The Agency is highly respected within the community, demonstrating a positive impact in Vance County by servicing more than 6,000 women and children over the past 19 years through viable partnerships with local churches, business and patrons. 

New Direction employs qualified personnel and volunteers with nearly 25 years of experience in counseling, academics, and human service aid.  

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Partnerships and Collaborations include:

 Vance County Dept. of Social Services
Cardinal Innovations
Divine Habitation Ministries, Int'l  
Bullock's Appliance Sales & Services
Bishop's Radiator & Tune Up
Lifeline Outreach Ministries
Safe Space 

 Infinite Possibilities Incorporated  
Five-County Continuum of Care
Five County Community Collaborative
NC Coalition to End Homelessness
NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence
& Sexual Assault  

 Henderson Parks & Recreations
Vance County Schools
Walmart Foundation & Facility #6091
Dollar General
(Summer Reading Award 2011 & 2015)
NC Community Foundation
(Awarded 2011) 


Rapid Re-Housing Program (RRH)

 Vance-Granville-Franklin Community Partners is the program administrator for the Rapid Re-Housing Program for Vance, Franklin, Granville, Halifax and Warren Counties.    New Direction Ministries, Inc. assists with the screening process for individuals and/or families who qualify as homeless under HUD's 1 and 4


Who Is Eligible? Provider referral only can refer individuals and/or families who qualify as homeless under HUD's 1 & 4 definitions ONLY listed below:   

1. People who are living in a place not meant for human habitation, in emergency shelter, in transitional housing, or are exiting an institution where they temporarily resided, OR 


2. People who are fleeing or attempting to flee domestic violence, have no other residence, and lack the resources or support networks to obtain other permanent housing. 

Mr. Fernando C. Hunt - 
A "portrait of change" from homelessness
to shelter plus CARE!

Mr. Fernando C. Hunt - A "portrait of change" from homelessness to shelter plus CARE!

Human Services

 Individuals receive an assessment, work with a Case Manager or are referred, if needed, to develop an actionable care plan that addresses the individuals' needs.  


19 Homeless Individuals

Life Skills

 Financial planning (including budgeting classes) · Relationship and team building  · Domestic violence awareness support 



15 Families


 (Spiritual Enrichment)


Individual counseling services


4 Women, 3 Men

Vocational Training

 · Assess and refer to local agencies that  assist with resume building · Job interviewing skills  


4 Individuals

Emergency Assistance

 Food, clothing, rent, utilities, furniture, household and transportation assistance  


375 Meals, 5 Hurricane Disaster Assists, 3 Senior Medications, 25 Gas Cards Single Moms, 3 Auto Repairs, 20 Youth Clothing/Adopt A School - Coats, 2 Rents, 4 Utilities, 100 Seniors - Christmas Cheer

Tax Services

 Partner to provide FREE training  sessions on individual and/or business and non-profit taxes.  


25 Individuals, 5 Business