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Brunswick County Coronavirus / Hurricane Information


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County Contact Information & Virtual Services During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Brunswick County is urging individuals to visit our website and to call or email county departments for assistance first before visiting county offices. The County now requires appointments for in-person visits. Not sure who to contact? Call our main line and we can help direct your calls.

  • Main County Contact Information: 910.253.2000 / 800.442.7033


Brunswick County Public Health Call Line and Email Information (Available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)


NC Public Health Call Line (Open 24/7)

  • Phone: 1.866.462.3821


North Carolina 2-1-1 Program

  • For COVID-19 questions, dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162
  • Sign up for updates by texting COVIDNC to 898211


View: Brunswick County declares a state of emergency due to COVID-19 (March 24, 2020)


See the latest information about vegetative debris collection on private roads in the unincorporated areas of the county due to Isaias >>

Residents on private roads in the unincorporated areas of Brunswick County need to place their vegetative debris from Hurricane Isaias in in the right-of-way of their property no later than the evening of Sunday, Aug. 30 for collection.

Click here for full details and instructions on this collection.

Crews will make one pass across the county and could arrive in any area as early as Monday. Any vegetative debris that is not on the right-of-way by Sunday evening will not be collected.

A right-of-way is generally defined as the edge of your property before the curb. If you have a sidewalk, ditch, or utility line in front of your house, make sure that your debris does not cover or restrict these areas.

This service will only include the private roads in the unincorporated areas of the county, including private roads in gated communities. The service will also collect any tree hangers or leaners in the rights-of-way.

This service will not collect or remove tree hangers or leaners that are on private property outside of a right-of-way.

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


Visit our Hurricane Preparedness page for more resources and information.

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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.

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


Unmet Needs

Residents who need help with paying bills, food insecurities or require case management may contact the following:

Brunswick Family Assistance
Brunswick Senior Resources Inc.910-754-6297
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh910-251-8130
Brunswick Housing Opportunities 910-253-0699
Brunswick County Social Services910-253-2072

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

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 Humanity910-454-0007

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


Other Resources

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


   The Brunswick Arts Council’s Board of Directors is committed to provide quality arts-related experiences and opportunities for all Brunswick County’s culturally diverse residents. To accomplish this, each committee works autonomously within the genre while collectively creating targeted programs for the benefit of Brunswick County residents.


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.


     Neighbor to Neighbor provides volunteer transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, pharmacy visits and other errands, social service appointments, beauty/barber shop appointments, and other life-sustaining or life-enhancing appointments or events. Neighbor to Neighbor requires at least 3 business days notice when a client needs a ride.


    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, New Hanover, Onslow, and Pender Counties.


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Adjusted Operations Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Brunswick County now requires individuals to first visit our website for services and to contact county departments via phone or email to see if we can assist you virtually to support social distancing for our residents and team members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If an in-person visit to a county office is necessary, you will need to schedule an appointment first via the phone and/or email listed below.



(910) 253-5383
open mon-fri:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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