Emergency Assistance

The following service providers can assist persons with furniture, clothing, food and shelter
in an emergency situation. Some agencies may also provide financial assistance.

Agape Care and Share, Inc.
REdress Clothing Boutique
336-744-4004
www.agapecareandshare.com

American Red Cross
336-724-0511
www.redcross.org

Catholic Social Services
336-727-0705
www.cssnc.org

Crisis Control Ministry
Kernersville:  336-996-5401
Winston-Salem:  336-724-7453
www.crisiscontrol.org

Forsyth County Department of Social Services
Adult Intake
336-703-3501
www.co.forsyth.nc.us/dss/default.aspx

Lewisville Community Assistance Program
Lewisville residents only
336-945-3203
www.lewisvilleumc.org

Salvation Army
336-722-8721
www.salvationarmyusa.org

Sunnyside Ministry
Zip codes 27107 and 27127 only
336-724-7558
www.sunnysideministry.org

Winston-Salem Rescue Mission
(Food and clothing)
336-723-1848
www.wsrescue.org

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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.
http://www.hungernwnc.org/our-partners/index.html#forsyth

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