Career

Career

Montgomery Community College Career Coach
Website: https://www.montgomery.edu/career-coach/

Service(s) offered: The portal facilitates a career assessment where you can learn about your strengths and receive career suggestions based on your interests. You can also browse and search for careers including relevant data on wages, employment, and required training and education. You can then view all of the available MCC programs leading to the career path of interest.

Finish Line Grant

Finish Line Grant

Montgomery Community College students who have completed at least 50% of their program of study and are in good academic standing can apply for this grant to help them cross the finish line to graduation. Approval is subject to eligibility and the availability of funds.

The maximum award is $1,000. Please note that Finish Line Grants can help with tuition and fees, but it is not meant to be an ongoing source of tuition funding.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • A citizen of, or eligible to work in, the United States
  • Be in good academic standing (GPA 2.0 or better)
  • Have completed (including current enrollment) at least 50% of a program’s credit hours toward a certificate, diploma, or degree, with the exception of Transfer programs (Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Engineering, and Associate in Fine Arts). Transfer programs are ineligible for Finish Line Grants.
  • Financial emergency or unforeseen challenge
  • Have completed the FAFSA and have a decision made about aid eligibility prior to applying
  • EWD and Curriculum Students (except College and Career Readiness students) are eligible to apply

Examples of Emergencies that May Be Covered

  • Housing assistance
  • Transportation problems
  • Childcare needs
  • Utility bills
  • Assistance with books and supplies
  • Testing or certification fees
  • Medical expenses
  • Other needs that prevent completion of your studies

Childcare

Childcare/Youth Services

Montgomery County Partnership for Children (MCPC)
Address: 404-A North Main Street, Troy, NC 27371
Phone: 910-576-2363

Service(s) Offered: Funding provided by Smart Start. The Montgomery County Partnership for Children coordinates, provides, or enhances a variety of services to preschool children that help them to enter school healthy and prepared for success.

  • School Health Programs
  • Preschools
  • Head Start
  • Early Childhood Education

Department of Social Services
Address: 102 East Spring Street, Troy, NC 27371
Phone: 910-576-6531
Website: https://www.montgomerycountync.com/departments/social-services

Service(s) Offered: Child support services, child welfare services, food stamps, Medicaid, services for adults, work first family assistance, aid for fuel, rent, food, and medicine (one time service) as funds are available; special care registry for emergencies and shelters.

Save the Children – Candor Head Start Academy
Address: 112 Brutonville School Rd, Candor, NC
Phone: 910-974-8307
Fax: 910-974-8308
Website: www.savethechildren.org

Service(s) Offered: Early learning program that provides high quality familycentered education for all eligible children ages birth to five (5) years of age (including special needs children) by promoting school-readiness. Our program integrates social and intellectual development by providing services through provision of education, health, nutrition, family engagement, emotional and psychological health services.

Save the Children – Troy Head Start Academy
Address: 414 South Main Street, Troy, NC 27371
Phone: 910-606-4040
Website: www.savethechildren.org

Service(s) Offered: Early learning program that provides high quality family-centered education for all eligible children ages birth to five (5) years of age (including special needs children) by promoting school-readiness. Our program integrates social and intellectual development by providing services through provision of education, health, nutrition, family engagement, emotional and psychological health services.

Food Banks/Resources

Food Banks/Resources

Montgomery County Department of Social Services
Address: 102 East Spring Street, Troy, NC 27371
Phone: 910-576-6531
Website: https://www.montgomerycountync.com/departments/social-services

Service(s) Offered: The Montgomery County Department of Social Services provides financial assistance, protective services and case management for underserved populations in Montgomery County. Programs include: Adult Care Home Case Management, Adult Protective Services, At-Risk Case Management for Adults, Child Care, Child Support, Children’s Services, Christmas for Needy Children, Community Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults, CP&L Project Share, Crisis Intervention Program, Emergency Food Assistance Program, Food Stamps, Foster Care, In-Home Aide, Low Income Energy Assistance Program, Medicaid, Health Choice, Placement Services, Program Integrity, Special Assistance, Transportation, Welfare to Work, Work First Employment Services and Work First Family Assistance.

  • Food vouchers
  • General Relief
  • Medicaid
  • Food Stamps

First Baptist Church
Address: 401 East Main Street, Troy, NC 27371
Phone: 910-576-5286

Service(s) Offered:

  • Temporary Financial Assistance
  • Occasional Emergency Food Assistance
  • Food Pantries
  • Emergency Food

Second Harvest Food Bank
Address: 105 North Main Street, Mount Gilead, NC 27306
Phone: 910-439-4407
Service(s) Offered: Food Banks/ Food Distribution Warehouse

Employment

Employment

Montgomery County NC Works Career Center
Address: 1011 Page Street, Troy, NC 27371
Phone: 910-898-9669
Website: www.mcc_ncworks@montgomery.edu

Service(s) Offered: NC Works Career Center offers job search assistance, career counseling, skills training, application/resume assistance and career exploration activities. Provides referral of applicants to employers for the purpose of placement of individuals in employment, unemployment insurance services, labor market information, and technical services to employers. Eligibility: Universal access specialized services for dislocated workers and economically disadvantaged.

  • State Unemployment Insurance
  • Job Search/ Placement
  • Job Development

Mental Health

Mental Health

Daymark Recovery
Address: 227 North Main Street, Troy, NC 27371
Phone: 910-572-3681

Service(s) Offered: Committed to helping individuals and families affected by mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse. Works to help them achieve their full potential to live, work, and grow in their community. Emergency services are available.

  • Outpatient Drug Detoxification
  • Clinical Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Mental Health Evaluation
  • Psychiatric/ Mental Health Support Services
  • Outpatient Mental Health Care
  • Outpatient Health Facilities

Journey Counseling and Consulting
Address: 617 N Main Street, Troy, NC 27371
Phone: 910-572-2225

Service(s) Offered: Journey Counseling and Consulting is a substance abuse treatment provider located in Troy, NC (Montgomery County). They also provide treatment for non-substance related addiction disorder, gambling addiction disorder, and internet use disorder.

988 National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Phone: 988
Website: https://988lifeline.org/

Service(s) Offered: The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States.

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