The Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services-Office of Economic Opportunity in Raleigh, North Carolina. The CSBG Program is designed to help eliminate, reduce, or address the conditions of poverty in Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Washington and Tyrrell counties.

The CSBG Program- Family Self-Sufficiency Project allows participants to take control of their lives by becoming independent and productive members of their community. Some ways that a family can become self-sufficient would include:

  • Secure and retain sustainable employment
  • Attain education/vocational training
  • Learn to make better use of available income
  • Obtain and maintain standard housing
  • Build self-esteem and strong work ethics

The agency collaborates and coordinates with other public and private agencies in the counties that we serve. Through such collaborations, the Family Self-Sufficiency Program is able to provide quality services to participants and significantly impact the battle against poverty.

Responsibilities of the Family

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  • The family develops a partnership with the Case Manager
  • The family assesses their needs and strengths on an on-going basis
  • The family sets its goal and the steps that must be taken to reach the goal
  • The family learns and practices skills needed to become self-sufficient
  • The family learns to strengthen themselves so that they are better able to handle future challenges
  • Families develop a sense of responsibility

Individuals that are interested in become more self-sufficient should contact the EIC Economic Resource Center in your area. Families must meet the HSS Income Poverty Guidelines.

Community Information

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Where Can I Get Assistance?

Community Services Block Grant Managers

Camden EIC Center
Lakitra Claude
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117 NC Hwy 343
P.O. Box 276
Camden, NC 27921
(252) 338-7720
Chowan EIC Center
June Britt
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712 Virginia Road
P.O. Box 549
Edenton, NC 27932
(252) 482-4458 ext. 139
Currituck EIC Center
Lakitra Claude
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2826 Caratoke Highway
P.O. Box 189
Currituck, NC 27929
(252) 232-2882
Dare EIC Center
Lillian Dance
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723 Sir Walter Raleigh Street
P.O. Box 686
Manteo, NC 27954
(252) 473-3149
Gates EIC Center
June Britt
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252 Highway 375
P.O. Box 558
Gatesville, NC 27938
(252) 357-0555
Hyde EIC Center
Wendy Hedgebeth
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1430 Main Street
Swan Quarter, NC 27885
(252) 926-3281, ext. 3514
Perquimans EIC Center
June Britt
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220 Winfall Blvd
P.O. box 386
Winfall, NC 27985
(252) 426-7868
Pasquotank EIC Center
Lillian Dance
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104 W. Ehringhaus Street
P.O. Box 1263
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
(252) 335-4616 ext. 227
Tyrrell EIC Center
Wendy Hedgebeth
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190 Lakesier Drive
Columbia, NC 27925
(252) 796-3711
Washington EIC Center
Wendy Hedgebeth
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506 Highway 64
P.O. Box 541
Plymouth, NC 27962
(252) 793-3142
Camden EIC Center
Lakitra Claude
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117 NC Hwy 343
P.O. Box 276
Camden, NC 27921
(252) 338-7720
Chowan EIC Center
June Britt
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712 Virginia Road
P.O. Box 549
Edenton, NC 27932
(252) 482-4458 ext. 139
Currituck EIC Center
Lakitra Claude
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2826 Caratoke Highway
P.O. Box 189
Currituck, NC 27929
(252) 232-2882
Dare EIC Center
Lillian Dance
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723 Sir Walter Raleigh Street
P.O. Box 686
Manteo, NC 27954
(252) 473-3149
Gates EIC Center
June Britt
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252 Highway 375
P.O. Box 558
Gatesville, NC 27938
(252) 357-0555
Hyde EIC Center
Wendy Hedgebeth
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1430 Main Street
Swan Quarter, NC 27885
(252) 926-3281, ext. 3514
Perquimans EIC Center
June Britt
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220 Winfall Blvd
P.O. box 386
Winfall, NC 27985
(252) 426-7868
Pasquotank EIC Center
Lillian Dance
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104 W. Ehringhaus Street
P.O. Box 1263
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
(252) 335-4616 ext. 227
Tyrrell EIC Center
Wendy Hedgebeth
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190 Lakesier Drive
Columbia, NC 27925
(252) 796-3711
Washington EIC Center
Wendy Hedgebeth
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506 Highway 64
P.O. Box 541
Plymouth, NC 27962
(252) 793-3142