Emergency Financial Assistance: NFCC provides direct aid for rent, utilities, medical, transportation and other basic needs on an emergency basis.
NEW: NFCC Mobile Outreach: We are now offering a Mobile Outreach Service, by appointment only, to assist local families with gaining access to emergency financial assistance. For more information, click here.
Food Pantry: NFCC distributes more than nine tons of food and staple goods each week. Last year, NFCC distributed food over 22,238 times based upon the caseworkers’ assessment of the client’s needs.
Thrift Shop: NFCC’s on-site Thrift Shop serves hundreds of families with their clothing, household goods and furniture needs. Over 2,000 families qualify for clothing vouchers, while others pay nominal prices.
Family Enrichment Program: NFCC helps families move toward financial stability and self-sufficiency by offering free classes and workshops in money management, job readiness, health and wellness, and life skills training. Classes are open to clients of NFCC, and our community space permitting. On-site Child care is provided at no cost to participants for some classes, providing parents with a safe and secure environment for their children while they focus on improving the family’s future. Click here for current schedule of classes.
NEW: Computer Lab services are available starting Wednesday, May 15th from 1:00-3:00 pm and will be offered every afternoon after 1:00. Individuals needing to create resumes, search job boards, and complete online applications, as well as print or fax document can use the lab free of charge. No children are allowed.
Bilingual Services: Services are available in Spanish, including translation, identification and access of other services.
VITA Tax Program: Free tax preparation is available if you earned less than $51,000 last year. Offered only during tax season.
Holiday Assistance: NFCC coordinates assistance to families during Thanksgiving and December holidays, a program that brings joy to those giving as well as receiving. 1,634 families received holiday assistance.
Special Assistance: School Supplies in August; Winter Coats in October, and Donated Automobiles.
Special Projects: NFCC matches volunteers with service projects, i.e. yard work for seniors, minor home repair, fund raisers, food and clothing collections.
Indigent Health Care: NFCC works closely with public health, Grady Hospital, and private providers to secure access for indigent families.
Dental Care: NFCC matches volunteer dentists with low-income families for emergency dental care.
Advocacy: NFCC works with the community and other non-profit agencies to advocate for unmet needs and increased access to services for low-income residents.