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Assistance

The Wilson County Community Help Center can provide food, clothing, and financial assistance for utilities,  and prescription drugs for individuals in need in our community, along with Ensure for our elderly and cancer patients.  

You can visit our Help Desk which is available Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM. Closed for Lunch: 12:30 PM – 1:05 PM each day.

Wilson County Help Center provides assistance to the community. This images shows a sign reading, "Hello neighbor. Come on in."

WHAT WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ALL ASSISTANCE

  • PHOTO ID for applicant
  • Social Security Cards for everyone in the home
  • Proof of Wilson County Residency within the last 30 days

Examples of Proof of Residency would include: Current mail with applicant’s name within the last 30 days – Current voter registration – Referral from school, church, or shelter.

Types Of Assistance & Frequency

Please understand that we do not provide any type of rental or housing assistance.

EMERGENCY FOOD (30 DAYS)

Our food box is non-perishable items in the form of dried goods and canned goods, so please consider your dietary restrictions.

ENSURE (30 DAYS)

Requires a current prescription.

CLOTHING (60 DAYS)

UTILITY ASSISTANCE (6 MONTHS)

You will need a copy of your past due bill.  If different than this, a letter of explanation is required.

PRESCRIPTIONS (6 MONTHS)

FREE MATTRESSES AND BOX SPRING (ONCE PER LIFETIME)

This service is provided once per lifetime per family and is subject to availability.

FIRE VICTIM RELIEF

This service is provided to Wilson County residents that have experienced a loss due to a house fire.  We will provide, upon the provision of a fire report, free clothing, furniture, and home goods at no cost to help restart and ease the financial burden.  A special provision for MTEMC members may be available with proof of membership within an immediate notification to us of your fire loss.

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