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Coronavirus Nonprofit Services Impacts

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To limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and safeguard those most at risk for contracting the virus, Chatham County nonprofits are adapting, suspending, and canceling many of their programs and services. See below for an updated list of the current reported impacts on Chatham County nonprofit programs and services.

Program and Service Impacts

Central Piedmont Community Action, Inc. 

Effective March 24, 2020, Central Piedmont Community Action, Inc. (CPCAO) offices are closed to the public. They are still providing Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and Weatherization services, but all services are being provided via email and phone. For more details, click HERE.

Chatham Cares Community Pharmacy

Chatham Cares Community Pharmacy has no interruption of services at this time. Their staff are taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including having staff wear masks and gloves and limiting the number of clients in the pharmacy at one time. 

Chatham County Council on Aging

Chatham County Council on Aging has suspended multiple services effective Monday, March 16, 2020, including congregate meal programs, activities offered at the Eastern and Western Senior Centers, Meals on Wheels, VITA and Transportation. The council is actively identifying ways to assist seniors who normally receive their services. For more details, visit the Council on Aging website COVID-19 Actions section.

Chatham County Partnership for Children

Chatham County Partnership for Children has suspended all in person services and consultations. They continue to take applications for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and the NC Pre-K program. Families can call Partnership for Children for help finding child care through our Child Care Search toll free phone number 1-855-231-8717 or online at http://chathamkids.org/families/findcare. For more details, click HERE.

If you are a parent who provides necessary services to, or cares for, members of our communities and your child care has fallen through or is unavailable because of COVID-19 closures, call 1-888-600-1685 to be connected with the right fit for you and your child.

Chatham Education Foundation

Chatham Education Foundation has suspended all tutoring services in coordination with public school policies. 

Chatham Literacy Council

Chatham Literacy is closed through April 3, 2020 to students, volunteers and the public. Please check Chatham Literacy Council's  website at www.chathamliteracy.org or Facebook page at www.facebook.com/chathamliteracy for updates. Staff will be available by telephone and email during this closure. Please contact us at (919) 742-0578 or email staff if you have any questions. For more details, click HERE.

Chatham Trades

Effective March 16,2020, Chatham Trades has suspended all direct care services for consumer. Chatham Trades is actively surveying consumers to insure needs and/or referral to other services.

Effective March 26, 2020, Chatham Trades will temporarily close until further notice. This temporary closing is for the protection of employees during this health crisis. Email and messages will be checked frequently during this time as essential personnel will be teleworking. For more details, click HERE

Communities in Schools of Chatham County

Effective March 16th, 2020, Communities in Schools of Chatham County has closed their center in Siler City to visitors until further notice. Staff are workign remotely, and contacting the families and youth that recieve their services in an effort to provide care in alternative ways. If you are a current client and find it helpful to speak with someone, please call their office at 919-663-0116. For more details, click HERE

CORA Food Pantry

CORA is open and serving clients curbside with pre-packed food on Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday from 10am-1pm (please note reduced hours). Clients MUST show their CORA cards. Client provisions are being limited to 1/2 of what is typically provided in order to better serve everyone in need and met the increased demand. 

CORA is asking community members for donations of food (canned protein, fruits, and vegetables). They are also seeking volunteers (volunteers will be practicing social distancing). For more details, click HERE

KidSCope, an agency within Chapel Hill Training Outreach Project, Inc.

Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, Chatham Child Development Center (CCDC) will be closed to students following the Chatham County Schools schedule. Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation services will be provided virtually, as will ABCD (Assuring Better Child Health and Development) services. Therapists are available to support children and families with Medicaid utilizing the CDC's and NC ITP's guidelines for best practices at this time. For more details, click HERE

El Futuro

El Futuro is offering telephone and video-based mental health services. They are not taking new clients at this time. El Futuro is in the process of re-opening their walk-in clinic virtually. For more details, click HERE or call El Futuro at  (606) 872-1283.

Insight Human Services

Insight Human Services has suspended all community based activities. Effective March 26, 2020 their offices are closed. They are are working diligently with their partners to ensure services can move forward where possible and preparing to continue serving Chatham County once the threat of the virus has passed. If there are any questions, please call Sara Martin at 336-242-4582. 

Piedmont Health - Moncure and Siler City Community Health Clinics

As of Wednesday, March 18th, 2020, both Moncure and Siler City Community Health Clinics remain open to provide essential services. Patients visiting the Community Health Centers will be assessed at the door for fever and cough. Many remote telehealth services are also being offered. For more details, click HERE

Along with the Health Department, Piedmont Health recommends:

  1. If you have severe symptoms like shortness of breath call 911/seek emergency treatment.
  2. If you have cough or fever, please call your primary care provider for instructions BEFORE coming on site.
  3. Practice social distancing and hand washing.

Salvation Army in Chatham County 

Salvation Army in Chatham County's offices are closed for in-person intake, but their employees are available and are doing their best to provide assistance remotely. For more details, click HERE.

The Learning Trail

The Learning Trail has suspended all programs in coordination with the public school policies.

The Hispanic Liaison

The Hispanic Liaison has suspended all youth program activities and in-person services effective Monday, March 16, 2020, until further notice. They are available to assist over the telephone (919-742-1448) or email (info@evhnc.org) from Monday through Friday 10-6 PM. For more details, click HERE

West Chatham Food Pantry

West Chatham Food Pantry remains open during their regular hours to existing clients (i.e. NO new clients), providing curbside service of pre-bagged food. Their hours are: Mondays 4:30 - 6 PM, Wednesday 12:30 - 2 PM and Friday 12:30 - 2 PM. Please call (919) 742-3111 with any questions, and they will get back to you as soon as possible.