Urban Ministries of Durham Inc. - Durham, NC

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410 Liberty Street
Durham, NC 27702
: Phone: (919) 682-0538
: http://www.umdurham.org/
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    2020-04-13 11:36:13
    Yes I applied here and went to the place where I could reicieve help but they didn’t help me everything was closed I have 2 kids a one year and 2 months year old and my husband and we stranded outside with nowhere to go we followed everyone’s instructions and it still got us nowhere.

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If you are homeless and need shelter, come to the Community Cafe by entering through the Resource Center doors, underneath the purple awning, Monday at 10 a.m. to reserve a bed for two weeks. We accept emergency referrals from affiliated organizations any day space is available. Call 919-682-0538 x221 to learn more.

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Shelter Journey Programs
UMD's Community Shelter has 81 beds for men, 30 for women and nine family rooms with a total of 38 beds for parents and their children, for a total of 149 beds. There are also 25 overflow mats that supplement the bed space when needed, especially during severe weather (including when the temperature is below freezing) known as White Flag nights, for a total of 174 beds. The shelter now seeks to provide every single client not just with food and shelter, but also with a future, offering case management to end their homelessness through our Journey Programs
New Arrivals
Our main check-in for new arrivals is held each Monday morning beginning at 10 a.m. We accept referrals from other agencies and from clergy from supporting faith communities 24 hours per day, seven days a week. New arrivals receive a bed for the next 14 nights and have access to hygiene products and showers, the Clothing Closet, meals in the Café and Bread for the Journey.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Urban Ministries of Durham Inc. at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.

If you have pictures of the shelter, I will upload them on this page. Please email me with the name of your shelter and the pictures to: HomelessSupport@gmail.com

Do you have items to donate? Contact Urban Ministries of Durham Inc. at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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