Partner Agency List

United Way Tar River Region
2019-20 Funded Partner Agencies

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American Red Cross - Frederick E. Turnage Chapter
- Nash/Edgecombe/Halifax Counties
Provides emergency assistance to disaster victims, education in First Aid Safety, and safe volunteer blood collection.

ALDH (Association for Learning Disabled and Handicapped)
- Nash/Edgecombe Counties
Strives to improve the quality of education and life for the Handicapped, Learning Disabled, ADD/HD, children, adults and their families.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region
- Nash/Edgecombe Counties
Youth service agency providing quality programs and services for approximately 125 youth on a daily basis.

Boy Scouts - East Carolina Council, Inc.
- Nash/Edgecombe/Halifax Counties
Prepares young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes.

Christian Fellowship Homes
- Nash/Edgecombe/Halifax Counties
Provides supervised living and supportive services to chemically dependent adults at risk of relapse.

Communities In Schools
- Nash/Edgecombe Counties
Connects needed community resources with schools and family resource centers to help students and families reach their potential.

Down East Partnership for Children
-Nash/Edgecombe Counties 
organization builds strong foundation for children 0-8 years old and families by advocating and supporting both high quality early care and education and a coordinated system of community resources.

Dunbar Community Development Club, Inc.
- Only Edgecombe County
Rural, agricultural Community Center that provides food for seniors, fitness room and summer educational and social activities for youth.

Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines
- Nash/Edgecombe/Halifax Counties
Organization dedicated solely to building character and skills for girls in preparation for the real world.

Harrison Family YMCA
- Nash/Edgecombe/Halifax Counties
Puts Christian principles into practice to improve the quality of life in our community through programs that strengthen the spirit, mind and body.

Meals on Wheels - Rocky Mount
- Nash/Edgecombe Counties
Serves senior, homebound citizens a nutritious noonday meal in addition to making contact to supervise their well-being.

Meals on Wheels of Tarboro
- Only Edgecombe County
Serves senior, homebound citizens a nutritious noonday meal in addition to making contact to supervise their well-being.

My Sister's House
- Nash/Edgecombe Counties
Provides outreach and shelter services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Peacemakers Family Center of Rocky Mount (Church on the Rise)
-Nash/Edgecombe Counties
Provides full-time summer enrichment that helps children fall in love with reading, increase their self-esteem, and generates more positive attitudes toward learning.

Princeville Senior Center
- Only Edgecombe County
Provides hot meals, daily fellowship, education and focuses on senior health issues like diabetes, hypertension and other health problems.

Special Olympics
-Only Nash County
Serves youth and adults with intellectual disabilities through a variety of sports training and competition opportunities

STEP (Strategic Twin-Counties Education Partnership)
-Nash/Edgecombe Counties

Increasing career awareness and developing soft skills are goals as well as supporting the growth of vocational education of the public school systems and working to ensure a smooth transition to post-secondary

Tarboro Community Outreach
- Only Edgecombe County
Provides assistance to needy individuals - food items, hot meals, shelter, recycled furniture, transportation, counseling, home visits and referrals.

The REACH Center
-Nash/Edgecombe Counties
Provides financial assistance for rent and utilities while also providing empowerment tools to individuals and families.

The Salvation Army
-Nash/Edgecombe Counties
Provides emergency funds and assistance to help people with housing, health care and food; in addition to making the holidays happier for needy children.

The Wright's Center
- Only Nash County
Provides a safe, healthful/nurturing environment, supervised activities, health monitoring, community education and advocacy benefiting elders and disabled adults.

Tri-County Industries
Provides assessment, work training and job placement to persons with disabilties and/or disadvantages.

United Community Ministries
- Nash/Edgecombe Counties
Focuses primarily on the needs of homeless and nearly homeless families and individuals by helping them move toward stable, permanent housing.

VOICE (Volunteers Offering Independent Care for the Elderly)
-Edgecombe County
Enable senior citizens to remain independent in their own homes by providing transportation to medical appointments, shopping errands, respite visits and referral service.