As of May 15, HOP eligibility has expanded to include NC Medicaid members who are eligible for Tailored Care Management through Vaya Health or Partners Health Management.

Pilot Services

If you are enrolled in NC Medicaid, you may be eligible for services to support your wellbeing at no cost to you.

The Healthy Opportunities Pilot (HOP) may be able to help you access fresh healthy food, safe housing, reliable transportation and personal safety services. These factors are as important as visits to the doctor and can even help prevent them. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for some of the following services.


  • Support for finding stable, long-term housing.
  • One-time security deposit and first month’s rent.
  • Move-in support, such as arranging for a moving company.
  • Help setting up utilities and getting furniture.
  • Healthy home goods, such as an air purifier or a new mattress.
  • Home inspection to ensure safety and quality.
  • Help with home issues like mold.
  • Home accessibility and safety modifications.
  • Short-term post-hospitalization housing.


  • Help finding and getting nutritious food.
  • Group nutrition classes.
  • Diabetes prevention education.
  • Credits to purchase fruits and vegetables.
  • Groceries for pick-up or home delivery.
  • Healthy prepared meals for pick-up or home delivery.
  • Home-delivered meals that meet your medical dietary needs.


  • Transportation to things that support your wellness such as the grocery store, work, church or a support group.
  • Taxi and ride-sharing credits where public transportation is unavailable.
  • Vehicle repairs

Personal Safety and Healthy Relationships

  • Parenting curriculum
  • In-home services
  • Interpersonal violence case management
  • Violence intervention services

Other Services

  • Medical support for people experiencing homelessness
  • Legal support to address issues that impact your health, including
    • maintaining safe housing, and
    • personal safety.

Get Started

Click the button below or call Impact Health at 828-278-9900 to see if you may be eligible for the Healthy Opportunities Pilot.

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