AgCarolina Farm Credit announces Member Assistance Program
Raleigh, NC — AgCarolina Farm Credit announces the launch of its Member Assistance Program (MAP). A MAP is a company-sponsored benefit offering support and resources needed to address personal or work-related challenges and concerns.
"The agricultural industry has been faced with many challenges over the last several years," said Dave Corum, CEO of AgCarolina Farm Credit. "Life and business can be stressful and can impact your home and work life. The MAP is there for our members in times of distress, anxiety, or depression. Our goal through the MAP is to provide relief when stresses mount for our members and their families."
The Member Assistance Program provides AgCarolina Farm Credit members the following benefits and services:
Assessment and Counseling
Help is available 24/7/365 through our toll-free number for you and your household family members. Reasons to use the MAP include: marital, parenting, stress, depression, work-related concerns, alcohol and drug use/abuse, grief and loss, or preventative.
Members are eligible for free telephonic legal advice and consultation with an attorney.
Members have access to educational and financial resources.
Members are eligible for free financial counseling appointments for bankruptcy, budgeting, buying a home, college savings, and retirement planning.
The MAP is another benefit of doing business with AgCarolina Farm Credit and the program can be accessed by visiting http://bit.ly/AgCarolinaMAP.
Using the MAP is confidential and free to all AgCarolina Farm Credit members and their household family members.
AgCarolina Farm Credit is a farmer owned financial cooperative with headquarters in Raleigh. They are the leading provider of credit to farmers in central and eastern North Carolina. AgCarolina Farm Credit has over $1.5 billion in loans and commitments outstanding to nearly 3,300 North Carolina farmers. Loans are made to finance land, homes, farm buildings, operating expenses, livestock and equipment, as well as other purposes. Credit life insurance, appraisal services, and leasing are also available through AgCarolina Farm Credit. Branch locations are in Ahoskie, Elizabeth City, Greenville, Halifax, La Grange, Louisburg, New Bern, Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Smithfield, Swan Quarter, and Williamston.