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Partner Agencies

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. 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, 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.

Hope Station – 309 Goldsboro St. E., Wilson, NC 27893 252-291-7278. Director: Linda Walling  (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

PAL – Wilson Police Athletic / Activities League – (252) 399-2316 Director: Retired Chief Hopkins and Charmaine Harris. 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.

St. John Community Development Corporation, Inc. — (252)265-9764, 639 Walnut Street, Wilson NC.   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: Dr. Cherie D. Lindsay-Chatman. 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, 208 Tarboro 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, 114 Pine 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

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