COVID Related Resources
Information for persons experiencing homelessness or at-risk of becoming homeless
(e.g. facing eviction)
Most federally funded housing providers in the community are required to use a coordinated entry system to ensure that persons experiencing homelessness and who have the greatest needs, receive priority in accessing housing options offered by the providers. The coordinated system is currently being operated by the Cumberland HealthNet. Please contact (910) 479-4663 to speak with a case worker. An assessment will be completed by a case worker and the applicant’s referral will be submitted to the appropriate housing provider(s). Once a housing unit or financial assistance for housing becomes available, the housing provider will contact the applicant to complete the admission and placement process.
Information for Small Businesses
Cumberland County Community Development Department seeks qualified businesses to submit applications in response to the Small Business Resiliency Program (SBRP). The SBRP was established in response to the economic impacts experienced by small businesses as a result of Presidentially Declared Disasters.
Funding for the SBRP is made available by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and are administered by the Cumberland County Community Development Department. The goal is to provide financial assistance to small for-profit businesses with up to ten (10) employees (including the owner) at the time of application with up to $10,000 in grant funding.
Applications will be accepted until funding is no longer available.
Application, submission requirements, and guidelines can be obtained via:
• E-mail request at or
• Visit CCCD's Website to download program guidelines and application.
For more information on the SBRP click here
Nonprofits [(501(c)(3)], public agencies, and Local Units of Government seeking grant funds for public services/human services activities that benefit low to moderate income residents in Cumberland County may find the latest information on funding availability here
For more information, please contact Cumberland County Community Development at (910) 323-6112.