Local Resources

Useful Information for County Residents

Arc of Durham County
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Dedicated to serving people with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities and their families.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle
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Seeks to inspire and enable all young people, especially those in the most need, to reach their potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

Center for Child and Family Health
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Works to care for children and families affected by trauma, abuse, and other forms of adversity. Their professionals utilize a multidisciplinary measurable approach to provide prevention services, treatment for children and families, professional training, and research related to child traumatic stress by uniquely integrating community-based practice and academic excellence.

Communities in Schools of Durham
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Seeks to help Durham Public Schools reduce the annual dropout rate by 50 % in five years.

Duke University Division of Child Development and Behavioral Health
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Strives to serve our patients with the finest clinical care supported by the research and educational resources of a leading academic institution. The Division faculty and staff include a child psychiatrist, developmental pediatrician, child psychologists, physician assistant, child psychiatric social workers and licensed substance abuse counselors.

Duke University Hospital
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Provides mental and general health services to the Durham County community.

Durham County: Official Web Site
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Links to information and resources of Durham County. May provide links to mental and general health resources.

Durham Crisis Response Center
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Works with the community to end domestic and sexual violence through advocacy, education, support and prevention.

Durham Economic Resource Center
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A newly initiated community-based development organization which focuses on assisting adults in poverty through technical job training, reduced price merchandise and community outreach programs.

Durham Regional Hospital
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Provides mental and general health services to the Durham County community.

Exchange Clubs Family Center of Durham
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The local affiliate of Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina is committed to strengthening area families and preventing child abuse through family support and parent education programs.

Genesis Home
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Offers transitional housing for homeless families. Provides food and shelter, case management, parent education programs, counseling, advocacy and follow-up for six months after clients have moved into independent housing.

Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP)
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Recycles donated durable medical equipment, restores the equipment, and loans it for reuse by any Durham County resident who needs it. For free.

Holly Hill Hospital
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Dedicated to serving the specialized needs of children, adolescents and adults dealing with behavioral health issues such as depression, anxiety and stress, bipolar disorder, other emotional and mood disorders, behavioral problems, alcohol abuse and dependency, illicit and prescription drug abuse and dependency.

John Avery Boys and Girls Club
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Provides a comprehensive youth development and summer program that enables youth to realize their full potential as caring, responsible and productive citizens and leaders; the programs help youth to succeed in school, stay healthy, learn important life skills, pursue interests in the arts and sports, and explore vocational choices.

Threshold Clubhouse
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Threshold helps adults in Durham, NC with severe mental illness stay out of the hospital, succeed at work, advance their education, and reach their goals.

Triangle Family Services
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Since 1937 , Triangle Family Services has been helping families and individuals overcome life’s challenges by giving them the tools they need to move away from crisis and into more stable and healthy life situations. The community is stronger when we eliminate family violence, improve financial stability, and address the emotional well-being of individuals and family members in need.

Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers
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An innovative, multi-year residential program that enables substance abusers to be productive, recovering individuals by providing comprehensive treatment, work-based vocational training, education, and continuing care.

 
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