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].
Our goal is to improve the quality of every life we touch. To achieve that, our Fayetteville doctors, surgeons and staff are committed to excellence in every aspect of the healthcare process. Our values of patient-centeredness, integrity, innovation, teamwork, diversity and accountability help us create a better experience for every patient, every time.
Throughout the program participants are exposed to local, state and federal community and civic leaders who serve as faculty, mentors or speakers to impart how individual and group leaders can make a positive impact on our the community. Meeting one full day a month each month, September through May, Leadership Fayetteville is where you or your employee will get acquainted with the other great folks involved and visit great locations throughout the area, all the while gaining valuable insight into the dynamics of our community from leaders of virtually every industry and business type.
The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is a FREE training program, designed to train diverse community volunteers to become qualified, quality board members for nonprofit organizations.
Upon completion of a series of informative classes, LDP graduates are prepared for placement on local boards and committees.
Training Session Topics include:
Leadership and Team Building
Legal and Financial Responsibilities
Roles and Responsibilities of Board Membership
Grand Development and Research
Diversity and Cross-Cultural Dialogue
The Institute for Community Leadership is Fayetteville and Cumberland County's joint community leadership program. It is designed to provide local citizens the opportunity to participate in activities leading to community leadership, volunteer service, and membership on local boards and commissions.
Kindermusik will provide one-on-one training and coaching in utilizing music in daily lesson plans by modeling during 7 weekly sessions for classes of at-risk pre-kindergarten children and their teachers. Each teacher and child will receive Kindermusik curriculum materials including a parent/child magazine/book with story and CD allowing parents and children to build upon classroom experiences. Preschool teachers/assistants will learn methods through observing all class presentations so that concepts and musical activities can be integrated into the teacher’s daily lesson plans. The music professional/licensed Kindermusik Instructor will explore ideas and help develop activities with the preschool teacher utilizing music through numbers, shapes, colors, and letters; explore ways to share music in the child's world in the classroom and at home; and may provide follow-up consultation with preschool teachers to explore ways of enhancing daily experiences with the children. Music Therapy will be provided through one-on-one training and mentoring to improve teacher practice by a contracted Music Therapist for special needs infants, toddlers, and preschoolers at Dorothy Spainhour and special needs preschoolers in Early Intervention classes. Each infant and toddler teacher and child will receive Kindermusik curriculum materials including parent/child book and CD allowing teachers, parents and children to build upon classroom experiences. If funding is available, children ages 3 and 4 at Dorothy Spainhour may receive a Kindermusik home kit.
The Child Care WAGE$ Project provides education-based salary supplements to low-paid teachers, directors, and family child care providers working with children between the ages of birth and five. The project is designed to provide preschool children more stable relationships with better-educated teachers by rewarding teachers’ educational advancement and continuity of teachers in child care situations.
The Easterseals UCP Dorothy Spainhour Child Development Center provides quality early care and education services for children from six weeks to 5 years old. Although Easterseals UCP is known for its work with children with disabilities, this children’s center provides an inclusive program for typical learners as well as children with special needs. Our center is licensed through NC Division of Child Development Early Education as a 5 star center with special Developmental Day Certification. This program is also an NC Pre-k site for Cumberland County.