Programs

EMERGENCY NEEDS CLEARING HOUSE
This program is a computerized clearing house available to area churches and agencies. It maintains a database of people seeking assistance from churches and agencies, both to identify and prevent fraud and abuse and to link the needs to appropriate resources. The clearing house currently has over 30,000 client files and handles 80 – 100 referrals per day. Its purpose is to assist in making limited resources available to legitimate situations of need.
EMERGENCY HOUSING FUND
Provides one-time assistance with rent based on qualifying criteria to prevent eviction. This program assists residents of Hampton Roads based on the availability of funds.
ACUTE NEEDS CHILDREN FUND
Provides discretionary assistance to situations involving children in crisis when other agencies and resources cannot help.
DISCRETIONARY FUND
Provides assistance with medical care and housing. This program is used to provide for the needs that other programs may not support.
WINTER BLANKET PROGRAM
Provides free blankets to children and street people during the winter months. This program operates strictly thru donated blankets from the local community.
PROJECT RESIDENT ACTIVITY FUNDS
Provides activities, events and emergency aid to residents of Tucker House, Magnolia Gardens and Trinity Woods.
TAX DEDUCTABLE CONTRIBUTIONS to support any of the programs listed above can be made to NUOM. Mail contributions for NUOM programs made out to NUOM with program of choice in memo block. Mail contributions to support the resident activity programs at our senior apartment complexes made out to facility name with “activity fund” in memo block to Norfolk Urban Outreach Ministry, 972 Norfolk Square, Norfolk, VA 23502. You will receive a letter acknowledging your donation.

To learn more about any of these programs, contact our office at 757-461-4213 and talk to Kashine. She is our office manager who works with these programs on a daily basis and is an invaluable resource. Or email us at nuom@nuom.org.