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].
A mentoring program conducted at post-elementary schools that not only improves self-esteem and grades but also allows children to find there are “heroes” inside each of them. The program, which runs for 10 weeks a year, targets children from 6-12 years of age that are experiencing temporary difficulty in school, either socially or academically. Referred by teachers, parents, or school officials, the bi-weekly sessions provide after-school homework assistance and mentoring in a small group.
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.
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
Eligible participants may receive help with glaucoma medications, eye drops for acute infections, cataract surgery when visual acuity is severely affected, laser surgery for diabetes and retinal tears, and emergency eye related surgeries.
Outreach mentoring program that offers teens hope and a place for them to belong. Teen Talk features real life circumstances that our teens are facing on a daily basis. These circumstances will be illustrated through skits, singing, praise dancing, and testimonials. Since many of our youth will face the crossroad experience, we want to show them what will happen when they choose the wrong or right road.
A program for pregnant women and moms that are in crisis. The program is for expecting mothers/fathers and any parents or grandparents with children up to 3 yrs. with special requirements. Parents can earn baby clothes, diapers, cribs, car seats, and many other necessities by learning. The program pairs a mother or a father with a counselor who meets with them for 8 weeks. Every lesson earns Mommy Dollars. This money can be spent in the Mommy Store.
Community resources, referral, support organization& providing advocacy, mentoring, skills and leadership development, awareness and enrichment opportunities. Also provides & skills to empowerment and skill development, provide awareness, enrichment opportunities to enhance and promote good citizenship.
Boy Scouts prove themselves in an environment that challenges their courage and test their nerve. After they've been given the proper guidance from those with experience and know-how, the take their own lead, going places they've never gone, seeing thins they've never seen, and diving into the rugged world of outdoor adventure, relying on teamwork, and character to accomplish what everyone else thinks is impossible.
4-H offers clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment and after-school child care. 4-H’ers gain knowledge, skills and experience that help them become responsible citizens and leaders.