Consumer Credit Counseling Service
Non-profit educational organization to help families build wealth, achieve financial self-sufficiency, attain financial stability, and handle financial crises. Serves residents of Forsyth and surrounding counties.
8064 North Point Blvd
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Crisis Control Ministries, Kernersville
Provides emergency assistance in Forsyth County. Rent, utilities, fuel, food, and prescription medications.
431 West Bodenhamer Street
Kernersville, NC 27284-2502
Crisis Control Ministries, Winston-Salem
Provides emergency assistance in Forsyth Country. Rent, utilities, fuel, food, and prescription medications.
200 East 10th Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101-1512
Family Caregiver Support Program
336-761-2111, ext 130
A program mandated by the Older Americans Act to provide support to family caregivers.
400 West 4th St, Suite 400
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Regional Consolidated Services
Provides weatherization assistance to individuals and families who qualify. Serves several North Carolina counties including Forsyth.
PO Box 1883
Asheboro, NC 27204
Work First Family Assistance (WFFA)
This section of the Department of Social Services works with families to provide temporary economic assistance and assist them in meeting basic needs.
741 North Highland Avenue
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
This website sponsored by the National Council on Aging is set up to help you find what state, federal and local government health and financial programs are available in your area.
CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
This non-profit affiliate of CancerCare was founded in 2007 to address the needs of cancer patients who are having financial difficulty affording their insurance copayments for cancer medications.
Low Income Energy Assistance Program
Provides financial assistance with winter utility bills for low income individuals. Contact the national office to find the local office nearest you.
Medicare offers a program for persons with limited income who need help paying for their medications. Support can come in the form of reduced premiums, a reduced annual deductible, or reduced prescription co-payments. Even people who own their own home can qualify. Eligibility is based on income and resources other than a car or house.
National Center for Appropriate Technology
This organization runs the National Energy Assistance Referral Project. Contact them to find out about energy subsidies to reduce heating, gas and electric costs for low income households in your area.
National Foundation for Credit Counseling
This is the website of the nonprofit professional organization of licensed credit counselors who are certified to offer low-cost, confidential advice to help people who are in a financial crisis.
Social Security Administration
A retired beneficiary (and spouse) may receive full benefits if they apply at age 65 or over. Persons applying at 62 receive reduced monthly payments. Surviving spouse is eligible for benefits at age 60, or at 50 if disabled.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
A Federal program run by Social Security that pays monthly checks to people who are aged 65 and older, disabled, or blind and who have limited income and assets.
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