March 8, 2019

Picture and name have been hidden for respect to our client. 

KH is a 52-year-old African American man who was referred to the Assertive Engagement program by the Criminal Justice Resource Center. KH lived in transitional housing with the Criminal Justice Resource Cente...

February 28, 2019

Picture and name have been hidden for respect to our client. 

DA is a 30-year-old white man who has struggled for years with the overwhelming destruction of addiction. DA has been on this path since his early teens. At a young age, DA knew that he was gay, and this made...

February 22, 2019

Picture and name have been hidden for respect to our client. 

Mr. J. Cook is a 60-year-old man who had been living in an inoperable van parked outside of an auto garage where he worked. During winter months Mr. Cook ran an extension cord from the garage to the van to po...

February 13, 2019

G. Lennon was a 28-year-old homeless man who made a decision that changed the course of his life. After an altercation with a friend, Gary was put in jail, which caused him to spend months separated from his daughter. Just before his release Gary was referred to Housin...

February 6, 2019

Durham Continuum of Care Providers Win HUD Funding
Over $1.25 Million Awarded to Local Projects Supporting Homeless People

DURHAM, N.C. – Durham projects serving the needs of people without homes have received over $1.25 million in grant funding through the U.S. Departm...

January 28, 2019

Great graphic by the National Alliance to End Homelessness explaining what is Rapid Rehousing.

Our Rapid Rehousing program moves homeless families and individuals back into permanent housing as quickly as possible (within 30 days of approval for the rehousing program) t...

January 21, 2019

Christopher's story from homelessness to master electrician and meeting the HNH Assertive Engagement team at a shelter after Hurricane Michael.

December 11, 2018

Story by Veronica Mial

When I met Mrs. Flake she was living in a tent alone located near the intersection of Main and Ninth St. I met Mrs. Flake on a cold day at the Nehemiah Center in February 2018. Mrs. Flake would visit the center daily for warmth and a safe space be...

October 24, 2018

Excerpt 

Rikki Gardner, Operations Director

Why is affordable housing important for Durham? 

"I think affordable housing is important to Durham because Durham is a great place to live. It has always prided itself on being a place for everyone. But with the progress Durham...

August 28, 2018

Ms. H. was living in the woods off of Triangle Drive in the Research Triangle Park. When she entered the Assertive Engagement program, Ms. H. had been homeless for over a year. The Assertive Engagement team made sure that she stayed connected to Carolina Outreach, link...

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