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].
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.
Provides a range of services to those experiencing physical or mental abuse. Services include crisis intervention, counseling, referral services, re-education of family members and temporary housing for victims and their children.
Assistance is available for those experiencing domestic violence–see “Domestic Violence Prevention and Assistance.” New Parent Support Program offers: classes for new or expecting parents; playgroups; and home visits to talk with new parents about concerns and coping with the demands of parenthood. Victim Advocate Program supports victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Advocates can provide information about resources; accompany the victim to court; help locate shelters; and provide general support. Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program provides crisis intervention and support services. Family Advocacy program also offers a variety of classes and referrals to counseling.
Programs available are: Information Referral, Exceptional Family Member, Employment Readiness, Family Advocacy, New Parent Support, Sexual Assault Assistance, Victim Advocacy Hotline and Information, Domestic Violence Prevention Assistance, Financial Readiness and Army Emergency Relief, Multi-Component Family Support Network, Multicultural Readiness, Relocation Services, Mobilization & Deployment Readiness, and Volunteer Services.
Provide therapy and self-help groups on a variety of mental health needs. Specialize in mood disorders, behavior concerns at home and school. We also offer counseling on domestic violence and parenting children with Mental health needs.
Provides free legal assistance to income eligible individuals. Handles civil cases, family law, consumer, Social Security matters, elderly law, and public benefits. Does not handle separation and/or divorce. Special units handle cases for older adults and Native Americans. Domestic violence prevention program provides legal assistance to persons who are victims of domestic violence.
Provides investigative reports of neglect, abuse dependency, or exploitation, evaluates the degree of damage or risk to the child; cooperate with law enforcement agencies and initiates court action when necessary, counsels and plans with the child's family toward the solution and prevention of problems causing neglect, abuse dependency, or exploitation, and arranges for the provisions of services.
The SAFE-LINK Domestic Violence Assistance Program was created as a & location for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking who come to the Cumberland County court system to obtain a civil domestic violence protective/restraining order or a civil no-contact protective order. The program is designed to provide immediate access to our court system to ensure the safety of these victims. In the SAFE-LINK Office, victims have privacy to complete required forms, obtain information about available resources such as community-based programs and shelters, and referrals to immediate services and counselors. Bilingual services are provided and documentation of physical abuse through digital photography is available.