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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. 

Central Piedmont Community Action, Inc. (CPCA) offices are closed to the public and staff are continuing to telework until further notices, with reduced hours of 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM on Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM on Friday. Weatherization services are currently suspended until further notice; however, Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) services are still available via telephone (919-742-2277) and email (sheryla@cpcanc.org). 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 Family Violence Prevention Services

Chatham Family Violence Prevention Services stands ready to provide safety planning, advocacy, and connection to resources - like assistance with navigating courts and pursuing a domestic violence protective order (DVPO)!

If you are experiencing domestic or sexual violence during the COVID-19 pandemic, you are not alone! Chatham Family Violence Prevention Services stands ready to help!

Chatham Family Violence Prevention Services is here to help 24/7 by calling their crisis line at 919-545-7867. 

Chatham Literacy Council

Through May 15, 2020, Chatham Literacy’s office and face-to-face instruction/tutoring will be closed. Tutors and adult learners continue to tutor using Zoom and other virtual platforms.Staff are working from their homes and can be reached by telephone and email during this closure. They welcome adults who would like to participate in distance learning or would like to volunteer as a virtual tutor. 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; If you do not already have a CORA card, please arrive just before 10am or just after 1pm to complete CORA paperwork. 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. However, regular provisions are being supplemented with fresh produce, baked goods and other fresh items. 

To keep everyone safe and healthy, CORA is no longer working with volunteers. CORA is asking community members for donations of food (canned protein, fruits, and vegetables).

CORA posts updates on their days and hours of operations on our website and social media channels. They will also text those they serve to provide them with the latest information. 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's virtual doors remain open! El Futuro is accepting new patients and new referrals for therapy, psychiatry, and substance use treatment. To get connected for services for the first time, please call (919)688-7101 to give us your information. Then they'll set you up with a video assessment with a clinician as soon as one is available! For more details, click HERE

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.

Insight is offering medication lockboxes and medication disposal packets to families or individuals in need. If you are taking medication that could be potentially dangerous to other household members who may have access to it, or need to dispose of unused medication, please contact Sara Martin at samartin@insightnc.org or at (336) 242-4582.

Piedmont Health - Moncure and Siler City Community Health Clinics

Piedmont Health is Now Offering Telehealth Services. Piedmont Health is offering telemedicine for its medical, dental, behavioral health, nutrition, and WIC appointments. Call the Siler City Community Health Center (919) 663-1744 or Moncure Community Health Center (919) 542-4991 today! Patients' providers are on-line and it is easy to make an appointment. NEW PATIENTS ALWAYS WELCOME. Piedmont Health pharmacies remain open, and some essential services that cannot be delivered via telehealth are still being delivered at each center by appointment. For more details, click HERE.  

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.

Second Bloom of Chatham

Second Bloom of Chatham knows that domestic violence and sexual assault are not stopping for COVID-19.They here during these intense times of COVID-19 and after - here is help and there is hope!

If you are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault and you need help, please call their 24-hour HelpLine 919-545-7867.  They can can assist safety planning, protective orders, connection to resources, crisis intervention, or a listening ear in stressful times.If you need additional assistance, you can call them at (919)-545-0055 or email at info@secondbloomofchatham.org.

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

Transitions Life Care

Transitions Life Care is still serving patients and families! However, they've had to adjust some operations, including offering telehealth instead of in person visits and support groups. Their community events have also been canceled. For more details, click HERE

West Chatham Food Pantry

Effective April 6, 2020, West Chatham Food Pantry is providing curbside service of pre-bagged food to existing and new clients. Their hours are Mondays 3:30 - 6 PM, Wednesday 11:30 AM - 2 PM and Friday 11:30 AM - 2PM. Please call (919) 742-3111 with any questions, and they will get back to you as soon as possible.