Our Vision

All residents in North Durham have access to safe, affordable housing.

Our Mission

North House provides innovative approaches to safe and affordable housing,
meeting the needs of low income residents in North Durham.

Core Values

We believe in:

The rights of our participants to confidentiality and privacy;

Safe, supportive, non-judgmental and healthy environments;

Breaking the cycle of homelessness by providing a supportive, integrated continuum of housing services and supports;

An innovative approach that uses circle of supportive services and a focus on the strength of the participants
which enables them to find and enact their own solutions to positive change.

Management Structure

North House is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
The Board meets once a month, and Executive Meetings are called by the Chair of the Board. 

Board of Directors:

Marsha Watts, RN

Karen Gillespie, BSc, MTeach, OCT

Elaine Calvert, RN, MA, GNC (C)

Dave Kushner, BSc, CPA, CGA

Kathy Downes, CRFE
Kathy Holdsworth
Andrea Malyon, MSW
Rev. Ted McCollum
Douglas Turner LLB


Mona Emond, CAE, CMS
Executive Director

Joanne Spicer, MA edu., RSSW
Community Outreach and Housing Support

Lisa Peel, RSSW
Community Outreach and Housing Support

Linda Green
Finance Coordinator

North House is a registered Charitable Organization 856822077RR0001