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Food and Nutrition


FEMA sites available Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct 16 and 17th 
Temporary Town Hall. 2021 Hwy 172, (next to Pizza Hut)
2008 Loggerhead Court. North 
Topsail Beach, NC 28460

Share The Table NC
Food pantry open 4 days a week
Free meals on Sundays, 5:30

World Central Kitchen
Read about their local efforts HERE

Coastal Carolina Community College Foundation
Food Pantry 
8:00am to 5:00pm 

Local Resources and Relief

2-1-1 Call Line Open 24/7 for People in Need of Help
The statewide information line can provide callers with nearby shelter, housing and other storm-related details.
Dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162.

Jacksonville City Government RE: House Debris and Yard Debris 
City crews and our hauling contractor will continue to remove Hurricane Florence debris from the curb sides of Jacksonville neighborhoods for several weeks. We’d like to remind you to please keep tree or yard debris in a separate pile and construction or household debris in a separate pile. This will ensure the quick removal of debris. It is against City policy to burn trash and yard debris. 

NC Department of Health and Human Services
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has a consolidated web page linking individual to health and human services and resources, including information on connecting to care, getting benefits, food assistance, public health concerns, and more:  

Mental Health and Distress from NCDHHS
Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990

Mortgage or Rent Relief
The National Association of Realtors and the NC Realtors is offering up to $1,500 in grant funds to cover one months mortgage or rent.
Click here to access the PDF application. Deadline is November 30, 2018. 

Business Assistance
The Small Business Administration (SBA) offers low-interest loans for business damages. Learn more about the business loan application process at • Additional details on the loan application process can be obtained by calling the SBA Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an e-mail to

Farmers Assistance
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages producers with crops insured under the Federal crop insurance program to immediately contact their local crop insurance agent to report any damage to insured crops after the storm.
Agriculture Weather Emergency Hotline to contact NC Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services: 1- 866-645-9403.
Farmers can also consult USDA’s Disaster Assistance Discovery Tool to see what assistance programs they may be eligible.

School Closings

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Onslow County Schools
See PDF below for updated school schedule. 


UPDATE 10/12/18: Some DMV Fees waived Following Hurricane Florence
NCDMV will waive fees, late penalties and interest for the following services:

  • Duplicate driver license: $13
  • New or duplicate ID card: $13
  • Duplicate or corrected vehicle title: $20
  • Replacement license plate or sticker: $20
  • Duplicate registration card: $20
  • Late fees and interest for Limited Registration Plates (LRP) and registration renewals that expired on or after Aug. 31

Refunds will be issued to residents from these areas that paid these DMV fees on or after Sept. 14.

National Resources

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Unemployed due to Hurricane Florence? Disaster Unemployment Services! 

Individuals who are affected by the disaster, and are unable to continue working, must file an ap­plication by October 17, 2018. To start the process, the easiest and most efficient way to file is online. To begin, visit or call 1-866-795-8877