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].

LITERACY PROGRAMS

Adult Basic Education
Organization Name
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Program Description

Teaches adults basic reading, writing, math, money management, problem solving, and employability readiness skills.

Address
2201 Hull Road Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone
910-678-8400
Hours of Operation
Monday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM; Tuesday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM; Thursday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM; Friday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland; Harnett; Hoke
Dolly Parton Imagination Library
Organization Name
United Way of Cumberland County
Program Description

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is an early literacy program that mails age-appropriate books to registered children on a monthly basis. The books are mailed in the child's name in an effort to create a sense of excitement about getting new books. Children can receive the books from birth to their fifth birthday, regardless of family income. DPIL is often coordinated through a local nonprofit organization, such as a library. The sponsoring organization selects a geographic area to target for book distribution and raises the funds to cover the cost of the books. Parents can also register children online.

Phone
(910) 483-1179
Reach Out and Read
Organization Name
Carolina Collaborative Community Care: 4C
Program Name
Program Description

Reach Out and Read works through medical provider offices to promote early literacy and school readiness with the distribution of new books to children starting at the six-month checkup, and by talking with parents about the importance of reading aloud to their children. Reach Out and Read utilizes the relationship between parents and medical providers to encourage the development of critical early reading skills in young children.

Phone
(910) 485-1250
Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center
Organization Name
Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center
Program Description

Offers resource for county residents to fill their informational and recreational reading needs - comprehensive collection of books - magazines - audio - video - dvd - local newspapers - access to online databases - internet - word processing. Provides references via email and phone.

 

Address
300 Maiden Lane Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone
910-483-7727
Hours of Operation
Monday 9:00 AM-9:00 PM; Tuesday 9:00 AM-9:00 PM; Wednesday 9:00 AM-9:00 PM; Thursday 9:00 AM-9:00 PM; Friday 9:00 AM-6:00 PM; Saturday 9:00 PM-6:00 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland
Cumberland County Schools
Organization Name
Cumberland County Schools
Program Description

Pre-K, Elementary, Middle and High Schools in Cumberland County. Programs vary by school.

Address
2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC 28306
Phone
910-678-2300
Counties Served
Cumberland
Compensatory Education
Organization Name
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Program Description

Provides remedial instruction to eligible learning-delayed, MR-documented adults 18 years of age or older. Included in the program are lessons in reading, mathematics, social sciences, and consumer education.

Address
2201 Hull Road Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone
910-678-8400
Hours of Operation
Monday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM; Tuesday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM; Thursday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM; Friday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland; Harnett; Hoke
United Way of Cumberland County
Organization Name
United Way of Cumberland County
Program Description

To encourage the love of reading and learning, the UWCC in collaboration with EMBARQ, launched DPIL in 2005. It is our goal that every preschool child in Cumberland County has his/her own library of books at home. Children registered in DPIL receive a free book at home every month by mail until his/her fifth birthday.

Address
222 Maiden Lane Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone
910-483-1179 x225
Hours of Operation
Monday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Tuesday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Wednesday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Thursday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Friday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland
Subjects Categories
Helping Other People Endure (HOPE)
Organization Name
HOPE Christian Church
Program Description

Provides charitable, educational, humanitarian, and social services to the residents of the Cumberland County and surrounding communities.

Address
7720 Hazelwood Avenue Fayetteville, NC 28314
Phone
910-867-3806
Hours of Operation
Monday 8:00 AM-6:00 PM; Tuesday 8:00 AM-6:00 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-6:00 PM; Thursday 8:00 AM-6:00 PM; Friday 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland
Subjects Categories
Adult Literacy Program
Organization Name
Fayetteville Urban Ministry
Program Description

Volunteers work one-on-one teaching reading and writing skills to Cumberland County adults reading below a 6th grade level.

Address
701 Whitfield Street Fayetteville, NC 28306
Phone
910-483-5944
Hours of Operation
Monday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM; Tuesday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM; Wednesday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM; Thursday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM; Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland
English as a Second Language
Organization Name
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Program Description

Assists adults who are not native English speakers in reading, writing, and speaking. Basic living and employability skills are taught. Students are placed in class levels with other students who have similar language needs.

Address
2201 Hull Road Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone
910-678-8551
Hours of Operation
Monday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM; Tuesday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM; Thursday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM; Friday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland; Harnett; Hoke
Subjects Categories