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COVID-19 Resources

Friends, we hope you are staying healthy and safe during this unprecedented national crisis. If you're looking for assistance in New Hanover County the following resources are available to assist you. If you know of a resource we should share, please get in touch and let us know.


Guidance on what to do if you think you’re sick

Centers for Disease Control:

Help with food/groceries/personal supplies

New Hanover County: NC United Way: Dial 211 or

Brunswick County: Brunswick Family Assistance (BFA) Food Pantry, call for appointment: 910-754-4766 (Shallotte) or 910-408-1700 (Leland) and/or  

Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc (BSRI) home meal deliveries and drive-through meal service:


Help with utility bills

Your service provider: Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (, Duke Energy (


Unemployment resources

NC Department of Commerce, Employment Security:


Help with childcare for essential workers

Children 0-12: The YWCA of the Lower Cape Fear, 910-799-6820. 

Children 12+: NCDHHS in partnership with the state Child Care Resource and Referral network: 888-600-1685

Resources for your small business

The Economic Development Partnership of NC:

To know which restaurants in the area are still open

Wilmington Area Takeout & Delivery Facebook group:

Brunswick County Taste of the Tides Facebook group:


To give blood

Red Cross:


Rent/mortgage assistance

Your landlord or mortgage provider


Help talking to your kids about COVID 19

Nemours KidsHealth:


Ideas on reducing stress and anxiety

Centers for Disease Control:


If you’ve lost employer-provided insurance and need coverage for yourself/your family:

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