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]fc.org.

ASPIRE Self-Sufficiency
Organization Name
Action Pathways
Program Description

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.

Address
321 Dick Street, (Upstairs Suite), Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone
910-223-0116
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
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 Name
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
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
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
Workforce Development Center
Organization Name
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Program Description

The Workforce development Center 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. The WDC also 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
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.
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