24-hour Residential Facility for Homeless Men
If you are a homeless man who would like to enroll in the transitional housing program at Community House, please call 919 967-1086 and select option 4.
If you need emergency shelter during inclement weather (when WRAL predicts overnight temperatures to be below 40 degrees), please call 919-967-1086 and press 5 to speak to a staff person on duty to sign up for space. You must sign up for space by 4:00pm, or meet at Community Kitchen 100 West Rosemary Street by 6pm. To verify whether or not Community House is providing emergency shelter for the night, please call 919-967-1086 and press 2.
Community House offers safe living accommodations, meals, showers and laundry facilities. Community House guests also receive an array of services: referrals to substance abuse education and counseling; medical, mental health and dental treatment; social worker support; job coaching; and referrals to community agencies. Residents are encouraged to identify and address personal challenges, seek employment opportunities, and establish a plan with short and long-term goals. IFC partners with Piedmont Health Services (PHS) to provide a PHS Satellite Clinic inside Community House to provide health care services to respond to the various needs of homeless men and women. Staff and volunteers strive to empower, educate and support homeless men to take important steps towards a successful transition out of homelessness. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups available at Community House, which include: evening volunteers, receptionists, building monitors and clinic staff. Community House serves as Orange County’s only shelter for homeless men. It also provides 17 emergency shelter cots during inclement weather.
2018 Good Neighbor Plan Updates
May 23, 2018: http://www.ifcweb.org/features/community-house-update