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.
— LATEST NEWS & EVENTS —
Brunswick Family Assistance is pleased to announce new sessions of our Financial Literacy Class, for February 2017 at the Leland Library and March 2017 at Trinity Church in Southport. Please call BFA at (910) 754-4766 for more information or to enroll.read more
The Turkey Trott is a 5k walk/run that the students can pay to participate in here during the school day the day before school gets out for Thanksgiving. The cost to participate is 2 can goods or $2. Shallotte Middle School has been having the Turkey Trott for over 10...read more
Thank you to BCAR, who donated funds ($17,695) to BFA to allow BFA to purchase bicycles, tricycles, wagons, and big wheels for children who requested these gifts through the annual BFA Christmas Distribution Program.read more
Rick Mazur is the proverbial golden goose behind several local fundraisers. Mazur works with the Brunswick County Association of Realtors to raise money for its Bucks for Bikes program. The funds go to purchase bicycles for those receiving services from Brunswick Family Assistance Agency in Shallotte.read more
UNCW graduate Stephanie Bowen opens the door to the Brunswick Family Assistance Agency every morning before 9 a.m. After that, Bowen takes off in whatever direction the nonprofit organization needs her to go that day. The 26-year-old Leland native was named BFA executive director in September 2016.read more
The Ocean Isle Beach Flotilla held the Saturday evening after Thanksgiving (November 26, 2016) raised just under $20,000!! The proceeds were donated to Brunswick Family Assistance to help individuals and families in crisis in Brunswick County.read more
Food & Shelter problems are closer to home than you think…
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