IFC Community Kitchen provides free meals for anyone who is hungry.
100 W. Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill 27516
M-F: Lunch: 11:15am-12:30pm Dinner: 6:15pm-7:00pm
Sat: Lunch: 11:15am-12:30pm
Sun: Lunch: 12:15pm-1:30pm


Inter-Faith Council for Social Services (IFC)
100 W. Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill 27516
919-929-6380 x19
Call Tuesdays as early as 9am and leave a message.

Orange County Emergency Assistance
Families in Orange county who are experiencing a financial emergency may be eligible for financial help to pay for housing, utilities, food, gas, and / or medicine. There is a limit in Orange County of $200 per twelve-month period. People needing assistance more than once a year are required to attend financial counseling. Visit their website here.

The Community Empowerment Fund offers savings opportunities, financial education, and assertive support to individuals who are seeking employment, housing, and financial freedom. The opportunities for employment and greater housing that CEF advances motivate participants to build personal assets, gain higher income, engage in a healthy community, and sustain transitions out of poverty. Visit their website here.

Domestic Violence

If you are in imminent danger, please call 911 immediately.

For ongoing help:

The Compass Center for Women and Families helps all people navigate their journey to self-sufficiency, safety, and health. We empower individuals and promote equal access to opportunity regardless of gender or economic status. Our services include career and financial education, domestic violence crisis and prevention programs, assistance with legal resources, and youth health programs.

210 Henderson St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Open M-F, 9am - 5pm

24/7 Domestic Violence Services; (919)929-7122