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Details for Service Emergency Shelter Grants Operations Support
Service Name Emergency Shelter Grants Operations Support Program Name Capacity Building
Goal Manage resources to provide effective and efficient delivery of services to North Carolinians.
Objective Assure the capacity to deliver health and safety services to children and/or adults through collaboration, networks, partnerships and workforce development.
Division Division of Aging and Adult Services
Service Description

The purpose of the Emergency Shelter Grants services is to help improve the quality of emergency shelters and transitional housing for the homeless; to make available additional shelters; to provide essential social services to homeless individuals, and to provide homelessness prevention activities.

Local community homeless shelters apply for the federal assistance to support costs such as rents and utilities.


The shelters receiving grants must make monthly, midyear and annual reports on their services.


The services benefit homeless individuals and families.

Web Site https://www.ncdhhs.gov/nc-emergency-solutions-grant Year First Initiated 1981
Available State Wide No Geographic Area Served There are currenlty 140 shelters supported by Emergency Shelter Grants; however, some counties have multiple shelters and not all counties are served.
Grants Provided Yes Competitive Bidding No
Competitive Bidding Details
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility No
Income Eligibility Method
Income Eligibility Type
Whose Income Eligibility
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified No
Income Verified Method
Income Criteria
Income Eligibility Change
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change
Income Eligibility Other

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
0 100+

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
Federal Public Law Subtitle B of Title IV of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (Public Law 100-77, approved July 22, 1987)

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY)
As of the month of
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2024 SFY 2023-2024 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 0 0 0
Salary Other (1X) 0 0 0
Operating (2X-5X) 0 0 0
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 0 0 0
Receipts-Federal 0 0 0
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 0 0 0
Total Receipts 0 0 0
General Fund Appropriations 0 0 0
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0