FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMS
Food Pantry Emergency Assistance
If you need emergency food assistance and you cannot go to your county's Department of Health and Human Services or a nearby church to obtain a referrral for the Catholic Parish Outreach (CPO) Food Pantry, please visit the Hispanic Famiy Center, where we will be able to assist you in this area.
Hours for Food Pantry Emergency Assistance Referrals: Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.
Information & Referral Services for other Community Agencies
The Center can also help you find assistance in other areas through our information and referral service program. We will help you locate community resources to fulfill your immedate needs and address any other family, health, or financial concern that you may have. To receive these services, please visit the Hispanic Family Center, where we will answer your questions and help you find the assistance that you or your family may need.
Hour for Information and Referral Services: Monday - Thursday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Fridays, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
The After-School Program is designed to assist elementary school children who require additional help to succeed in school and to mantain the reading level appropriate to their grade level. To reach this goal, we work closely in collaboration with public school teachers.
Hour for the After-School Program: Tuesday and Thursday, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
While children are being tutored, parents participate in basic English classes and receive information about topics realted to the children's schooling. We also offer childcare services for parents who wish to participate in English classes without distractions.
This program is free, but vacancies are limited. The program begins and ends according to the traditional public school calendar.
To learn about this program or inquire about registration dates, please call the program coordinator, David Juarez, at (919) 873-0094 Ext 224 or send an email at email@example.com.
Assistance with Food Stamps and Medicaid Applications
The Hispanic Family Center has been certified by "The Benefit Bank" to assist families with the Food Stamp and Medicaid application process.
To obtain assistance with these services, you can visit the Center on Wednesdays, from 2:30 to 5:00 pm, with a COPY of the following documentation:
- Children's birth certificate and Social Security Card
- Parents' identification
- Rental agreeement, mortgage, or signed letter from owner stating monthly amount paid
- Utility and service bills: water, telephone, energy bill, etc.
- Proof of childcare expenses, if any
- Pay stubs or signed letter from employer stating pay rate and frequency
- Bank account statements, if any
- Proof of retirement, unemployment, child support, or disability benefit, if any
If you have any question about any of these services or programs, please call the Hispanic Family Center at (919) 873-0094 ext. 224 or visit us in person at 2013 Raleigh Boulevard, Raleigh, NC.
Every year during tax season (February-April) The Center offers free tax preparation services for low-income individuals and families. This service is offered through the AARP Foundation, a volunteer organization dedicated to preparing taxes free of charge to low-income families. Dates and times of these services will be anounced at The Center before the beginning of each tax season.