Durham Community Resources
Food and Nutrition
Urban Ministries of Durham County
410 Liberty Street, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 682-0538
Urban Ministries of Durham is a faith-based non-profit committed offering support to those experiencing housing and food scarcity. UM’s community Cafe offers three meals daily to anyone who wants to join them for a meal. UM also has a Food Pantry and Clothing Closet available to clients on a monthly basis.
2700 Angier Ave A, Durham, NC 27703
Phone: (919) 956-2513
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.
Interfaith Food Shuttle
(919) 536-4201 (Duke Memorial site)
(919) 682-3301 (Iglesia Episcopal El Buen Pastor Site)
The Inter-faith Food Shuttle provides free, fresh produce to families in the triangle. In Durham, the food shuttle can be found the 3rd Saturday of the month from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Duke Memorial UMC at 504 W. Chapel Hill Street and the 1st Saturday at Iglesia Episcopal El Buen Pastor at 1852 Liberty Street. Call in advance for best arrival time to receive food number.
Parental and Youth Support
East Childrens Durham Initiative
2101 Angier Ave, Durham, NC 27703
Phone: (919) 908-8709
EDCI’s mission is to create a pipeline of high-quality services from birth through high school graduation for children and families living in a 120-block area of East Durham.
3400 Croasdaile Dr STE 206, Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 403-8249
Exchange Family Center is a nonprofit that makes a difference in the lives of children, adolescents and their families through the provision of family support, individual counseling, group counseling, case management, education, and supportive services.
Career and Reentry Services
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
200 E Main Street Durham, NC 27701
The LRC connects formerly incarcerated individuals with services and support including but not limited to: Job readiness training, Childcare Assistance, Substance Abuse Treatment, transportation assistance, mental health counseling, housing providers, and other basic needs.
Criminal Justice Resource Center
326 East Main Street, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 560-0500
The Criminal Justice Resource Center provides community based programs for justice involved adults. Services in these programs include, but are not limited to, outpatient substance use disorder treatment services, cognitive behavior intervention, employment training and placement assistance, housing, wrap around services, access to educational services, and much more.
359 Blackwell St #200, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 627-6420
Made in Durham is a community partnership of engaged educators, business, government, nonprofits, youth and young adults aligning their resources and initiatives to create an education-to-career system that better equips Durham’s youth for career and life success and builds a stronger local workforce.
LGBTQ Support Services
114 Hunt St, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 827-1436
The LGBTQ Center of Durham is a non-profit organization supporting and celebrating the LGBTQ and non-binary identified members of the Durham Community.
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.
Lincoln Community Health Center
1301 Fayetteville St Durham, NC 27707
LCHC offers a wide range of health services including adult medicine, pediatrics, dental, social work/mental health services, family care nursing and outreach into the home.
North Carolina AIDS Training & Education Center
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.
Durham Department of Social Services
200 E Main Street, Durham, NC 27701
The Department of Social Services is a part of the Durham County government that invests in the safety and stability of families, elderly, and disabled adults.They provide Adult Protective Services, Child Protective Services, Family Crisis Services, In-Home Services, and Long Term Care.
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.
Durham County Department of Public Health
414 E Main St, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 560-7600
The public health department provides a variety of health services to members of the community, including, free STD/HIV testing, women’s health services, immunizations, and nutrition and health education programs.
Housing and Homelessness
Urban Ministries of Durham: Journey Programs
410 Liberty Street, Durham, NC 27701
Urban ministries of Durham is a faith-based nonprofit committed to offering support to those experiencing homelessness and food scarcity. The shelter now seeks to provide every single client not just with food and shelter, but also with a future, offering case management to end their homelessness through our Journey Programs
300 N Queen St, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 683-5878
Working together, we help provide families with children a stable, safe and loving environment while they are in the temporary crisis of homelessness.
18 W Colony Pl # 250, Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 489-6282
Housing for New Hope is a non-profit that offers a variety of programming designed to help North Carolinian's facing homelessness. These programs include outreach and case management, rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing for qualifying individuals.
Women's & Children's Division/ Men's Division
Women & Children's Division- 507 E Knox St, Durham, NC 27701
Men's Division- 1201 East Main St. Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 688-9641
The Durham Rescue Mission is Durham, NC’s oldest and largest long-term homeless shelter, providing food, clothing, permanent supportive housing, vocational training, Biblical counseling, job placement, education, accountability and much more.
206 N Dillard St, Durham, NC 27701
The Durham Crisis Response Center works with the community to end domestic and sexual violence through advocacy, education, support and prevention. DCRC has a temporary shelter for women and children, counseling and support groups, hospital accompaniment, and legal advocacy.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
3710 University Dr #140, Durham, NC 27707
Phone: (919) 956-9124
3717-B University Dr, Durham, NC 27707
Phone: (919) 680-8000
InStepp, Inc. is a dedicated, community-based nonprofit company empowering women and girls to overcome the challenges in their lives and succeed personally and professionally through innovative, gender responsive training, education and prevention services in the Triangle area.
Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham
2105 NC-54, Durham, NC 27713
Phone: (919) 228-0997
The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham is a nonprofit that provides emergency services to community members including assistance with housing needs, transportation, prescription co-pays and more. The Coalition also co-sponsors a clothing closet for individuals on probation or returning
from jail or prison and their families.
Mental Health Services
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
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.