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
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 Name
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 Name
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
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