The PTAA office is closed Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27, for Thanksgiving. Have a safe and happy holiday!

emergency financial assistance

The following organizations MAY be able to assist with some housing needs and household expenses.

Call 211

211 is a universal number (similar to 911 and 311) for community information and referral services. It is intended to connect individuals and families in need and the appropriate community-based organizations and government agencies. Active 211 systems are in all or part of every state.

Emergency Increase in Unemployment (888.737.0259). CARES Act provides most individuals an emergency increase in traditional unemployment insurance (UI) benefits of $600 per week up to July 31, 2020, likely increasing benefits beyond what many workers were earning before becoming unemployed.

2020 Recovery Rebates for Individuals. CARES Act, qualified single Americans would receive $1,200, married couples would get $2,400, and parents would see $500 for each child under age 17.

Triad-Wide Resources

Benefits Finder (US) 

NCDHHS or call (336) 641-3447

• List of Second Harvest Food Bank Partner Agencies (food pantries, soup kitchens, etc.)

Operation Homefront (Veterans, Military families) (resource for looking for assitance by zip code)

Helping Hands 

Red Cross 

Rescue Mission 

Social Serve 

NC Serves  (serving veteran families)

Salvation Army (USA)

Greensboro/ high point / guilford county

United Way of Greater Greensboro or call 2-1-1

United Way of Greater High Point or call 2-1-1

Salvation Army of Greensboro

Salvation Army of High Point

Greensboro Urban Ministry or call (336) 271-5959

winston-salem / forsyth county

United Way of Forsyth County or call 2-1-1

Salvation Army of Greater Winston-Salem 

Crisis Control Ministry Inc. or call (336) 724-7453

alamance county

Salvation Army

United Way of Alamance County or call 2-1-1

Alamance County Community Services Agency, Inc.