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Counseling Resources

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Emergency Shelters and Services

Crisis Center (919) 734-6836  groceries, soup kitchen, financial help
Fordham House (919) 736-7352  food, shelter
Goshen Medical (919) 658-5900 325,  NC 55 Hwy Mt. Olive
Housing Auth. Of Goldsboro (919) 735-5650
Salvation Army (919) 735-4811  assist. with heating, food & clothing
St. Andrews Episcopal Church Harris St. Free Dental Clinic
St. Stephens Episcopal Church (919) 731-3939—Soup Kitchen
United Church Ministries (919) 734-0480  food pantry, some financial help
WAGES (919) 734-1178  rent, utility, food, medical, homeless housing
WATCH Unit (919) 222-9450 Mobile 919 222 4450 Hospital 919 731 6934 free healthcare, screening, and meds

Domestic Violence

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


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
Eastpointe (919) 731-1133 (Formerly Mental Health Center of Wayne) assessment/referral
Wayne Memorial Hospital Psych. Unit (919) 731-6255 Voluntary Admissions

Substance Abuse Programs

AA (919) 735-4221 also for Al-Anon, ACOA
Addiction Center
Addiction Resource
Alcohol Self-Assessment Test
Eastpointe (919) 587 0301 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 counseling. Do some sliding fee scale
Opioid Help

SJAFB Programs

Family Advocacy Program (919) 722-1878 domestic violence & child abuse
Family Support Center (919) 722-1123 many services for military families
Transitioning from Service: Advice and Resources for Veterans
Succeeding in School: Advice and Resources for Transitioning to Higher Education
Social Isolation: Signs and Resources to Address Social Withdrawal


Gateway Transit   (919) 736-1374

Career Information

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

Bureau of Apprenticeship & Training (U.S. Dept of Labor) –
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) –
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) –
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 –

Career One-Stop –
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 –
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) –
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.

North Carolina Works (NCWorks) –
Provides assistance with Career Counseling, Job Search Assistance, Training Opportunities and Employer Services.

What Color is Your Parachute? –
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 – web site is the leading career information resource for the military world of work. It gives you details on 152 enlisted and officer occupations.

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

Occupational Outlook Handbook –
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 –
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.

Online MBA – Professional Networking –

Online MBA – Resume Guide for MBAs –

Online MBA – Working with a Recruiter –

Career Key –

The Riley Guide: Employment Opportunities & Job Resources Online –
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 –
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.

Counseling degrees and career info –

College Connections

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

North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities –
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) –
Information site on each of the 16 UNC institutions.

College Foundation of North Carolina –
Useful website helping students prepare successfully for college and find the best financial aid alternatives.

College Board –
Site whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.

Pathways –
Information site whose goal is to prepare every student in the state for a college education.

Counseling Sites

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

Noel Levitz –
Site provides retention and enrollment management information.

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

Financial Aid/ Scholarships

Fastweb: Scholarship and Financial Aid –
Financial Aid –
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) –
College Foundation of North Carolina –
College Board –
The North Carolina Community College System
Hispanic Scholarship Fund –
Asian/Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund –
American Indian College Fund –

North Carolina Community College Resources

NCCCS Locations and Phone Numbers – fifty-eight (58) North Carolina comprehensive community colleges listed in alphabetical order.

NC @ your Service –
Gateway to NC government service agencies.

North Carolina High School Information –
Information site on the state’s public schools.

Distance Learning Course Offerings at NC Community Colleges – learning

Professional Organizations

American Association of Community Colleges –
American Counseling Association –
American Counsel on Education –
American College Counseling Association –
Association for Multicultural Counseling & Development –
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) –
National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) –
National Career Development Association –
National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) –
NC-ACCESS (Achieving Community College Excellence in Services to Students) –

Disability Services

Dept. of Education (National) –
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) –

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

Office of Civil Rights –
Informs the mission of OCR and personal rights.

Disability Access, Information and Support –
Provides disability access information and support.

Learning Disabled –
Information site for parents and teachers on LD services.

Learning Style Link –
Questionnaire to aid students in identifying their learning style.

Health Issues



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 –
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.

Test of English as a foreign language.

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

Other Links/Miscellaneous

Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) –
The web site provides information on the law that protects the privacy of student education records.

Immigration & Naturalization Service –
Web site providing immigration information.

African-American Resources (Various Universities) –
Various educational and other services for African-Americans.


Stop It Now! –
Online resource information on child sexual abuse.

General information for international students.

Information on immigration services.

Foreign embassy contact information.

International travel information site.

College searches for international students.
Information site on embassies, consulates, and diplomatic missions.

Wellness Websites