Connections of Cumberland County operates the only walk-in Day Resource Center with case management that serves women and children who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. Our center collaborates with other community partners to bring a variety of services together in one easy-to-access location. We have received funding from the City of Fayetteville to provide COVID-19 relief for past due rent, mortgage and utility payments. For this funding only, Connections will be able to assist children, women and men. This is a one-time assistance program and the applicant must reside in the city of Fayetteville.
These funds are made possible through the Federal Government by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES). Connections’ hours are Tuesday-Thursday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. We prefer to accept new clients virtually to reduce volume in the Day Resource Center. If you are unable to connect virtually please contact the center. Individuals and families seeking COVID-19 resources and assistance can initiate a new client intake by visiting:
Due to a high volume of applicants we are on a waitlist. Submission of the screening form does not guarantee financial assistance. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we process an unprecedented need in our community.
“I found Connections through a lady that was in the shelter with me. I was given a case manager who was very nice and knowledgeable. She listened to me and empowered me by helping me form short term achievable goals. I was able to use the computers, to look for a job…”
Women and Children Served
Clients Maintaining Stable Housing
Face to Face Service Contacts
We have a lot of exciting events coming up in 2020 please be sure to check back in the upcoming weeks for new events!
When making a donation to Connections of Cumberland County, you are helping to improve the lives of homeless and at-risk homeless women and children in our community. Whether you donate your time, items from our wish list, or a financial contribution, all donations are critical to assisting the women and children who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness in Cumberland County. Connections appreciates any amount of giving!
Meet Samantha Orozco: Since becoming a volunteer with Connections in May 2019, Sam has completed over 500 volunteer hours! She primarily serves as a Case Manager Assistant, providing direct service to our clients. She also assists in grant writing, develops workshops, and serves on the marketing committee.
We are grateful to enjoy a wonderful partnership with Fayetteville Technical Community College. FTCC conducts a Career Exploration Lab onsite at Connections’ Day Resource Center three days per week. Lakeisha Marshall, FTCC’s Human Resource Development Instructor, works with clients on employability skills, interest and aptitude assessments, workplace ethics, and a host of other relevant topics to generate upward mobility for clients who are experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity.