Community Resources and Programs
Brigade Boys and Girls Club
Founded in 1896, the Brigade Boys & Girls Club serves over 1,500 youth at our sites across New Hanover and Pender counties. The Club offers quality after-school and summer programs in a safe, positive and supervised environment. Programs offered at the Club are built around five core areas: character & leadership development, education & career development, health & life skills, sports & fitness and the arts.
Cape Fear Literacy
To provide individualized literacy services so that adults and their families in the Cape Fear region can meet their goals and develop their potential.
Cape Fear Teen Health Council
The Cape Fear Teen Health Council (CFTHC) is a partnership of parents, teens and community members that promotes healthy attitudes, behaviors, and choices in the teen/youth population of Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender Counties through education, awareness and advocacy. There is great information on their page that explain local resources available.
The Carousel Center
The Carousel Center is a non-profit organization committed to assisting victims of child abuse, providing critical care services to children from 15 counties throughout southeastern North Carolina.
Child Advocacy and Parenting Place
Our mission is to be the prominent regional community resource for parents, families and children through nurturing, education, mentoring, advocacy, empowerment, and child abuse prevention.
Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. promotes choices for healthier lives and safer communities by providing professional assistance to those in need of prevention, crisis intervention, criminal justice alternatives, community outreach, substance abuse and mental health treatment services.
Community Boys and Girls Club
Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
The National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
National Center for Homeless Education
National Coalition for the Homeless
National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
National Network for Youth
New Hanover Community Health Center
To provide quality health care at a reasonable cost with accountability to all who seek our services.
New Hanover County Department of Social Services
New Hanover County Health Department
North Carolina Department of Education
Port Human Services
Port Human Services is a private, non profit organization that provides a full continuum of substance abuse, mental health and developmental disability services for citizens of North Carolina.
Recovery NC Campaign
The RecoveryNC Campaign: Supports Recovery from Addiction in North Carolina. Empowers those in the Recovery Community who want to register to have a voice. Diminishes stigma attached to addiction by demonstrating the value recovering people bring to their communities. Provides an advocacy platform for those interested in influencing health policy. Provides a virtual community for recovering people, their families, friends and supporters where hope and help can be shared.
Wilmington Community Centers
Wilmington Health Access for Teens
Wilmington Health Access for Teens (WHAT) is a non-profit pediatrician's office specializing in adolescent healthcare. WHAT offers medical, mental health, dietary, and health education services to teens and young adults in southeastern North Carolina.
Wilmington Housing Authority
The Wilmington Housing Authority offers a variety of housing options for families and individuals through our Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs.