Human Services

Help for Individuals and Families

The NC Department of Health and Human Services is working to seek flexibilities, waivers and potential program supplements at both the federal and state levels for public assistance programs. Information will be provided as decisions are made.

NC DHHS Interim Guidance for PPE in Non-Medical Settings

Personal Protective Equipment interim guidance in non-medical settings, for non-healthcare workers who care for ill patients.  Included in this guidance are in-home service providers, behavioral health intellectual developmental disability providers, and non-emergency medical transportation."

Food and Nutrition Services

If you already receive help buying food through Food and Nutrition Services (FNS), the NC Department of Health and Human Services has received permission to enhance benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.

Medicaid and NC Health Choice

Individuals who are required to pay an enrollment fee for NC Health Choice or an enrollment fee and/or premium for Health Care for Workers with Disabilities (HCWD) will be exempt from this requirement until further notification.

Other waivers and potential program supplements are being explored at both the federal and state levels. Information will be provided as decisions are made.

Guidance for Human Services Programs