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].
Established in 1964, the Action Pathways, formerlly Cumberland Community Action Program, Inc. (CCAP), strives to develop and operate projects that promote the economic and social well-being of individuals, children, families, and communities. CCAP has a long history of providing sustainable programs to the surrounding community with a visible impact throughout southeastern North Carolina, providing life-changing assistance to hundreds of thousands of individuals and families on an annual basis. CCAP is the parent organization for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina (SHFB SE NC); the Consumer Credit Counseling Services (CCCS); the Comprehensive Housing and Weatherization Programs; Self-Sufficiency Programs (ASPIRE); and Head Start. CCAP is accredited by the Council on Accreditation. For more information CCAP programs and services, visit www.ccap-inc.org or call (910) 485-6131.
ASPIRE is a comprehensive program that assists low wealth individuals and families attain the skills and knowledge that is needed in order to become self sufficient. Since funding is limite - individuals are selected to particpate in the program based on their readiness and motivation to accomplish goals to obtain employment.
The Center for Economic Empowerment and Development is a Lease to Home program. The C.E.E.D is an innovative program focused on assisting people in transitioning from homelessness to home ownership. The main purpose of this program, is to offer individuals and families from all backgrounds, an affordable and safe place to live. This includes rentals as well as the opportunity to become homeowners.
Prevents financial difficulties through education in sound buying practices, budgeting, money management, and the wise and proper use of credit. Advises and counsels families and individuals who are burdened with excessive indebtedness to develop a plan of liquidation within their income with the cooperation of their creditors. Offers homeownership workshops and financial workshops for children and youth.
Provides financial classes, briefings and counseling to soldiers, family members, commanders, and leaders.