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].
Independent Living Skills Instruction
Provides services for adults with developmental disabilities. Operates residential living facilities and day programs which provide job training and job placement; independent living skills instruction; and adult education classes.
Through a variety of programs, the agency provides rehabilitation services for individuals with vocational goals who are blind, visually impaired, deaf-blind, or multi-handicapped. Rehabilitation counselors work one-on-one with participants to determine which rehabilitation services are needed for them to become self-sufficient.
Assists severely disabled people in developing skills and making environmental changes that will enable them to live independently. Provides guidance and counseling, rehabilitation engineering, attendant care and attendant management training, home and vehicle modifications, housing information and placement assistance, and assists with certain equipment purchases. Serves Cumberland, Bladen, Harnett, Hoke, Sampson, Robeson, Moore, Scotland counties. Rehab goals are to help with return to work and maintaining job.
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.
Eligible participants may receive help with glaucoma medications, eye drops for acute infections, cataract surgery when visual acuity is severely affected, laser surgery for diabetes and retinal tears, and emergency eye related surgeries.