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Wilkes Community Resources: Utilities / Rent Assistance

Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission (BROC)

A community action with the United Way of Wilkes County and a crisis intervention agency assisting low income clients with electric, rent emergency food, prescription assistance, and heating fuel. Financial assistance for fuel, rent, electricity, food assistance one time per year.

710 Veterans Dr.

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


Salvation Army

Emergency Assistance if eligible for evictions, rent, electricity, heating, prescriptions, food, and some Christmas assistance.

910 C Street

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


Dept. of Social Services - Utility Assistance

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a federallyfunded program that provides for a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills. Households including a person aged 60 or older or disabled persons receiving services through the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services are eligible to sign up for assistance from Dec. 1 – 31. All other households may apply from Jan. 1 – March 31 or until funds are exhausted.

304 College St.

Wilkesboro, NC 28697


St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Financial assistance for rent, utility bills, medicine, and other specific needs for local families. Thursdays at 12pm at Wilkes Family Central location.

200 W Cowles St.

Wilkesboro, NC 28697


Ministry of Hope

T & Th 9-2 Appointment Only Food and Utility Assistance.

514 Elkin Hwy

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


United Way of Wilkes County

Offers financial help with utilities.

910 C Street

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659