Work First

What is Work First?
Work First simulates employment and is a work-for-benefits program.  It is designed to offer supportive services to assist families with obtaining and maintaining employment.

There Are Several Parts To The Program:

  • A temporary financial assistance program for families experiencing a temporary break in employment due to an unforeseen circumstance.
  • A short-term cash assistance program for unemployed families or relatives caring for minor family members (children under 18).
  • Social work support services to relatives caring for minor family members.

For more information call (336) 593-2861 during regular business hours.

How Do I Apply?
To submit an application, please visit the Department of Social Services at:
1010 Main Street
Danbury, NC 27016

Applications for Work First can be found here: Application.

Our regular business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.