Parent’s Health and Wellbeing

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“You can’t pour from an empty cup.” As this saying suggests, it is difficult to be the parents we want to be when we are not well cared for ourselves. The following programs offer specialized health or mental health services focused on parents (or adults in general).

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.
Who is Eligible:

Everyone

Where are services offered?

Nationally

Cost: 

Free
How to initiate or access services:

Call or Text 988, or Chat on the Website 988lifeline.org

 

Referrals to mental, substance abuse and behavioral health professionals for families with Medicaid or with no insurance; also serves as a 24/7 behavioral health crisis line
Who is Eligible:

Adults or children who qualify for Medicaid or are uninsured in Durham, Orange, Wake, Johnston, Mecklenburg and Cumberland counties

Where are services offered?

Services are provided at individual health professionals’ offices or virtually during the pandemic

Cost: 

Free
Services are available in the following language(s): English, Spanish
How to initiate or access services:

Contact the Alliance Access and Information Center at 800-510-9132, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or visit alliancehealthplan.org. Relay is offered for deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind and speech-impaired callers by dialing 711 or 800-735-2962.

The Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) is the place for anyone in Durham who has experienced domestic, family or sexual violence or human trafficking to find safety and support.
Who is Eligible:

Anyone experiencing domestic violence or sexual violence

Where are services offered?

Durham County

Cost: 

Free

All of DCRC’s services are free and confidential.

Services are available in the following language(s): English, Spanish, Uses translation service for other languages
How to initiate or access services:

Call our 24-hour help line

English: 919-403-6562 Español: 919-519-3735; General Questions: 919-403-9425 or info@durhamcrisisresponse.org

Learn More:

thedcrc.org

Outpatient, culturally affirming mental health evaluations, therapy, and treatment in Spanish for adults and children ages 6+.
Who is Eligible:

Spanish-speaking families (children 6+ years-old and adults)

Where are services offered?

We have clinics in Durham, NC and Siler City, NC

Cost: 

We partner with a diverse array of funding sources to ensure that our care is affordable and accessible. Please call to obtain specific information for your situation.

We currently accept Medicaid, Health Choice, and Medicare. Additionally, we are a contracted IPRS provider with the following Managed Care Organizations: Alliance Behavioral Health, Cardinal Innovations, and Sandhills.

Services are available in the following language(s): English, Spanish
How to initiate or access services:

Please visit our elfuturo-nc.org or call (919) 688-7101 for more information about our walk-in clinic.

Learn More:

ElFuturo-NC.org

EPiC organizes and supports Black parents and their allies in its mission to dismantle systemic racial inequities and advocate for high quality educational opportunities.
Who is Eligible:

Specifically for BIPOC (Black, indigenous and people of color) parents or caregivers; however, our affinity groups are open to any parent or caregiver of a Black child

Where are services offered?

Durham, NC and surrounding areas

Cost: 

PAAC Membership Fee for the school community (depends on level of commitment). Circles of Hope groups are free to parents/caregivers.

Services are available in the following language(s): English
How to initiate or access services:

Visit our website epic-nc.org, email info@epic-nc.org, or join our network to stay abreast of scheduled events, programming, and volunteer opportunities.

Learn More:

epic-nc.org

No cost, short term nurse home visits for families with newborn babies.
Who is Eligible:

Any family of a newborn baby in Durham County

Where are services offered?

Nurses visit families in their homes; telehealth visits are also available as needed

Cost: 

Free
Services are available in the following language(s): English, Spanish
How to initiate or access services:

Call the bilingual scheduling number at 919-385-0777 or sign up online at ccfhnc.org/fcd-sign-up/

MAAME, Inc. empowers Black, Brown, Indigenous, and other Birthing People of color and those historically excluded to navigate systems during pregnancy and postpartum
Who is Eligible:

We are creating spaces and support for Black, Brown, Indigenous, and other Birthing People of Color and their families

Where are services offered?

Durham area

Cost: 

MAAME, Inc. offers all services on a sliding scale based on the birthing person’s individual need. For clients who don’t qualify for the community-based doula program, they will still have access to affordable doula support for birth or postpartum.

Consultations are free.

 

Services are available in the following language(s): English, Spanish
How to initiate or access services:

Birthing alone or with barriers should never be an option. We are here to help. Request services through the intake form found at maameinc.org/general-intake or call (919) 709-3120 to get connected

Learn More:

maameinc.org

HelpLine (text/call support) and comprehensive support network, including support groups and additional resources, for parents facing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders or struggles in the transition to parenthood.
Who is Eligible:

Pregnant people and new parents

Where are services offered?

Services are available across North Carolina (including Durham)

Cost: 

Free
Services are available in the following language(s): English, Spanish
How to initiate or access services:

For immediate support, reach out to the national maternal mental health hotline: call or text 1-833-943-5746 (1-833-9-HELP4MOMS).

Fill out the form at postpartum.net/psi-support to be connected to a local coordinator.

Learn More:

postpartum.net

A primary care clinic providing medical and vision services to uninsured community members.
Who is Eligible:
Uninsured and underinsured community members with household income under 300% of the federal poverty level
Where are services offered?
3205 University Drive, Suite 107
Durham, NC 27707
Hours & Directions can be found here: www.samaritanhealthcenter.org/contact-us/directions—map

Cost: 

We suggest a donation of $20 for a visit. It is not required.

Services are available in the following language(s): English, Spanish, Uses translation service for other languages
How to initiate or access services:

Call: 919-407-8154,

Email appointments@samaritanhealthcenter.org, or

See new patient information on our bilingual website: https://www.samaritanhealthcenter.org/

 

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