Community Investment Programs & Community Partners

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Education

Belgrade Community Action Association (910) 743-0800

Achieving Academic Success: Students receive targeted instruction for academic growth through the use of STEM (science, technology engineering, and mathematics) and After School Achievement Programs designed to expand and strengthen critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills.

Boy Scouts of America, East Carolina Council (252) 522-1521

Traditional Scouting: Offers a year-round, outdoor-centered program designed to meet the developmental needs of young men from ages 7-18, and both young men and women ages 13-20.

Learning for Life: Develops and delivers engaging, research-based academic, character, leadership, and career focused programs aligned to state and national standards.

STEM: Outreach program which exposes youth to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects, while teaching the character and leadership of traditional Scouting; a hybrid of traditional Scouting and STEM activities.

Brigade Boys and Girls Club of Greater Onslow (910) 455-9003

After School and Summer Programs: Provides a positive haven for youth in Onslow County ages 5-18 with evidence-based programs to ensure a fun and educational experience.

Girl Scouts, NC Coastal Pines (919) 782-3021

Onslow County Girl Scout Leadership Experience: Fosters the development of real-world skills and the confidence to succeed in under-served and under-resourced communities through leadership, service, STEM, healthy living, citizenship, stewardship, arts, culture, environment, and the outdoors.

Onslow County Partnership for children (910) 938-0336

Imagination Library: Inspiring parents to read to their children and a child’s life-long love of books; Imagination Library provides children with an age-appropriate book free each month from birth to age five.

MindUp-Suicide Prevention: an evidence-based, accredited curriculum founded on neuroscience that teaches elementary children to more effectively articulate and self-regulate emotions through mindfulness in the classroom environment.

Onslow Literacy Council (910) 353-0831

The Challenger: Seeks to improve the literacy of Onslow County Adults by pairing individuals with volunteers tutors trained according to standards set forth by ProLiteracy of America. Instruction is provided in Reading, Math, Citizenship, ESOL, and Job Success.

PEERS Family Development Center (910) 333-9725

Free Drop-In Childcare: Provides free respite care to parents feeling overwhelmed with the responsibilities of parenting, while providing children with a safe place to learn.

Sponsors for Academic Talent (910) 989-2021

SAT Scholarship Program: Promotes academic and scholastic achievement among students in Onslow County Schools, while promoting the value and necessity of community service.

Income

Onslow Community Outreach (910) 455-5733

Homeless Shelter: Provides short-term emergency housing along with meals, laundry, and shower facilities in a clean and safe environment.

PEERS Family Development Center (910) 333-9725

Parent Education Enhancement: Provides free evidence-based parenting education taught by certified instructors for anyone in a parenting role with free childcare and dinner offered.

Health

Friends of the Aging (910) 455-2747

Senior Needs: Provides incontinence supplies and nutritional supplements to seniors in need to maintain their health status and quality of life in their homes.

Onslow Community Outreach (910) 455-5733

Soup Kitchen: Community-based food program that includes soup kitchen, meals delivery, and monthly food bank.

Caring Community Clinic: Provides primary health care services to uninsured and low-income residents of Onslow County.

Onslow County Partnership for Children (910) 353-5000

Child Advocacy Center: Provides a neutral, supportive, child-friendly facility where children are comprehensively evaluated for sexual and physical abuse through a coordinated and collaborative approach.

Onslow Women’s Center (910) 347-4000

Safe House: Empowers today’s victims and their children of domestic violence or sexual assault to become tomorrow’s survivors through safe, confidential shelter.

Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary (910) 326-6432

Come Find Your CENTER (Caring, Eco-Therapy, Nature, Tranquility, Environment, Raptors): Providing Patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Autism Spectrum Disorders the ability to participate in a variety of holistic and sensory biofeedback activities on the sanctuary grounds with the goal of reducing anger, depression, anxiety, stress and high blood pressure while increasing self-confidence, acceptance, positive moods and thoughts.

 

Community Partners  

American Red Cross- Onslow Chapter (910) 347-3581

Carobell (910) 326-7600

Legal Aid of NC (800) 672-9304

USO of NC- Jacksonville Center (910) 455-3411

Wilmington Family YMCA Girls on the Run, Onslow Chapter (910) 251-9622 ext. 224