Alexander County Affordable Housing Resources

Rental, Mortgage & Utility Assistance

Western Piedmont Council of Governments: Section 8 Housing Program

Section 8 housing offers vouchers for rental assistance. Counseling on rentals and relocation is provided. The recipient may be allowed to pay 40% of their monthly expenses on rent and utilities

(828) 322-9191

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Habitat for Humanity (828) 635-7889

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Alexander County Department of Social Services

Provides utility assistance with heating and cooling costs. Only provides assistance for emergency situations; must have final notice.


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*Salvation Army Alexander Service Center

Provides assistance to those who are experiencing a financial crisis: rent to avoid eviction, utility bill to prevent disconnection, food and clothing assistance.


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Homeless, Transitional & Day Shelters

Family Care Center of Catawba Valley, Inc.

A shelter that serves homeless families with dependent children through an emergency residential program. We offer physical, emotional, social and educational support to these families in their transition to becoming self sufficient


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Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens and Delivered Meals

*Christian Crisis Center-Food Assistance

Food, clothing, and financial assistance to families in crisis due to disaster, fire, domestic violence, or layoffs, accidents, or surgery.


*Stony Point Christian Ministry

Provides emergency food, clothing and financial assistance.

704-585-6521 Extension 13

Good Samaritan Food Pantry

Provides emergency food boxes and health care items.


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Eligibility screening is conducted to determine access to Emergency Pantry Services, which provides personal hygiene and household cleaning products that cannot be purchased with SNAP benefits (food stamps).


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Hiddenite Food Pantry

Mission Statement: To alleviate the impact of hunger in our community by providing food and basic needs. Food pantry is open Tuesday & Thursday 4pm-6pm located at 45 Fire Department Ct

PO Box 84 Hiddenite, NC 28636

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