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Our Services

We provide over many services designed to help people meet their practical, social, emotional, psychological, and financial needs.

  • Transitional Housing
    The purpose of the Transitional Housing Program is to provide short term relief for persons experiencing homelessness. The program addresses physical and mental health needs, facilitates goal-setting, life skill development and networking with services to support self-sufficiency. Read More... Apply Now! >
  • Support Groups
    Diabetes Workshops Women living with HIV Substance Abuse: Opioids-education, treatment, alternatives HIV/AIDS Case Management Trauma Chronic Disease Health Literacy Prenatal Support Developmental Disorders Hunger/Food Insecurity Obesity/Weight Loss Homelessness Self-efficacy Elderly Young men of color Members of LGBTQ Disengaged young adults 18-24 Energy Apply Now! >
  • Case Management
    Experienced Service Provider Comprehensive Needs Assessment Intervention/Plan of Care Referrals/Links to Health Care After Care Group Therapy Apply Now! >
  • Substance Abuse Care
    Substance Abuse Comprehensive Outpatient Treatment SAOPT for NON-Insured DWI Assessment DWI Classes: ADETS (16 hrs) Short & Long Term Apply Now! >
  • Job Readiness
    Job Link Classes Offered: Resume Microsoft GED Apply Now! >
  • Health & Wellness
    HIV Education & Prevention Health Education and Referrals Street Community Outreach HIV Presentations Peer Education Activities Health Fairs HIV Counseling & Testing Non-Traditional Testing Site Clearview & OraQuick (Results in 15-20 minutes) TB Testing Mental Health Services Individual and Family Counseling Food Pantry Emergency Food Assistance Free Dental Clinic Jeanne Hopkins Lucas Education and Wellness Center Tel: (919) 687-0793 | Fax: (919) 680-8675 Apply Now! >


Community Health Worker Project

Are you someone who:

  • Has recently tested positive for COVID-19 test?

  • Is waiting for results of a COVID-19 test?

  • Has been recently been exposed to someone with COVID-19?

  • At high risk for COVID-19 because of being pregnant, elderly, homeless, or immunocompromised (HIV, diabetes, etc.)?


AND do you live in Durham?

...then you may qualify for these free services:

Food Assistance

Delivering healthy food boxes, healthy/medically tailored meals

Private Transportation

Provided in a safe manner to/from testing sites, non-congregate shelter, medical visits, and sites to acquire food

COVID-19 Relief Payment

To help with living expenses while in isolation or quarantine (i.e. housing, food, utilities, medical costs, childcare, household bills

Medication Delivery for Prescription Drugs

COVID-19 Supplies

Such as masks, hand sanitizer, sanitizing wipes, thermometer, adult and children's Tylenol



Please request a consultation by emailing

Please send us your name and number with your request.


CAARE Food Pantry Wishlist

Your gesture of kindness,

small or large, makes a difference.

During the COVID 19 pandemic, CAARE has been faced with an increasing need for healthy food among members of the Durham community facing financial hardship. Once a week, anyone who shows up to CAARE, receives a box of food to take home, no questions asked. Stricter safety regulations, decreased funding, and a drop in volunteer engagement have made it even harder for CAARE to operate with the efficiency necessary to continue meeting this need. The items on this list will make CAARE's food pantry more efficient and less wasteful, and will empower CAARE to help more people during this crisis.


If you'd like to learn more contact

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