Organizations Working to Help the Homeless and Prevent Homelessness

This list was shamelessly copied from Durham Opening Doors, Homeless Prevention and Services.

Health, Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Durham Center Access—24/7 crisis services, mobile crisis response. 309 Crutchfield St., (919-560-7100)
Alliance Behavioral Healthcare—General information about publically funded MH/SA/DD services. 414 E. Main St. (919-560-7200)
Duke Addictions& Family Care Program—Adult individual & group counseling. 2213 Elba St., (919-684-3850)
Durham Child Development & Behavioral Health Clinic—SA services for children/adolescents. 402 Trent Dr., (919-416-7200)
Duke University Hospital, 2301 Erwin Rd., (919-684-8111)
Durham Regional Hospital, 3643 N. Roxboro Rd., (919-470-4000)
VA Medical Center, 508 Fulton St., (919-286-0411).
Durham County Health Dept.—Testing, vaccines, general health services. 414 E. Main St., (919-560-7600)
Lincoln Community Health Center—Ambulatory, health, dental care. 1301 Fayetteville St., (919-956-4000)
Lincoln Community Health Center Homeless Clinic – Urban Ministries—medical care. 412 Liberty St., (919-683-1722)
Healing with CAARE Clinic—medical & dental care, SA, HIV/AIDS services. 214 Broadway St., (919-683-5300)
Samaritan Health Center—medical & dental care for residents & former residents of the Durham Rescue Mission, 507 E. Knox St., (919-688-9641 x5040), substance abuse recovery community, 1820 James St., (919-419-1059)
Futuro, Hispanic focused SA & MH services, (919-688-7101)
Alliance of AIDS Services, 1018 E. Main St., (919-598-1782)
Senior PharmAssist—supplemental medication plan for seniors. 406 Rigsbee Ave., (919-688-4772)
American Red Cross-24/7 emergency assistance. 4737 University Dr., (919-489-6541)
Alcoholics Anonymous—(919-286-9499)
Narcotics Anonymous—(919-831-5321)
Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups--(919-787-1653)

Food Assistance – Hot Meals

Urban Ministries Community Café--breakfast & dinner daily, brown bag lunch distributed at brkft, M-F. 410 Liberty St., (919-682-0538)
Asbury Temple United Methodist Church—2nd& 4thSat of the month. 201 Alston Ave., (919-688-4578)
Immanuel Temple SDA Church—Sunday 1-3PM. 309 Lincoln St., (919-957-0030)

Food Assistance—Food Pantries

Food & Nutrition Services, Dept. of Social Services, (919-560-8761)
United Pentecostal Church, 2008 Carver St. (919-477-6555)
Bell Yaegar Free Will Baptist Church, 123 E. Cornwallis St., (919-596-8044)
Calvary Baptist Church, 1204 Lynn Road, (919-596-2592)
Catholic Charities, 902 Broad St., (919-286-1964)
Christian Assembly Emergency Pantry, 5516 N. Roxboro Rd., (919-471-0220)
Durham First Assembly of God, 1034 Hamlin Road, (919-471-1370)
Springs of Life Bible Church, 5301 Guess Road, (919-698-6200)
Urban Ministries of Durham, 410 Liberty St., (919-682-0538)
Healing with CAARE, 214 Broadway St., (919-683-5300)
Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 1008A Simmons St., (919-680-2927)
Church of God of Prophecy, 800 Grant St., (919-688-7838)
Alliance of AIDS Services, 1810 E. Main St., (919-596-9898)
First Calvary Baptist Church, 1311 Morehead Ave. (919-489-4184)
Fisher Memorial United Holy Church, 420 E. Piedmont Ave., (919-682-7416)
House of Refuge, 947 E. Main St., (919-687-6987)
Ark of Safety Outreach Ministry, 1201 W. Chapel Hill St., (919-620-7774)
Emmanuel Pentecostal Temple, 2722 E. Main St., (919-596-0038)
Immanuel Temple SDA Comm. Services, 2104 S. Alston Ave., (919-596-4440)
St. James Baptist Church, 1119 Lancaster St., (919-286-5024)
Grey Stone Baptist Church, 2601 Hillsborough Rd., (919-286-2281)
Faith Gospel Tabernacle, 663 Troy St., (919-596-4533)
First Pentecostal Church, 2008 W. Carver St., (919-477-6555)
Mt. Zion Christian Church, 3519 Fayetteville St., (919-688-4245)
Rise & Shine Ministries, 4625 Denfield St., (919-471-9766)
First Assembly of God, 1034 Hamlin Road, (336-330-0332)
The River, 4005 Holt School Road, (919-395-0148)
On Fire for God, 3741 Wake Forest Hwy., (919-596-6194)
Five Oaks SDA Church, 4124 Farrington Road, (919-960-0140)
Victorious Praise Fellowship Church, 2116 Page Rd., (919-957-7500)
Life Community Church, Mercy House, 4823 Meadow Dr., (919-382-1944)
Word Harvest International, 4915 Prospectus Dr., (919-597-8409)

Clothing Assistance

Grey Stone Baptist Church, 2601 Hillsborough Road, (919-286-2281)
Dress for Success, 1058 W. Club Blvd, Ste. 662 (919-286-2128)
Mt. Zion Christian Church, 3519 Fayetteville St., (919-688-4245)
Hold Your Head Up, (919-402-6984)
Urban Ministries of Durham, 410 Liberty St., (919-682-0538)
Rescued Treasures/Durham Rescue Mission, 3220 S. Hwy 55, (919-484-9014)
Oak Grove Outreach, 1008A Simmons St., (919-680-2927)
Russell Memorial Church, 703 S. Alston Ave., (919-682-2523)
Welcome Baby Giving Closet, for children to age 5, (919-560-7150)

Emergency (Short-term) Housing

Coordinated Housing Intake (for families only), (919-560-8014)
Urban Ministries Community Shelter, 412 Liberty St. (919-682-0538)
Durham Rescue Mission, men’s shelter, 1201 E. Main St. (919-688-9641)
Good Samaritan Inn, Durham Rescue Mission’s women & family shelter, 507 E. Knox St. (919-688-4909)
Durham Interfaith Hospitality Network, families only, (919-682-2846)
Durham Crisis Response Center, survivors of domestic violence, (919-403-6562)

Transitional & Permanent Supportive Housing

Genesis Home, families, 311 N. Queen St., (919-683-5878)
Housing for New Hope, various facilities, (919-489-6282)
First Endeavors, 2317 E. Chapel Hill Rd., (855-347-7363)
Freedom House Recovery Centers, (919-425-5474)
Healing with CAARE, veterans & HIV/AIDS patients, 214 Broadway, (919-683-5300)
Love & Respect, men in addiction recovery, (919 768-0989)
AIDS Community Residence Assoc., HIV/AIDS patients,(919-956-7901)
CASA, Vesson Court, (919-754-9960)
Volunteers of America, veterans, (919-477-0571)
Shelter Plus Care, Durham Housing Authority, (919-683-1551)
HUD-VASH, veterans, ((919) 286-0411 x6172
Durham Rescue Mission, (919-688-9641)
Durham Crisis Response Ctr., survivors of domestic violence, (919-403-6562)
The Durham Center (919-560-7144)

Homeless Prevention Assistance

Dept. of Social Services, Homeless Prevention, (919-560-8655)
Family Emergency Services, (919-560-8301)
Elderly & Disabled Emergency Services (919-560-8600)
Presbyterian Urban Ministries, (919-220-8757)
Grey Stone Baptist Church, 2601 Hillsborough Rd., (919-286-2281)
Catholic Charities, (919-286-1964)
Salvation Army, (919-688-7306)
PATH-Homeless Street Outreach (919-724-3170)
Open Table Ministry, (919-412-7011)
Second Mile Ministry, (919-286-3596)
Reinvestment Partners, foreclosure prevention, 110 E. Geer St., (919-683-1185)
Durham Regional Financial Center, financial education & foreclosure prevention, 2530 Meridian Pkwy, #2115, (919-806-4596)

Job Training

Durham Technical Comm. College, 1637 Lawson St., (919-686-3626)
Job Link, (919-560-6880)
Center for Employment Training, 807 E. Main St., (919-686-4050)
Work First, Dept. of Social Services, (919-560-8347)
Exchange Club, 1717 Lawson St., (919-596-1341)
Durham Economic Resource Center, 118 Hunt St., (919-683-2567)

Other Services

Social Security Administration, 3004 Tower Blvd., (888-759-3908)
Veterans Affairs, 508 Fulton St, (919-286-0411)
Pregnancy Support Services, 3700-D Lyckan Parkway, (919-490-0203)
Vocational Rehabilitation, 4312 Western Park Pl., (919-560-6810)
Healthy Families of Durham, parent education & support, 411 W. Chapel Hill St., (919-419-3474)
The Arc of Durham, developmental disability services, (919-493-8141)
Durham Public Schools, services for homeless children, 919-560-3927
El Centro Hispano, Hispanic focused services, 201 W. Main St., (919-687-4635)
Lutheran Family Services, (919-832-2620 or 919- 682-8600)
Alcohol/Drug Council of NC, (800-688-4232)
Durham Literacy Center, (919-489-8383)
Community Empowerment Fund, small loans & financial education (919-200-0233)
Durham Area Rapid Transit (DATA), [919-485-RIDE (7433)]
Legal Aid of NC, Durham office, 201 W. Main St. (919-688-6396)
Planned Parenthood, 820 Broad St., (919-286-2872)
Mrs. Jennie’s Place Community Enrichment Center, (919-765-9168)
NC Fair Housing Center, 114 W. Parrish St., (919-667-0888)
Elna B. Spaulding Conflict Resolution Center, mediation services, 634 Foster Street, (919-680-4575 )