March 2022 UPDATE on CoC Response to the COVID-19 Crisis:


Because of the on-going nature of the threat from COVID-19  the shelters are continuing to follow strict protocols to provide for everyone’s safety.   You can go directly to any of the community shelters, or if you need information about where to go you can call 211 for more information about shelters that may meet your needs.

Emergency Rental Assistance

If you are worried about loosing your housing because of back rent or utility payments, please consider applying for the (please click link) Emergency Rent Assistance Program (ERAP).   Follow the link for more information about the program and how to apply.    If you have received an eviction notice or summons this program may be able to help prevent your eviction.  You do not need to wait for an eviction notice of any kind.  If you are behind in rent or utilities or have lost your housing because you could not pay rent or utilities during the pandemic you may be eligible for the program.


       Other Crisis Assistance Programs

Forsyth County Department of Social Services –                                                                  Crisis Control Ministries
741 N. Highland Ave.                                                                                                                    431 W. Bodenhammer St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27102                                                                                                          Kernersville, NC 27284-2502
336-703-3501                                                                                                                                336-996-5401
Website: (please click) Dept. of Social Services – Adult Services                                      or

Salvation Army Emergency Assistance Program                                                                    200 E. 10th St.
1255 N. Trade St.                                                                                                                            Winston-Salem, NC 27101-1512
Winston-Salem, NC 27101                                                                                                            336-724-7453
336-722-8721                                                                                                                                  Website: (please click) Crisis Control Ministries
Website: (please click) Salvation Army of Winston-Salem