Community Resources

Food, Rent, Utilities & Mortgage Assistance

We recognize now is a time that many people are struggling to make ends meet. Please go ahead and review the following resources, while also sharing them with your networks.

Buncombe County Rent, Utilities & Mortgage Assistance. On Jan. 5, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved accepting $900,000 of federal funding. This money will be used exclusively to help with financial hardships stemming directly from economic impacts of COVID-19. To learn more, Buncombe County encourages possible applicants to check their website for more information.

FNS Enrollment. The MANNA Food Helpline is here to help people register for FNS benefits. These benefits are one of the most effective ways to combat hunger and food insecurity. If you’re experiencing food insecurity, or know someone who may be, call 1-800-820-1109 to apply for FNS benefits. If you prefer, you can also contact the MANNA Food Helpline via email at