Community Resources

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         CRISIS NUMBERS:

These numbers provide free, confidential crisis intervention for some of the following areas: Suicide, Discrimination, Pregnancy, Mourning, Domestic Violence, Loneliness, depression, sexual assault, school, family issues and other problems.

Real Crisis : 1-800-913-6109

Wayne County Hotline : 919-735-HELP

USA National Suicide Hotlines : 1-800-SUICIDE, 1800-273-TALK

Local Resources:

Wayne County Mental Health Association

Programs include: Lunch & Learn, Classroom Management workshops, Newsletters presented to new mothers that address mental & physical milestones during the first year of life, and Operation Santa Claus which provides gifts to residents at Wayne County care facilities.

A Small Miracle

Services for children & adults with Autism and other special needs. Provides behavioral consultation, CAP workers, family training and more.

Easter Seals

Provides education, outreach and advocacy for people with Autism and other disabilities.

Goldsboro Contact: 919-587-0001

Statewide Resources:

Disabilities Rights of North Carolina : 1-800-821-6922

Works to improve the lives of people with disabilities by protecting their rights. It is part of a nationwide protection and advocacy system.

Exceptional Children?s Assistance Center : 1-800-962-6817

Provides free information and assistance with educational issues to parents of children with disabilities. Offers workshops, a lending library, newsletter, and a Parent Information Line answered by parents.

Family Support Network of North Carolina : 1-800-852 - 0042

Free statewide information and referral service, parent-to-parent programs, and workshops for parents of children with disabilities.

List of Private Agencies:

WCPS does not endorse any of the following agencies, this list is provided for informational purposes only.

Thera-Peds: 919-739-9041

Wayne Psychiatric Associate, PA: 919-734-8604

Waynesboro Family Clinic: 919-734-6676

Tranquility: 919-751-8989

Waynesborough Psychological Services: 919-736-7900

Newsome & Associates: 919-739-9992

Residential Facilities:

Cherry Hospital :

Psychiatric Hospital in Goldsboro , NC . Admits adolescents age 13 and up.

O?Berry Center:

Neuro-Medical Treatment facility located in Goldsboro , NC . Provides long-term residential care for people with developmental disabilities.

Witaker PRTF:

Long-term facility for teens 13-17 who are experiencing severe and persistent emotional challenges. Located in Butner , NC .

Wright School :

Residential facility for children 6-12 with serious emotional and behavioral disturbances. Located in Durham , NC .

Brynn Marr

Private Hospital located in Jacksonville , NC . Short-term care for children, adolescents and adults with: severe emotional problems, mental illness, substance abuse and developmental disabilities.

Holly Hill

Private Hospital located in Raleigh , NC . Care for children, adolescents and adults and addresses emotional, behavioral and substance abuse issues.
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