​​NC State Refugee Program Advisory Council

Legal Aid
201 North Front Street, Suite 1002
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-6207
Website: https://www.legalaidnc.org/public/learn/offices/wilmington/default.aspx

Legal Aid

First In Families
5041 New Centre Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 350-2737

Services: Provides unique, individualized, family unit plan of support and resource linkages for single-parent, grandparent, other relative, and/or households with at least one member of the family diagnosed with a developmental disability, including: Asperger's, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down's Syndrome, mental retardation, or dual diagnoses accompanying developmental disability; provides small family grants to assist with rent, utilities, medical, prescriptions; provides peer-to-peer support for families or households caring for members with developmental disabilities

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm, or by appointment

Eligibility: Individuals, families, households residing in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties; family unit lives under the same roof; household income is less than $65,000/year AFTER taxes; at least one household member is diagnosed with a developmental disability

Documents To Bring: Contact program directly to schedule intake screening

Bargain Box-Wilmington
4213 Princess Place Drive
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 362-0603

Services: A ministry of the Church of the Servant-Episcopal providing a unique retail thrift store that provides stylish and affordable clothing for men, women and children, household items, electronics, linens, kitchen and bath items, toys, games and baby items, sports equipment, arts and crafts supplies, furniture and collectibles; provides a sheltered outside FREE ITEMS bin; recycles less saleable items; offers training and employment; supports community agencies with Bargain Bucks (voucher system); offer small grant opportunities to non-profit agencies

Hours: Store Hours, Tuesday-Friday, 11:00am-6:00pm; Saturdays, 10:00am-5:00pm

Documents To Bring: Present directly to agency for applications for Bargain Bucks (voucher system) and grant requests

Clothing Banks

Word Changing Mission
5629 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 538-0218 (Must call for an appointment)

Food pantry: For individuals and families in need. Participants are limited to assistance one time per month. Participants must be able to present at food pantry to pick up food items.
Served hot meal: Every 4th Sunday from 2:00pm-3:00pm

Hours: 5:30pm-7:00pm for food pickup

Wrightsboro United Methodist Church
3300 North Kerr Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 762-2583
Hours: Wednesdays: 9:00am-11:00am


Tileston Outreach
412 Ann Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-5491

Services: Food pantries, food banks, food assistance; free food; food pantry; food bank; call agency for hours of operation, each agency varies and not all are open every day; DIABETIC FOOD - bring proof of diagnosis-prescription or doctor's note

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:00am-10:00am

Eligibility: Diabetic food-Bring proof of diagnosis, prescription and/or doctor's note

The Love Center Church
615 South 15th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 815-0669

Services: Food pantries, food banks, food assistance; free food; food pantry; food bank; call agency for hours of operation, each agency varies and not all are open every day

Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9:00am-6:00pm

The Lord's Church
1502 East Lake Shore Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-5797
Hours: Wednesdays & Fridays, 9:30am-11:30am

Straightway Ministries
3705 US Highway 421 North
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 371-0111
Hours: Thursdays, 7:00pm-10:30pm

New Covenant Holiness Church
1102 Dawson Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-7376
Hours: 1st & 3rd Thursdays of each month, 10:00am-12:00pm

Myrtle Grove
7547 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 452-3075
Hours: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month, 10:00am-2:00pm


Gateway Church
4815 Wrightsville Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 791-4611
Hours: Thursdays AND 1st & 3rd Fridays, 3:00pm-6:00pm

Full Circle Ministry
445 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 352-2830
Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30am-2:30pm

First Fruit Ministries
2750 Vance Street
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 794-9353
Hours: Wednesdays, 10:00am-2:00pm (Meat Day); Tuesdays & Saturdays, 11:00am-1:00pm

Catholic Social Ministries
4006 Princess Place Drive
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 251-8130
Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 9:00am-11:30am

Bethesda Christian Life Church
506 North 4th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 343-0707- Call to schedule an appointment
Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:00pm-4:00pm

Full Circle Ministry
445 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 352-2830
Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30am-2:30pm

Jesus Ministries Church and Outreach
6763 Market Street #D
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 791-7002


Services: Provides food, clothing, household items, food pantry

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

Good Shepherd Center - Second Helpings
811 Martin Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-4424
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 6:00am-2:00pm

Food Pantries

New Hanover County Health Department
2029 S. 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 798-6500
Hours: Walk-ins welcome Mon-Fri from 8:30-4:40
Website: http://health.nhcgov.com/

Health Departments

Wilmington