Community Resources

Following is a list of key resources available in Dare County.  For a PDF printable version, click here.

Dare County Department of Social Services:

Manteo Office: 107 Exeter Street Phone: 252-475-5500

Frisco Office: 50347 NC Highway 12 Phone: 252-475-9320


Interfaith Community Outreach:

4301 South Croatan Highway Nags Head Phone: 252-480-0070 Open: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


2-1-1:   Dial 211 from your phone.

A 24-Hour A Day Telephone Link to Vital Services in Dare County. It is free and multi-lingual.


Ruthie’s Kitchen Free Dinner:

Every Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. His Dream Center, 205 East Baltic Street, Nags Head


Mobile Food Pantry:

3rd Wednesday of Every Month 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. First Flight Elementary School, 109 Veterans Drive, Kill Devil Hills


Outer Banks Hotline:

Provides crisis intervention, temporary shelter, and advocacy assistance. Phone: 252-473-5121 24-Hour Crisis Line: 252-473-3366


Room at the Inn Shelter Program:

Between November 1 and April 1. Meet at His Dream Center, 205 East Baltic Street, Nags Head between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Shelter, dinner, and breakfast is provided. Must pass a Breathalyzer test and be totally sober.


Community Care Clinic of Dare:

Call 252-261-3041 or visit for hours and services. 425 Health Center Drive, Nags Head


Food For Thought:

Sign Up with forms provided through your elementary school.


Dare County Transportation:

Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Reservations/information: 252-475-5873 Reservations MUST be made in advance.

Hours 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
4007 North Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk
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