Resources

Emergency Shelters and Services

City Mission of Goldsboro (919) 731-4411 Shelter (731-4530) & Soup Kitchen-meals 7pm
Comm. Crisis Center (919) 734-6836 groceries, soup kitchen, financial help
Fordham House (919) 736-7352 food, shelter (Avail. call Anne Farmer or Linda Burroughs)
Goshen Medical (919) 658-5900 325 NC 55 Hwy Mt. Olive (sliding fee scale for med. care)
Helping Hands Ministry (919) 658-6178 Fill out app. M,W,Th 1-4pm 113 Smith St. Mt. Olive
Housing Auth. Of Goldsboro (919) 735-5650 (Glenda White) Apply on T, TH 9am-12pm
Salvation Army (919) 735-4811 assist. with heating/electric & dep-8am signup, food & clothing
St. Andrews Episcopal Church Harris St. Free Dental Clinic
St. Stephens Episcopal Church (919) 731-3939—Soup Kitchen. Meals 11am-12pm
United Church Ministries (919) 734-0480 food pantry, some finan. help
WAGES (919) 734-1178 rent, utility, food, medical, homeless housing (Verna Best)
WATCH Unit (919) 222-9450 free healthcare, screening, and meds (not taking new client’s)

Domestic Violence

Social Services (919) 580 4034, 301 N Herman Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530

Hotlines

Info. On Comm. Resources (919) 735-4357 for Wayne County Residents
Crisis Line 800-672-2903 state wide referral line
Community Affairs (919) 580-4359 (Info. for community resources)

Mental Health Centers/ Crisis Centers

Cherry Hospital (919) 731-3200 inpatient unit voluntary and invol. No outpat. couns
Eastpointe (919) 731-1133 (Formerly Mental Health Center of Wayne) assessment/referral
Wayne Memorial Hospital Psych. Unit (919) 731-6255 Voluntary Admit-Ins. only

Substance Abuse Programs

AA (919) 735-4221 also for Al-Anon, ACOA
Eastpointe (919) 731-1133 Do referrals and assessments for severe and ongoing addiction
Flynn Home of Goldsboro (919) 736-1718 for ex-prisoners or cl. leaving long-term rehab. cntr
Goldsboro Counseling Center (919) 778-5594 sub. abuse couns. Do some sliding fee scale

SJAFB Programs

Family Advocacy Program (919) 722-1878 domestic violence & child abuse
Family Support Center (919) 722-1123 many services for military families

Transportation

Gateway Transit $1 bus fare (M-F 8-5pm)
WIA students ages 16-21 (GED or hs diploma program)
Wayne County DDS Medicaid cl’s (M-F 8-5pm)
Lexus Transportation (919) 734-5005 1212 N. Williams St.

ONLINE RESOUCES

Career Information

America’s Career InfoNet – www.acinet.org
This site contains occupational information that will assist you in your employment search and increase your overall understanding of the job market.

American’s Career Resource Network (ACRN) – www.acrnetwork.org
The ACRN web site serves as an online hub for parents, students, teachers, counselors, administrators and others who want information on how career development encourages and enhances solid academic achievement.

Bureau of Apprenticeship & Training (U.S. Dept of Labor) – www.doleta.gov
Whether you’re an individual interested in apprenticeship training or an employer exploring the advantages and “how to” of apprenticeship, you’ll find something useful here.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS – Dept of Labor) – http://stats.bls.gov
The BLS site is a primary connection for nationwide labor market information. While much of the data is national in nature, a significant number of data sets are at the state and area level as well.

General Accounting Office (GAO) – www.gao.gov
An excellent resource for up-to-date research about topics of interest to educators and other career development professionals. Its reports arise from Congressional requests for further information on topics that affect policy and legislative decisions. Topics range from education to employment to economic development to veterans affairs.

Careerware & Bridges – www.careerware.com

Career One-Stop – www.careeronestop.org
National, comprehensive site includes Career InfoNet and America’s Job Bank. It provides information on employment opportunities, training and education, labor market information, testing and assessment, and much more. In particular, America’s Job Bank has been selected by several internet rating services and magazines as one of the top internet sites for job seekers.

Career Pro News – http://careerpronews.bridges.com
A quick daily read for career professionals. This site delivers the latest career development information, plus enterprising and timely labor market articles.

College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) – www.cfnc.org
A nonprofit partnership between Pathways of NC, College Foundation Inc., and the NC State Education Assistance Authority. These organizations have board expertise in helping students to prepare successfully for college and to find the best financial aid alternatives. Together, they provide a complete and comprehensive source of information – and real solutions – for students and their families.

NC Employment Security Commission (NCESC) – www.ncesc.com
ESC provides extensive information about business services, individual services, and the labor market and includes NC Job Bank, which lists current employment opportunities across the state. Individual services include the following and more:

  • Job openings through NC Job Bank
  • Link to employer websites

Labor market information services include the following:

  • Employment & Wages by Occupation
  • Occupations Requiring Licensure
  • Employment & Wages by Industry

What Color is Your Parachute? – www.jobhuntersbible.com
Compiled by Richard Bolles, this guide is designed to aid job hunters and career changers who want to use the internet as part of their job search. It’s designed as a companion to the 2005 edition of Bolles’ book, What Color Is Your Parachute?

Military Career Guide Online – www.militarycareers.com
This web site is the leading career information resource for the military world of work. It gives you details on 152 enlisted and officer occupations.

National Centers for Career & Technical Education (NCCTE) – www.nccte.org
NCCTE provides research-based information to significantly affect the quality of knowledge and understanding necessary to advance career and technical education in the United States. NCCTE offers numerous, useful web casts.

North Carolina State Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (SOICC) – www.ncsoicc.org
SOICC provides career planning resources for North Carolina youth and adults. Resources include publications, videos, software, workshops, and online services.

NC Careers – www.nccareers.org
NC Careers is SOICC’s comprehensive career information system, which integrates self-assessment, occupational exploration, career planning, and educational and financial aid resources. Discover what you like to do and what makes you unique, identify and learn about occupations for which you may be best suited, find out where to get appropriate training and education, then investigate sources of financial aid to pay for it.

NC STARS – www.ncstars.org
NC State Training Accountability & Reporting System (NC STARS) is designed to provide information on Workforce Investment Act (WIA) training providers and programs so you can make informed choices about your career.

NC Health Careers – www.nchealthcareers.com
Occupational and educational information on health careers provided by the NC Area Health Education Centers Program (AHEC).

Occupational Outlook Handbook – www.bls.gov/oco
Online version of the nationally recognized source of career information published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Revised every two years, the handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

O*NET Online – http://online.onetcenter.org
Provides interactive access to the much-anticipated replacement of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. A comprehensive database, it identifies and describes important information about occupations, worker skills, and training requirements. O*NET is designed to aid counselors and other intermediaries in One-Stop Career Centers, employment service offices, the National Skill Standards Board, and the nation’s workers and employers.

Career Key – www.careerkey.org

Online Career Services Web Pages
www.cpcc.edu/career_center/

The Riley Guide: Employment Opportunities & Job Resources Online – www.rileyguide.com
Considered by many to be one of the best career and job information clearinghouses on the internet. Well-organized categories of links, carefully reviewed and with clear and concise site descriptions.

U.S. News & World Report – Colleges & Careers Center – www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/eduhome.htm
Includes information on choosing a school, getting ready for admission tests, and completing admission applications. Advice on loans, scholarships, and financial aid, plus a step-by-step guide for parents.

How to find a job using LinkedIn – http://www.statestats.org/how-find-job-using-linkedin/

Counseling degrees and career info – www.counselingdegree.com

College Connections

Articulation Agreement between NC Community Colleges and UNC System Universities – Web Site
Undergraduate student information.

North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities – http://www.ncicu.org/
Information site on the state’s 36 private, non-profit liberal arts, comprehensive, and research colleges/universities accredited by SACS.

University of North Carolina System (16 Campus) – http://www.northcarolina.edu/
Information site on each of the 16 UNC institutions.

College Foundation of North Carolina – http://www.cfnc.org
Useful website helping students prepare successfully for college and find the best financial aid alternatives.

College Board – http://www.collegeboard.org
Site whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.

Pathways – www.cfnc.org/about/info_about.jsp#pathways
Information site whose goal is to prepare every student in the state for a college education.

http://www.edc.org/about

http://www.appstate.edu/

http://www.unc.edu/

http://www.wiche.edu/

Counseling Sites

Mental Health Communities – http://healthyplace.com
Largest consumer mental health site, providing comprehensive information on psychological disorders and psychiatric medications from both a consumer and expert point of view.

Mental Health InfoSource – www.mhsource.com, www.mhsource.com/disorders/
Your source for mental health education.

Noel Levitz – www.noellevitz.com
Site provides retention and enrollment management information.

NC Comprehensive Community College Student Government Association – www.n4csga.com
Represents all student government organizations within the North Carolina Community College System.

Phi Theta Kappa – www.ptk.org
International honor society of the two year college.

Self-Help: Academic Success/Assertiveness/Depression/Loneliness/Self-Esteem & Stress – website

Advising Distance Education Students – www.midlandstech.com/edu/sds/sas/hb/
Online advisement manual.

Financial Aid/ Scholarships

Fastweb: Scholarship and Financial Aid -http://www.fastweb.com/
Financial Aid – http://www.fafsa.org/
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) – http://www.uncf.org/Flash/
College Foundation of North Carolina – http://www.cfnc.org
College Board – http://www.collegeboard.org
The North Carolina Community College System – website
Hispanic Scholarship Fund – www.hsf.net
Asian/Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund – www.apiasf.org
American Indian College Fund – www.collegefund.org

North Carolina Community College Resources

NCCCS Locations and Phone Numbers – http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us/colleges_map.htm
The fifty-eight (58) North Carolina comprehensive community colleges listed in alphabetical order.

NC @ your Service – http://www.ncgov.com/
Gateway to NC government service agencies.

NC-ACCESS (Achieving Community College Excellence in Services to Students) – www.nc-netinfo
This initiative will promote quality student development practices in North Carolina Community Colleges through a collaborative, statewide professional development system committed to sharing best practices, distributing information, and leveraging resources.

NCCCS Calendar of Events – http://ncccs.cc.nc.us/what’s_new.htm

North Carolina Community College Resources – http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us/

North Carolina High School Information – http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/
Information site on the state’s public schools.

Distance Learning Course Offerings at NC Community Colleges – http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us/folder/

Distance Education Clearinghouse – www.uwex.edu/disted/
A comprehensive and widely recognized web site bringing together distance education information from national and international sources.

Professional Organizations

American Association of Community Colleges – http://www.aacc.nche.edu/
American Counseling Association – http://www.counseling.org/
American Counsel on Education – www.acenet.edu/
American College Counseling Association – www.collegecounseling.org
Association for Multicultural Counseling & Development – www.nccounseling.org
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) – www.hacu.net
National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) – www.ncchc.com
National Career Development Association – www.ncda.org
National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) – http://www.nbcc.org/
North Carolina Distance Learning Alliance – http://www.dlalliance.org/
NC-ACCESS (Achieving Community College Excellence in Services to Students) – www.nc-netinfo

Disability Services

Dept. of Education (National) – www.ed.gov
Links to reports on all aspects of the organization’s work, including student aid, legislation, statistics, school locator, and much more.

ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) – http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/

A.H.E.A.D. (Association on Higher Education and Disability) – www.ahead.org
Site provides information regarding education, disability, and access.

Office of Civil Rights – www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/
Informs the mission of OCR and personal rights.

Disability Access, Information and Support – http://www.janejarrow.com
Provides disability access information and support.

HEATH Resource Center – www.health.gwu.edu/
Education links for students with disabilities.

Learning Disabled – www.ldonline.org/
Information site for parents and teachers on LD services.

Learning & Study Strategies – www.muskingum.edu/~cal/database/
Web site provides learning and study strategies for students.

Learning Style Link – www.metamath.com/multiple/multiple_choice_questions.html
Questionnaire to aid students in identifying their learning style.

AD/HD – www.additudemag.com/additude.asp
Online magazine for parents and children with ADD.

Health Issues

http://www.mayoclinic.com/
http://www.webmd.com/
http://www.intelihealth.com|
http://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/

Testing

Accuplacer – http://cpts.accuplacer.com/docs/StudentGuide.html
The Accuplacer online student guide.

ACT – http://www.act.org/
The nation’s most widely accepted college entrance exam—and more! Site provides educational and career planning for students and teachers at every level.

Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions – www.kaptest.com
This site is divided into unique communities where customers can find programs, read articles, access special events, tools, and more—all geared towards their specific goals and interests.

TOEFL – http://www.ets.org
Test of English as a foreign language.

Online Study Guide Websites (COMPASS, ASSET, TEAS, etc.)

www.testprepreview.com
www.act.org/compass/sample
www.studyguide.zone.com

Other Links/Miscellaneous

http://www.topix.com/
http://www.ice.gov/index.htm

Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) – www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/
The web site provides information on the law that protects the privacy of student education records.

Immigration & Naturalization Service – www.uscis.gov
Web site providing immigration information.

African-American Resources (Various Universities) – www.theblackmarket.com/blksites.html
Various educational and other services for African-Americans.

Translation

http://www.systransoft.com/
www.babelfish.altavista.com

Accessibility Testing – www.webxact.watchfire.com
Free online service that lets you test single pages of web content for quality/accessibility.

Stop It Now! – www.stopitnow.com/mn/
Online resource information on child sexual abuse.

General information for international students.

www.uscis.gov

Information on immigration services.

www.embassy.org

Foreign embassy contact information.

http://travel.state.gov/travel/

International travel information site.

www.useduguides.com/

College searches for international students.

http://usembassy.state.gov/
Information site on embassies, consulates, and diplomatic missions.

Wellness Websites

www.eatright.org
http://www.webmd.com
www.4collegewomen.org
http://4women.gov/mens/

http://www.linkedin.com/studentjobs
http://www.collegecentral.com/

Location

Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
(919) 735-5151 - Admin