HOPE  MISSION  MINISTRIES

Serving others with many hands and one heart

Hope Mission provides the following services:

  • Soup Kitchen serving hot meals 7 days a week
  • Men’s / Women’s Emergency Shelter providing emergency overnight shelter
  • Emergency Financial Assistance for residents of Carteret County
  • Recovery Services helping those with drug and alcohol addictions
  • Thrift Store providing low-cost items to those in our community

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Soup Kitchen, which is located at at 1410 Bridges St., Morehead City NC, is open for lunch 7 days a week from 11 am through 12:30 pm. A hot lunch is served by volunteers to any who need and desire a meal.

Men’s /Women’s Emergency Shelter  – The Men’s Emergency Shelter can accommodate up to 15 persons nightly and the Women’s Emergency Shelter can accommodate up to 6 persons nightly. During the day, guests are given assignments including but not limited: volunteering at the mission, attending treatment, securing social security cards, securing other identification, following up on job opportunities, visiting the community college, searching for housing and visiting the Employment Security Commission.

Shelter guests are also taught life skills and are encouraged to participate in Bible Study during the week and attend church on Sunday.

Emergency Financial Assistance for residents of Carteret County is rendered without regard to race, religion, ethnic origin, gender, or age. Residents of Carteret County may come in for assistance on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am – 11:00am (our last check in will be at 10:30am so we can finish paperwork prior to lunch)

What do I expect when I arrive?

Men needing emergency overnight shelter may call (252) 240-2359 or come into the Homeless Services Supervisor’s office located at 1410 Bridges Street in Morehead City. You will then speak with the Men’s Homeless Services Supervisor, who will provide all the information about Homeless Services for men.

Women needing emergency overnight shelter may call (252) 240-2359 or come into the Homeless Services Supervisor’s office located at 1410 Bridges Street in Morehead City. You will then speak with the Women’s Homeless Services Supervisor, who will provide all the information about Homeless Services for women.

The Men’s or Women’s Homeless Shelter Supervisor provides all the information about checking into one of our homeless shelters and the services that are available. Each guest is then provided with an Emergency Shelter Application, guidelines and responsibilities that they will have while living in either the men’s or women’s shelter.

What type of financial assistance is provided?

Our outreach ministry provides emergency financial aid to those it can serve through the paying of bills which threaten to leave persons without electricity, heating fuel, rent, and other such essentials. Our caregivers seek to give counsel as well as assistance. This ministry operates each Tuesday and Thursday from 9am through 11:00am. To receive Emergency Financial Assistance you must come to Hope Mission (1410 Bridges Street Morehead City) we do not give assistance over the phone. Please bring identification and bring the bill for which you are seeking financial assistance when you come in to talk with us.

Other assistance may be provided in the case of special emergencies such as fires, major medical needs, etc. Please feel free to contact us to find out other information about other services. We also pray with and for our clients.

There are lots of ways for you to participate with Hope Mission and help our community:

  • Personal items for Shelter Guests
  • Food items for Community Kitchen
  • Start a fund raising event
  • Volunteer
  • Cash is always welcome!

Hope Mission
1410 Bridges Street
P. O. Box 1438
Morehead City, NC 28557

Phone:  252-240-2359
Fax:  252-622-4839

Executive Director: Gene McLendon