Shelters, Day Shelters, & Housing Assistance

Battered Women’s Shelter
Shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children.
(336) 723-8125 (24-hr crisis line)
Call 911 for emergencies
Contact Family Services for appointment


Bethesda Center
Men’s & women’s overnight shelters, Day shelter, supportive services
930 N. Patterson Ave.
(336)722-9951


Experiment in Self-Reliance
Provides temporary housing for the working homeless, and works to transition clients into permanent, affordable housing.
1550 University Court
(336) 722-9400


Forsyth County Housing & Community Development
Assists individuals in preparing to becoming a home owner.  Provides Down Payment Assistance to eligible home buyers purchasing new or existing homes. Provides Rehabilitation Repair Assistance to eligible homeowners needing repairs to their homes in the County Jurisdiction.
201 N. Chestnut St.
(336) 703-2678


Habitat for Humanity
Goal is to provide basic housing for low-income people.
1023 W. 14th St
(336) 306-8424
Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm


Housing Authority Winston-Salem
Low-income housing information
500 W. 4th St, Ste. 300
(336) 727-8500


Rapid Rehousing
Program for those who fit a specific homeless/chronic homeless population
@Prosperity Center, Rose Fisher
508 Waughtown Street
(336) 788-4965


Salvation Army Center of Hope
Emergency Shelter for homeless families & single women, Social services
1255 N. Trade St.
(336) 722-9597


Samaritan Inn
Men’s overnight shelter, supportive services
414 E. Northwest Blvd.
(336) 748-1962


Stepping Stones Ministries
Referral-based shelter for couples and families
P.O. Box 21602,
(336) 608-5530


Winter Emergency Overflow Shelter
For men & women who are unable to stay at traditional shelters during the winter months.
Intake is at 7pm. Located at several satellite locations.
Watch for signs, check http://www.citywithdwellings.org for check-in location
Open only Dec. 1st through March 31st


Winston-Salem Rescue Mission
24-hour shelter for homeless men, Supportive services
717 Oak Street
(336)723-1848


Women of Wisdom House of Refuge
For single women (13+) who have dealt with issues such as abuse, addiction, depression (and other mental issues), domestic & self-abuse, eating disorders, homelessness, sexual assault, traumatic life occurrences, and other negative lifestyle behaviors
PO Box 71
Germanton, NC
(336) 287-5134


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