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].
Legal and Mediation
This service is intended to provide older individuals with legal advice and representation, appropriate referrals to human services agencies or pro-bono services, as well as community education.
Our center offers mediation services to individuals with disputes. Both parties meet with a mediator to discuss the issues and reach a mutually satisfactory agreement. Mediators are trained volunteers who can assist you in determining what steps to take to settle the dispute. The mediator does not determine right or wrong or impose sanctions of the law. All mediation services are voluntary and non-binding.
Provides teens ages 11-18 who are first-time offenders an alternative sentencing opportunity to repay society for their offenses. Teenagers serve as clerks, bailiffs, and attorneys. Judges and trained attorneys serve as the Teen Court judges. Volunteer positions for Adults and Young Adults.
Emergency assistance includes food - rent - utilities - local bus passes - baby clothes and other items. Family support casework management and psychosocial counseling is also available.
Food Pantry Hours: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Provides free legal assistance to income eligible individuals. Handles civil cases, family law, consumer, Social Security matters, elderly law, and public benefits. Does not handle separation and/or divorce. Special units handle cases for older adults and Native Americans. Domestic violence prevention program provides legal assistance to persons who are victims of domestic violence.