Brunswick Family Assistance (BFA) is a private non-profit 501(c) (3) organization now in our 35th year of operation. Vision Statement: Brunswick Family Assistance is a transformative, forward-looking and collaborative organization that helps low income people in Brunswick County to live a high quality of life. We envision a community where all people have access to an adequate and nutritious supply of food and sufficient resources to sustain themselves. BFA shall continue to be a leader in partnering with other organizations to help solve community problems. Mission Statement: Brunswick Family Assistance is dedicated to improving the lives of families and individuals in crisis in Brunswick County, who are willing to help themselves, by providing emergency assistance and educational and skills development programs.



The selfless service of volunteers is what makes BFA possible. See how you can get involved.


BFA has many emergency and non emergency programs offering help for food, shelter, and clothing needs


There are upcoming events that you can take part in and help out those less fortunate in our area.


Our special programs give aid to those in need in Brunswick county. See how we are helping.



WECT: Non-profit eyes expansion as number of families in need grows

Brunswick Family Assistance, a non-profit dedicated to helping at-risk families, wants its doors open five days a week at its Leland location. The non-profit dedicated to helping families in need pay utility bills, buy groceries and holiday gifts wants to add more hours of operation and set up a new location in Leland to keep up with the demand. “We are already providing such a high volume of services for people in this area and we know once we open an office five days a week, that’s only going to increase.”

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StarNews: Nonprofit looks to expand services in Leland

BFA wants to expand and open a full-time office in Leland that would serve northern Brunswick County. The desire to expand and open an office in Leland stems from an increase in demand for services by Leland and other northern Brunswick County residents at BFA’s Shallotte office. BFA’s goal is to be operational in the full-time Leland office by early to mid-2018.

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Third Quarter 2017 BFA Newsletter

The third quarter was very busy for BFA. It is our hope that this newsletter will provide you with some informative and valuable information about our most recent activities and accomplishments. If there is a program or subject that you would like to know more about please let us know!

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Christmas in July program – 2017 Applications

  Christmas In July Applications - 2017 The Christmas in July program is a program for kids in grades K-8 that provides school supplies, bookbags, and clothing. The schedule for Christmas in July applications for 2017 is June 12, 2017 through July 24, 2017....

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Food & Shelter problems are closer to home than you think…