• Interact Raleigh, NC
    • 919-828-7501
    • Inspired by the belief that every person has the right to be safe and empowered, Interact envisions a community free from domestic and sexual violence where healthy relationships prosper. Offering crisis hotlines, an emergency shelter, individual and group counseling, court advocacy services, sexual assault services and more.
  • Hope Connections International Raleigh, NC
    • 919-377-1785
    • Hope Connection International (HCI) is a multi-faceted recovery and prevention center that connects with organizations worldwide to empower survivors of abuse and addiction by offering free support groups, education, and sponsorships with tailored solutions, along with supportive, long-term housing.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    • (800) 799-7233
  • National US Child Abuse Hotline
    • (800) 422-4453


Treatment Programs/Housing
  • Converting Hearts, Wake Forest, NC
    • 919-628-0315
    • Faith-based group Home for men with addictions.
  • Healing Transitions, Raleigh, NC
    • 919-834-9800
    • Offers a long-term recovery program, overnight shelter, non-medical detox and family services.
    • Specifically aims to be a resource to the homeless, uninsured and underserved individuals with alcoholism. and other drug addictions.
  • Adult & Teen Challenge, national program
    • Offers several sites in North Carolina.
    • For over 60 years, Adult & Teen Challenge has operated on a holistic model of drug and alcohol recovery. It is a faith-based program.
  • Fellowship Hall, Greensboro, NC
    • 800-659-3381
    • Offers residential and outpatient programs, as well as family services.
  • Pavilion, Mill Spring, NC
    • 828-383-8268
    • Offers a 6 week in patient recovery program, detox treatment and family services
  • Wilmington Treatment Center, Wilmingon, NC
    • 866-385-7186
    • Offers detox, residential and outpatient programs, a partial hospitalization program (PHP), as well as family services.
  • Cary Behavioral Health, Cary, NC
    • 919-466-7540
    • Outpatient help for depression, anxiety, ADHD, bipolar, OCD, PTSD, mood disorders and addiction.
  • Triangle Springs, Raleigh, NC
    • 919-372-4318
    • Inpatient and outpatient programs for depression, anxiety, ADHD, bipolar, OCD, PTSD, mood disorders and addiction.
  • Oxford House
    • 1-800-689-9840
    • Structured living situation for persons in continued recovery from substance abuse.
    • Must fill out an application. Availability varies.
  • TROSA, Durham, NC
    • 919-419-1059
    • Free 2-year residential drug and alcohol recovery program.
Local Support Groups for Families of Addicts
  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health)
    NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.
  • PAL (Parents of Addicted Loved ones)
    PAL provides hope and support through addiction education for parents dealing with an addicted loved one.
  • Al-Anon Groups
    Support groups are offered for people who are worried about someone with a drinking problem.
    (800) 344-2666
National Hotlines
  • Poison Control
    (800) 222-1222
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline
    (800) 662-4357
  • Cocaine Anonymous
    (800) 347-8998
  • National Help Line for Substance Abuse
    (800) 262-2463
  • Alcohol Hotline
    (800) 331-2900
  • Alcohol and Drug Helpline
    (800) 821-4357
  • Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline
    (800) 252-6465



Financial Assistance

  • Dorcas Ministries
    • 919-469-9861
    • Open 10:00am-1:00pm M-F.
    • Available to Cary or Morrisville residents only. Must fill out an application (available online), have proof of residence, your SSN or tax ID, photo ID, proof of income for ALL ADULTS in the household, PAST DUE bill or letter, rental lease or mortgage statement, & documentation of a Financial Crisis (defined as a large unexpected necessary expense or sudden dramatic decrease in wages.)
  • Garner Area Ministries
    • 919-772-9100
    • Open 9am-12pm M-F
    • Available to Garner residents only. Must have proof of residence, photo ID, social security card for all household members, and a past due bill.
    • Help with rent, utilities and prescription medications, (as well as food/clothing)
  • Salvation Army
    • 919-834-6733
    • M – Th. 8:30am
    • Will help 1st 15 people in line. Up to $100 for utility bill, rent, RX.
    • Must bring ID and social, copy of bill, and proof of having paid rest of said bill.
  • Western Wake Crisis Ministry
    • 919-362-0657
    • Open 10am – 1pm M-Th.
    • Available to Apex, Holly Spring residents only.
    • Must have proof of residence, current NC ID, PAST DUE bill or letter, and documentation of a Financial Crisis (defined as a large unexpected necessary expense or sudden dramatic decrease in wages.)
    • Financial assistance for rent, electric, medical. Food pantry.
  • Western Wake Human Services
    • 919-461-4613
    • Offers help with past due utilities, food stamps, Medicaid and more.
    • Must live in Apex, Cary or Morrisville.
    • Open Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:15pm
  • First Presbyterian Outreach of Raleigh
    • 919-833-4070
    • Call for appt Mon 12pm/Tue 9:30
    • “The Friendship Fund” provides financial counseling & aid for medical, rent/electric/water bills.
  • Wake Energy Assistance
    • Provides aid with electricity bills.
  • White Oak Foundation
    • To apply for assistance, call 919-362-6799
    • Be prepared to provide the following items:
    • Valid picture identification (ex. driver’s license, state ID)
    • Proof of Income of all adult household members or proof of job separation letter.
    • Delinquent Letter or most recent Rental Ledger page from rental agency reflecting delinquency of rent.


  • Dorcas Ministries
    • 919-469-9861
    • Open 10:00am-12:30pm M-F
    • Food Pantry. Available to Cary or Morrisville residents only. Must fill out an application, have proof of residence and photo ID.
  • Salvation Army
    • 919- 834-6733
    • 1863 Capital Blvd. Raleigh, NC 27604
      • Clothing Closet
        • Must call 919- 834-6733 on Mon at 8am to make an appointment for that Wed
        • Helps 35 families per week.
        • Able to shop $30/per person from their shop 1x/6 months
        • Coats are given away as needed from Oct-Feb during appointments.
        • Photo ID needed for applicant a social security or tax ID card for every other family member.
      • Food Pantry
        • Tuesday & Thursday 1pm.
        • 1st 50 ppl photo ID for applicant and one form of ID any additional household members (photo ID, health insurance, school record, etc). Can receive 1x/3 months
      • Soup Line
        • No photo ID needed.
        • Can come as often as you need. 5pm-6pm Mon-Fri.
  • Urban Ministries of Wake County
    • 919-834-4707
    • 1390 Capital Blvd Raleigh, NC 27603
    • Opens at 9am M-Th
    • Can receive help 1x/3 months unless a senior citizen, 1x/30 days
    • Must have proof of address, photo ID, acceptable forms of ID for all family members to receive benefits and documentation of income/expenses for household.
  • With Love from Jesus
    • 919-233-8010
    • 421 Chapanoke Road,
    • Raleigh 27603
      • Open Tu, W, F, Sa 10am-11:30am
    • 209 S. Robertson St, Clayton 27528
      • Open Thursday 9:30-11 AM and Sunday 5-6:30 PM
    • Food, Clothing, Household items, and Furniture.
    • No referrals or identification required.


  • The House Wake! Access Hub
    • 919-443-0098
    • A housing switchboard managed by five full-time staff members who have training in homeless management, call center and diversion training to help each caller.
    • Monitored Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
  • Oak City Cares
    • 1430 South Wilmington Street Raleigh, NC 27603
    • 9-5 Mon-Fri, 9-6 Sat/Sun for weekend meals only
    • A hub for connecting individuals and families, who are at risk of, or are experiencing
    • Homelessness, to coordinated services that create a path to stable housing and renewed hope.
  • Raleigh Rescue Mission
    • 919-828-9014
    • Emergency shelter for women and children only. First come, first serve. Must be in line by 3:30pm.
    • Residential recovery provided to both men and women. Operating on a waitlist.
  • Salvation Army
    • 919-834-6733
    • For women & children only, males must be 12 or under. Register by 4:30 pm for emergency shelter admission. Can stay up to 14 continuous nights in one year.
    • Longer term shelter operates on a waitlist.
  • S. Wilmington St. Center
    • 919-857-9428
    • For men only, 18 years+. Guaranteed bed for first visit. Otherwise an emergency bed list is generated through a lottery system. 234 beds available. Should arrive at 6pm to see if your name is on the list.
    • Longer term shelter available but operates on a waitlist.
    • Overflow guaranteed emergency shelter is available during certain White Flag winter nights (below 32 degrees)
  • Family Promise (formerly known as WIHN)
    • 919-832-6024
    • Day Center: Open 7-6 M-F Case mgmt. services, employment resources, shower, laundry, mailing address, lockers, phone use.
    • Transitional Shelter: 8 wk. program for married couples or families with children. Must be employed or have a job 2 wks from entry date.
  • The Carying Place
    • 919-462-1800
    • Open 9:00-5:00 M-F
    • Offers transitional housing and life skill training for 16 weeks to families in need.
    • Applicants must be working at least 37hrs/week, have children, be drug free/criminal record free for the previous 12 months, and go through an interview.
    • Currently operating with a waitlist that takes weeks to months.
  • Helen Wright Center
    • 919-833-1748
    • Open 4:00pm-9:00am M-F 24hrs Sat-Sun & Holidays
    • Transitional Shelter for homeless women (with no kids) offering basic needs & case management. Contracts for initial stay of 2 months.
    • Currently operating with a waitlist that takes weeks to months.
  • PLM Families Together
    • 919-212-1123
    • Offers transitional housing and counseling up to 4 months for those “literally” homeless.
    • Also offers Re-Housing Support to those who are homeless but who aren’t on the streets. Participants are assigned a Mentor Advocate and they work together to establish permanent housing. Average length of program is 40 days.
  • Wrenn House
    • Shelter for young people, 10-17
    • 919-833-7866
    • 908 W. Morgan St, Raleigh
  • Wake Homeless Resource Guide
    • Comprehensive website of resources. Regularly updated with latest information.
  • The Women’s Center
    • 400 S. West St Raleigh NC 27601
    • 919.829.3711
    • Monday-Thursday 8:15am-3:30pm, and Friday 8:30am – 2:30pm
    • Crisis intervention and assessment center for homeless women.
    • Offers: Clothing Closet, Basic Needs, Healthcare, Clinical Services, Day Storage, Mail Services, Housing Support, Instructional and Enrichment Workshops, Transportation/Bus Passes
    • Meals: Breakfast: 8:30am,Lunch: 11:30am


  • Advance Community Health
    • Medical, dental, mental health
    • 1001 Rock Quarry Rd.Raleigh, NC 27610
    • 919-833-3111 (medical)/ 919-250-2930 (dental)
  • Alliance Medical Ministry
    • For employed without insurance
    • 101 Donald Ross Dr., Raleigh
    • 19-277-0505
  • NeighborHealth Center
    • 4201 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 005 Raleigh, NC 27607
    • All medical needs
    • 984-222-8000
  • Open Door Clinic & Pharmacy
    • 1390 Capital Blvd., Raleigh
    • 919-832-0820
    • M/W 9-5, T/Th 9-6, pharmacy M-Th 10-5.
    • Must have proof of address, photo ID, acceptable forms of ID for all family members to receive benefits and documentation of income/expenses for household.
  • UNC School of Dentistry
    • Full service dental clinic
    • Free Clinic operates every Wednesday from 5:30PM to 11:00PM
    • Carrboro Community Health Center: 301 Lloyd St Carrboro, NC 27510
    • 919-597-3997
  • Wake Smiles
    • Serves low-income, uninsured adults with referral
    • 1863 Capital Blvd. Raleigh, NC 27604
    • 919-390-6497
  • Wake Tech Dental Hygiene
    • Some fees apply
    • 919-747-0126
  • Needy Meds
    • Helps find low-cost meds by linking you with other programs/services
    • Browse their website or call 800-503-6897, M-F, 9-5.


Treatment Programs
  • Monarch’s Behavioral Health Urgent Care
    • (919) 703-2845
    • 319 Chapanoke Road, Suite 120 Raleigh, NC 27603
    • Walk-in service for people ages 4 and older with mental health and substance use disorders who are experiencing a crisis.
    • Can initiate involuntary commitment.
  • Holly Hill Hospital
    • 919-250-7000
    • Inpatient and outpatient mental health services
    • Children 5+, adolescents, adults
    • Can initiate involuntary commitment
  • Pasadena Villa
    • Outpatient help for depression, anxiety, autism, bipolar and personality disorders. Several locations including Raleigh.
  • Cary Behavioral Health
    • Outpatient help for depression, anxiety, ADHD, bipolar, OCD, PTSD, mood disorders and addiction.
  • HopeWay
    • Located in Charlotte. 3 different programs (Residential, Partial Hospitalization Program, Intensive Outpatient).
  • Triangle Springs
    • Facility in Raleigh. Inpatient and outpatient programs.
National Hotlines
  • Mental Health Hotline
    (800) 510-9132
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    (800) 273-TALK (8255)
  • National Youth Crisis Hotline
    (800) 442-HOPE (4673)
  • Veterans Crisis Line
    (800) 273-8255
  • Hopeline North Carolina
    Call or Text: (919) 231-4525 or (877) 235-4525
Other Resources
  • Parental Support
    • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health)
  • Psychological Evaluations for Court
    • Raleigh Psychiatrics: Accepts no insurance, $300 919-787-7125

Multiple Areas of Assistance

  • United Way
    • Dial 211
    • List of resources in the Triangle area that will assist with all types of needs.
    • Most comprehensive option. Network of over 18,000 resources.
    • Live voice to talk with.
  • Wake County Human Services
    • 919-212-7000
    • List of resources in Wake County that will assist with all types of needs.
    • Offices all around Wake County, easy to use website.
  • Women’s Center of Wake County
    • 919-829-3711 Open 9am-4pm M-F
    • Provides an abundance of resources for women in Wake County.
  • Hope Connection International
    • (919) 377-1785
    • Free counseling opportunities and Support Groups (addiction recovery, abuse recovery for depression, grief, etc).
    • Operates DejaVu Thrift Store which offers furniture and home décor
  • Wake Network of Care
    • Comprehensive website of resources. Regularly updated with latest information.

Pregnancy / Post Abortion / Adopt on / Foster Care Support


Single Parents

  • Parents without Partners
    • This organization has several chapters across the nation with a goal to empower parents and their children by providing a supportive community, educational opportunities and social activities for the entire family.
    • The group also advocates for single parents with legislative lobbying, national conferences and community service.
  • Single Parent Alliance of America
    • By joining the SPAOA, members have access to help through government grants, grants for education, a pharmacy discount card and information about discount shopping.
    • SPAOA is also able to help members on an individual basis with financial problems.
    • Membership is free, but the prospective member must prove she is a single parent.
  • CoAbode
    • CoAbode provides single mothers with house sharing opportunities, specialized support groups, affordable housing, and vital resources designed to make parenting alone easier, healthier, and more secure.
  • Childcare Subsidy Vouchers
    • Wake County Human Services
    • Call: 919-212-7052 (English) or 919-212-9285 (English, Spanish)
    • Email: childcaresubsidy@wakegov.com
  • Diaper Bank of NC
  • The Diaper Train at Saint Savior’s Center
    • 616 Tucker St., Raleigh, North Carolina
    • (919) 833-6400.
    • Provides free diapers to Wake County.
    • Need a referral to go, referral resources are on their website

Support Areas


Cancer Companions
Cancer Companion’s trained volunteers draw people coping with cancer closer to
Christ through prayer, scripture, and companionship.


Transitions Life Care
Resources for care givers including skills training and support groups.

  • DivorceCare
    13-week support group for those who are separated or divorced.
  • DivorceCare4Kids
    13-week support group for children age 5-12, whose parents are separated or divorced.

13-week support group for those who have lost a loved one.

Law Enforcement & First Responders


  • Offers 3 day Post Critical Incident Seminars for law enforcement and first responders
  • Hosted nationally, but at Hope 2x/year


Public Transportation
  • Accessible Raleigh Transportation
  • Capital Area Transit
  • Triangle Transit
Car Assistance

Wheels for Hope

  • 919-832-1941
  • Must be referred from a partner agency to apply to receive a car.
  • Accepts donated vehicles.