New Patients/Patient Assistance Resources
We welcome new patients and look forward to providing you with the care you deserve. Transferring to the UNC CF Center Adult Clinic is a simple process. Here’s what to do:
1. Contact the CF Nurse Coordinators
The CF Nurse Coordinator is our nurse in charge of Adult Patient Services. She will be your go-to person. Her contact information is:
2. Submit your Medical Records
We will need your medical records from the last 1-2 years (PFTs, sputum cultures, clinic notes, hospital discharge summaries, and CF diagnostic info, including genotype). Please contact your previous healthcare provider and ask them to fax your records to the CF Nurse Coordinator at:
Adult CF Nurse Coordinator Fax: (919) 843-5309
UNC Hospitals Pulmonary Specialty Clinic Fax: (984) 974-5737
3. Make an Appointment
After you speak with the CF Nurse Coordinator who will answer any questions you may have, you can then call the appointment desk by calling:
(984) 974-5703, option 1
The appointment desk staff will help you make a clinic appointment.
Additional Patient Assistance Resources:
CF R.I.S.E. is generally used as an online program for patients 16 and older to help them learn skills, set goals, and gain independence while transitioning from pediatrics to adult care; however, can be a beneficial and useful resource for adult CF patients as well. An overview of CF R.I.S.E is available here and can be accessed at www.CFRISE.com. If you would like to sign up for CF R.I.S.E. please contact the Transition Coordinator Susana Fajardo at (919) 966-9146.
CF Foundation Compass
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Compass is a personalized service to help you with the insurance, financial, legal and other issues you are facing.
You may be eligible to receive up $15,000 annually for assistance with medical costs related to CF.
1. You must be treated for CF
2. Have insurance that covers medications,
3. Your income must fall within guidelines (Household income limit is 500% of federal poverty).
To apply, call 1800.675.8416. For more information please click here and view what is covered under the Cystic Fibrosis Fund.
North Carolina WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)
WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding (through the infant’s 1st year), and postpartum (up to 6 months if not breastfeeding or a year if breastfeeding), as well as infants, and children (up to age 5). For a list of locations as well as appointment numbers please visit this site.
North Carolina Food and Nutrition Services
Currently, you can use NC ePASS to screen for your potential eligibility and to apply for the following programs:
There are more resources available to people that are county specific. Please discuss with your CF center social worker Krista Wendel or dietician Courtney Busby for more information. Additionally, below is a list of health departments within the surrounding area.
Alamance County Health Department
Alamance County Human Services Center – 1st Floor
319 N. Graham-Hopedale Rd.
Burlington, NC 27217
Chatham County Health Department
Siler City Clinic
1000 S. 10th Avenue
Siler City, NC 27344
Durham County Health Department
414 East Main Street
Durham, North Carolina 27701
Orange County Health Department
Medical & Dental Clinics
300 W. Tryon St.
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Medical Clinic Only
2501 Homestead Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Main: (919) 245-2400
Medical appointments: (919) 245-2400
Dental appointments: (919) 245-2435
Línea de Mensajes en Español: (919) 644-3350
Wake County Health Department
Eastern Regional Center
1002 Dogwood Drive, Zebulon
Millbrook Human Services Center
2809 E. Millbrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27616
Northern Regional Center
350 E. Holding Ave., Wake Forest, NC 27587
130 N. Judd Parkway NE, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
North Carolina Child Development and Early Education Program
This division of DHHS provides assistance for child care and increases access for families and their children across North Carolina.
For more information please visit the Child Development and Early Education website or call (919) 527-6335.
North Carolina Catholic Charities Food Pantry
Catholic Charities operates five food pantries throughout eastern North Carolina to meet basic needs of families by responding with food, clothing, baby items, or financial assistance. These locations include Fayetteville, Durham, Greenville, and the Catholic Parish Outreach Food Pantry in Raleigh. For further information please visit their website or call
(919) 873-0245. If you are interested in referring a patient please see the Agency Referral Form.
- Catholic Parish Outreach
2013 N. Raleigh Blvd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
726 Ramsey St., Suites 10 & 11Fayetteville, NC 28301(910) 424-2020
3711 University Drive, Suite BDurham, NC 27707
2780 B Dickinson Ave.Greenville, NC 27834