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Since 1983, NFCC has supported local families with emergency assistance for - housing, utilities, transportation, and basic needs; food; and programming to help people during a crisis and get them back on their feet to regain self-sufficiency.
The mission of the NFCC: To build self-sufficiency and prevent homelessness and hunger in our community by providing emergency assistance and enrichment programs. One of our main goals is to enhance the quality of life for low and moderate income families through free NFCC comprehensive services and support.
NFCC provides emergency assistance for housing, utilities, transportation, and other basic needs to low and moderate income individuals in our community to prevent homelessness. Case Managers meet with each client to help create an individual actions plan help prevent a re-occurrence of financial crisis. Clients also have access to our food pantry and are given a stipend to use in our thrift store. Our Education Center hosts over 800 classes each year. Free classes are offered to our clients and underemployed or unemployed adults in four levels of English (ESL), GED test preparation, and work force readiness. Life Skills classes further support our clients with workshops or one- on-one coaching for jobs and financial literacy. In 2017 we helped over 9400 individuals with emergency assitance and 1,200 with classes to help them move to a path of self-sufficinecy.
NFCC was established in 1983 by community volunteers to address growing poverty and homelessness issues in North Fulton. NFCC has been on the forefront of the fight against poverty in North Fulton for 35 years. We provide assistance to over 4,200 families annually faced with homelessness or hunger. Our Food Pantry distributes food via our Client Choice program over 23,000 times per year. Over 1,300 families utilize clothing vouchers, and $1.2 million dollars is expended as direct aid to our clients in need of emergency financial assistance. Our Education Center offers an array of adult education and soft-skill classes and opportunities to help 1,200 adults move toward financial stability and self-sufficiency.
Holly York, Director of Development