Resources for Clients – Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill

FOOD ASSISTANCE

Farmer Foodshare, P.O. Box 2873, Chapel Hill, NC 27515 Questions: info@farmfoodshare.org
Farmer Foodshare connects people who grow food with people who need food. Simply put, we strive to make fresh, local food available to everyone in the community, and to make sure farmers growing it make a healthy living.

Food stamps (SNAP): Orange Co DSS, Homestead Rd, Food Pantry: InterFaith Council, Rosemary St, Chapel Hill United Methodist Church.

Salvation Army: 919-688-7306.

Food Stamps: Durham County Social Services (DCSS) (919)560-8761,

Nearby Food Pantries

  • Mt. Zion Christian Church (919) 688-4245ext 231
  • Terry Foley – (919) 873-0245
  • Care, Inc. – 919-683-5300.
  • InterFaith Council, Rosemary St, Chapel Hill
  • Chapel Hill United Methodist Church.
  • Durham County Social Services Adult Access: 919-560-8612.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Orange Co Dept. of Social Services: Food Stamps (Food/Nutrition Services), Refugee Cash Assistance , Medicaid, Work First, Child Care Subsidy, Protective Services for Children/Adults (919)245-2800

Southern Human Services Center, 2501 Homestead Rd., Chapel Hill and 113 Mayo St., Hillsborough NC.

Refugee Cash Assistance, EIST: Orange Co. DSS, Homestead Rd,

Financial Counseling: InterFaith Council, Rosemary St., Carrboro

Catholic Charities (919) 560-8365 – Marlene Myers – 919-527-6300.

Operation Breakthrough, Inc., Family Empowerment Action to Self-Sufficiency (FEATS) program, 919-688-8111 ext. 253. (Application is required).

UTILITY ASSISTANCE

Urban Ministries – 919-212-7000.

Duke Energy Assistance Program – has programs to assist those who are having trouble paying their power bills. If you need that assistance, or know someone who does, please call us so that we can discuss payment plans or special handling for households with medical concerns. They also work with assistance agencies across the Carolinas and can refer customers to local programs that may be able to help them pay their power bills. 1-800- 943-6914.

Church World Service- Durham.

Orange Co DSS, Homestead Rd,

Grey Stone Baptist Church: 919-286-3596.

Urban Ministries (919) 220-8757

RENT ASSISTANCE

Interfaith Council (IFC)

  • (919) 967-0643 Men’s shelter and community kitchen ‘
  • (919) 932-6025 Women’s shelter
  • (919) 929-9287 Office, food distribution, emergency assistance (financial, clothing vouchers)


C.R.O.P.: 919-536-0104.

Salvation Army (919) 688-7306

Urban Ministries – 919-836-1642.

Durham Housing Authority, (919) 683-1551. Eligibility requirements: Qualify as an individual or family, Income from assets included with other income does not exceed income limits, No indebtedness to Durham Housing Authority, Has not committed fraud, misrepresentation or falsification of information, Has not violated any family obligation, Has not breached repayment agreement, No history of violent criminal activity, Family composition conforms to occupancy standards.

CLOTHING ASSISTANCE

Orange Congregations in Mission, 732-6194, provides free food, gently used and discounted clothing, shelter, possible rent assistance, and medical needs for the disadvantaged and low income.

First Baptist Caring Center: 919-688-7308.

Oak Grove Outreach (919) 680-2927: Monday and Tuesday 9am – 12 pm.

Brooks Ave Church of Christ – 919-821-2400.

Durham County Salvation Army (919) 688-7306, Income-qualified individuals receive vouchers for clothing given every six months.

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

SHAC Medical Clinic – Free Clinic run by UNC Medical Students 6-9pm, Wednesdays, according to student schedules; Walk-in or call ahead for appt. (919) 843-6841. Located at the Carrboro Community Health Center, 301 Lloyd St., Carrboro, NC

Refugee Health Clinic: Orange Co DSS, Piedmont Health Clinic, Lloyd St.

Lincoln Community Health Center: 919-956-4000

Durham County Department of Public Health : (919) 560-7600

Open Door Clinic – 919-832-0820.

Durham County Department of Social Services: Direct Medical Fund, (919) 560-8600, Target Group: Families with minor children.

DENTAL ASSISTANCE

Piedmont Health Services: Carrboro

Community Health Center (919) 933-9087. 301 Lloyd St. Carrboro.

Samaritan Health Center: (919) 407-8223

Durham County Public Health: 919-560-7600.

SHAC: (646) 580-7422.

Dental Health for Wake county for Children – 919-250-4610.

Lincoln Community Health Center, Dental, (919) 956-4000, Minimum co-pay is $40 for uninsured patients and $3 for those with Medicaid.

MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANCE

Art Therapy Institute – Provides school-based mental health services, clinic-based counseling, refugee women’s support groups through grants (919) 381-6068, 200 N. Greensboro St., Suite D6,Carrboro

El Futuro Mental Health & substance abuse Services, Carrboro.

Durham County Network of Care: http://durham.nc.networkofcare.org /mh.

CAARE Clinic (919) 687-0793, Free for uninsured individuals.

Alliance Medical Ministry -919-250-3329 – Donald Ross.

Lincoln Community Health Center, Behavioral Health Clinic, (919) 956-4068. Must be registered patient for health care with Lincoln Community Health Center. Must receive ongoing primary medical care through PCP at main Lincoln Clinic or Satellite clinics, Walltown, Lyon Park, Holton.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSISTANCE

Compass Center for Women and Families (919) 929-7122 (24 hour crisis line). Located at 207 Wilson St., Chapel Hill, NC

Orange County Rape Crisis Center, East Franklin St.

Durham Crisis Response Center: 919-403-9425.

The Healing Place – 919-838-9800.

CHILDCARE ASSISTANCE

Orange County Head Start/Early Head Start: County-wide home visiting and child care programs from pregnancy up to 3 years of age (preschool services for ages 3-5 in OCS District). Located at 800 Eastowne Dr., Ste.105, Chapel Hill. (919) 490-5577 ext. 248 (English/Spanish) or (919) 929-1850 (Burmese/ Karen)

Carrboro United Methodist Church

Durham Alliance for Childcare – (919)560-8300.

Wake Human Services – Wakegov.com/humanservices/social/pages/ccs.as

North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education, (800) 859-0829

YOUTH ASSISTANCE

Chapel Hill Youth Forward: http://chcyouth .org/content/about.

Carrboro YMCA. Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club: (919) 682- 7842

John Chavis community Center– 919-831-6984.

Durham Teen Center, (919) 354-2730

Durham Youth Commission: (919)560-1200.

Chapel Hill Community Center: (919) 968-2743.

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Church World Service (CWS) Provides assistance with green card applications, citizenship, family reunification and travel documentation (919) 680-4310. Located at 112 S. Duke St., Suite 48, Durham, Church World Service immigration Law Counseling.

Legal Aid of North Carolina – 919-856-2564. Does not handle criminal cases.

NC Free Legal Help: 1.800.688.1413. lawHelpNC.org.

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

NC Employment Securities Commission – Provides employment services, unemployment insurance, and labor market information to the state’s workers, employers and the public (919) 968-2031, 503 W.Franklin St. (Skills Development Center), Chapel Hill NC.

Church World services Employment Services. Located at 112 S. Duke St., Durham, NC.

Express Employment Professionals: (919) 572-6755.

Adecco: 919-572-2662.

Durham Social Service: 919-560-8000.

REAP-Raleigh Employee Assistance Program – 919-872-4786.

First Baptist Church of Durham, Jobs for Life, (919) 688-7308.

OTHER ASSISTANCE

Community Empowerment Fund – CEF provides savings opportunities, financial education, and assertive support to unemployed and underemployed individuals in Orange and Durham Counties. Chapel Hill:919-200-0233, Durham:919-797-9233, 133 1/2 East Franklin Street, Suite 105, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Food: Vimala’s Curryblossom Indian Restuarant – no one who can’t pay is turned away. Shea also can connect you with community resources.