Community Investment Programs & Community Partners

United Way of Onslow County supports 13 Onslow County agencies and 19 programs.  


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

Membership & Retention: To assist in providing access to scouting for all youth in Onslow County.

Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern North Carolina (910) 392-0747

Project Learn: Reinforces the academic enrichment and school engagement of young people during the time they spend at the Club.

Sandy Run: To provide after-school and summer programming and activities to youths residing in the Sandy Run (SRA) housing community.

Girl Scouts, NC Coastal Pines (919) 600-6310

Community Engagement: Extends Girl Scouting to girls in Onslow County who have barriers to participation in a traditional troop, such as financial need, transportation obstacles, or lack of parental support.

Leadership Experience: While developing confidence and building connections with their peers, girls gain important skills in four areas that form the foundation of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience: Life Skills, Outdoors, Entrepreneurship, Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM).

PEERS Family Development Center (910) 333-9725

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

Parent Education:  PEERS' parent education classes aim to extend short term support and empathy to parents who are in immediate need of assistance in their role as parents.

TASCO:  Agencies throughout Onslow County to include, the city of Jacksonville, Onslow County Government, Camp Lejeune, and area community resources gathered together to create a common language; develop a system for families to utilize prevention, parent education, and family support intervention services; and a system in their community to help decrease child abuse and neglect.

Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary (910) 326-6432

CENTERing on Wildlife (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.

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.

Sturgeon City  (910) 548-6653
Sturgeon City Science Programs: is a model for inspiring youth leadership, civic involvement, habitat restoration, environmental education and stewardship of the New River and coastal wetlands.  Provide hands-on environmental education programs for all ages that take place at the site of the former wastewater treatment plant for the City of Jacksonville.


WARM NC (910) 399-7563

WARM NC Rebuilds Onslow County: WARM NC’s Traditional Services are free home repairs and/or accessibility modifications for low-income homeowners in seven Southeastern North Carolina counties, including Onslow County.

Onslow Community Outreach (910) 455-5733

Emergency Shelter: Provides temporary shelter, street outreach services, homeless prevention services, a white-flag day shelter, and a connection to housing assistance programs for individuals and families facing a housing crisis and/or are literally homeless.

True Justice International INC (910) 939-5928

OARS: Fighting human trafficking in our local and global communities with the goal to reach, raise up and restore. 


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 Women’s Center (910) 347-4000

Shelter: Onslow Women’s Center provides a safe house, which is in a confidential location, to victims and their children who have fled their homes due to domestic violence or sexual assault. It is a 29 bed facility, where there is a 24 hour employee staffed at all times. The Shelter Staff provide the clients with the proper resources to start a new journey in their life.

Mount Carmel HELPS Inc. (252) 626-7732

Onslow - Underserved Community Services: Food assistance efforts for reducing hunger, continues to improve the qualifying social risk factors, health outcomes, health utilization and health care costs for underserved communities in Onslow County.