Resources Beyond the Church

Sometimes we need the kind of help that the church isn’t equipped to provide. At such times, we can turn to community resources. We hope this page will be helpful in pointing you to the best place for whatever life situation you are facing.
 
If you are aware of any resources that are not listed here or know of any corrections that need made, please email the information to Joyce Day, Pastor of Congregational Care, at joyce@stjconnect.org.
 

Addiction/Substance Abuse

 

Caregiving

 

Death & Dying

  • Center for Practical Bioethics
    Raises and responds to ethical issues in health and healthcare
    Website – https://practicalbioethics.org/
  • GriefShare
    St. James offers a GriefShare support group twice a year (13-week sessions). Contact Joyce Day, Pastor of Congregational Care at joyce@stjconnect.org for information on these groups. More resources and information are available by contacting the ministry directly.
    Phone – 919.832.3732, 800.228.8738
    Website – https://www.griefshare.org/

 

Dementia/Cognitive Issues

 

Disaster Recovery

 

Domestic Violence

  • Center for Family Violence Prevention
    Phone – 252.758.4400
    Website — https://c4fvp.org/
  • Child Abuse Reporting
    Phone – 252.902.1110
  • New Directions Family Violence Intervention
    Phone – 252.752.3811

 

Housing Assistance

 

Legal Assistance

  • Legal Aid
    Phone – 252.758.0113 or 1.866.219.5262
    Address — (self-help building) 301 Evans St., #102, Greenville, NC 27858
    Website — http://www.legalaidnc.org/

 

Medical

  • Center for Practical Bioethics
    Raises and responds to ethical issues in health and healthcare
    Website – https://practicalbioethics.org/
  • NC MedAssist
    A non-profit pharmacy providing access to lifesaving prescription medications, patient support, advocacy and related services to vulnerable and uninsured North Carolina residents
    Programs: Free Pharmacy Program; Mobile Free Pharmacy; Senior Care Program
    Phone – 1.866.331.1348
    Website – https://medassist.org/ 
    Email – info@medassist.org
  • REAL Crisis Intervention (Rape Crisis)
    Phone – 252.758.HELP (crisis line); 252.758.4357 (admin)
    Website – http://realcrisis.org/ 
    Address – 1011 Anderson St., Greenville, NC 27858
  • Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (a division of the North Carolina Department of Insurance)
    Description: Provides one-on-one assistance with questions regarding Medicare and Medicare supplements
    Phone – 1.855.408.1212
    Website – https://www.ncdoi.gov/consumers/medicare-and-seniors-health-insurance-information-program-shiip
 

Mental Health

 

Suicide Prevention/Intervention/Recovery