White Flag Locations
White Flag nights are nights when the temperature is 32°F or lower or if the temperature is 38°F with precipitation. On these nights, families and youth can stay inside these locations to keep warm. White Flag in Wake County operates from November - March at participating locations.
Housing or Shelter
Youth Age 10-17:
Wrenn House, 908 W Morgan St, Raleigh, 27603, (919) 832-7866*
*Contact Wrenn House directly
For assistance with rent or utilities, please visit Wake Network of Care financial assistance resource list.
Download directions for Wake Network of Care for Android or iPhone.
For assistance with food, clothing and other basic needs, please visit Wake Network of Care or speak with your school McKinney-Vento liaison. Download directions for Wake Network of Care for Android or iPhone.
The school McKinney-Vento Liaison can also provide referrals for food, clothing and more.
Youth On Their Own
If you are a youth that has runaway or been kicked out of the home, we can help you with food, shelter, clothing, etc. Please speak with your high school SAP Counselor, the School Social Worker at all other schools or any adult with whom you feel comfortable. You will not get in trouble. Your safety is our first priority.
To find a safe place:
If you’re in trouble or need help, text SAFE and your current location (address, city, state) to 4HELP (44357) for immediate help.