We are a private non-profit agency that advocates and provides services for the healthy development of children, by building the strengths and capacities of families, care-giving professionals, and the communities in which they reside.

Welcome!

What is #GivingTuesday?

• #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

• Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

Did You Know.....

$30 sponsors one child for 12 months in our Imagination Library program.

• $50 provides snacks and juice for one month to 25 children evaluated for sexual and physical abuse in the Child Advocacy Center.

• $75 purchases dinner and snacks for 10 families participating in one parenting education class.

• $150 sponsors the Seuss Mania costume rental for our Spring Literacy event benefitting hundreds of children and families.

• $250 provides one specialized medical examination of a victim of child abuse in the Child Advocacy Center.

• $500 provides an extended forensic interview and specialized medical examination for a victim of child abuse in the Child Advocacy Center.

For Child Care Subsidy Information please CLICK HERE.

Hours of Operation for the Resource Centers

(Locations listed below):

Resource Centers are lending libraries that contain books and educational materials for children and families. Membership is required for check out of materials. There are free and low cost memberships available for all community members. 

Jacksonville: 910-938-0336 ~ Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm and Wednesdays from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. 

Richlands: 910-324-6590: Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am-11:00pm and 12:00-5:00pm, Open Wednesdays 1:00-5:00pm