
Counties: Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Hoke, Pender, Robeson and Scotland
Phone: 910-277-3500
Fax: 910-291-1630

Union County Community Action, Inc.
County: Union
Phone: 704-283-7583
Fax: 704-283-1964

W.A.M.Y. Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Avery, Mitchell, Watauga and Yancey
Phone: 828-264-2421
Fax: 828-264-0952

Wayne Action Group for Economic Solvency, Inc.
County: Wayne
Phone: 919-734-1178
Fax: 919-736-4268

Welfare Reform Liaison Project, Inc.
County: Guilford
Phone: 336-691-5780
Fax: 336-691-5785

Western Carolina Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Henderson, Polk and Transylvania
Phone: 828-693-1711
Fax: 828-697-4277

Yadkin Valley Economic Development District, Inc.
Counties: Davie, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin
Phone: 336-367-7251
Fax: 336-367-3637


Office of Economic Opportunity
Best, Verna, CSBG Program Administrator
Telephone: 919-527-6250
TTY: 919-733-4851
Fax: 919-334-1265

Mailing Address
2420 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2420

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