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].
FUN AND RECREATION
Provides a variety of outdoor opportunities, including lighted tennis and volleyball courts, picnic pavilions, sports/multipurpose fields, walking trails, a historic interpretive areas, and children's playgrounds. The picnic pavilions may be reserved in advance. The park operates year round.
A mentoring program conducted at post-elementary schools that not only improves self-esteem and grades but also allows children to find there are “heroes” inside each of them. The program, which runs for 10 weeks a year, targets children from 6-12 years of age that are experiencing temporary difficulty in school, either socially or academically. Referred by teachers, parents, or school officials, the bi-weekly sessions provide after-school homework assistance and mentoring in a small group.
Provides opportunities for recreation and education for citizens of Spring Lake. Summer: baseball, t-ball, summer day camp. Playground activities for children. Fall/Spring: basketball, football, cheerleading, and soccer. Parks: Mendoza Park, Odell Road Park, Ruth Street Park, Wilson Avenue Mini Park. Afterschool Program at Community Center. Multipurpose Community Center offers: basketball court, nautilus equipment fitness room, three classrooms and banquet room, commercial kitchen with equipment, and game room.
Provides programs for youth to help with social, physical, and educational development. Offers tutoring, competitive reading programs, education field trips, and a recreational program during the summer months.
Provides after school programs and recreational activities for military dependents and those who are military affiliated. Call for hours of operation.
Meals on Wheels for adults 60 and over. Minor home repair, in home-aid, telephone reassurance program, Senior companion program and Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) which helps to better understand medicare.
Teaches students, civilians, and military service members about the core values, sacrifice, courage, devotion to duty, and exploits of this unique sector of our armed forces. Exhibit galleries are free; theater and motion simulator have admission charges.