Centralized Housing Intake for Single Women, Families and Youth

For women, families and youth, several nonprofits offer homeless shelters and rapid rehousing services. Placement into these programs is handled through a coordinated intake process. Contact an intake worker by dialing 919-861-1195.

Housing Voucher Program

Wake County operates Shelter Plus Care, a federally funded program by HUD. This financial assistance is available to disabled persons who are literally homeless and experiencing chronic disease and requiring extensive, ongoing services. The housing voucher application must be completed and submitted by a service provider. Consumers cannot submit an application for this program. If you are interested in Shelter Plus Care, you must have your service provider contact Wake County Supportive Housing at 919-212-8398 for more information.

Housing assistance

Brown Birch Apartments is a complex located off of Garner Road in Wake County. It provides an affordable housing option for people and families in southeast Raleigh.

Job’s Journey is a 12-apartment facility. It is operated as a permanent supportive housing program between Passage Home and the Healing Place of Wake County. It will provide a safe haven for the rehabilitation process.

Affordable housing from Coleman Street Apartments is for low income individuals and families living below 80% of the area median income.

Matthew House in Northwest Raleigh is a transitional housing program. It was created to empower participants to successfully transition from risk of homelessness or homelessness to attaining permanent housing in the region.

South Raleigh region is supported by Creech Road Transitional Housing House. It is for women from the community.

Passage Home is located at 712 W. Johnson St., Raleigh, NC 27603, call 919-834-0666
A nonprofit, religious group or other organization will temporarily house a family or individual in need of housing. Generally, transitional housing will require employment of at least 35 hours per week. In most cases, residency may last from 6 months to 2 years (each program will vary). Most transitional housing agencies will require an application and participation from the resident in life skills classes such as budgeting, credit and other topics. Wake County has several programs to assist families or individuals. Please view the list below and contact the transitional housing agency for program/housing fees, eligibility requirements and additional information.

The Carying Place, Inc.
Target Population: Homeless families with children
The Carying Place gives homeless families with children an opportunity to improve their financial situation, leading to permanent affordable housing.
P O Box 622, Cary, NC 27512
919-462-1800         Fax: 919-462-1800

Glory to Glory House of Refuge
Target Population: Single, Homeless Women with HIV/AIDS, Substance Abuse & Mental Illness
Glory to Glory House offers women a challenging program based on individual needs.
1700 Carson St., Raleigh, NC 27608
919-829-9491        Fax: 919-832-3467
Toll Free 877-889-0418

Harriet's House
Target Population: Mothers Leaving Correctional Facilities
Harriet's House helps ex-offenders reunite with their children, find a job, establish credit and obtain permanent, descent housing.
Passage Home, Inc.
P O Box 17588, Raleigh, NC 27619

Matthew House
Target Population: Homeless Families with Children
Matthew House helps families attain permanent, safe housing and economic self-sufficiency.
Passage Home, Inc.
P O Box 17588, Raleigh, NC 27619

New Life Connection Transitional Housing for Women
Target Population: Women in Crisis
New Life Connection provides transitional housing to help women connect/reconnect to self, family, community and church by offering a supportive educational treatment environment.
P O Box 24982, Raleigh, NC 27611

YWCA – Women in Transition

Target Population: Single Women
The Women in Transition program is an empowerment program for single females ages 18 and up.
1012 Oberlin Road, Raleigh, NC 27605

Women's Center of Wake County

112 Cox Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605