Outside of Urban Ministries of Wake County’s programs serving those in need of food, prescription assistance, medical care, and homelessness services, other resources can be found within outside organizations depending on your need.

United Way Hotline Information on other area resources: 211 or 1-888-892-1162

Abuse and Neglect

Provides safety, support, and awareness to victims and survivors of domestic violence and rape/sexual assault
(919) 828-7501

Wake County Protective Services
Reporting and information lines for abuse or neglect of children or adults
919-212-7990 919-212-7264


Catholic Parish Outreach  
Referral is required for services
Mon-Sat 10am-1pm 919-873-0245

First Baptist Church
Clothing for men, women, and children
(919) 832-4485

With Love From Jesus
421 Chapanoke Rd, Raleigh
Tu/W/F/Sa 10am-12pm 919-233-8010


Advance Community Health
Dental care for adults and children

NC Missions of Mercy
Free dental clinics across NC

North Carolina Baptist Dental Bus
Free mobile dental clinics

UNC Dentistry
Services all types of dental needs with discounted prices. Patients must fill out an application to be eligible for services. Applications are randomly selected monthly for individuals.

Wake Smiles
Serves low-income, uninsured adults with referral

Wake Tech Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic
Aids in cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, and radio-graphs for qualifying patients. Some fees apply.
(919) 747-0126

Education and Training

Childcare Resources
Help finding childcare for children birth to age 5

Dorcas Ministries
Training center, scholarships, and classes
187 High House Rd, Cary

Dress for Success
Job readiness program and career clothing closet for women

Kramden Institute
Computer skills training
919- 293-1133

Resources for Seniors
Help with aging related issues
1110 Navaho Dr, Raleigh

Step Up Ministry
Job readiness for entry-level employment. Register online.

Vocational Rehab Employment services for those with disabilities

Wake Tech Community College
FREE ESL and GED Classes. FREE Human Resource Development classes for unemployed/under-employed. Hundreds of training programs.

Emergency Shelter

Cornerstone Homeless Multi-Service Center
Laundry, showers, traveler’s aid, social services, employment services and more
220 Snow Ave Raleigh.

Durham Rescue Mission
Servicing men at 1201 E Main St.
Servicing women & families at 507 E Knox St.

Servicing women and children escaping domestic violence.
24 hr Crisis Line:919-828-7740

Raleigh Rescue Mission
Servicing men, women & families
314 East Hargett St, Raleigh

Salvation Army
Servicing women and children
215 South Person St., Raleigh

Urban Ministries of Durham
Servicing men, women & families
410 Liberty St., Durham

Wake County Coordinated Intake
Hotline for info on area shelters

Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network
Servicing homeless working families
Call for an appt. 919-832-6024

Wilmington Street Men’s Shelter
Servicing men ages 18+
1420 South Wilmington St., Raleigh

The Women’s Center
Day shelter servicing women and children. Lunch M/W 11:30 – 12:30
112 Cox Ave., Raleigh


Capital Area JobLink Career Center
Numerous resources available to help in finding work and job training

Capital Area Workforce Center
Volunteers will help set up an account on NCworks.com; jobs are posted to the site
(919) 250-3770

Culinary Job Training Program (Interfaith Food Shuttle)
Those interested must submit an application to join the 11 week program
(919) 256-3880

Step Up Ministry
Aids individuals who have road blocks in gaining employment. Participants must complete a one week job orientation and skills session which is 32 hours to gain entrance into the program. Once in the program participants are supported and guided to obtain employment.
(919) 781-0156

Vocational Rehab Employment
Services for those with disabilities

Financial Assistance

Doorstep Ministries
228 W. Edenton St., Raleigh
Call Monday mornings 919-832-9530

Dorcas Ministries
187 High House Rd, Cary

First Presbyterian
Must be working or have proof of disability
Call Tues. for an appt. 919-833-4070

Sacred Heart Church
200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh
Walk-in on Wed to make appt. 919-755-2255

United Way Hotline
For more agencies providing financial assistance

Wake County Human Services
Help w/ heating/cooling
220 Swinburne Ave., Raleigh

White Oak Foundation
1621 White Oak Church Rd., Apex
Call for an appointment 919-362-6799

Financial Counseling

Consumer Education Counseling
Free credit counseling
3700 Barrett Dr, Raleigh

Triangle Family Services
Classes and counseling, foreclosure prevention.

Food Assistance

Catholic Parish Outreach
Required written referral needed
Mon-Sat 10am-1pm 919-873-0245

Dorcas Ministries
187 High House Rd, Cary

The Point Church Pantry
1503 Walnut St, Cary
Saturdays 11-noon 919-537-9533

Shepherd’s Table
Hot meals provided
121 Morgan St, Raleigh
Mon-Fri 11am-12pm 919-931-2010

Wake Co. Human Services
Food assistance (previously known as food stamps)
220 Swinburne Ave, Raleigh

White Plains Food Ministry
313 SE Maynard Rd, Cary
Thursdays 4pm-5:30pm 919-467-9394

With Love From Jesus
421 Chapanoke Rd, Raleigh
Tu/W/F/Sa 10-12pm 919-233-8010

Legal Services

Campbell Community Law Clinic
Legal representation, advocacy, education and reconciliation services
By referral only. Speak to an Urban Ministries’ volunteer or staff for more details.

Centro Para Familias Hispanas (Hispanic Family Center)
Legal, medical job resources

Legal Aid of North Carolina
Call or apply on-line

Medical Care

Advance Community Health
Clinics to address all medical/dental needs

Alliance Medical Ministry
Serves working, uninsured patients
(919) 250-3320

Mental Health

Support services for those affected by mental illness

Wake County Crisis Stabilization Center
24-hour mental health assessment and referrals. No appointment needed.
107 Sunnybrook Rd, Raleigh

The Diaper Train

Provides diapers, baby wipes, and children’s books

By referral only. Visit Urban Ministries of Wake County for a referral Monday-Friday 9am-1pm

Parental Services


Healing Transitions
FREE residential drug and alcohol recovery program.

Hope-Believe(Urban Ministries of Durham)
FREE residential drug and alcohol recovery program.
919-682-0538, ext 232

Triangle Alano Club
AA, NA and other 12 Step Recovery Meetings
177 High House Rd, Cary
(919) 783-6144

FREE residential drug and alcohol recovery program.
1820 James St, Durham

Transitional Housing

3 months temporary housing and case management for working families

The Carying Place
Transitional housing program for working families

Families Together
Transitional and re-housing programs

Triangle Family Services
Re-housing programs


Vehicle Assistance

Wheels4Hope is a non-profit that provides affordable, reliable transportation to economically challenged earners in the Triangle through referrals from partner agencies. Participating partner agencies offering a wide variety of programs and services are listed on the Wheels4Hope website.

Additionally, used vehicles are available for sale to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays. They range in cost from $1,500 to $6,000. The agency does not offer any financing, but the vehicles are offered at a reasonable price.