Re-entry Resources

OC Connect Database

A consolidated community listing of services and resources offered by government and/or non-profit organizations in Orange County. The OC Connect database includes information on services including emergency, food, housing, goods, transit, health, finances, care, education, work, and legal.

The Housing Help Line

The Emergency Housing Assistance fund was created under the Risk Mitigation and Housing Displacement Fund to help Orange County residents with low incomes prevent eviction and homelessness and secure and maintain stable housing.

See the website for eligibility information and a link to the online application portal, or call or email.

phone: 919-245-2655

Orange County FIT Program  (Formerly Incarcerated Transition)

The FIT Program is designed to connect formerly incarcerated people with chronic illness to health care services. If eligible, a Community Health Worker from the FIT program will work to connect the participant to appropriate health services. Other community re-entry resources may be available to help with a comprehensive re-entry plan.                    

See website for eligibility and contact information.

phone: 919-245-2397     

Inter-Faith Council for Social Service

Vision: A community that meets everyone's basic needs, including dignified and affordable housing, an abundance of healthy food, and meaningful social connection. Mission: To confront the causes and respond to the effects of poverty in our community.

See website for information on programs including housing/shelter and a community kitchen.

phone: 919-929-6380 

Reintegration Support Network

The Reintegration Support Network provides youth ages 13-24 who have challenges related to substance use, mental health and/or justice involvement with a sense of belonging, the skills and capacities for self-advocacy, healthy relationships, and positive engagement in the community.

See website for information on services provided and information on how to become a mentor or refer a youth.

phone: 919-260-7835

Freedom House Recovery

Freedom House Recovery offers crisis, outpatient, and residential services for children and adults with behavioral disorders or mental illness, they also specialize in recovery treatment for those struggling with substance abuse. 

See website for information about services, locations, and contact information.

phone: 919-942-2803     

Community Empowerment Fund

The Community Empowerment Fund (CEF) is a  non-profit organization in Durham and Orange Counties of North Carolina. CEF’s mission is to cultivate opportunities, assets, and communities that sustain transitions out of homelessness and poverty. 

The Community Empowerment Fund offers advocates, financial coaching, and safe savings accounts. 

phone: 919-200-0233     

Fathers on the Move

Fathers On The Move (FOTM) was established in 2011 to help young men, most of whom are fathers, avoid or break out of the cycle of returning repeatedly to incarceration, to move on to become successful and productive community and family members. Viable and sustained employment and meaningful engagement with their families are essential to this.  

See website for information on programs for both formerly incarcerated men and at risk youth

phone: 919-338-9563     

Oxford House

Oxford House is a nationwide network or self-run self-supported recovery houses.    

See their website for information on Oxford House locations and current vacancies.