Emergency Housing & Eviction Prevention

For those currently experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless


Triangle Family Services is committed to assisting Wake County community members in their transition from homelessness to safe, stable, and affordable housing. To do this, we provide direct emergency housing assistance and eviction prevention services through financial assistance, comprehensive case management, financial counseling, and psychoeducational classes to individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness.

Services

Triangle Family Services prevents homelessness and evictions by providing emergency financial assistance and cash grants, intensive case management, and budget counseling services to eligible Wake County NC families and individuals facing imminent risk of eviction from their homes or apartments.

We may be able to help if you are:

  • In immediate danger of becoming homeless
  • In receipt an eviction notice from your landlord
  • Facing a possible eviction after receiving a late notice

Steps

1. Call our housing hotline at 919-861-1195 to be screened for eligibility

2. If eligible, you will be asked to submit a letter from an emergency shelter or other service agency (including faith-based community) with a statement verifying your current experience of homelessness

3. The letter MUST be signed and include your name, as well as a phone number by which we can contact you

4. Ask a representative from the referring agency to fax the letter to Alison King, Emergency Intake Coordinator, at (919) 518-9447

5. Once we receive the letter, we will contact you within 48 business hours with further instructions

Cost

Free

Contact

Call our housing hotline at 919.861.1195 to be connected to our programs, as well as other Homeless Services programs throughout Wake County. The hotline operates Monday – Friday 9:00am-5pm.

“I am thankful for Triangle Family Services; you were there when I needed you the most - one of the reasons why I am still in my home today (after) I lost my job (and) was on unemployment. (Triangle Family Services) came through for me.”

TFS housing participant