Local Area Resources
Child Child Advocacy Center
- The Child Advocacy Center is a local non-profit agency working to help parents and members of the community detect and stop child abuse.
- Strengthening partnerships with families and the community so that all children have the opportunity to succeed in school and be prepared to contribute to our social and economic future.
- Family Resource Guide: The community resource guide is a comprehensive community-based online directory offering resources and information about services; designed to help individuals find the best and most appropriate services in your area.
- Nurturing Parent Education Workshops
- The Child Health Clinic provides medical screening services for children birth to 18 years of age. Services include: primary care (including sick children), physical examinations, which include a developmental screening, dental, hearing and vision screenings, preventive education, nutrition, and laboratory screenings. The Child Health Clinic is a Carolina Access provider. Fees for service are based on family size and income.
- CommuniCare is Cumberland County’s complete resource for juvenile delinquency, mental health and substance abuse services for adolescents and adults.
- Project Enlightenment is an early childhood education and intervention program of the Wake County Public School System, serving teachers and parents of young children, ages birth through kindergarten.
- United Way of Cumberland County strives to advance the common good by focusing on the building blocks for a good life: education, income, and health.
- Emergency Food and Shelter Program
- Find your Local Food Bank
- The Salvation Army provides a variety of services to our local communities. With facilities throughout Cumberland, Robeson, Hoke, and Moore counties, we are able to meet the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of those in need. From housing and feeding programs to disaster services we are committed to meeting human needs in the diverse communities we serve.
- We are a nonprofit Christian housing ministry. Your Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity seeks to eliminate poverty housing in Cumberland County to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Affordable housing improves neighborhoods and communities by increasing the tax base while building better citizens through the cooperative efforts involved in construction and rehab.
- See also: Military Families
- The North Carolina Homeless Education Program (NCHEP) is the Education for Homeless Children and Youths Program for the state of North Carolina. NCHEP is dedicated to ensuring that all children and youth experiencing homelessness have access to the public education to which they are entitled under the federal McKinney-Vento act. NCHEP works towards this goal by ensuring that North Carolina's state policies are in compliance with federal law, by providing technical assistance to North Carolina's local homeless education liaisons, and by providing informational and awareness materials to educators and other interested community members throughout North Carolina.