Daily Living Supports, Employment Services, Healthcare/Mental Health, Housing, Post-Secondary Education, Transition Planning, Advocacy, Family Support

First in Families of NC

Serves statewide

Services/Programs Description

Offer support to individuals and families according to their self-defined needs; could be providing needed physical items, childcare, or connecting an individual to vocational, social, or educational opportunities.


A First In Families local chapter can support any family in which one family member has a developmental disability or delay, or is at risk of the same, or has a traumatic brain injury. Families or the individual must live in a county served by the Chapter and they must meet financial eligibility requirements. The residence must be a home, not a licensed facility. Families must meet income criteria as well.
In Eastern NC, First In Families is expanding who they can assist to include people with mental illness.


Receiving aid is free for the family receiving it

Phone Number(s)


Work Together NC