COvid-19

assistance

Impacted by Covid-19?

The LIBAC executive leadership and grant team have been able to secure two separate grants of $10,000 each. The grants were provided by the United Way of Central Carolinas to assist the elderly and those most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic  in our community.

As a result of the grants provided, we are happy to provide assistance in the following areas:

  • Rent/Mortgage
  • Utilities
  • PPEs
  • Food
  • Medication

Please note the following prerequisites for qualifying for assistance:

  1. You must be a resident of Mecklenburg county
  2. You must be a registered member (paid $5 registration fee)
  3. You must be current with your dues up to the month in which you are requesting assistance
  4. You must be behind at least one month on rent or facing eviction, or behind at least one month on utilities with no means of meeting the payment
  5. You must be able to provide a utility bill (Water, Phone, Electricity, Gas) which shows your arrears
  6. If applying for medication, you must me able to provide a copy of the prescription, the cost, and justify that you do not have a means of paying for it.
  7. If you are applying for transportation, you must provide justification and proof of need.
  8. You must be able to provide a valid ID: (drivers license, state ID, passport) for the person applying for assistance. If your name is not on the lease/rental agreement or utility, the person whose name is on the bill, needs to also be provided.

Please use the form below to get started with the process. You may upload applicable documents using the form, or email the documents to the grants team: grants@libac.org. If you are unable to submit the request or the required documentation electronically, please get in touch with the following members of the grant team:

Oyeti Hoskins: (203) 606-1634

Leona Williams:  (980) 919-4653

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Sorry, only Mecklenburg county residents can receive benefits for this grant.

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When requesting any assistance other than food and PPEs, you need to upload applicable documentation as evidence of need. The grant team will need all documents in order to process and approve your request. If you are unable to provide your evidence now, you can email it to the LIBAC grants team later: grants@libac.org. You can also arrange to have it physically handed to representatives of the grant team:

Oyeti Hoskins: (203) 606-1634

Leona Williams:  (980) 919-4653

Please note that failure to provide your evidence in a timely manner might prohibit you from receiving assistance, as assistance is based on first come, first serve.