For the hardworking families served at Crisis Assistance Ministry, and millions of others like them across the country, the American Rescue Plan of 2021 has the potential to be life changing.
To help prevent utility disconnection, $3.5 million in federal Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) funding is available now for Mecklenburg County households with overdue utility bills.
Laid off from her job waiting tables at a local restaurant, Keisha now spends her days alone in the hotel room she’s called home for the past two years, working to create a good home for her son.
Crisis Assistance Ministry is offering multiple safe, convenient ways for Mecklenburg County residents to receive financial assistance with rent and utility payments.
Ethiopia had a good job at the airport; in fact, she had just been hired permanently after months of working through a temp agency. Eighteen days later, she was laid off due to COVID-19.
It’s Hispanic Heritage Month! This annual celebration of the cultures and contributions of Americans who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America, runs from September 15 through October 15.
When more than 170 families at Lake Arbor apartments received notice to move out before year’s end, Crisis Assistance Ministry joined a partnership of agencies to help affected residents avoid homelessness. Initial estimates show the community will need an additional $350,000 to assist affected families.