Physical Address: Community Action Office, 911 S. Talbert Blvd., Lexington, NC 27292
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 389, Lexington, NC 27293-0389
About: A one-stop resource for emergency assistance in the Lexington area, conducted by professional staff to verify the need, qualify the recipient, seek referrals to other funding sources, pay funds to vendors, arrange financial literacy training, and document the entire process. The program, in collaboration with Lexington area churches, Social Services, and the Salvation Army will:
The Davidson County AID program also provides a gateway for low income individuals and families to gain financial literacy and permanently change behaviors that lead to economic emergencies. In addition, employable individuals whose income is at or below 100% of the federal poverty level will also be evaluated for enrollment in our Economic Opportunity Initiative, funded by the Community Services Block Grant, which we administer in Davidson County (this initiative is a long-term program—up to three years—which seeks to move families permanently above the federal poverty guide by providing intensive case management services).