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].

JOB SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Work First
Organization Name:
Cumberland County Department of Social Services
Program Name:
Program Description:

Assists non-disabled adults with minor children to secure employment by providing education, training, and supportive services.

Supportive Services includes providing temporary financial assistance, with monthly payments based on needs and resources.

Phone:
910-677-2999
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Counties Served:
Cumberland
Workforce Development Center – Spring Lake Office
Organization Name:
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Program Description:

Provides services to youth, unskilled adults, dislocated workers, and welfare-to-work recipients for entry and re-entry into the labor force, by offering occupational skills/training and job search placement activities. Administers the Summer Youth Employment (youth work permit) and Training Program for youth ages 14-21, and the Five Percent Older Individual Activity Program for persons 55 years or older who need help obtaining employment.

Phone:
910-321-6401
Subjects Categories:
Workforce Development Center
Organization Name:
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Program Description:

Provides services to youth, unskilled adults, dislocated workers, and welfare-to-work recipients for entry and re-entry into the labor force, by offering occupational skills/training and job search placement activities. Administers the Summer Youth Employment (youth work permit) and Training Program for youth ages 14-21, and the Five Percent Older Individual Activity Program for persons 55 years or older who need help obtaining employment.

Phone:
910-323-3421
Subjects Categories:
Cumberland County Day Reporting Center
Organization Name:
Cumberland County Day Reporting Center
Program Description:

Provides GED preparation, employment assistance, life skills training, job preparation classes, survival skills and substance abuse treatment to non-violent offenders who are on probation

Phone:
910-323-6126
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Counties Served:
Cumberland
Training Services
Organization Name:
NCWorks Career Center - Cumberland County
Program Name:
Program Description:

Offers assessments and counseling for career choices and goals. Provides financial assistance with tuition and books at a community college or trade center for up to 2 years.

A list of participating providers can be found here:
https://www.ncworks.gov/vosnet/drills/provider/provdrill.aspx?geo=3701000000&pu=1&plang=E

Also provides on-the-job training and internships.

Phone:
910-486-1010
Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Subjects Categories:
Spring Lake Family Resource Center
Organization Name:
Spring Lake Family Resource Center
Program Description:

The Resource Center houses several Cumberland County agencies including Cumberland County Department of Social Services, Cumberland County Mental Health, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office and Cumberland County Workforce Development. The Employment Security Commission (321-6460) representative is there 2 days per week.

Phone:
910-321-6450
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Counties Served:
Cumberland
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Army Career & Alumni Program
Organization Name:
Army Career & Alumni Program
Program Description:

Assists service members, Department of the Army civilians, and their adult family members in conducting effective job searches. Services include job search counseling, and assistance with resume writing and completing government employment applications. Provides speakers to the public and uses volunteers. Internet access available.

Phone:
910-396-8169
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Counties Served:
Cumberland
Cumberland County Workforce Center
Organization Name:
Cumberland County Workforce Center
Program Description:

One-stop employment and training center for employers and job seekers.

Basic services for employers: employer recruitment assistance, clearinghouse for training information, information on Worker Opportunity Tax Credits & other hiring incentives, labor market information, unemployment insurance information, rapid response to layoffs and plant closures.

Basic services for job seekers and or training: Common intake, case management, program eligibility information, resume preparation, information & referral for support services, information on job openings & hiring requirements of local businesses and on local availability of training & development opportunities.

Veteran Services - Assists Veterans with job searches and training

Summer Youth Program - Work experience for youth that have graduated, up until the age of 21.

Phone:
910-486-1010
Cumberland County Association for Indian People
Organization Name:
Cumberland County Association for Indian People
Program Description:

Administrative and cultural arts agency which seeks to enhance self determination and self sufficiency of Native Americans in Cumberland County as it relates to their political, socio-economic and well-being.

Offers employment counseling, classroom training, adult basic education classes and assistance in locating sources for paying utility bills in the winter.

Operates a senior citizens center and a housing locator service. Offers rent assistance if eviction is threatened.

Phone:
910-483-8442
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Counties Served:
Cumberland
Women’s Business Center of Fayetteville
Organization Name:
Center for Economic Empowerment and Development
Program Description:

The Women's Business Center (WBC) provides technical assistance and support to women entrepreneurs who are looking to start or expand their small businesses. We provide assistance to women in the phrases of small business:start up assistance,, education/training, finance, management and marketing.

Address:
230 Hay Street Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone:
910-323-3377
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:
Cumberland