United Way of Wilson County Agencies
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The Agencies below are funded through generous donations made during the United Way Campaign
- American Red Cross – (252) 237-2171, 703-B Nash Street, Wilson. Director: Mace Robinson. The Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of house fires and disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. In addition, the Red Cross offers preparedness programs to help families and organizations withstand, quickly adapt to and recover from a disaster or emergency, ultimately helping to create a more resilient community. Website: www.redcross.org/enc
- The Arc — (252) 237-8266, 509 W. Nash St., Wilson. Director: Michael Stanford. Advocacy for the rights of persons w/disabilities in our community, as well as summer camps, dances, behavior modification, and training disabled adults to be a self-supporting group. The Arc of Wilson Co. Website: http://www.arcofwilsonnc.org/ State Website: http://www.arcnc.org/
- Diversified Opportunities, Inc. — (252) 291-0378, 1010 Herring Avenue, Wilson, N.C. 27893. Director: Cindy Harrell. Provides a variety of comprehensive services including vocational evaluation, work training and job placement, compensatory education and adult developmental vocational programs to disabled and disadvantaged adults age 16 and over so that they may live and work as independently as possible. Website: www.DiversifiedOpportunitiesInc.com
- Flynn Christian Fellowship Home – (252) 237-8320, (252) 292-2238, 209 N. Goldsboro St., E. Wilson NC 27893, Director: Earl Reaves. Provides shelter and assistance to recovering alcoholic or drug dependent men. Currently operating two homes providing assistance to an average of 25 men.
- Mental Health America in Wilson Co. — (252) 243-2773, 509 W. Nash Street, Wilson. Director: Janelle Clevinger. Promotion of mental health, prevention of mental illness and improved care of the mentally ill through seminars, workshops, and a lending library. Annually conducts “Operation Santa Claus” to benefit residents of mental health care facilities.Click Here for the Mental Health resource Directory Email: email@example.com
- Salvation Army — (252) 243-2696, 316 S. Tarboro Street, Wilson. Director: Angela Bateman. Assists individuals with rent, utilities, medicine, food, clothing and provides character building programs for children and adults. National Website: http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/
- St. John Community Development Corporation, Inc. — (252)265-9764, 639 Walnut Street, Wilson NC. Director: Dr. Lamont Foster The St. John CDC provides educational, vocational, economic, and social support to the residents of Wilson through its S.A.Y.-Save a Youth afterschool, vocational, gang prevention, and summer camp programs; community food pantry, weekly community meals and transitional housing for the homeless. Website: www.stjohncdcwilson.org.
- The SPOT – (252) 991-4018, 910 Tarboro Street, Wilson. Director: Matt Edwards. S-haring P-ositive O-utcomes T-ogether with kids and families in Wilson. The SPOT serves at-risk youth in a dedicated 30,000 sq ft facility. 7 professional staff, serving youth ages 5-18 in a structured program environment. Teen Center, classrooms, music room, art room and gymnasium with emphasis on education. Year-round programs. Website: www.wilsonyouthunited.org
- Wesley Shelter, Inc. — (252) 291-2344, Director: Lynne White. Provides emergency shelter, a 24-hour crisis line, advocacy, counseling, and legal and supportive services to those who are in crisis as a result of domestic or sexual violence, and to women and children who are homeless as defined by appropriate standards. Makes referrals to appropriate employment, housing and other social supports, and provides professional and community education about domestic and sexual violence. The goal is to end violence and build healthy, self-sufficient families in a community educated on the issues. Website: http://wesleyshelter.org/
- Wilson Co. Ofc. of Senior Citizen Affairs — (252) 237-1303, 2101 Tarboro St. Wilson. Director: Debbie Raper. Meals-on-Wheels served by volunteers to homebound individuals, while some individuals are also fed meals at congregate sites. Transportation is also provided to qualifying seniors for doctor visits.
- Wilson Crisis Center — (252) 237-5156, 213 Broad St. Wilson. Director: Nancy Sallenger. Provides 24 hour telephone assistance for callers needing information, referrals, or someone who will listen and care, 365 days per year. Contact number for AA/NA. There is also a separate Teen Help Line providing assistance to teens. A daily reassurance calling program to senior citizens/disabled adults, and Child Check, a service to call latchkey children is also available.
- Y.O.U.T.H. of Wilson — (252) 243-3675, 208 N. Tarboro Street, Wilson. Director: Tammy Daniel. Establishes partnerships between volunteer adult mentors and young people who need a friend. Also utilizes volunteers to supervise young people performing court-ordered community service. Website: http://www.youthofwilson.org
Donors may designate a gift of $25 of more through the United Way to an agency below.
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- Boy Scouts, East Carolina Council of, – (252) 243-8742, P.O. Box 1698, Kinston. Youth participate in character development, citizenship training, physical fitness programs, and learn teamwork through Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, Explorers, and Life Participants. Visit the Web Site at: www.eccbsa.org.
- Carolina Family Health Centers, Inc. – (252) 243-9800, 303 East Green Street, Wilson. Director: Dee Johnson. Offers primary health care services for the entire family. Family Practice and Internal Medicine physicians available. Individual and group health education and diabetes mgmt. programs on-site. Bi-lingual staff. Medicaid, Medicare, and other Commercial Insurance accepted. Special programs available for uninsured.
- Children’s Home Society of N.C., – 1-800-632-1400, P.O. Box 14608, Greensboro N.C. 27415. Statewide adoption and counseling services. General Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.chsnc.org.
- Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines – 252-560-5860 Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization dedicated soley to girls, their health, well being and development.
- Habitat for Humanity, Wilson Area, – (252) 291-0816, 405 West Nash St., Suite 203, Wilson, N.C. 27893. Director: Staff. The Wilson Area Habitat for Humanity is unashamedly a Christian organization that seeks to put decent shelter on the hearts and minds of people everywhere. Web Site:http://www.wilsonhabitat.org.
- Hope Station – 309 Goldsboro St. E., Wilson, NC 27893 252-291-7278. P (Wilson County Interfaith Services, Inc.) Provides food for persons who are hungry, shelter for men who are homeless, financial assistance for persons in crisis, GED classes, and Christmas toys for hundreds of children. Website: http://hopestation-wilson.org
- Imagination Station Science Museum, – (252) 291-5113, 224 East Nash Street, P.O. Box 2127, Wilson, N.C. 27894-2127. Director: Jonathan Brooks Provides hands-on science activities and educational opportunities to citizens of eastern North Carolina. Web Site: http://www.imaginescience.org.
- O.I.C. of Wilson, – (252) 291-0038, 801 North Reid Street, Wilson. President & CEO: Howard Jones. A multi-faceted community resource center w/programs designed to foster self-sufficiency. Include: basic education, life skills, attitudinal and motivational training, private sector customized training, job seeking and job keeping skills. Website: http://www.oicwilson.com.
- PAL – Wilson Police Athletic / Activities League – (252) 399-2316 Seeks to foster a partnership between youth, police and the community that builds positive relationships through recreational, athletic and educational programs. Website www.wilsonpdpal.org.
- Partnership for Children – 252-206-4235 Our mission is to support the development of young children and families in Wilson County through collaborative, community based programs focusing on health, family support services and quality education.
- Special Olympics Wilson – 500 Sunset Rd., Wilson, NC 27893, 252-399-2285. Provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness and to demonstrate courage.
- Wilson Family YMCA – (252)-291-9622 Strengthening the community by protecting and nurturing youth; improving the health and well-being of Wilson County; and fostering a sense of belonging and connectivity for all. Website: www.wilsonymca.org