The Family Focus Guide helps families and individuals, in and around the Fayetteville area, find resources in our community.

If you have a service-focused organization that serves families in the Fayetteville, Cumberland County area and would like to be listed, please email us at [email protected].

Blindness/Visual Impairments

Emergency Medical Services
Organization Name:
Better Health of Cumberland County
Program Description:

Provides assistance to low-income individuals with health-related emergencies, when referred by a health care provider or human services agency. Services include a direct aid program which provides financial assistance for life-sustaining prescription drugs, medical appliances, vision exams and eyeglasses, supplies and transportation to medical centers and other medical services which the individual cannot afford. Closed for lunch from 12-1pm

Address:
1422 Bragg Blvd. Fayetteville NC 28301
Phone:
910-483-7534
Hours of Operation:
Monday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM; Tuesday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM; Thursday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM; Friday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Counties Served:
Cumberland
Deaf/Blind Services Program
Organization Name:
Fayetteville District Office - NC Division of Services for the Blind
Program Description:

Deaf-Blind Specialists provide services to meet the unique needs of persons who have hearing impairments in addition to blindness. These services help individuals to live independently in their homes and communities. Community Outreach Services might include: assessment of needs; referral, advocacy and support services; and consultation, education and training for the consumer, family members and other service providers.

Phone:
910-486-1582
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Counties Served:
Cumberland County
Cumberland County Department of Social Services
Organization Name:
Cumberland County Department of Social Services
Program Description:

We believe the most effective means is to partner with families and the neighborhoods where they live to provide early help to vulnerable families. The help we want to provide is individualized, cost effective and outcome driven. The outcome will be families who are safe, have their basic needs net and increase/maintain health.

Address:
1225 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone:
910-323-1540
Hours of Operation:
Monday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM; Tuesday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM; Wednesday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM; Thursday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM; Friday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM
Counties Served:
Cumberland
Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped
Organization Name:
State of Library North Carlina
Program Description:

Offers talking books, digital books, cassette books, Braille books, large print books, digital players, cassette players, pillow speakers, & voice over & videos, headphones, and attachments such as amplifiers for the hearing impaired.

Address:
1841 Capital Blvd. Raleigh, NC 27605
Phone:
919-733-4376
Hours of Operation:
Monday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Tuesday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Thursday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Counties Served:
All Counties
Healthful Services
Organization Name:
Cumberland County Schools
Program Description:

Provides a planned, sequential K-12 program that integrates information about specific health topics, capable of enhancing the quality of life, raising the level of health, and favorably influencing the learning process.

Address:
2465 Gillespie Street Fayetteville, NC 28306
Phone:
910-678-2406
Counties Served:
Cumberland
Subjects Categories:
Eye Referrals
Organization Name:
Cumberland County Department of Social Services
Program Description:

Provides various services, including examinations and glasses. Copayment is required.

Address:
1225 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone:
310-323-1540
Hours of Operation:
Monday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM; Tuesday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM; Wednesday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM; Thursday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM; Friday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM
Counties Served:
Cumberland
Subjects Categories:
Services for the Blind
Organization Name:
Cumberland County Department of Social Services
Program Description:

Offers independent living services for people who are visually impaired to help them achieve the maximum level of self-sufficiency.

Address:
1225 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone:
910-323-1540
Hours of Operation:
Monday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM; Tuesday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM; Wednesday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM; Thursday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM; Friday 7:30 AM-5:00 PM
Counties Served:
Cumberland