Eviction Diversion Network

Our local community has one of the highest rates of eviction in the United States.

Please reach out to these agencies, as needed, to receive direct assistance.

Winston-Salem Eviction Diversion

Financial Resources

Agency NameType of AssistanceRequirement (or Income)Contact

Coordinated Intake Center

NC 500 Continuum of Care funds that provides rapid rehousing, homeless prevention, permanent supportive housing, and emergency shelter services for people experiencing homelessness.

At risk of being homeless and literally homeless population in Winston Salem and Forsyth County.


Crisis Control Ministry, Inc.

For community members needing assistance with rent & mortgage payments.

Priority low-income; must contact Client Services



Forsyth County Department of Social Services

Temporary economic assistance, including rent and assist the low income in meeting basic needs.

Administers homeless prevention and rapid rehousing programs, emergency rent assistance, low income housing and Section 8 vouchers.

Case by case basis. Contact for consultation


Eliza’s Helping Hands, Inc

Assists undocumented, low income residents with rent, utilities, counseling services, transport, food, and clothing.

Must not have received help from this organization within the last 2 months. Limited in terms of the large rent amounts but have mediated with landlords and still offer access to food and utility.

Main Office

For the Spanish call line
Por Espanyol

Experiment in Self- Reliance, Inc (ESR)

Rent, mortgage, utilities, food, childcare assistance, and transportation bus pass support can be applied for.

Low to moderate income ($50,000 or below)


ext. 155

Financial Pathways of the Piedmont

Provides professional consumer education and comprehensive financial and housing guidance



Siembra NC

Financial assistance to immigrant families ineligible for COVID-19 relief funds.

Priority for low-income or at-risk residents.

Sunnyside Ministry

Food & financial assistance to community members.

27107, 27127 of Forsyth County or Northern Davidson County residents only. Clients must bring specific documentation every time they come. Six month wait before a client can apply for financial help again if previously received.

Salvation Army

Emergency financial assistance to clients impacted by COViD, among other support.

Residents must provide specific documentation: proof of all income, expenses, and resources in household for the last 30 days at the minimum.

1255 N Trade St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101


Whole Man Ministries of NC

Supports low-income residents with rent, utilities, household items, transport, and more.

Case by case basis, should contact church. Priority for low income households and at-risk groups.

336-785-2080 or e-mail pastorwashington@wholemanministries.com.

3916 Old Lexington Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27107

World Relief Triad

Food & financial assistance for refugees and vulnerable immigrant populations.

Priority for refugee & immigrant households. Case by case basis, limited funds available.