empowering strength and resilience

About us

Empowering strength and resilience

ESR was chartered in 1964 and has served the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County community for over 50 years. We work to eliminate poverty and homelessness by helping people help themselves.

ESR is a Fair Housing Agency, an Equal Opportunity Employer, a Community Action Agency, and a United Way Agency.

Mission & Vision

To Provide temporary accommodations for the working homeless, and works to transition clients into permanent, affordable residencies. Our services are also invested in many community-related initiatives.

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We are celebrating over 50 years of legacy!

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Who We Serve

ESR’s programs are designed to serve low-income residents of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County.

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Our Community Collaborations

ESR collaborates with many community agencies to ensure the growth and enrichment of the community.

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