Community Investment Programs & Community Partners

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United Way of Onslow County supports 12 Onslow County agencies and 18 programs.  


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.

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.

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) 938-6456
Sturgeon City 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.


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.

True Justice International INC (910) 939-5928

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


American Red Cross (910) 512-8027

Emergency Services: Provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness education. 

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.

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  

Carobell (910) 326-7600

Legal Aid of NC (800) 672-9304

Onslow Women’s Center (910) 347-4000

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