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].
Parenting Skills Classes
Provides support and information to parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing, deaf parents with hearing children and the professionals who serve these families, from birth to 21. (800) 541-4327 (V/TTY) - in North Carolina only.
Provides home visits, infant care, and parenting classes.
This group consists of parents, caregivers and professionals of children and adults with high functioning autism (HFA) and Asperger Syndrome. Meetings held every other month on the 1st Monday from 6:30pm - 8:00pm at the Partnership for Children Resource Center.
Adolescent Parenting Program (APP) provides support for parenting teens up to age 17. The program works to help parenting teens remain in school, graduate from high school, and delay a second pregnancy.
Active Parenting™ 4th Edition, a community-based program, is a revision of the Active Parenting Now program and is designed to develop and strengthen parenting skills and improve parent-child relationships and child functioning.
The Nurturing Parenting Programs are family-based programs that can be offered in a group setting, in a home-visiting setting, or as a combination of both group meetings and home visitation. Components of the program include 1) developing empathy, facilitating parent-child bonding and attachment; 2) teaching parents appropriate expectations of children’s growth, particularly ways to promote children’s feelings of self-worth, trust, and security; 3) employing discipline that promotes the dignity of children and adults; 4) empowering adults and children to nurture themselves, others, and their environment; 5) promoting positive self-worth; and 6) helping all family members develop a meaningful level of selfawareness and acceptance. Parent education programs that are designed to prevent the development of poor parenting behaviors are short-term, approximately five to 18 sessions in length. Parenting intervention programs are designed to “intervene” to prevent escalation in the early stages of maltreatment. These are generally from 12 to 20 sessions. Parenting treatment programs are designed to “treat” abusive and neglectful parent-child or parent-teen dysfunctional interactions. These are generally 15 to 25 sessions.
Scream Free® Marriage, a community-based program, is designed to enhance individual's and couples' emotional competency and improve their relationships.
ScreamFree® Parenting, a community-based program, is designed to help parents and caregivers learn how to respond rather than react to children's behaviors and, consequently, create peaceful, healthy relationships.
Your Journey Together (YJT) is a strength-based curriculum designed to promote resilience including strengthening the protective factors of both children and adults, as well as creating environments that promote resilience.. YJT aligns with Center for the Study of Social Policy’s Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework and with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Six Key Principles of a Trauma-Informed Approach. The four modules of the YJT curriculum focuses on empowering parents to promote safe, trusting, and healing environments—all key elements of a trauma sensitive program. The first module explains what it means to be resilient and why it is important. The three remaining modules cover creating a positive environment, strengthening children’s protective factors, and improving the well-being of the adults providing care to children