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Too often, a person fails to reach out for help until he or she is in the midst of a crisis. If you feel that you or someone you know needs help right now, do not wait until the situation worsens. Call one of the phone numbers or crisis hotlines listed here.

 

This page lists a range of local resources that may be of assistance to you and your family. The resources are organized into the following categories:

Medical Services

Citizen Soldier Support Program—War Within

Tel: 919-668-4000
Website: www.warwithin.org

  • Website connects service members and their families to primary health care and behavioral health providers trained to address issues that affect military members and the people who support our Nation's troops before, during, and after deployment

Citizen Soldier Support Program—War Within

Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC)

Website: www.pdhealth.mil/main.asp

  • U.S. Department of Defense, Deployment Health Clinical Center
  • Mission: "to improve deployment-related health by providing caring assistance and medical advocacy for military personnel and families with deployment-related health concerns"

Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC)

Duke Regional Hospital

Tel: 919-470-4000
Location: 3643 N. Roxboro Rd., Durham, NC 27705
Website: www.dukehealth.org

  • General, specialty, and emergency hospital services
  • Other Duke Healthcare locations available online

Duke Regional Hospital

Duke University Hospital

Tel: 919-684-8111

Location: 2301 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705

Website: www.dukehealth.org

  • General, specialty, and emergency hospital services
  • Other Duke Healthcare locations available online

Duke University Hospital

Durham County Health Department

Tel: 919-560-7600
Location: 414 E. Main Street, Durham, NC 27701

  • Access to free and low cost healthcare services
  • STD testing and vaccines

Durham County Health Department

Durham Veterans Affairs (VA)

Tel: 888-878-6890 or 919-286-0411 (see program extensions below)
Location: Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705
Website: www.va.gov

  • General and specialty medical, surgical, psychiatric inpatient and ambulatory services for veterans
  • Homeless Veterans Program: x.7065
  • Women's Clinic: x.5073
  • OIF/OEF Clinic: x.7645
  • Substance Use/Abuse: x.7483
  • Infectious Diseases Clinic (HIV/AIDS): x.6950
  • PTSD Clinic: x.7977
  • Mental Health Clinic: x. 6073/6074
  • Chaplain: x.6596
  • Patient Advocate: x.6906
  • To Apply for Veterans' Benefits: 1-800-827-1000
  • Smoking Cessation Group: x.6933

Durham Veterans Affairs (VA)

Fayetteville Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center

Tel: 800-771-6106 or 910-488-2120 (see program extensions below)
Location: 2300 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301
Website: www.va.gov

  • General and specialty medical, surgical, psychiatric inpatient and ambulatory services for veterans
  • Addictive Disorders: x. 7058
  • Homeless Veterans Coordinator: x. 5781 or 5655
  • Mental Health/PTSD: x. 7057
  • OIF/OEF Office: x. 5835
  • Traumatic Brain Injury: x. 7168
  • Women's Clinic: x. 5152
  • Schedule an appointment: x. 5647

Fayetteville Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center

Lincoln Community Health Center

Tel: 919-956-4000
Location: 1301 Fayetteville St, Durham, NC 27717
Website: www.lincolnchc.org

  • Primary care facility providing medical services and healthcare
  • Accessible & affordable outpatient healthcare

Lincoln Community Health Center

National Resource Directory

Website: www.nationalresource
directory.gov

  • Website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and support services
  • Access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration

National Resource Directory

Orange County Health Department

Tel: 919-245-2400
Location: 2501 Homestead Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

  • Health, mental health, and dental services

Orange County Health Department

Tricare Warrior Navigation and Assistance

Tel: 888-4GO-WNAP (446-9627)
Website: www.humana-military.com/wnap

Offers assistance in navigating personal TRICARE programs

  • WNAP offers wounded warrior and their family members guidance in navigating military medical systems, as well as provides information and referrals for a range of needs
  • Examples of services:
  • Medical billing and claims resolution
  • Navigating TRICARE, Medicare and Veterans health care systems
  • Assistance in locating specialized medical equipment
  • Connecting with resources to meet basic needs (food, shelter, transportation)
  • Assistance with transitional care when relocating
  • Linking with behavioral health resources

Tricare Warrior Navigation and Assistance

University of North Carolina Hospital

Tel: 919-966-5217
Location: 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (emergency room location)
Website: www.unchealthcare.org

  • General, specialty, and emergency hospital services
  • Other UNC Healthcare locations available online

University of North Carolina Hospital

VA Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC)

Tel: Raleigh: 919-212-0129, Durham: 919-383-6107
Website: www.va.gov

  • Primary care services for veterans
  • Additional locations and information can be found online

VA Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC)

Wake County Health Department

Tel: 919-212-7000
Location: 401 E Whitaker Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27608

  • Health, mental health, and dental services

Wake County Health Department

Wake Med Hospital

Tel: 919-350-8000
Location: 3000 New Bern Ave, Raleigh, NC 27610

Website: www.wakemed.org

  • General, specialty, and emergency hospital services
  • Other UNC Healthcare locations available online

Wake Med Hospital

Womack Army Medical Hospital

Tel: 910-907-9262 or To make an appointment:
910-907-APPT (2778)
Location: 2817 Reilly Rd, Fort Bragg, NC
Website: www.wamc.amedd.army.mil

  • General and emergency medical services for service members and their families

Womack Army Medical Hospital

Women Veterans Health Care

Website: www.womenshealth.va.gov

  • Information on healthcare services available to women Veterans, including comprehensive primary care as well as specialty care such as reproductive services, rehabilitation, mental health, and treatment for military sexual trauma

Women Veterans Health Care

Child Healthcare Services

Children of Military Service Members Resource Guides

Website: www.dcoe.health.mil/Resources.aspx

  • Central list of products and resources produced by DCoE, organized by topic
  • Specific list of resources for children of service members

Children of Military Service Members Resource Guides

Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center

Tel: 919-668-4000
Location: 2301 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710
Website: www.dukechildrens.org

Offers family-centered healthcare services for children, adolescents and their families

Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center

Duke Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences: Child and Adolescent Services

Tel: 919-681-1100
Location: 2608 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705
Website: http://psychiatry.duke.edu/patient-care/child-and-adolescent-services

  • Treatment for children, adolescents, and their families
  • Psychological, psychiatric and social work services
  • Specialize in areas including:
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Anxiety disorders, Disruptive behavior disorders, Eating disorders, Family difficulties, Mood disorders, Substance disorders/use, Trauma

Duke Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences: Child and Adolescent Services

Durham Child Development & Behavioral Health Clinic

Tel: 919-668-5559
Location: 402 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27705
Website: www. pediatrics.duke.edu/divisions/chld-development-and-behavioral-health

  • Psychiatric and substance abuse treatment services for children and adolescents

  • Developmental and behavioral disorders

Durham Children's Hospital and Health Center

Easter Seals UCP North Carolina

Tel: 800-662-7119
Location: 2315 Myron Drive, Raleigh, NC27607
Website: http://nc.eastersealsucp.com

  • For children, adults and families dealing with mental health issues
  • Community, clinic, or in-home services available

Easter Seals UCP North Carolina

Family Assistance Centers: Unit Family Contact Center

Tel: 800-621-4136, ext 46078
Location: 636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27607

OR

Tel: 910-321-1001, ext 14920
Location: 3555 Owen Dr., Fayetteville, NC 28306

  • Services for military children and their families

Family Assistance Centers: Unit Family Contact Center

Holly Hill Hospital

Tel: 919-250-7000

Location: 3019 Falstaff Road, Raleigh, N. C. 27610

Website: www.hollyhillhospital.com

  • Provides treatment programs for children, adolescents, and adults covering a wide range of behavioral health issues

Holly Hill Hospital

KidSCope

Tel: 919-644-6590

Location: 500 N Nash St, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Website: http://chtop.org/Programs/KidSCope.html

  • Services for children (birth to five) and their families
  • Mental health services, parent education
  • English and Spanish services offered

KidSCope

North Caorlina Children's Hospital

Tel: 919-966-7890

Location: 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Website: www.ncchildrenshospital.org

  • Family-centered healthcare services for children, adolescents and their families

North Caorlina Children's Hospital

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Tel: 919-966-5217

Website: www.med.unc.edu/psych/patient-care/child-adolescent

  • Inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents
  • Supports emotional and physical wellbeing of children and their families
  • Interdisciplinary teams: psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, occupational therapists, recreational therapists, teachers, psychologists
  • Comprehensive evaluation and treatment services provided by experienced specialists

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Wake Med Children's Hospital

Tel: 919-350-8000

Location: 3000 New Bern Ave, Raleigh, NC 27610

Website: www.wakemed.org

  • Healthcare services for children, adolescents, and young adults

Wake Med Children's Hospital

 

Mental Health Services

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

 

Chapel Hill—888-237-3235

Durham—919-286-9499 (for local meeting info)

Raleigh—919-783-6144 (24 hours); 919-783-8214 (office)

Fayetteville—910-678-8733 (24 hours)

Website: www.aa.org

  • AA® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism
  • 12-Step Program

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Al-Anon

Tel: 888-425-2666

Website: www.al-anon.alateen.org/home

  • Al-Anon: Support for Families and Friends of Problem Drinkers

Al-Anon

Citizen Soldier Support Program (CSSP)

Website: www.citizensoldiersupport.org

  • CSSP focuses on increasing geographic and financial access to deployment and post-deployment related behavioral health services, especially for those living in rural areas

Citizen Soldier Support Program (CSSP)

Citizen Soldier Support Program—War Within

Tel: 919-668-4000

Website: www.warwithin.org

  • Website connects service members and their families to primary health care and behavioral health providers trained to address issues that affect military members and the people who support our Nation's troops before, during, and after deployment

Citizen Soldier Support Program—War Within

Duke Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences: Child and Adolescent Services

Tel: 919-681-1100

Location: 2608 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705

Website: http://psychiatry.duke.edu/patient-care/child-and-adolescent-services

  • Treatment for children, adolescents, and their families
  • Psychological, psychiatric and social work services
  • Specialize in areas including:
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Anxiety disorders, Disruptive behavior disorders, Eating disorders, Family difficulties, Mood disorders, Substance disorders/use, Trauma

Duke Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences: Child and Adolescent Services

Duke Addictions & Family Care

Tel: 919-684-3850

Location: 2213 Elba St., Durham, NC 27705

Website: http://psychiatry.duke.edu/divisions

  • Outpatient mental health services
  • Substance abuse services
  • Adult individual & group counseling
  • Family & couples therapy

Duke Addictions & Family Care

Durham Vetearns Affairs (VA) Medical Center

Tel: 888-878-6890 or 919-286-0411 (see below for extensions)

Location: 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705

Website: www.mentalhealth.va.gov

  • Psychiatric inpatient, mental health & substance abuse services for veterans
  • Substance Use/Abuse: x 7483
  • PTSD Clinic: x 7977
  • Mental Health Clinic: x 6073/6074

Durhman Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center

Durham Mobile Crisis Team

Tel: 919-560-7305 ext 106 or 919-560-7100

Location: 309 Crutchfield Street, Durham , NC 27704

  • Short-term crisis response, stabilization and intervention for adults and children experiencing a mental health or chemical dependency crisis

Durhman Mobile Crisis Team

Duke University Hospital

Tel: 919-684-8111

Location: 2301 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705

Website: www.dukehealth.org

  • General, specialty, and emergency hospital services
  • Other Duke Healthcare locations available online

Duke University Hospital

Easter Seals UCP North Carolina Regional Office

Tel: 800-662-7119

Location: 2315 Myron Drive, Raleigh, NC27607

Website: http://nc.eastersealsucp.com

  • For children, adults and families dealing with mental health issues
  • Community, clinic, or in-home services available
  • Military specific services

Easter Seals UCP North Carolina Regional Office

Faith Based Services

Catholic Charities

Tel: 919-821-9700
Location: 7200 Stonehenge Drive, Raleigh, NC 27613
Website: www.dioceseofraleigh.org


Jewish Family Services

Tel: 919-676-2200
Location: 8210 Creedmoor Rd. Suite 104, Raleigh, NC 27613
Website: www.shalomraleigh.org


Lutheran Services Carolinas

Tel: 1-800-HELPING (435-7464)
Location: 101 Connor Dr. #302, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Website: www.lfscarolinas.org

  • Faith-based organizations offering a variety of mental health and social services
  • Call or visit individual websites for more information on their services

Faith Based Services

Fayetteville Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center

Tel: 800-771-6106 or 910-488-2120 (see program extensions below)

Location: 2300 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301

Website: www.mentalhealth.va.gov
  • Psychiatric inpatient, mental health, and substance abuse services for veterans
  • Addictive Disorders: x. 7058
  • Mental Health/PTSD: x. 7057
  • Schedule an appointment: x. 5647

Fayetteville Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center

Freedom House Recovery Center

Tel: 919-942-2803

Location: 104 New Stateside Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Website: www.rtpnet.org/freedom
  • 24/7/365 walk-in crisis and detox
  • Residential and outpatient substance abuse and mental health treatment
  • Services for children, adolescents, and adults

Freedom House Recovery Center

Give an Hour

Location: P.O. Box 5918, Bethesda, MD 20824

Website: www.giveanhour.org

  • National network of mental health provider volunteers
  • Counseling available for children, adults, couples, and families
  • Licensed mental health professionals offer services free of charge to OEF/OIF veterans (up to one hour per week)

Issues addressed include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Substance abuse
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Sexual health and intimacy
  • Loss and grieving

Give an Hour

Holly Hill Hospital

Tel: 919-250-7000

Location: 3019 Falstaff Road, Raleigh, N. C. 27610

Website: www.hollyhillhospital.com

  • Provides treatment programs for children, adolescents, and adults covering a wide range of behavioral health issues

Holly Hill Hospital

Military OneSource

Tel: 800-342-9647

Website: www.militaryonesource.com

  • Personal consultations available at no cost 24/7
  • Deployment support
  • Counseling available online, by phone, or in-person

Short-term counseling may address:

  • Improving relationships
  • Stress management
  • Marital problems
  • Parenting concerns
  • Grief and loss

Military OneSource

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Tel: 877-590-6262

Website: www.na.org

  • NA is a "nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem"
  • 12-Step Program

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

PTSD Coach Online

Website: www.ptsd.va.gov/apps/ptsdcoachonline/default.htm

  • PTSD Coach Online is for anyone who needs help with upsetting feelings
  • Trauma survivors, their families, or anyone coping with stress can benefit

PTSD Coach Online

TROSA (Traingle Residential Options for Substance Abusers)

Tel: 919-419-1059

Location: 1820 James St, Durham, NC 27707

Website: www.trosainc.org

  • Residential program for substance abuse
  • Services include clinical services, education, vocational training, and aftercare

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Tel: 919-966-5217

Website: www.med.unc.edu/psych/patient-care/child-adolescent

  • Inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents
  • Supports emotional and physical wellbeing of children and their families
  • Interdisciplinary teams: psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, occupational therapists, recreational therapists, teachers, psychologists
  • Comprehensive evaluation and treatment services provided by experienced specialists

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health

Tel: 919-962-4919 (Carr Mill location); 919-445-0350 (Wake County location)

Website: www.med.unc.edu/psych/cecmh

  • Treatment and support services for people with severe mental illness, substance use or intellectual/developmental disabilities
  • Serve adolescents and adults

UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health

UNC Crisis Services

Tel: 919-966-4131 (switchboard) OR 919-966-2166

  • Psychiatric Emergency, walk-in clinic

UNC Crisis Services

Urban Ministries: Hope-Believe Recovery Program

Tel: 919-682-0538

Location: 410 Liberty Street, Durham, NC 27701

Website: http://umdurham.org/

  • 6-month residential program for substance abuse treatment.
  • Serves adults who are homeless.

Urban Ministries: Hope-Believe Recovery Program

VA Vet Centers

Tel: 919-856-4616 (see below for additional location phone numbers)

Location: 1649 Old Louisburg Rd., Raleigh, NC 27604

Website: www.vetcenter.va.gov

  • Fayetteville—910-488-6252
  • Greenville—252-355-7920
  • Greensboro—336-333-5366
  • Charlotte—704-333-6107
  • No cost services for veterans and their families for a successful transition from military to civilian life
    Services include:
    • individual & group counseling
    • marital and family counseling
    • bereavement counseling
    • medical & benefits referrals
    • employment counseling

VA Vet Centers

Social Support Services

Catholic Charities

Tel: 919-821-9700

Location: 715 Nazareth Street, Raleigh, NC 27606

Website: www.dioceseofraleigh.org

  • Serving people of all faiths through emergency assistance, family support services, counseling, and community advocacy in Spanish and English

Catholic Charities

Cumberland County Department of Social Services

Tel: 910-323-1540

Location: 1225 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301
Website: www.dss.co.cumberland.nc.us

  • Family support services
  • Economic support services including:
  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • Food & Nutrition Services
  • Medicaid
  • Work First Employment Services
  • Work First Family Assistance

Cumberland County Department of Social Services

Durham County Department of Social Services

Tel: 919-560-8000

Location: 414 East Main Street, Durhman, NC 27701
Website: www.dconc.gov/dss

  • Family suport services
  • Economic support services including:
  • Child Care
  • Child Support
  • Food & Nutrition Services
  • Medicaid
  • Work First Employment Services
  • Food & Nutrition Services
  • Medicaid
  • Work First Employment Services
  • Work First Family Assistance

Durhman County Department of Social Services

Employment Security Commission, Raleigh

Tel: 919-212-3849 ext 250

Location: 3351 Carl Sandburg Court. Raleigh, NC 27610

Website: www.ncesc.com

  • Homeless and formerly incarcerated veterans' programs offering resources such as: employment assistance, veteran's benefits information, shelter, food, educational assistance, legal assistance, drug and alcohol treatment referrals, and mental health treatment referrals

Employment Security Commission, Raleigh

Family Assistance Centers: Unit Family Contact Centers

Location: 636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607

Tel: 800-621-4136, ext. 46078

Location: 3555 Owen Drive, FAyetteville, NC 28306

Tel: 910-321-1001, ext. 14920

  • Services for military children and families

Family Assistance Centers: Unit Family Contact Centers

Healthy Families of Durham

Tel: 919-419-3474

Location: 411 W Chapel Hill St. #908, Durham, NC 27701

Website: www.ccfhnc.org

  • Services for at-risk children and adolescents
  • Parent education and support

Healthy Families of Durham

Inter-faith Council for Social Service

Tel: 919-929-6380

Location: 110 W Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510

Website: www.ifcweb.org

  • Services for individuals and families to fight poverty, hunger, and homelessness

Inter-faith Council for Social Service

North Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation (NCVR)

Tel: 919-855-3500 (State office), 919-733-7807 (Raleigh)

Website: www.ncdhhs.gov/dvrs

  • Services for people with physical, psychiatric or intellectual disabilities
  • Provide counseling, training, education, transportation, job placement, assistive technology and other support services
  • See website for specific locations

North Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation (NCVR)

Orange County Department of Social Services

Tel: 919-968-2000 (Chapel Hill), 919-245-2800 (Hillsborough)

Location: 2501 Homestead Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516

OR

113 Mayo St, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Website: www.co.orange.nc.us/socsvcs

  • Family support services
  • Economic support services including:
  • Child care
  • child Support
  • Food and nutrition services
  • Medicaid
  • Work First Employment Services
  • Work First Family Assistance

Orange County Department of Social Services

TRICARE Warrior Navigation and Assistance

Tel: 888-4GO-WNAP (446-9627)

Website: www.humana-military.com/wnap


  • WNAP offers wounded warrior and their family members guidance in navigating military medical systems, as well as provides information and referrals for a range of needs
  • Examples of services:
  • Navigating TRICARE, Medicare and Veterans health care systems
  • Assistance in locating specialized medical equipment
  • Connecting with resources to meet basic needs (food, shelter, transportation)
  • Assistance with transitional care when relocating
  • Linking with behavioral health resources

TRICARE Warrior Navigation and Assistance

United Way of The Greater Triangle Area

Tel: 919-460-8687

Location: 2400 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 150, Morrisville, NC 27560

Website: www.unitedwaytriangle.org

  • Family support services
  • Through 2-1-1 you can access information about a wide range of community services
  • Some of those most requested include:
    • Health care
    • Housing and/or utilities payment
    • Income support
    • Legal, consumer, and public safety
    • Substance abuse
    • Domestic violence
    • Many other basic needs

United Way of the Greater Triangle Area

VA Caregiver Support

Tel: 855-260-3274

Website: www.caregiver.va.gov


  • Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) Centers in various regions throughout the U.S.
  • Home-based primary care
  • Skilled home care
  • Homemaker and home health aide program
  • Home telehealth
  • Respite care
  • Home hospice care
  • Counseling
  • Monthly stipends
  • Assistance with travel expenses

VA Caregiver Support

VA Vet Centers

Tel: 919-856-4616

Location: 1649 old Louisburg Rd., Raleigh, NC 27604

Website: www.vetcenter.va.gov

Fayetteville: 910-488-6252

Greenville: 252-355-7920

Greensboro: 336-333-5366

Charlotte: 704-333-6107

  • No cost services for veterans and their families for a successful transition from military to civilian life
    Services include:
    • individual & group counseling
    • marital and family counseling
    • bereavement counseling
    • medical & benefits referrals
    • employment counseling

VA Vet Centers

Wake County Department of Social Services

Tel: 919-212-7000

Location: 2321 Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27604

OR

401 E Whitaker Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27608

Website: www.wakegov.com

  • Family support services
  • Economic support services including:
  • Child care
  • child Support
  • Food and nutrition services
  • Medicaid
  • Work First Employment Services
  • Work First Family Assistance

Wake County Department of Social Services

Childcare and Education

Child Care Services Association

Tel: 919-403-6950

Location: PO Box 901, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Website: www.childcareservices.org
  • CCSA provides access to high quality child care through child care and teacher scholarships, referral services, research, advocacy and technical assistance

Child Care Services Association

Children of Military Service Members Resource Guides

 

Website: www.dcoe.health.mil/Resources.aspx

  • Central list of products and resources produced by DCoE, organized by topic
  • Specific list of resources for children of service members

Children of Military Service Members Resource Guides

Ft. Bragg: School Liaison Office

Tel: 910-432-1008

Location: Soldier Support Center, Building 4-2843, Normandy Drive, 4th Floor, Room 420

4th Floor, Room 420

  • Assistance to parents and youth who are transitioning between schools before and after a move
  • Assistance with registration
  • Information about local schools, policies, procedures, and home schooling
  • Support Services

Ft. Bragg: School Liaison Office

Head Start

(see website for locations in your county)

Website: www.headstartnc.org

Safe educational and support services:

  • Individualized tutoring
  • Readiness skills training
  • Culturally diverse activities

Educational activities for children with disabilities:

  • Screenings and ongoing assessments
  • Individualized activities
  • Coordination with school districts
  • Parent advocacy and training

Family support services:

  • Assistance with accessing community resources and services
  • Parent engagement activities

Head Start

Leaning Together, Inc.

Tel: 919-856-5200

Location: 568 East Lenoir St., Raleigh, NC 27601

 

Website: www.learningtogether.org

  • Provides inclusive, individualized and group developmental, educational, and mental health services to children with and without disabilities
  • Ages birth to five years and their families

Learning Together, Inc.

Military Impacted School Association

Tel: 800-291-6472

Website: militaryimpactedschoolsassociation.org

  • National organization for military families with school aged children
  • Works with local school districts and commanders to highlight best practices and partnerships that can further meet the needs of military families

Military Impacted School Association

North Carolina Public Schools: Support for Military Families

Website: www.ncpublicschools.org/militarysupport

  • Resources to help public schools be supportive to military families
  • Resources for parents to assist their children

North Carolina Public Schools: Support for Military Families

Our Military Kids

Tel: 866-691-6654

Website: www.ourmilitarykids.org

  • Provides grants for sports, fine arts, camps, and tutoring programs

Our Military Kids

SitterCity

Tel: 1-888-748-2489

Location: 20 W., Kinzie St., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60654

Website: www.sittercity.com/dod

  • DoD-funded program offers a free SitterCity membership to military families (Army, Navy, Marines, Airforce, Active Duty, Reserve, and Guard)
  • Membership benefits include:
  • Directory of care providers, including nannies, babysitters, senior care, pet sitters, housekeepers, and tutors
  • Complete background checks
  • Access to references and provider profiles
  • Reviews from other military parents

SitterCity

Tutor.com


Website: www.tutor.com/military

  • Offers free online tutoring services to children of service members
  • See website for eligibility and application

Tutor.com

YMCA

Tel: 919-719-9633

Website: www.ymcatriangle.org


  • Several locations in Wake, Durham & Orange counties
  • Child care, summer day camps, after school programs, track out programs, sports, and fitness

YMCA

Home and Living Arrangements

Fort Bragg Housing Services Office

Tel: 910-396-1022

Location: 6th Floor Soldier Support Center (BLDG 4-2843), Fort Bragg, NC

  • Assistance with on and off-post living arrangements

Fort Bragg Housing Services Office

Fisher House

Tel: 910-432-1486

Location: 12 Bassett Street, Fort Bragg, NC 28307

Website: www.fisherhouse.org

  • Provides no-cost housing for families of patients admitted for medical care at the medical center
  • HeroMiles Program provides airfare to enable families to visit injured or ill service members
  • Administers Scholarships for Military Children program

Fisher House

Automated Housing Network

Website: www.ahrn.com

  • Assistance for military members and families in locating available housing at their duty station
  • Access to a network of off-base community rentals, on-base/privatized housing, military shared rentals, and temporary lodging accommodations

Automated Housing Network

Homes for Our Troops

Tel: 866-7TROOPS (787-6677)

Location: 6 Main Street, Taunton, MA 02780

Website: www.hfotusa.org/home


  • National organization providing homes to veterans with serious injuries
  • Homes provided at no cost to the veterans

Homes for Our Troops

Military Warriors Support Foundation

Tel: 210-615-8973

Location: 2511 N. Loop 1604 W., Suite 201, San Antonio, TX 78258

Website: www.militarywarriors.org

  • Homes 4 Wounded Heroes
  • National program
  • Awards mortgage-free homes to wounded heroes injured during combat

Military Warriors Support Foundation

North Carolina Foreclosure Prevention Fund

Tel: 1-888-623-8631 OR 919-981-2647 (Robert Sherwood)

Location: 3508 Bush Street, Raleigh, NC 27609

Website: www.ncforeclosureprevention.gov/veterans.aspx

  • Assistance for veterans including:
  • One-time assistance to bring your mortgage current
  • Short-term assistance while you are looking for a job
  • Long-term assistance while you participate in an approved job retraining program

North Carolina Foreclosure Prevention Fund

Veterans Affairs: Home Loans Program

Website: www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans

  • Helps service members, veterans, and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners
  • Programs to help you buy, build, repair, retain, or adapt a home

Veterans Affairs: Home Loans Program

Work and Finance Services

American Corporate Partners Nationwide Mentoring Program

Website: www.acp-usa.org

  • Connects veterans with corporate professionals for a yearlong mentoring program
  • Mentoring provided in the areas of career development, résumé-building, networking, and leadership skills
  • Large concentrations of mentors available in the Washington, DC area, as well as in other large metropolitan areas throughout the United States

American Corporate Partners Nationwide Mentoring Program

America's Heroes at Work

Website: www.americasheroesatwork.gov/


  • "U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) project that addresses the employment challenges of returning Service Members and Veterans living with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and/or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)”

America's Heroes at Work

Community Empowerment Fund

Tel: 919-200-0233 (Chapel Hill); 919-797-9233 (Durham)

Location: 113 ½ E Franklin St. Suite 104, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Website: www.communityempowermentfund.org


  • Financial education
  • Small loans, bank accounts, and savings opportunities
  • One-on-one employment assistance

 

Community Empowerment Fund

Hire Heroes USA

Tel: 866-915-4376

Website: www.hireheroesusa.org


  • Assistance developing and refining resumes
  • Post-military career guidance
  • Online job board
  • Warrior Transition Assistance Workshops 

Hire Heroes USA

Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund

Tel: 760-725-3680

Location: Wounded Warrior Center, Bldg. H49, Santa Margarita Rd., Camp Pendleton, CA 92055

Website: www.semperfifund.org


  • Provides immediate financial support for injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families
  • Helps service members nationwide
  • Specialized & adaptive equipment
  • Adaptive housing
  • Adaptive transportation
  • Education and career transition assistance
  • Rehabilitative Sports programs

Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund

JobLink Career Center

Location: 503 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (919-969-3032)

Location: 1105 South Briggs Avenue, Durham, NC 27703 (919-560-6880)

Location: 2809 E Millbrook Rd #100d, Raleigh, NC 27604 (919-431-4005)

 

Services including:

  • GED Preparation,
  • Education and training
  • Resume preparation
  • Career guidance
  • Job search
  • Computer access

JobLink Career Center

Military.com--Military Employment Center

 

Website: www.military.com/veteran-jobs

  • Offers many employment resources for veterans, ranging from resume writing advice to searchable database of available job opportunities

Military.com--Military Employment Center

Military Spouse Employment Partnership

Tel: 1-800-342-9647

Website: https://msepjobs.militaryonesource.mil

  • Part of DoD’s Spouse Education Career Opportunities (SECO) initiative, this website “creates employment connections that provide companies with direct access to military spouses seeking career opportunities and spouses with direct access to employers who are actively recruiting
  • MSEP currently has more than 160 partners, who have hired over 36,000 military spouses

Military Spouse Employment Partnership

My Next Move for Veterans

Website: www.mynextmove.org/vets/

  • Website designed for veterans who are current job seekers
  • Interactive web-based tool helps vets learn about their career options
  • Site has tasks, skills, salary information, job listings, and over 900 different careers

My Next Move for Veterans

North Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation (NCVR)

Tel: 919-855-3500 (State office); 919-733-7807 (Raleigh)

Website: www.ncdhhs.gov/dvrs

  • Services for people with physical, psychiatric or intellectual disabilities
  • Provide counseling, training, education, transportation, job placement, assistive technology and other support services
  • See website for specific locations

 

North Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation (NCVR)

N.C. Division of Workforce Solutions Career Centers

Location: Cumberland County, 414 Ray Ave., Fayetteville, NC 28301

Tel: 910-323-3421

Location: Fort Bragg Branch Office, Soldier Support Center, Bldg. 4-2843 Normandy Dr.

Fort Bragg, NC 28307

Tel: 910-436-1304

Location: Durham County, 1058 W. Club Blvd., #848, Durham, NC 27701

Tel: 919-354-2748 

Location: Orange County, 503 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Tel: 919-969-3032

Location: Wake County, 3351 Carl Sandburg Ct., Raleigh, NC 27610 

Tel: 919-212-3849

Website: www.nccommerce.com/workforce


  • Specialized Veteran services
  • Current job listings and referrals to companies that are hiring
  • Computerized job banks
  • Workshops on resume writing, interviewing techniques, and strategies in conducting successful job searches
  • Information on education and training programs
  • Information on financial aid opportunities
  • Self-service resource rooms with computers, internet access, resume writing software, telephones, copiers, printers, fax machines 
  • Additional locations online 

N.C. Division of Workforce Solutions Career Centers

PenFed Foundation

Location: 2930 Eisenhower Avenue, 6th Floor,Alexandria, VA 22314

Website: www.penfedfoundation.org
  • Provides financial literacy education and financial assistance to service members and their families
  • Military Heroes Fund provides emergency financial assistance to wounded service members and veterans
  • Dream Makers program offers grants to first-time homebuyers
  • Asset Recovery Kit offers emergency loans

PenFed Foundation

USA Cares

Location: P.O. Box 759, Radcliff, KY 40159

Tel: 800-773-0387

Website: www.usacares.org

  • Provides financial assistance to service members, veterans, and military families to meet basic needs, mortgage, rent, utility, and car payments, and emergency expenses
  • Jobs for Vets programs offers financial assistance for job training and education, as well as employment counseling

USA Cares

Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation

Location: 33735 Snickersville Turnpike, Suite 201, P.O. Box 309, Bluemont, VA 20135

Tel: 540-554-4550

Website: www.woundedeodwarrior.org


  • Offers financial support to wounded EOD warriors and their families

Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation

Wounded Warrior Project

Location: 4200 Morganton Road, Suite 300, Fayetteville, NC 28314

Tel: 910-487-0116; 888-997-2586 (WWP Resource Center)

Website: www.woundedwarriorproject.org


  • Provides a range of programs to meet the immediate and long-term recovery needs of wounded warriors and their families, including:
  • Family support retreats
  • Project Odyssey – Rehabilitative retreats
  • Warriors to Work website & support
  • Transition Training Academies
  • Peer mentoring

Wounded Warrior Project

Legal Services

Fort Bragg Legal Assistance Office

Location: Solder Support Center, 1st Floor, Wing D

Tel: 919-396-0396/6113

  • Legal services focusing on:
  • Wills & Estate planning
  • Advance medical directives
  • Powers of attorney
  • Notary services
  • More services available, call for details

Fort Bragg Legal Assistance Office

Law Help NC


Website: www.lawhelpnc.org/issues/military-and-veterans-affairs/legal-assistanceoundedwarriorproject.org


  • Online resources and information for veterans legal assistance

Law Help NC

Legal Aid of North Carolina

1-866-219-5262 (toll free)

Location: Durham Office, 201 West Main Street, Suite 400, Durham, NC 27701

Tel: 919-688-6396

Location: Fayetteville Office, 327 Dick Street, Suite 103, Fayetteville, NC 28301

Tel: 910-483-0400

Location: Raleigh Office, 224 South Dawson Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Tel: 919-828-4647


Website: www.legalaidnc.org

  • Full range of free legal services in civil matters to low-income people in North Carolina
  • Additional locations found online

Legal Aid of North Carolina

North Carolina Central University Veterans Law Clinic


Tel: 919-530-7166

Location: 640 Nelson Street,Durham, NC 27707

(located in basement)


Website: law.nccu.edu/clinic/veterans-law

  • Law students (under supervision) assist veterans and families with the complexities of filing claims with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)  nationwide, the Board of Veterans Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

North Carolina Central University Veterans Law Clinic

Military-Specific Services

American Legion Department of North Carolina

Location: 4 North Blount Street, Raleigh, NC 27611

Tel: 919-832-7506 (headquarters)

Location: Durham, Inc, NC Post 7, 406 E Trinity Ave,Durham, NC 27701

Tel: 919-688-6581

Website: www.legion.org

Website: www.nclegion.org

  • Membership program services include:
  • Scholarships
  • Family support network
  • National emergency fund
  • Youth Programs
  • See website for additional information and  locations

American Legion Department of North Carolina

Defense Center for Excellence--Service Members and Families


Website: www.dcoe.health.mil/Families.aspx


  • A website of resources provided by the Defense Center for Excellence for Psychological Health & Traumatic Brain Injury for family members of Veterans

Defense Center for Excellence--Service Members and Families

Military OneSource

Tel: 800-342-9647

 

Website: www.militaryonesource.com

  • Personal consultations available at no cost 24/7
  • Counseling available online, by phone, or in-person
  • Financial guidance
  • Career guidance for military spouses
  • Relocation assistance
  • Assistance with locating childcare
  • Deployment support
  • Short-term counseling addresses:

    • Improving relationships
    • Stress management
    • Marital problems
    • Parenting concerns
    • Grief and loss

Military OneSource

Military Order of Purple Heart


Location: Chapter 0637, 8101 Brier Creek Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27617

Website: www.purpleheart.org

Location: Chapter Fort Bragg 2226, 5048 Yadkin Rd, Fayetteville, NC

Tel: 910-884-1249

Website: purpleheartfortbragg.com

  • Veteran assistance in processing veterans' claims for:
  • Compensation
  • Pension
  • Medical care
  • Education
  • Job training
  • Employment
  • Veterans preference
  • Housing
  • Death and burial benefits

Military Order of Purple Heart

North Carolina Public Schools: Support for Military Families


Website: www.ncpublicschools.org/militarysupport

  • Resources to help public schools be supportive to military families
  • Resources for parents to assist their children

North Carolina Public Schools: Support for Military Families

National Resource Directory


Website: www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov

  • Website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them
  • Provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration

National Resource Directory

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Location:Winston-Salem National Service Office, 251 North Main Street,  Room 424,Winston-Salem, NC 27155

Tel: 336-251-0836 (Toll free: 800-795-3622)

 

Website: www.pva.org

  • Veteran and active service member assistance in applying for benefits
  • Access to sports and recreation programs for paralyzed service members and veterans

Paralyzed Veterans of Ameirca

PTSD Coach Online

 

Website: www.ptsd.va.gov/apps/ptsdcoachonline/default.htm

  • PTSD Coach Online is for anyone who needs help with upsetting feelings
  • Trauma survivors, their families, or anyone coping with stress can benefit

PTSD Coach Online

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Location: Henry Seeman Post 2740, 3707 Dearborn Dr,Durham, NC 27704

 

Website: www.vfwpost2740.com

Website: www.vfw.org

  • Benefits Delivery at Discharge (BDD) program
  • Assistance in understanding and accessing education benefits
  • Job assistance

Veterans of Foreign Wars 

Local Emergency Numbers

Child Protective Services

Hotline: 800-422-4453
Cumberland County: 910-677-2450
Durham County: 919-560-8424
Orange County: 919-968-2000
Wake County: 919-212-9529

Child Protective Services

Police

Durham County Non-Emergency: 919-644-3050
Orange County Non-Emergency: 919-560-4415
Wake County Non-Emergency: 919-856-6900

Police

Domestic Violence

Cumberland County: 910-677-2532
Durham County: 919-403-6562
Orange County: 919-967-7273
Wake County: 919-828-7740

Domestic Violence

Psychiatric Emergency

24 hour Crisis and Referral: 800-510-9132
Durham Center 24 hour Crisis Line: 919-560-7305 ext 106
OPC Community Operations Center:  919-913-4000
UNC Crisis Services: 919-966-2166
Wake County Crisis & Assessment: 919-250-3133
Fort Bragg Hotline: 910-396-HELP (4357)

Psychiatric Emergency

Military Police

Fort Bragg Office: 910-396-0391

Military Police

 

 

Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-4673

National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453