We ended homelessness for 185 people in one year.

We welcome neighbors in need regardless of ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or disability. Our programs end homelessness by giving neighbors emergency shelter and case management to help them overcome such barriers as unemployment, medical and mental health problems, and addiction. We welcome more than 6,000 people each year who come seeking food, shelter, clothing and supportive services through these main programs:

Community Shelter for men, women, and families who need a safe emergency place to sleep. We offer case management to all shelter clients through our Journey Programs.

Community Café serves 3 meals a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year to shelter guests and anyone who is hungry.

Food Pantry and Clothing Closet distribute groceries and clothing to very poor and homeless neighbors.


Play SPENT, our online game about surviving poverty


NFC High Chair

Gifts that give twice.

Connect yourself and your friends with everyday things that enable food, shelter and a future for our clients. From tampons to teddy bears, drug test urine cups to deodorant, cans of vegetables to caseworkers, naming rights are available at namesforchange.org -- the most interesting and meaningful gift they'll get this year.

Many thanks to McKinney for developing the site. 

410 Liberty Street, Durham, NC 27701 | (919) 682-0538

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