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The Cumberland County Department of Public Health is offering free flu shots to uninsured residents who are at least 6 months old.
Find your city or county for information on accessing aid in cleanup and rebuilding after the storms of April 16, 2011.
More than 25 tornadoes touched down dozens of times in 33 North Carolina counties on Saturday, April 16, 2011. Twenty-four people were killed, hundreds of homes were destroyed and thousands were damaged.
We hold public information sessions twice a month. These sessions are free, and do not require a reservation. Information covered includes valuable information on the housing program, eligibility and the process of applying for and building a home. Interested families are required to attend one of these sessions to apply for the program.
Ample Harvest is a national non-profit that gives farmers or everyday gardeners a way to donate their produce. It offers a searchable database of local food pantries.
The U.S. Public Health Service recommends all women of childbearing age take 400 micrograms of folic acid daily to prevent certain birth defects of the brain and spine. The best way to get the recommended amount is to take a multivitamin every day.
Resources to help you understand your rights, the courts and find legal information.
U.S. Census Bureau site for census workers
Experts say you have between 8 and 30 seconds to make a first impression during a job interview. However, that is it not the only time a person can mess up.
Goodwill can help people improve their job and computer skills for free.
Information about NC Surplus Property
You can get all kinds of special offers and coupons over the Internet. Subscribe for weekly deals or search for discount codes.
Here are tips and resources for coping with dangerous heat conditions.
If you'd like the free help of the Raleigh Area Development Authority, call 919-807-8400. You can also link to the Making Home Affordable programs and a quiz to find out if you're eligible.
Businesses like Avon, Amway or Mary Kay take off when the economy tanks. Connect to the companies to see if direct selling is for you.
Disabled, elderly and veteran homeowners qualify for a discount on property taxes. Click your county, below, for eligibility guidelines and an application.
Free clinics offer free or low-cost care to persons who have no health insurance and limited or no income.
Local Management Entities (LMEs) are agencies of local government-area authorities or county programs-who are responsible for managing, coordinating, facilitating and monitoring the provision of mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse services in the catchment area served. LME responsibilities include offering consumers 24/7/365 access to services, developing and overseeing providers, and handling consumer complaints and grievances.
This pre-screening tool calculates earnings and bills to determine if you are eligible for supplemental nutrition programs.