Brunswick County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)
Questions about who to contact for help, how to volunteer or how to donate items? Contact Emergency Services Volunteer and Nonprofit Coordinator Leslie Stanley for direction to the appropriate VOAD agency or county department based on your needs.
- Phone: 910.253.2589
- Email: email@example.com
Brunswick County VOAD Officers
President – Melissa Bell
Vice President – Chris Teeter
Treasurer – Lee Dixon
Secretary – Vacant
At-Large – Andy Jones
Inquiries pertaining to the Brunswick County VOAD can be emailed to Melissa Bell, President, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in Volunteering?
Thank you for your interest in assisting Brunswick County. Please reach out to any agency/agencies of your choice included on this page and/or the Volunteer Brunswick page of this website to learn of their volunteer opportunities.
*Brunswick County Department of Social Services does not currently have volunteer opportunities.
Partner Organizations to Assist with Unmet and Construction Needs
Residents who need help with paying bills, food insecurities or require case management may contact the following:
|Brunswick Family Assistance||910-754-4766|
|Brunswick Senior Resources Inc.||910-754-6297|
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh||910-251-8130|
|Brunswick Housing Opportunities||910-253-0699|
|Brunswick County Social Services||910-253-2072|
Diaper Bank, Brunswick Baptist Association
The Brunswick Baptist Association hosts a diaper bank every Wednesday at 1041 Old Ocean Highway, Bolivia (unless it falls directly before or on a holiday). Individuals must be referred by the Department of Social Services, a pastor of a local church, or a medical office. All referrals must be made by email no later than the Tuesday before. Phone referrals will not be accepted.
The referral must include the individual’s name receiving the diapers, the number of children needing diapers and their sizes, and the person who is making the referral with their complete contact information. All referrals must be emailed to email@example.com.
Additionally, the recipient is required to present a photo ID. More information needed? Call The Brunswick Baptist Association 910.754.7979.
|Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity||910-454-0007|
Request for Cleanup Assistance
Residents who need assistance to move debris or other needs following Hurricane Isaias can contact the Brunswick County VOAD for guidance and direction to organizations or services that may be able to help: 910-253-2589
Click the links below to visit these websites that offer disaster assistance.
Legal Aid of North Carolina
- Toll-free helpline: 1 (866) 219-5262
- Help for seniors (60+): 1 (877) 579-7562
- Health insurance navigators: 1 (855) 733-3711
Non-Profit & Volunteer Organizations
Brunswick Family Assistance (BFA) is a private non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in operation since 1981. Brunswick Family Assistance is dedicated to improving the lives of families and individuals in crisis in Brunswick County, who are willing to help themselves, by providing emergency assistance, educational and skills development programs.
At Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc. it is our mission to promote the well-being and enhance the quality of life for all senior adults of Brunswick County. We are the lead nonprofit agency providing programs and services to adults aged 60 and older. Exceptions made for the Family Caregiver Support Program, Food Pantries, Prescription Assistance Program, and Senior Health Insurance Program. We offer health & wellness programs for adults aged 50-59 for an annual fee of $99/yr.
Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry (WARM) enables people to live safely in their own homes preserving their dignity and independence through urgent home repairs, hurricane recovery, and accessibility upgrades. WARM serves low-income homeowners in Brunswick, Bladen, Columbus, New Hanover, Onslow, Duplin, and Pender Counties.