Resources for Patients

The Division of Community Health has compiled a list of valuable resources that address several topics that help patients find assistance here in Durham County. Duke Division of Community Health seeks to inform and empower patients allowing them to take control of their healthcare.

Social Security Administration

Social Security Administration Durham Office
3004 Tower Blvd., Durham, NC 27707

Durham City and County Services

Durham County Services

City of Durham Services

Financial Resources

Catholic Charities
3711 University Drive, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 286-1964

Durham County Department of Social Services, Emergency Assistance
(919) 560-8622

Salvation Army
(919) 688-7306


Durham County Department of Social Services to apply for Medicaid
220 E. Main St., Durham, NC 27702-0810
(919) 560-8000

Medical Supplies

Gurley's Medical Supply
1058 W. Club Blvd.
(919) 237-3608

Medical Supply Superstore
3300 Guess Road, Durham, NC 27705
(919) 220-0740

Mental Health

Alliance Behavioral Health Care (formerly The Durham Center)
24 Hour Help and Crisis Number: (800) 510-9132

Low Cost Pharmacies

Gurley's Pharmacy
114 W. Main St., Durham, NC 27701
(919) 688-8978

Main Street Pharmacy
213 W. Main St. Durham, NC 27701
(919) 688-1368

Senior Services

Durham Center for Senior Life
406 Rigsbee Ave., Suite 202, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 688-8247

Senior Pharm Assist
406 Rigsbee Ave., Suite 201, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 688-4772


DATA Access Paratransit Service
4737 University Drive, Durham, NC 27707
(919) 489-6542

Uninsured Patients

LATCH (Local Access to Coordinated Healthcare)
(919) 613-6509

Children/Youth Services

Exchange Family Center
Family support and parent education programs.
3708 Lyckan Parkway, Suite 103, Durham, NC 27707
Phone: (919) 403-8249 ext. 235    

Family Support Network
(919) 560-3000    

Healthy Families Durham
(919) 419-3474    

Food Pantries

Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC
2700 Angier Ave., Suite A Durham, NC 27707
(919) 956-2513

Urban Ministries Food Pantry
410 Liberty St., Durham, NC 27702

Christian Assembly
5516 N. Roxboro Road, Durham, NC 27712
(919) 471-0220 2nd and 4th Thursday afternoons of each month from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.


Lincoln Community Health Center

UNC Dental SHAC Dental School SHAC.

CAARE (call for schedule)

Durham County Health Department (Only pregnant women and minors)

Employment Assistance

Vocational Rehab Services

Durham Economic Resource Center


Legal Services

El Centro Hispano

Legal Aid NC

Domestic Violence

Durham Crisis Response Center


Housing for New Hope

Durham Housing Authority