Emergency Services

Emergency Services

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There are NO permanent shelters in Brunswick County Community Referral Service
Streetreach 24 hr. message center (910) 842-2711


Streetreach volunteers collaborate with various partner organizations throughout the community. They work with clients to help them access other programs and services to address a wide variety of specific needs such as housing, childcare, parenting education, jobs, life skills,  and individual and family counseling.




Showers, Free clothing & a Meal:
                                Hosted @  Ocean View Baptist Church 
                                7025 Beach Dr., SW , Ocean Isle Beach
                                 (910) 579-6833 / or call Tim @ (843)241-1928
                                Tuesdays:  4pm-6pm

                          3 showers are available for women & 2 showers for men 
                                            washer and dryer available 
                                            free meal & clothing items available
                                            Intake and linkage to area resources available 

 Free Community Dinner :   Fridays 5pm-6pm Hosted at Little River UMC, Hwy. 17, Little River, SC

Soup on Saturday:  Hosted by Ocean View UMC, Oak Island- 11am-2pm, every Saturday.  All are welcome!

Food Packages:   Building Hope Ministries distributes approximately 30 food packages a month to needy families in transition and Brunswick County Streetreach distributes bagged lunches twice weekly to those living on the streets. Call (910) 842-2711 for information.

Free Diapers & Baby Items:      First Friday of every month!                                     
                      Liberty Tabernacle Church,
                     Grey Bridge Rd., Shallotte
                      10am-11am in the Fellowship Hall 
                       Lynda Marlowe  (910) 880-5517
                           Pat Strugis    (910) 253-0899

 
                                         
Crisis Services:
Hope Harbor Home (24hr)            910 754-5856
Crisis Line                                     800 672-2903
Brunswick County Jail                   910 253-2760
BC Sheriff’s Office                        910 253-2777
BC Magistrate                               910 253-4471
Social Services                              910 253-2077
Legal Aid Hotline                       1-866-219-5262

Health Services:

New Hope Clinic                           910 845-5333
BC Health Department                   910 253-2250
Poison Control                               910 343-7046

               Shelters: (Wilmington, NC)

Jesus Ministries Church                               910.791-7002
Union House (Women)                                 910.251-0088
First Fruits Ministries                                  910.798-8996
Good Shepherd Ministries (Co-Ed)             910.763-4424 (118 beds)
Mercy Ministries                                         910.831-6987  (men only)
Rescue Mission                                            910-343-0366  (men only)
Teen Challenge                                             231.798-7927
Life Challenge                                               231.798-7927
Open House Youths                                      910-392-7408

Myrtle Beach StreetReach (SC)                 843-626-3643  (90 beds) (co-ed)
NS Shelter (Longs, SC)                               843-756-9488  (20 beds) (co-ed)


Food Pantries: (Brunswick County)

Ocean View UMC                                   278-5973 (Tuesday 10-12noon)
Seaside UMC                                           579-5753 (Tuesday 10-12noon)
St Brendan’s                                             754-8544 (Mon/Wed/Friday 10-12noon)
Camp United Methodist                            754-3352 (Saturday 10-12noon)
Love of Christ                                           253-4893 (2nd&4th Thursday 5-7pm)
Brunswick Island                                       842-8960 (3rd Thursday)
Trinity Baptist Church                                754-4766  (Monday 10-12noon)

Utilities / Rental Assistance:
Brunswick Family Assistance                   910 754-4766
BC Homeless Coalition                           888-519-5362

Housing Assistance:
Section 8 Rental Assistance                      910.341-7727
Rescue Mission (Wilm)                            910-343-0366
Salvation Army (Wilm)                             910 762-2070


Employment—Vocational    
Rehab - Education:

Vocational Rehab                                    251-5710
Veterans Services                                    253-2233
Job Link Career Center                           754-5627
Brunswick Literacy Council                     754-7323

Transportation:
Brunswick Transit                                    253-7800
Brunswick County has NO public transportation system 

Prison Ministry/Homeless Outreach:

Building Hope Ministries                       910-842-2711
(in-prison team, street team, Angel Tree kids programs, newly released, human trafficking task force)

Public Health Services:
Brunswick Cty Hlth Dept                     910 428-4429
Poison Control                                    910 343-7046
N Hanover Health                               910 798-4146

Child Services:
Head Start (Longwood)                       910 287-3637
Providence Home                                910 457-0440  (homeless teens)
Behavior Health (12-17rs.)                   910 371-2500 (72 beds psychiatric / residential home)

Recovery Housing: (Wilmington, NC)
For Men:
Oxford House 1              910 763-4487
Oxford House 2              910 763-1749
Oxford House 3              910 763-9275
Oxford House 4              910 792-6030
Hope House                    910 264-1212

For Women: (Wilmington)

New Beginnings               910 538-2528
Serentiy House I & II       910 200-6418
Hope House                     910 264-1212
Peach Tree Recovery       910 228-7150

Transitional Housing: (Wilmington, NC)
Stepping Stone Manor      910 762-1743
Ashley Center                   910 362-0292
The Positive Spot              910 762-4635
Kelly House                      910 763-3524
Searise Program                910 254-0701




 



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