COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES (as of March 2015)

Alliance Behavioral Healthcare
Alliance Behavioral Healthcare 711 Executive Place Fayetteville, NC 28305 Phone: 800-510-9132 Program Description: The public behavioral health managed care organization serving the people of Durham, Wake, Cumberland and Johnston counties.  Responsible for authorizing and paying for Medicaid, State and locally-funded services. Provides information and access to services, care management and care coordination to assist individuals with MH/SA/IDD issues thrive in the services and supports they need.  Community outreach efforts are designed to provide training and education to the community about behavioral healthcare needs and to foster a greater awareness towards accessing services.
Autism Society of Cumberland County
Autism Society of Cumberland County 351 Wagoner Dr., Suite 410 Fayetteville, NC 28303 Phone: 910-826-3004 Fax: 910-868-5881 Program Description: The Autism Society of Cumberland County is a resource and referral agency that is committed to providing support and promoting opportunities which enhance the lives of individuals within the autism spectrum and their families.  Our services include parent education workshops, resource and referral, support groups, parent mentoring and a summer developmental day program.
Carolina Collaborative Community Care (4C)
Carolina Collaborative Community Care (4C) 225 Green Street Fayetteville, NC 28301 Phone: (910) 487-8417 Fax: (910) 485-7238 Program Description: Provides case management and other services for children ages birth to 20 years of age in Cumberland County who have Medicaid.
Children's Developmental Services Agency of the Cape Fear
Children’s Developmental Services Agency of the Cape Fear 1211-A Ireland Drive Fayetteville, NC 28304 Phone: (910) 486-1605 Fax: (910) 486-1590 Program Description: CDSA of the Cape Fear is the lead agency serving children age birth to 3 years with or at risk for special needs.  We provide targeted case management, evaluation services and therapy services.
Cumberland County Department of Public Health
Cumberland County Department of Public Health 1235 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, NC 28301 Phone: (910) 433-3803 Fax: (910) 433-3626 Program Description: Care Coordination for Children is a voluntary program available to all children of Cumberland County, from birth to 5 years with special health care, developmental and social needs. Care Management Services are provided by trained nurses and social workers to assist families in improving health care for their children.
Cumberland County Department of Social Services
Cumberland County Department of Social Services 1225 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, NC 28301 Phone: (910) 677-2443 Program Description: DSS serves many populations in the community to include being temporary custodians of children placed in DSS custody due to neglect/abuse as well as providing case management for families that need ongoing service provision.
Cumberland County Schools Early-In Special Education Preschool Program
Cumberland County Schools Early-In Special Education Preschool Program 396 Elementary Drive Fayetteville, NC 28301 Phone: (910) 484-6761 Fax: (910) 484-6956 Program Description: As a part of the Cumberland County Schools’ Exceptional Children’s Program, the Early-In Preschool Program provides special education and related services to qualifying three- and four-year-old children, and qualifying five-year- olds who are not eligible to attend kindergarten and who reside in Cumberland County.
Cumberland County Schools Family Literacy Program
Cumberland County Schools Family Literacy Program 1608 Camden Rd (Howard Health & Life Sciences High School) Fayetteville, NC 28306 Phone: (910) 483-7370 Fax: (910) 483-7824 Program Description: As part of the Pre-kindergarten Department, the CCS Family Literacy Program partners with Fayetteville Technical Community College to promote adult literacy and empower parents to support the educational growth of their children.  Adults receive GED, ESL, and parenting instruction while their children participate in an early childhood program.
Cumberland County Schools Title I / NCPreK Program
Cumberland County Schools Title I / NC PreK Program 1307 Hillsboro Street Fayetteville, NC 28301 Phone: (910) 483-7370 Fax: (910) 497-5839 Program Description: Title 1 Pre-Kindergarten is a federally funded program that serves children and families with the greatest educational needs as determined by screening.  This program is designed to provide quality educational experiences for 4-year old children that will help them prepare for successful kindergarten and other educational settings.
DPI Early Learning Sensory Support Programs/Visual Impairments (ELSSP/VI)
Department of Public Instruction Early Learning Sensory Support Programs/Visual Impairments (ELSSP/VI) Governor Morehead Preschool 2303 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-2303 Phone: (919)-733-0533 Fax: (919)-733-1873 Program Description:  Provides vision specific early intervention services to children birth to five years. Services include vision instruction, educational and occupational evaluations, training and orientation and mobility.
Easter Seals UCP Dorothy Spainhour Center
Easter Seals UCP Dorothy Spainhour Center 223 Hull Rd Fayetteville, NC 28302 Phone: (910) 483-7283 Fax: (910) 484-5791 Program description: Developmental Day services for all children who have special needs or who are typically developing, ages 6 weeks to 5 years. CBRS, Occupational, Physical & Speech Therapies are provided on site. Community-based CBRS is provided through the Early Childhood Outreach (ECO) program.
Family Advocates
Family Advocates These are parents of children with disabilities.
Fort Bragg Army Community Services, Exceptional Family Member Program
Fort Bragg Army Community Service – Exceptional Family Member Program SSC, Reilly Rd, Stop A Fort Bragg, NC 28310 Phone: (910) 907-3395 Fax: (910) 396-8401 Program Description: Provide information, referral and advocacy for enrolled Army families with Exceptional family members. We also conduct public awareness and education events monthly.
Goodwill Community Foundation, GCF Family Support Services
Goodwill Community Foundation GCF Family Support Services 201 S. McPherson Church Rd. Suite 215 Fayetteville, NC  28303 Phone: (910) 568-5503 Program Description: A Parent-Parent Support Program.  The greatest asset a child can have is a strong family.  Our mission is to support, educate and provide connections for families of children with special needs and those born prematurely or needing special care.
Head Start
Head Start 5135 Morganton Rd Fayetteville, NC 28314 Phone: (910) 487-9800 Fax: (910) 487-7191 Program Description: Head Start is a federally-funded child development program that provides free social and educational opportunities for income eligible children from ages 0-5, including children with special needs and pregnant women. The program focuses on service delivery, including health services and parent training.  Head Start is designed to prepare eligible children with essential skills needed to enter the public school system.
Mimi's Love for Challenged Children

Mimi’s Love for Challenged Children 

3637 Sycamore Dairy Rd.
(Horne Plaza )
Fayetteville. N.C. 28303

email: remilystrange@yahoo.com

Phone: (910) 922-0553
Fax: (910)  487-6950

Program Description: Advocate for all children and their families in helping with Individualized Education Plans and 504 Plans.  Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center trained and certified.  Also teach parents how to be an advocate for their children.

Mother's Helper Home Care
Mother’s Helper Home Care 1109 Hope Mills Rd Fayetteville, NC 28304 Phone: (910) 486-8705 Fax: (910) 486-0725 Program Description: We provide home care for primarily pediatric special needs clients.  CNA, respite and nursing services.  EFMP, ECHO, TriCare & Medicaid.
Partnership for Children of Cumberland County
Partnership for Children of Cumberland County 351 Wagoner Drive Fayetteville, NC 28303 Phone: (910) 867-9700 Fax: (910) 867-7772 Program Description: Our mission is to ensure that all children in Cumberland County enter school healthy and ready to succeed. Our goals focus around child care and education, health and family support. CCPFC allocates Smart Start and other monies to programs in Cumberland County serving children 0-5. 
PSA Healthcare (Pediatric Services of America)
PSA Healthcare (Pediatric Services of America) 1565 Purdue Dr, Suite 201-D Fayetteville, NC 28303 Phone: (910) 323-1811 Fax: (910) 323-8551 Program Description: We provide private duty nursing and skilled nursing visits to medically fragile children.  We are a national, accredited company dedicated to providing trusted care.
Speech & Language Foundation PLLC dba Need Speech?
Speech & Language Foundation PLLC dba Need Speech? 5330 Raeford Rd Fayetteville, NC 28304 Phone: (910) 488-4100 Phone: (910) 574-5112 Contact: Melissa Reed Program Description: Need Speech is a full service practice providing evaluation, diagnosis, and individualized treatment.  We treat children of all ages and work from a family-centered philosophy.  Therapy is tailored to meet the patient’s individual needs, in order to help them achieve their full potential.  Need Speech is a certified provider of cutting-edge computer-based therapies for children to improve cognition, language, and speech production.  Our areas of specialties are Autism, Feeding Therapy, Stuttering Disorder and Developmental Delays.
Therapy Playground
Therapy Playground 4602 Cumberland Rd Fayetteville, NC 28306 Phone: (910) 423-5622 Fax: (910) 423-5538 Program Description: Therapy Playground is a pediatric therapy clinic based in Fayetteville, NC. Our mission is to serve children by providing effective treatment services encompassing speech, occupational, physical, and play-based therapy. We are committed to offering individualized and comprehensive services in a family and patient friendly environment. Our team-oriented staff strives to maintain professional and ethical practices to ensure quality services.
Womack Army Medical Center, Educational & Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS)
Womack Army Medical Center Educational & Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS) WAMC Stop A MCXC EDIS 2817 Reilly Rd Fort Bragg, NC 28310 Phone: (910) 907-7048 Fax: (910) 907-8912 Program Description: Provides early intervention services to eligible children, birth to age 3 years, who reside on Fort Bragg. Services include referral, evaluation, special instruction, physical, occupational and speech therapies, nursing education, service coordination and transition.
Fort Bragg Army Community Services, Exceptional Family Member Program
Fort Bragg Army Community Service – Exceptional Family Member Program SSC, Reilly Rd, Stop A Fort Bragg, NC 28310 Phone: (910) 907-3395 Fax: (910) 396-8401 Program Description: Provide information, referral and advocacy for enrolled Army families with Exceptional family members. We also conduct public awareness and education events monthly.