Emergency Assistance (EA)

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Emergency Assistance is designed to assist with families’ sporadic emergency needs, such as utility cut-off or an eviction notice. All counties are required to operate Emergency Assistance Programs. The procedures for determining eligibility for and providing Emergency Assistance are:

  • Proof of income to determine if the family is at or below 200% of the federal poverty level
  • Written proof of eviction from landlord and/or verification from the utility company of pending disconnection (client must be legally responsible for bill)
  • Deposits for rent or establishing utilities (clients must be residents of Granville County)

*Please note that each client is evaluated on a case-by-case basis. You may be asked to provide additional information.


How to apply:



Granville County Department of Social Services
410 West Spring Street
Oxford, N.C. 27565

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