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 100% of the federal poverty level. Community Action Agencies will help you meet employment, housing and crisis prevention needs.

CSBG FY 2016-2017 State Plan

2015 POVERTY GUIDELINES

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

Action Pathways
Counties: Cumberland, Sampson
Physical Address: 316 Green Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5028
Mailing Address: PO Box 2009, Fayetteville, NC 28302-2009
Phone: (910)485-6131 or 485-6923
FAX: (910)485-1897
Email: Cynthia.Wilson@actionpathways.ngo
Executive Director: Ms. Cynthia Wilson
Board Chair: Mr. Edwin Deaver

Alamance County Community Services Agency Inc.
County: Alamance
Physical Address: 1206-D Vaughn Road, Burlington, NC 28217-2880
Mailing Address: Post Office Box 38 Burlington, NC 27216-0038
Phone: 336-229-7031
Fax: 336-229-7034
Email: wcovington@alamanceservicces.org
Executive Director: Ms. Wendy Covington
Board Chair: Ms. Sandra Reid

Blue Ridge Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Rutherford
Physical Address: 800 North Green Street, Morganton, NC 28655-5610
Mailing Address: 800 North Green Street, Morganton, NC 28655-5610
Phone: (828)438-6255
FAX: (828)433-5721
Email: mpatterson@brcainc.org
Executive Director: Ms. Mattie Patterson
Board Chair: Ms. Barbara Myers

Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission, Inc.
Counties: Alleghany, Ashe, Wilkes
Physical Address: 710 Veterans Drive, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659-4517
Mailing Address: 710 Veterans Drive, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659-4517
Phone: (336)667-7174
Fax: (336)667-5920
Email: brocds@charter.net
Executive Director: Ms. Dare Stromer
Board Chair: Mr. Joseph Kilb

Catawba County Social Services
County: Catawba County
Physical Address: 30301 11th Ave. Drive, SE, Hickory, NC 28602-8836
Mailing Address: c/o Catawba County Social Services, PO Box 669, Newton, NC 28658-0669
Phone: (828)695-5600
FAX: (828)322-2497
Email: jeller@catawbacountync.gov
Executive Director: Mr. John Eller
Board Chair: Ms. Amita Dula

Central Piedmont Community Action, Inc.
(formerly Joint Orange-Chatham Community Action, Inc.)
Counties: Chatham, Durham, Orange, Randolph
Physical Address: 1401 Ross Avenue, Siler City, NC 27344
Mailing Address: PO Box 626, Siler City, NC 27344-0626
Phone: (919)542-4781
FAX: (919)542-0563
Email: sandras@nc.rr.com
Executive Director: Ms. Sandra Morgan
Board Chair: Mr. Frankie Matthews

Charlotte Area Fund, Inc.
County: Mecklenburg
Physical Address: 901 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28206-3250
Mailing Address: PO Box 34188, Charlotte, NC 28234-4188
Phone: (704)372-3010
FAX: (704)344-1655
Email: Karenbb@charlotteareafund.org
Executive Director: Ms. Karen Browning
Board Chair: Mr. Reginald Johnson

Choanoke Area Development Association, Inc.
Counties: Beaufort, Bertie, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, Pitt
Physical Address: 120 Sessoms Drive, Rich Square, NC 27869
Mailing Address: PO Box 530, Rich Square, NC 27869-0530
Phone:(252)539-4155
FAX: (252)539-2048
Email: ssurface@nc-cada.org
Executive Director: Ms. Sallie Surface
Board Chair: Mr. Wendall J. Hall

Coastal Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Carteret, Craven, Jones, Pamlico
Physical Address: 303 McQueen Avenue, Newport, NC 28570-8121
Mailing Address: PO Box 729, Newport, NC 28570-0729
Phone: (252)223-1630
FAX: (252)223-1689
Email: paula.dickson@coastalca.org
Executive Director: Ms. Paula Dickson
Board Chair: Ms. Susan Lacy

Community Action Opportunities, Inc.
Counties: Buncombe, McDowell, Madison
Physical Address: 25 Gaston Street, Asheville, NC 28801-4327
Mailing Address: 25 Gaston Street, Asheville, NC 28801-4327
Phone: (828)252-2495
FAX: (828)253-6319
Email: vicki.heidinger@communityactionopportunities.org
Executive Director: Ms. Vicki Heidinger
Board Chair: Mr. Edward R. Schell

Davidson Community Action, Inc.
County: Davidson
Physical Address: 911 S. Talbert Boulevard, Lexington, NC 27292-3305
Mailing Address: PO Box 389, Lexington, NC 27293-0389
Phone: (336) 249-0234
FAX: (336) 249-2078
Email: smclaughlin@communityaction.agency
Executive Director: Ms. Scott Mclaughlin
Board Chair: Mr. Robert Craven

Eastern Carolina Human Services Agency, Inc.
Counties: Duplin, New Hanover, Onslow
Physical Address: 246 Georgetown Road, Jacksonville, NC 28540-4146
Mailing Address: Post Office Drawer 796, Jacksonville, NC 28541-0796
Phone: (910)347-2151
FAX: (910)347-1237
Email: dhillechsa@earthlink.net
Executive Director: Ms. Daphany Hill
Board Chair: Ms. Marcia Wright

Economic Improvement Council, Inc.
Counties: Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Washington
Physical Address: 712 Virginia Road, Edenton, NC 27932-9585
Mailing Address: PO Box 549, Edenton, NC 27932-0549
Phone: (252)482-4459
FAX: (252)482-7564
Email: edlbmason.eic@gmail.com
Executive Director: Mr. Landon B. Mason
Board Chair: Mr. Albert Butts

Experiment In Self-Reliance, Inc.
County: Forsyth
Physical Address: 3480 Dominion Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27105-3647
Mailing Address: PO Box 135, Winston-Salem, NC 27101-0135
Phone: (336)722-9400
FAX: (336)748-8312
Email: twana.roebuck@eisr.org
Executive Director: Ms. Twana Wellman-Roebuck
Board Chair: Mr. Jerry Romans

Four Square Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Swain
Physical Address: 61 Milton Mashburn Drive, Andrews, NC 28901-9249
Mailing Address: PO Box 2290, Andrews, NC 28901-2290
Phone: (828)321-4475
FAX: (828)321-3457
Email: foursq@frontier.com
Executive Director: Mr. Mark Stiles
Board Chair: Mr. Andy Lundquist

Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc.
Counties: Franklin, Granville, Vance, Warren
Physical Address: 180 South Beckford Drive, Henderson, NC 27536-2584
Mailing Address: PO Box 1453, Henderson, NC 27536-1453
Phone: (252)492-0161 or 1-800-682-1163
FAX: (252)492-6250
Email: srudolph@fvwopp.com
Executive Director: Ms. Sara Rudolph
Board Chair: Mr. Tony Cozart

Gaston Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Stanly
Physical Address: 223 N. Morris Street, Gastonia, NC 28052-2244
Mailing Address: PO Box 1653, Gastonia, NC 28053-1653
Phone: (704)861-2283
FAX: (704)866-8721
Email: Joseph.Dixon@gastonca.org
Executive Director: Mr. Joseph W. Dixon
Board Chair: Ms. Nancy Maynor

Greene Lamp, Inc.
Counties: Greene, Lenoir
Physical Address: 309 Summit Avenue, Kinston, NC 28501-3957
Mailing Address: 309 Summit Avenue, Kinston, NC 28501-3957
Phone: (252)523-7770
FAX: (252)523-7868
Email: abates@greenelamp.org
Executive Director: Ms. Angela Bates
Board Chair: Mr. William Connor

I Care, Inc.
Counties: Alexander, Iredell
Physical Address: 1415 Shelton Avenue, Statesville, NC 28677-7221
Mailing Address: PO Box 7049, Statesville, NC 28687-7049
Phone: (704)872-8141
FAX: (704)871-1299
Email: bryan.duncan@icare-inc.org
Executive Director: Mr. Bryan Duncan
Board Chair: Mr. Chris Garner

Johnston-Lee-Harnett Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Harnett, Johnston, Lee
Physical Address: 1102 Massey Street, Smithfield, NC 27577-4951
Mailing Address: Post Office Drawer 711, Smithfield, NC 27577-0711
Phone: (919)934-2145
FAX: (919)934-6231
Email: jlhca@jlhcommunityaction.org
Executive Director: Ms. Marie Watson
Board Chair: Mr. Robert Atkinson

Macon Program for Progress, Inc.
County: Macon
Physical Address: 84 Orchard View Drive, Franklin, NC 28374-0700
Mailing Address: PO Box 700, Franklin, NC 28744-0700
Phone: (828)524-4471
FAX: (828)524-4333
Email: csutton@mppnhc.org
Executive Director: Mr. Chuck Sutton
Board Chair: Mr. Jim Buckner

Mountain Projects, Inc.
Counties: Haywood, Jackson
Physical Address: 2251 Old Balsam Road, Waynesville, NC 28786-7759
Mailing Address: 2251 Old Balsam Road, Waynesville, NC 28786-7759
Phoner: (828)452-1447
FAX: (828)452-9454
Email: pdowling@mountainprojects.org
Executive Director: Ms. Patsy Dowling
Board Chair: Mr. Gavin Brown

Nash-Edgecombe Economic Development, Inc.Counties: Edgecombe, Nash, Wilson
Physical Address: 200 N. Church Street, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-5452
Mailing Address: PO Box 2346, Rocky Mount, NC 27802-2346
Phone: (252)442-8081
FAX: (252)442-8241
Email: brichardson@needcaa.com
Executive Director: Mr. Barry Richardson
Board Chair: Mr. James Collins

Passage Home
County: Wake
Physical Address: 513 Branch Street, Raleigh, NC 27610
Mailing Address: PO Box 28165, Raleigh, NC 27611-2816
Phone: (919)834-0666
FAX: (919)834-0663
Email: jtedrow@passagehome.org
Executive Director: Ms. Jeanne Tedrow
Board Chair: Mr. Alfred Leach

Salisbury-Rowan Community Action Agency, Inc.
Counties: Cabarrus, Rowan
Physical Address: 1300 West Bank Street, Salisbury, NC 28144-3910
Mailing Address: 1300 West Bank Street, Salisbury, NC 28144-03910
Phone: (704)633-6633
FAX: (704)633-7814
Email: MichaelCurtis@srcaa.com
Executive Director: Mr. Michael Curtis
Board Chair: Dr. Donna White-Cook

Sandhills Community Action Program, Inc.
Counties: Anson, Montgomery, Moore, Richmond
Physical Address: 340 Commerce Ave., Suite 20, Southern Pines, NC 28387
Mailing Address: 340 Commerce Ave., Suite 20, Southern Pines, NC 28387
Phone: (910)947-5675
FAX: (910)947-5514
Email: ninawalker@nc.rr.com
Executive Director: Ms. Nina Walker
Board Chair: Dr. Carlotta Griffin-Knotts

Southeastern Community Family Services, Inc.
(Formerly: Four-County Community Services, Inc.)
Counties: Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Hoke, Pender, Robeson, Scotland
Physical Address: 405 North Elm Street, Lumberton, NC 28358
Mailing Address: PO Box 1025, Lumberton, NC 28359-1025
Phone: (910)277-3500
FAX: (910)291-1630
Email: whitakej@scfsnc.org
Executive Director: Ms. Erica Whitaker
Board Chair: Ms. Davian L. Ellison

Telamon Corporarion
Counties: Caswell, Person, Rockingham
Physical Address: 5560 Munford Road, Suite 201, Raleigh, NC 27612-2731
Phone: (919)239-8111
FAX: (919)851-2731
Email: sorozco@telamon.org
Executive Director: Ms. Suzanne Orozco
Board Chair: Mr. Victor Gomez

Union County Community Action, Inc.
County: Union
Physical Address: 1401-H West Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe, NC 28111-2769
Mailing Address: PO Box 1029, Monroe, NC 28111-1029
Phone: (704)283-7583
FAX: (704)283-1964
Email: jmcguirt@uccainc.org
Executive Director: Mrs. Jenny R. McGuirt
Board Chair: Mr. Donald Broome

W.A.M.Y. Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Yancey
Physical Address: 225 Birch St., Suite 2, Boone, NC 28607-5536
Mailing Address: 225 Birch St., Suite 2, Boone, NC 28607-5536
Phone: (828)264-2421
FAX: (828)264-0952
Email: melissa@wamycommunityaction.org
Executive Director: Ms. Melissa Soto
Board Chair: Ms. Bobbie Willard

Wayne Action Group for Economic Solvency, Inc.
County: Wayne
Physical & Mailing Address: 601 East Royall Avenue, Goldsboro, NC 27534-2570
Phone: (919)734-1178
FAX: (919)736-4268
Email: marlee@wagesnc.org
Executive Director: Dr. Marlee Ray
Board Chair: Ms. Shirley Edwards

Welfare Reform Liaison Project, Inc.
County: Guilford
Physical Address: 2601 Greengate Drive, Greensboro, NC 27406-5244
Mailing Address: PO Box 16085, Greensboro, NC 27416-0085
Phone: (336)691-5780
FAX: (336)691-5785
Email: irishs@wrlp.net
Executive Director: Dr. Irish Spencer
Board Chair: Hon. Yvonne Johnson

Western Carolina Community Action, Inc.
Counties: Henderson, Polk, Transylvania
Physical Address: 220 King Creek Blvd., Hendersonville, NC 28792-3802
Mailing Address: PO Box 685, Hendersonville, NC 28793-0685
Phone: (828)693-1711
FAX: (828)697-4277
Email: David@wcca.net
Executive Director: Mr. David B. White
Board Chair: Mr. Mike Wollinger

Yadkin Valley Economic Development District, Inc.
Counties: Davie, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin
Physical Address: 533 N. Carolina Avenue, Hwy 601N, Boonville, NC 27011
Mailing Address: PO Box 309, Boonville, NC 27011-0309
Phone: (336)367-7251
FAX: (336)367-3637
Email: kpayne@yveddi.com
Executive Director: Ms. Kathy Payne
Board Chair: Ms. Cindi Dixon

Contact

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