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

National Farmworker Jobs Program
Organization Name:
Telamon Corporation
Program Description:

The NFJP provides access to education services and job training, support, and additional services suited to the customer’s career goal. Services provided include: job skill assessment, career counseling, ESL classes, job training, etc.

Phone:
252-332-1910
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Counties Served:
Cumberland County
Service Source
Organization Name:
Service Source
Program Description:

Employment Source provides vocational training and employment programs for adults with disabilities. They operate an in-house work facility that employs disabled adults, and also place individuals in meaningful employment with local businesses and government agencies in the community. They provide vocational evaluation, job placement, job seeking skills classes, and counseling. Job training areas are in hand assembly, packaging, groundskeeping, janitorial, clerical, industrial welding, and retailing. Workshop items are for sale at the thrift store. Also accepts donations of used computers. Donating an old monitor costs $10, to offset costs of disposing lead in the monitors.

Phone:
910-826-4699
Work First
Organization Name:
Cumberland County Department of Social Services
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 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
Subjects Categories:
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