Dare County Community Resources
For All Mental Health Emergencies Call 1-866-437-1821
Alcoholics Anonymous - Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. www.aaobx.org/index.htm
Dare County – Phone (252) - 449-8133
Baby LINKS (Loving Infants, Newborns, and Kids) - Baby LINKS is a Smart Start program designed to support every new mother and her child from birth to age one. For more info, view http://www.darenc.com/depts/health/cservices.htm
Bereavement Group - The death of someone central in our lives brings with it a time of enormous emotional turmoil. The Bereavement Group meets twice a month with the goal of creating a space for grieving person to come together.
Address: Dare Home Health and Hospice, 109 Exeter Street, PO Box 1000, Manteo, NC 27954
Children and Youth Partnership for Dare County - This is a private non-profit organization that serves children and their families in Dare County. It administers the Smart Start Program, provides child care resource and referral services for the community, and publishes the Family Resource Guide. www.darekids.org
Address: 2400 N. Croatan Hwy, Suite D, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
CNC/Access: 252-449-4099 or 4011 in Nags Head
Integrated Family Services: 252-384-0388, ask for service in Dare County
Counseling for substance abuse call New Horizons: 252-441-2324,
Crisis Line: 1-866-202-5526
Dare CASA: 252-449-2272
Creative Choices, The Crisis Pregnancy Center of the Outer Banks - Creative Choices is a pro-life community resource that seeks to help women with unplanned pregnancies make informed choices.
Address: 821 N. Main Hwy, Manteo, NC 27954
Dare County Dept. of Public Health
Address: 109 Exeter St, Manteo, NC 27954
Dare County Social Services Department - The department administers a variety of economic and social services programs including Food Stamps, Medicaid, Health Choice, and Work First Programs, as well as investigating child and elderly abuse and neglect complaints, providing foster care and adoption services, and in-home services. www.dcdss.org
107 Exeter Street, Manteo, NC 27954
Emergeny Food and Shelter/Steward McKinley Homeless Assistance Act (FEMA) - Provides assistance with rent and mortgage in an emergency situation. Contact Dare County Department of Social Services for more information www.dcdss.org
Friends of Youth - An organization that serves at –risk youth ages 6-17 in need of an adult mentor and friend. Adult volunteers are trained and matched one on one with young people to provide continuing, caring companionship.
Address: 211 Budleigh Street, Manteo, NC 27954
Family Planning Program - Family Planning is available by appointment through the Dare County Department of Public health. Some services are Medicaid-reimbursable for eligible patients or provided through a sliding fee scale for patients with the ability to pay.
Address: 109 Exeter Street, Manteo, NC 27954
Food Bank, Dare County - Food Banks are designed to give temporary aid to those in need. Locations: Mt. Olivet Methodist Church, Manteo; Beach Pantry (behind KDH Fire Dept.); Hatteras Island Methodist Church, Buxton. Fore more information contact the Dare County Department of Social Services (www.dcdss.org or 252-475-5500)GEM Center – GEM delivers dementia care, education and support with love and expertise. GEM provides a positive and supportive day environment for adults with memory loss, physical and mental disabilities and those in need of socialization. A Caregiver support group is also available for family members. The GEM Center also has “Project Rebound” to care for high school students on suspension. For more information go to: - www.gemdayservices.org
Address: 115 Mustian St., Kill Devil Hills, NC
Phone: (252) 480-3354
Health Education Division - Responsible for the timely delivery of public health information, public health advocacy and community-based public health education and promotion.
Address: 108 Exeter Street, Manteo, NC 27954
Hotline Crisis Intervention Center - The Hotline offers shelter and services to victims of domestic abuse and emergency response to sexual assault victims and their children. It maintains a 24 hour emergency hotline to connect distressed callers with trained volunteers. For more information go to: www.obhotline.org
Normal business the Office Phone is: (252) 473-5121 Local Crisis Phone: (252) 473-3366Toll Free Crisis line: (866)-818-3366 – Address: PO Box 149, Manteo, NC
Narcotics Anonymous - Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a non-profit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs have become a major problem. Recovering addicts meet regularly to help each other stay clean. For more Information: http://www.na.org/
Phone: 252-261-2768 (evenings)
Hotline - 1-800-777-1515
NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund at www.ncforeclosureprevention.gov/
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) - WIC gives food and nutrition education to women, infants, and children who meet eligibility requirements. This service is free of cost.
Address: Dare County Public Health, 109 Exeter Street, Manteo, NC 27954
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