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Better Health offers assistance with emergency prescriptions, dental extractions, vision aid and medical travel to clients whose household income falls within 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

What you will need to bring:

  • Proof of residence in Cumberland County (for all programs listed above)
  • The prescriptions (for medication needs and for eye glasses)
  • Proof of household income (for all- must include food stamps, social security and any other income sources)
  • A valid ID (for all)
  • Proof of appointment date/time (for travel assistance to Duke or UNC)

*Please note that some medications are not covered.  We will be able to evaluate your meds when you arrive.

*Our Direct Aid programs can provide up to $200 per individual, per twelve month period.