Emergency Assistance (EA)

Emergency Assistance provides funds to low-income Carteret County residents in a crisis situation who are in need of help that would benefit a child. Types of assistance include:

  • Rent/eviction
  • Shelter
  • Utilities

Cash payments made by vendor payment


  • Must be a Carteret County resident
  • Must be in a crisis situation
  • Must have at least one child under 18 in the home
  • Meet income and reserve requirements