With temperatures rising to life-threatening levels this week, Crisis Assistance Ministry continues to offer emergency financial assistance for Mecklenburg County residents at risk of utility disconnection or eviction. Families in need of help should visit https://crisisassistance.org/gethelp for detailed instructions on how to seek assistance and what to bring when submitting an application for assistance.
Crisis Assistance Ministry Closes Facilities Due to COVID-19
Effective at close of business March 17, 2020, all Crisis Assistance Ministry facilities are closed until further notice due to the impact of COVID-19.
Crisis Assistance Ministry Responds to COVID-19
Like many nonprofits, Crisis Assistance Ministry is adapting to help contain the spread of COVID‐19 and minimize the risk to employees, customers, and volunteers.
Restoring Dignity for Myron
After years of forgoing hot water and heat as he struggled to make ends meet, Myron finally sought help to restore his utilities as he fights kidney disease. You restored more than just his utilities that day.
A Little Bit of Help, Hope, and Home
When little Myla wasn’t even a year old, she learned about the warmth of community — thanks to life-changing assistance just when it was needed most.
Finding “Good” In A Moment of Need
As a single mother of two, Courtney works full-time, drives ride share, and sells plasma to make ends meet. for herself and her two children. But, sometimes that’s not enough.
Financial Help is Music to Darneal’s Ears
Darneal is a hard-working musician helping to support his girlfriend and her school-age children. When summer brought a drop in income for her teaching assistance job, he swallowed his pride and sought help to avoid eviction and restore disconnected utilities for their family.
Surviving the Heat With Your Help
Disabled by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, Richard is fighting to keep his family afloat in the midst of yet another crisis. When his family’s old HVAC unit failed just as temps began to rise, you stepped in with life-saving assistance.