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HURRICANE MATTHEW – DISASTER RELIEF EMPLOYMENT

 What is it? Disaster Relief Employment is a program that provides temporary jobs to North Carolinians who have become unemployed – temporarily or permanently – as a result of a natural disaster.  The purpose of the jobs is to assist local recovery efforts through clean up and repair of facilities, and humanitarian assistance in the counties impacted by the disaster such as Bertie, Hertford and Martin County.

There are various types of jobs that will support the mission of Disaster Relief Recovery cleanup. These are not permanent positions or full time positions but will last as long as clean-up is needed in the counties assigned.

Applicants applying for these positions will need to be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years old, unemployed storm related, unemployed no fault of their own or unemployed due to business closure.

Applications are available at Bertie, Hertford and Martin County NCWorks Centers. Questions please contact: Olivia Taylor, (252) 578.2823.

Bertie County NC Works Career Center

A one-stop career center that integrates all career/employment services for both the individual and the employer. Counseling, ESC Referrals, Assessment, Testing and Skills Programs. Call 252-794-3107 or 252-794-3108 for more information.

WIOA Youth Program

This program is designed to serve youth year round with the purpose of providing work experience, educational development and leadership development for disadvantaged youth.  WIOA will serve In School Youth ages 14-21 and Out of School Youth ages 16-24 years old This service is available for youth in Bertie, Hertford, Halifax, Martin and  Northampton Counties. 

WIOA Adult Dislocated Workers Program

CADA's WIOA Adult Workers Program is designed to assist adults and dislocated workers to be placed in a training program with the goal of unsubsidized employment at the completion of primary services.  The WIOA program provides assessment of needs for job seekers, job related services, and on the job training.  The program also provides assistance with tuition, books, fees, supplies and other training related costs for vocational and technical training for eligible individuals.  This service is available in Martin County.  

Parents As Teachers - This program is designed to give parents (Prenatal to Kindergarten age) the knowledge and support needed to provide their children the best start in life by offering age appropriate information on a child's development and ways to encourage learning through play. This service is available in Hertford and Northampton County. Contact Pamela Taylor at 539-4155 for more information.

FOOD PANTRY - A food pantry is operated in the Northampton County CADA Community Services Center. Volunteers receive food donated by concerned area citizens and distribute them to needy clients. This service is available for citizens in Northampton County.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE - CADA administers two programs: Energy Share and the Federal Emergency Food & Shelter program. Applicants must demonstrate an emergency need and exhaust all other sources of assistance. For more information contact your local CADA branch office. (Bertie , Halifax , Hertford or Northampton)

HURRICANE MATTHEW – DISASTER RELIEF EMPLOYMENT

What is it? Disaster Relief Employment is a program that provides temporary jobs to North Carolinians who have become unemployed – temporarily or permanently – as a result of a natural disaster.  The purpose of the jobs is to assist local recovery efforts through clean up and repair of facilities, and humanitarian assistance in the counties impacted by the disaster such as Bertie, Hertford and Martin County.

There are various types of jobs that will support the mission of Disaster Relief Recovery cleanup. These are not permanent positions or full time positions but will last as long as clean-up is needed in the counties assigned.

Applicants applying for these positions will need to be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years old, unemployed storm related, unemployed no fault of their own or unemployed due to business closure.

Applications are available at Bertie, Hertford and Martin County NCWorks Centers. Questions please contact: Olivia Taylor, (252) 578.2823.

Community Services Block Grant Program

The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) administered under the Department of Health and Human Services / Office of Economic Opportunity helps to eliminate, reduce, or address the conditions of poverty in Bertie, Halifax, Hertford, Martin and Northampton Counties.

CSBG Self-Sufficiency Program

The Self Sufficiency Component of the CSBG Program offers comprehensive case management for low income individuals striving to achieve self sufficiency. Services include an assessment of strengths and weaknesses, and a plan to achieve goals and objectives through education, job development and training. Referrals to support services both in-house at CADA and in the community are designed to assist low income individuals with obtaining employment that enables them to support their family and household needs. Eligibility is based on income . Contact the CADA Community Service Center in your county for more information (Bertie, Halifax, Hertford, Martin or Northampton).

Please contact the CADA Community Services Center in your county to apply for a program or services. Eligibility is based on residence in Bertie , Halifax , Hertford or Northampton Counties (or specific area of service), income level and program guidelines. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to bring personal identification and proof of income when they apply. Under several stimulus programs, eligibility based on federal poverty guidelines has been expanded, so residents of all income levels are encouraged to contact our staff to determine if they are eligible for services.