Raleigh Community Resources
Food and Nutrition
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
931 E. Main Street Suite 1A, Durham, NC 27701
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Substance treatment services facility that provides services in Outpatient detoxification, Outpatient methadone and buprenorphine or Vivitrol,
Housing and Homelessness
314 E. Hargett Street Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
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.
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.
3710 University Dr #140, Durham, NC 27707
Phone: (919) 956-9124
1012 Oberlin Road Raleigh
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
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 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 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.