UPDATE on CoC Response to the COVID-19 Crisis:
Because of the on-going nature of the threat from COVID-19 and the new Delta variant, 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.
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
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