COVID-19 Resources

Friends, we hope you are staying healthy and safe during this unprecedented national crisis. If you're looking for assistance in District 19--in Brunswick Couty or New Hanover County--the following resources are available to assist you. If you know of a resource we should share, please get in touch and let us know.


Guidance on what to do if you think you’re sick

Centers for Disease Control:

Help with food/groceries/personal supplies

New Hanover County: NC United Way: Dial 211 or

Brunswick County: Brunswick Family Assistance (BFA) Food Pantry, call for appointment: 910-754-4766 (Shallotte) or 910-408-1700 (Leland) and/or  

Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc (BSRI) home meal deliveries and drive-through meal service:


Help with utility bills

Your service provider: Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (, Duke Energy (


Unemployment resources

NC Department of Commerce, Employment Security:


Help with childcare for essential workers

Children 0-12: The YWCA of the Lower Cape Fear, 910-799-6820. 

Children 12+: NCDHHS in partnership with the state Child Care Resource and Referral network: 888-600-1685

Resources for your small business

The Economic Development Partnership of NC:

To know which restaurants in the area are still open

Wilmington Area Takeout & Delivery Facebook group:

Brunswick County Taste of the Tides Facebook group:


To give blood

Red Cross:


Rent/mortgage assistance

Your landlord or mortgage provider


Help talking to your kids about COVID 19

Nemours KidsHealth:


Ideas on reducing stress and anxiety

Centers for Disease Control:


If you’ve lost employer-provided insurance and need coverage for yourself/your family: