Haven House Services

Website: www.havenhousenc.org


Haven House Services strengthens youth and young adults through effective programs, advocacy and community mobilization.

Community Alternatives Program provides intensive case management, intensive monitoring, family support and services for youth currently at risk for placement in detention or pending release from detention.

Gang Outreach uses a combination of community engagement and case management to help curb gang activity in youth ages 10-18.

The Juvenile Diversion Team is a short-term voluntary program that works with youth and families not currently involved in the juvenile justice system who have problems such as truancy, not complying with rules in the home and/or running away.

The Multisystemic Therapy program is an evidence based treatment program that partners with youth and their families in efforts to strengthen the family unit and ensure that youth can successfully remain in their homes.

Second Round uses boxing, weight training, and other forms of exercise to teach youth self-discipline, team work, leadership, healthy living, and other pro-socialization elements.

The SCORE program serves students who have been long-term suspended from the WCPSS; students must be referred from their base school and/or transitional counselor.
Transition In Place Program provides transitional housing services homeless youth ages 18-21 and if needed, their minor dependents.

Outreach Center provides homeless and street-dependent youth ages 17-23 with a safe and structured place for study, socialization, recreation, skill-building courses, and case manager/counselor meetings.

Street Outreach program establishes and builds relationships with runaway, homeless and street-dependent youth ages 17-23.

Wrenn House is the only homeless, runaway and crisis intervention program and shelter for youth in the Triangle.


(919) 833-3312
Michelle Zechmann, Chief Executive Officer

Volunteer Opportunities:

Plan group activities for youth at Wrenn House, such as workshops, etc.

Supervise youth and plan group activities for Saturday Work Groups for Restitution and Community Service.

General office assistance such as filing and file maintenance; shred sensitive and confidential documents; neaten and maintain waiting room, small conference rooms and unused offices

Plan and implement fundraising events and/or agency fair for general resource development
Bring lunch on Saturdays for approximately 30 youth who are performing community service work

Volunteers needed for grounds maintenance at Wrenn House and at Outreach Center. Duties include mowing lawn, raking, trimming, etc. Individuals needed at least twice a month for 2‐4 hours. Must be at least 18 years old and have transportation to and from worksite.


Monetary donations are accepted via a secure online server.