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Community Resources

Several area programs are available for civil/human rights, disability rights, economic opportunities, housing and  substance use help. Learn about valuable resources and services available to you and your family!

Category Organization Name  Description  Address & Contact Info           
Disability Rights

Disability Rights North Carolina

Disability Rights North Carolina is a legal advocacy agency that fights for the rights of people with disabilities and handles cases involving discrimination, abuse and other rights violations in NC. 3724 National Drive Ste.100, Raleigh, NC 27612
  North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities (NCCDD) The NCCDD works to help communities become more inclusive of people with I/DD and their families. The website includes information about the COVID-19 vaccine. 2010 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-2010
919-527-6500 (voice/tdd)
Substance Use Quitline NC Quitline NC provides free cessation services to any North Carolina resident who needs help quitting commercial tobacco use, which includes all tobacco products offered for sale (not tobacco used for sacred and traditional ceremonies by many American Indian tribes and communities).  1-800-784-8669
  Healing Transitions: A Place for Recovery Healing Transitions offers innovative peer-based, recovery-oriented services to homeless, uninsured and underserved individuals with alcoholism and other drug addictions in order to rekindle a person’s desire and ability to return to a meaningful and productive life. 1251 Goode St, Raleigh, NC 27603
919 – 838 - 9800
Civil and Human Rights NC Legal Aid Legal Aid of North Carolina is a statewide, nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income people in order to ensure equal access to justice and to remove legal barriers to economic opportunity. 224 S. Dawson St., Raleigh, NC 27601
1-866-219-LANC (5262) 
Economic Opportunities   Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Program The program is specifically designed to advocate and facilitate business growth and provide opportunities for historically underutilized businesses.  MWBE Program Manager:
Lekesha R. Shaw
Housing  Wake County Housing Resource Guide List of affordable and subsidized housing that includes rentals, recovery housing, emergency shelters, senior housing and public housing. 
  House Wake! COVID-19 Financial Assistance Program The City of Raleigh and Wake County have partnered together to provide financial assistance to renters in Wake County that have been financially impacted by COVID-19. Eligible households can receive financial assistance for past due rent and/or utilities for up to 12 months, plus assistance for the current month. 919-899-9911
  North Carolina Housing Finance Agency The NCHFA is a public agency that provide resources for renters and finances affordable housing opportunities for North Carolinians whose needs are not met by the market.  919-877-5700


  Raleigh/Wake Partnership to End Homelessness The Raleigh Wake Partnership is committed to creating and promoting a fair and equitable process for everyone experiencing a housing crisis.

112 Cox Ave, Raleigh, NC 27605
919- 443-0098




Demetrius Edward, MPA
Senior Community Relations Analyst

Equity and Inclusion
900 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Lead Department:
Equity and Inclusion



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