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].
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.
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.
To help others by reaching out to train, educate and bring hope, healing and wholeness. To equip people to help themselves obtain a better job and improve their quality of life.
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.
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.
Offers vocational counseling, job placement, on-the-job training programs, tax credits, screening, selection and referral and other business services. Lists job vacancies for local area, statewide, nationwide and worldwide for government and private employers. Determines eligibility, processes and payment of benefits to individuals who are out of work. Provides employment & training related services and information to eligible military veterans.
Helps unemployed and underemployed people find jobs or training. Offers classes and seminars for self-improvement and job seeking skills, such as resume writing, interviewing techniques, career planning and communication skills. Books and materials are furnished. Call for class times. Classes include online job search and application skills.
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.
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.
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.