The following organizations assist with furniture, clothing, food, shelter and possibly financial assistance for those experiencing an emergency situation.
Agape Care and Share, Inc.
American Red Cross
Crisis Control Ministry
Department of Social Services
Lewisville Community Assistance Program
Lewisville residents only
(zip code 27105 only)
Zip codes 27107 and 27127 only
Winston-Salem Rescue Mission
(Food and clothing)
Q: What do I need to provide these agencies to receive assistance?
A: The Forsyth County Department of Social Services takes applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program(LIEAP). It is a federally funded program that provides seasonal heating assistance for low–income individuals and families. Eligible households will receive a one-time vendor payment to help with heating costs.
Q: Who can help me pay for my heating?
A: The Salvation Army takes applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP). It is a federally funded program that provides seasonal heating assistance for low-income individuals and families. Eligible households will receive a one-time vendor payment to help with heating costs.
Q: Where can I go for food assistance?
A: The following link will provide you with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC list of area food pantries, shelters and soup kitchens, including those located in Forsyth County.