A Blessing for Karen Ramsey

When I came to the mission, I was broken mentally, physically, and spiritually. I was blessed to go through the Victory Program.

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Encouragement from Shaunda

I encourage anyone who is struggling with addiction to consider coming to the Durham Rescue Mission.

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The Mended Life of Walter Cole

I had tried everything but God to overcome my addictions. Then I was referred to the Durham Rescue Mission.

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How Do I Help the Homeless in Durham

There are a number of ways in which you can make a difference in the lives of our homeless neighbors here in Durham. You can volunteer in one of our kitchens, at our daycare, or even as a tutor. You can also make a gift through any of our donation options. No matter how you choose to contribute, we are incredibly grateful for your kindness. Click the links below to learn more:

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Our Mission

HOMELESS SHELTER & ADDICTION RECOVERY PROGRAM SERVING DURHAM, CHAPEL HILL & RALEIGH

As Durham, NC’s oldest and largest long-term shelter, the Durham Rescue Mission currently serves 400 men, women and children a day, 365 days a year throughout the Triangle by providing safe shelter, addiction recovery programs and much more.

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Latest News

Durham Rescue Mission Open for Safe Shelter during Hurricane Florence
Durham Rescue Mission Open for Safe Shelter during Hurricane Florence »

The Durham Rescue Mission is open to anyone who is need of safe shelter during the storm. If you are in need of shelter or Read More »

New Affordable Housing Coming to Durham Rescue Mission

499 men, women, and children were sleeping at the Durham Rescue Mission on January 19, 2018. Of those 499 clients, 80 men slept on the Read More »

We Need Easter Baskets

On Good Friday, March 30th, we will host a Community Easter Dinner for the needy in our community. Those in attendance will have the opportunity Read More »

Operation Rescue Warm Shelter – OPEN

Do the incoming extreme weather being called for by all weather outlets in our area, we will continue Operation Warm Shelter until temperatures rise. We Read More »

Upcoming Events

New Affordable Housing Coming to Durham Rescue Mission »

499 men, women, and children were sleeping at the Durham Rescue Mission on January 19, 2018. Of those 499 clients, 80 men slept on the Read More »

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