Family Support Network of Central Carolina is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support and resources for families of children with: prematurity, developmental disabilities, chronic illness, other special needs.
A Family Support Program for Parents with a premature infant, a child with a developmental disability, a child with a chronic illness, a child with learning disabilities, other special needs or death of a child.
FSN of Northeastern NC
Albemarle Smart Start
1403 Parkview Drive
Elizabeth City , NC 27909
Phone: (252) 333-1233
In Dare County: Children & Youth Partnership for Dare County
PO Box 2539
Kill Devil Hills , NC 27948
Phone: (252) 441-0614
Fax: (252) 441-3580
In Tyrrell and Washington: Tyrrell-Washington Partnership for Children
125-B W. Water Street
Plymouth , NC 27962
Phone: (252) 793-5437
Fax: (252) 793-1526
This program offers support for families of children with special needs by providing a one-on-one parent match with a trained support parent for emotional support, assistance in finding community resources, and sharing parenting experiences.
FSN of Region A
c/o Region A Partnership for Children
116 Jackson Street
Sylva, NC 28779
Cell (for referrals): (828) 506-6111
Phone: (828) 631-3900 Ext: 126 (CDSA office)
This newly developed program provides support and promotes empowerment among families of children with special needs in the seven most western counties of North Carolina.
Our deep belief that all children have abilities and gifts to give is a core foundation of our program. We provide information to help families see the possibilities for their children and tools so that they can turn that potential into reality.
Family Support Network-High County/Parent to Parent provides information and support to families who have a premature baby, a child with a disability, mental illness or chronic health condition and families who are grieving the death of a child.
Match families one-to-one with a trained, volunteer family for emotional support and information
Provide information for families and service providers on disabilities and health conditions
Sponsor support groups
Connect families to resources, lending libraries and legislative information
Sponsor free community workshops for families and service providers
Provide newsletters, website and a toll-free family phone number
Promote collaboration among families and service providers
All services are free and confidential
FSN of Western NC
11 Vanderbilt Park Drive
Asheville, NC 28803
Phone: (828) 213-0047 or (828) 213-9740
Kerri.Eaker@msj.org or Suzan.Muldowney@msj.org
Family Support Network/HOPE
PO Box 11395
Hickory, NC 28603
Fax: (828) 256-5202
Spanish-speaking callers:(704) 308-7082
Hmong-speaking callers: (828) 403-1286
Family Support Network/HOPE provides support, information, and training to assist families in promoting the education, development, and quality of life for their children of all ages and with all types of special needs; and partners with parents and professionals on community, state, and national levels to expand opportunities and generate resources in order to advance positive participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of society.