Esther House provides transitional housing for up to 12 single women who  are experiencing homelessness. The purchase of the home was financed  largely through funding from the Sunshine Lady Foundation and was furnished through a partnership with Hope Community Church here in Raleigh. 

Emmaus House I

  • 7

  • 2 double rooms, 3 single rooms

  • transitional

  • must stay at least 90 days, can stay as long as 9 months

  • move to EH II or EH III

  • weeks rent deposit $100 + first week

  • $100 rent, $25 a week in savings account in escrow

  • cannot have overnight visitors

  • can stay overnight but must give heads-up

  • required to go to AA meetings

  • can apply to to EH II or EH III

Emmaus House II

  • 10 single rooms

  • rent based on size of the room

  • $100-$130 week

  • $100 deposit + first week's rent

  • don't save money

  • semi-permanent boarding

  • can have overnight visitors

  • can come & go

  • encouraged to go to AA meetings

Emmaus House III

  • 9 single rooms

  • rent based on income

  • $100 deposit + first week's rent

  • don't save money

  • permanent housing

  • can have overnight guests

  • can come & go

  • encouraged to go to AA meetings