Community Service Block Grant (CSBG)

Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS)

Through intensive case management, guidance and referrals, low-income adult individuals and families are aided in becoming self-sufficient. Assistance and trainings available include:

  • Financial management
  • Job readiness training
  • Educational assistance
  • Employment assistance
  • Housing assistance

Participation is contingent upon space availability and enrollment. Self-sufficiency services are offered in Iredell and Alexander counties. Program participants must have a sincere desire to re-focus their efforts to improve their present situations and overcome the conditions of poverty.
Specific client services are based on the individual needs of clients and the availability of funds. Eligibility is based on family size as it relates to the most current federal poverty guidelines.

Community Service Block Grant assists low income families
Staff Contact
Shelton Moore – Family Support Services Director –

April Donalds – Case Manager (Iredell) –

Cindi Bacon – Case Manager (Iredell/Alexander) –

To speak with a staff person, please call (704) 872-8141. To download an application for CSBG assistance, please click on this link.

To complete a fillable application, please click on the applications below:


You must be a program participant before you can qualify for financial assistance.

CSBG Financial Assistance Application (FINAL_APPROVED 2-28-19) 2020 Fillable

Complete the applications and email them to one of the staff listed above. Someone will contact you as soon as possible.