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Our Mission

SHAC Social Needs Navigation is a free service offered to the community to help guide patients through the medical system and reduce barriers to care. We aim to provide resources, navigation, and support across the domains of communication, transportation, housing and utilities, financial assistance, food security, and emotional and physical wellbeing.

Location & Hours

We operate alongside the medical clinics on Wednesdays from 6:00PM-10:00PM at the SHAC Clinic. It is located at:
Carrboro Community Health Center
301 Lloyd St
Carrboro, NC 27510


About Us

Social Needs Navigation is a clinic integrated into many of SHAC’s medical services and specialty clinics and serves as a resource for nonclinical aspects of health. Our navigators provide distress screenings and offer a wide variety of resources for all socio-economic and supportive needs. Navigators receive training on local and online resources and commonly assist with needs such as:

  • Financial Assistance
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Employment
  • Physical Safety
  • Food Security
  • Emotional and Mental Wellbeing
  • And More

Make an Appointment

You can request to speak with a Social Needs Navigator at your next appointment or by sending us an email.

Contact Us

If you are in need of assistance or would like to follow up on needs and resources, you can contact us at or by leaving a voice message at (919) 537-9564