NC Emergency Solutions Grant


The State of North Carolina receives an annual Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG) grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The State subsequently allocates its ESG funds to qualified local governments and non-profit organizations which provide assistance, shelter or services to homeless or at risk of being homeless individuals or families.
If you are an individual or family in need of housing assistance please call NC United Way by calling 2-1-1 or visit the website NC211.

To meet national housing objectives, NC Emergency Solutions Grant Program will consist of following ESG program components:

  • Street Outreach Services
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Homelessness Prevention Services
  • Rapid Rehousing Services
  • Data Collection: NC HMIS

Program Authorization and Administration

The ESG program is authorized by the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987, Title IV, as amended (U.S. Code: 42 USC 11371 et seq.) Regulations: Code of Federal Regulations at 24 CFR Part 576. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development makes grants to States and units of general local government for eligible program activities. The North Carolina State ESG program is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services.

Grantee Information

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments regarding the Emergency Solutions Grant program please direct them to:
Kim Crawford
ESG / Homeless Programs Coordinator

Chris Battle
Homeless Programs Coordinator

Lisa Worth
ESG Homeless Programs Coordinator
Division of Aging and Adult Services
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
919-855-4993 office