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Raleigh Community Resources

Food and Nutrition

Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

1924 Capital Blvd. Raleigh, NC 27604

Phone: (919) 875-0707

The Food bank of Central & Eastern NC is a non-profit dedicated to ending food scarcity for families of the Triangle. Programs include food pantries, kids' summer meals and weekend power packs, and nutrition education. 

Urban Ministries of Raleigh: Food and Prescription Assistance

1390 Capital Boulevard, Raleigh NC 27603

Phone: (919) 836-1642

Urban Ministries seeks to engage the community to serve and advocate on behalf of those affected by poverty by providing food and nutrition, promoting health and wellness, and by laying the foundations of home. Clients who are eligible can receive one week’s worth of healthy groceries once every three months.

Interfaith Food Shuttle
General: (919) 250-0043

Martin St: (919) 833-9756

Praise Temple: (919) 833-8513

The Interfaith Food Shuttle provides free, fresh produce to families in the triangle. The food shuttle can be found the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Martin Street Baptist Church at 1001 East Martin St and the 4th Saturday at 1426 Wake Forest Rd, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Call in advance for best are- rival time to receive food number.

Family Support


Children's Home Society

7701 Six Forks Rd. Suite 120 Raleigh NC 27615

Phone:(919) 676-4784 ext. 476

Children’s Home Society provides families with the support and resources they need to be a family, with services ranging from adoption and foster care to parent education and teen pregnancy prevention to post-adoption support for families. CHS believes in the power of family to transform lives and communities.

NCDHHS Children's Services

2001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699

Phone: (1-800) 662-7030

NCDHHS'S Children’s Services provides resources for health care, financial assistance and access to nutrition programs to children who require extra support. Find a childcare provider, learn about child support payments and enforcement and make sure that your newborn has the proper care regardless of your financial status.

WIC Program

10 Sunnybrook Rd. Raleigh, NC 27620-4049

Phone: (919) 250-4720

WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. It is commonly referred to as the WIC Program. County health departments, community and rural health centers, and community action agencies provide WIC Program services

Career and Reentry Services

NC Works Career Center

1830-B Tillery Place Raleigh, NC 27604

Phone: (919) 715-0111

The NCWorks Career Center system is a partnership of local workforce development professionals that provides adults in the triangle with support in areas of job training, career development, & work readiness

Community Success Initiative

1830B Tillery Place Raleigh, NC 27604

Phone: (919) 715-0111 ext. 216

Through a network of community partners, CSI works with men and women in prison, former prisoners, people in transition, and their families through our Resource Center Without Walls. They provide small group trainings and individual mentoring in general life skills, leadership, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and areas related to transitioning back into family and community life.

Triangle Restoration House

501 E Lane Street Raleigh, NC 27601

Phone: (919) 491-4138

Primary work is with women who have been previously incarcerated. TRH works to rebuild lives, encourage self-efficiency, teach essential life skills, facilitate family unification, and promote financial independence. Triangle Restoration House will be able to connect with women after reentry.

Family Resource Center South Atlantic

3825 Barrett Drive Suite 104, Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: (919) 834-9300 ext. 201

Family Resource Center South Atlantic, as the Intermediary Agency, will coordinate with and assist the Wake Local Reentry Council to implement a network of reentry services to returning adult citizens (ages 18 and up) and justice-involved individuals to support their successful transition from secure confinement back to their families and communities in Wake County.

LGBTQ Support Services

LGBTQ Center of Raleigh 

119 East Hargett Street, Raleigh NC 27601-1579

Phone: (919) 832-4484

The LGBT Center of Raleigh serves the Raleigh LGBT community by providing services specific to aging LGBTQ individuals, women, transgender people, and youth, as well as an LGBT library and HIV/STI testing.

Triangle Empowerment Center

931 E. Main Street Suite 1A, Durham, NC 27701

Phone: 800-806-3558

Triangle Empowerment Center, Inc. is positioned to meet the needs of persons from various socio-economic backgrounds, to include those with low income, homelessness, unemployed, disabled substance abusers, HIV/AIDS, and veterans who find themselves in emergency crisis situations.

PrEP Services

Wake County Human Services STD Clinic

10 Sunnybrook Road Raleigh NC 27610

Phone: (919) 250-4410

Free and confidential HIV/STD testing services are offered at Clinic A at the Wake County Public Health Center, as well as other areas of Wake County on differing days. Call to inquire about times and locations.

North Carolina AIDS Training & Education Center​

Phone: 919-843-1510

The North Carolina Aids Training & Education Center provides information, resources, and educational opportunities for individuals who are interested in protecting themselves from becoming infected with HIV.


Wake County Public Health Clinics

​10 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh

Phone: (919) 212-7000

​Wake County's public health clinics offer health care for children and adults, ranging from treatment to education. Wake County's main public health clinics are in the Public Health Center located at 10 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh. Some services provided at the Public Health Center are also provided at other locations.

Medicaid Office of NC
(800) 622-7030
Medicaid is government provided health insurance for families and individuals with financial or health needs that are not otherwise met by commercial insurance. A DSS caseworker can help determine if you qualify for Medicaid and help you in the application process.

Raleigh Methadone Treatment Center

6118 Saint Giles St Unit 130 Raleigh, NC 27612

(919) 781-5507

Substance treatment services facility that provides services in Outpatient detoxification, Outpatient methadone and buprenorphine or Vivitrol,

Housing and Homelessness

Raleigh Rescue Mission

314 E. Hargett Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

(919) 828-9014

Raleigh Rescue Mission is a nonprofit organization that helps rebuild the lives of homeless men, women, and children in the community by ministering to their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. While at the Mission, our clients receive safe shelter, nourishing meals, counseling, medical care in our on-site medical clinic, substance abuse recovery services, educational, vocational and life skill classes in our on-site Adult Learning Center and childcare in our on-site, licensed preschool center to help them on their journey to recovery.

Haven House Services for Youth

600 W. Cabarrus Street, Raleigh, NC 27603

Phone: (919) 833-3312

Haven House provides a safe, legal, and responsible environment for youth who run away from home, who are homeless or are otherwise in a crisis situation. We are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Wrenn House is available to any youth age 10 – 17, with priority given to youth from Wake County and Raleigh.

South Wilmington Street Center for Men

​1420 S. Wilmington St. Raleigh 

Phone: (919) 847-9428

The South Wilmington Street Center provides a tier of services both on- and off-site that are designed to lead men to self-sufficiency. The shelter provides some short-term emergency dorms with overnight shelter only, while other dorms offer longer-term shelter to men who engage in services. Those services range from case management, budgeting and credit counseling, mental health/substance abuse treatment and referrals to other programs. The goal is to provide safe shelter while the men develop realistic plans for moving out of the shelter, and into employment and housing of their own.

Helen Wright Center for Women

401 West Cabarrus Street, Raleigh NC 27601

Phone: (919) 833-1748

The Helen Wright Center for Women is a program for single, homeless women without children in their care. They currently designate 24 beds for emergency shelter. Women are offered an initial fourteen-night stay and may request additional time if they wish to enter a program bed. If you are in need of shelter today please call (919) 833-1748 after 1:00pm.


National Domestic Violence Hotline

3710 University Dr #140, Durham, NC 27707

Phone: (919) 956-9124


1012 Oberlin Road Raleigh 

Domestic Violence: (919) 828-7740

Sexual Assault: (919) 828-3067

Spanish: (844) 203-8896

Dedicated to ending the cycle of domestic and sexual violence in Wake County, InterAct offers resources for victims and survivors and their families. They provide a 24-hourcrisis hotline, community engagement and outreach, court advocacy and filing of protective orders, emergency shelter and individual and group counseling

Mental Health Services

NAMI Wake County Raleigh

120 W. Hargett St. Raleigh, NC

(919) 848-4490

The Wake Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness is an advocacy group that promotes recovery and optimizes the quality of life for those in the County affected by mental illness through their helpline, support groups, and educational meetings. 


NC Hopeline

Phone: 919-231-4525

NC HopeLine provides the community with a free and confidential crisis and suicide prevention helpline and texting service. HopeLine specializes in suicide and crisis intervention, supportive and non-judgmental active listening, gentle and understanding discussion of crisis resolution, and referrals to appropriate community resources.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Phone: 1-800-273-8255

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. At the locally operated crisis centers, they connect callers to resources offering additional support and understanding.

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