The Raleigh Wake Partnership

to end and prevent homelessness

4.1 Million Awarded!

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $4,117,066 in FY 2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) Competition Awards to support 13 grants for homeless response services in Wake County CoC. 

This announcement means a 22% increase of $754,661 in CoC Program funding from previous years. 



This is a unique opportunity for corporations and businesses to be part of the solutions to end homelessness. The issue of homelessness is complex and ever-changing, which means educating service providers and our community on challenges and best practices for solutions is vital.

Invest In the Partnership

The need in Wake County is greater than ever. No single entity can end homelessness, but together we can make a difference in our community.

When you support the Partnership, you’re helping to plant the seeds that will bring about the systemic change required to solve the issue of homelessness.

2021 Impact Report

The 2021 Impact Report has been released! Please read on to discover how the Partnership is bettering the system for ending homelessness.

Coordinated Access System

The Raleigh Wake Partnership is committed to creating and promoting a Coordinated Access System that is a fair and equitable system for everyone entering the system.


The Raleigh Wake Partnership to End and Prevent Homelessness provides primary HMIS support for the Raleigh/Wake Continuum of Care (NC-507).


Together, we can make a difference for the most vulnerable in our Raleigh Wake Community. Together, we have the real opportunity to make systemic change.


Get connected if you need emergency housing.


If you are hurt or in imminent danger call 911


The number of households currently in homeless shelters across Wake County.


The number of households (individuals + families)  waiting for a shelter bed or Street Outreach.


Est.  number of addresses needed to reach functional zero.

Did you know…

The Partnership brought together a workgroup to conduct a gaps analysis of our homeless response system. Here's what they found.

To end homelessness in Wake County we need:

  • 811 Affordable Housing Units
  • 723 Permanent Supportive Housing Units
  • 759 Rapid Re-housing Units
  • 550 Emergency Shelter beds
If you are experiencing homelessness or are at-risk of becoming homeless, you’re not alone. Help is available.

Call the Access Hub at 919.443.0096 or

Raleigh is the 2nd most expensive area to live in North Carolina? Raleigh renters need to earn $23.08/hour to afford a 2 bedroom apartment.

With your support, we can build capacity to address the shortage of affordable housing.

We say “Person experiencing homelessness” rather than calling someone homeless?

Someone’s SITUATION does not define them as a person.

This is the kind of thing we cover in our Ending Homelessness Academy.

In North Carolina, if earning minimum wage you need to work 86 hours per week to afford a 1-bedroom apartment.

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Our staff works hard which makes days out even sweeter! We recently enjoyed playing games at Boxcar and eating pizza together.

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Our Executive Director Kimberly R. Crawford was in #saltlakecity last week for the #icvlc22 with 150 other Raleigh #leaders! Kim had the chance to visit the SLC Homeless Continuum of care while there and the Day Services Center. ... See MoreSee Less

Our Executive Director Kimberly R. Crawford was in #saltlakecity  last week for the #ICVLC22 with 150 other Raleigh #Leaders! Kim had the chance to visit the SLC Homeless Continuum of care while there and the Day Services Center.

Help is here.Experiencing homelessness or at-risk of being homeless? Contact The Raleigh-Wake Partnership to End and Prevent Homelessness Access Hub at 919-443-0096 or visit their webpage at for resources and assistance.
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Partnership Updates

Wisdom and Compassion / Justice and Charity

By leveraging the power of community to address systemic causes of homelessness through coordinated response, education, data, and advocacy ~ every Wake County resident can have safe and affordable housing. 

Our Vision:

Safe and affordable housing for every Wake County Resident.


Our Values:


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We approach our work using a holistic lens that affirms and respects the dignity and uniqueness of each person.



We meet the highest quality of performance by creating and utilizing best and promising practices and by committing ourselves to ongoing learning.


Good Stewardship

We are careful and responsible managers of the resources entrusted to our care.



We recognize the need for community-informed solutions to community-wide issues, we value lived experience, and we engage Wake County residents in our work.



We maintain the highest standards of ethics and integrity.