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Camp Carefree, Inc.
Camp Carefree provides a free one-week overnight camping experience for youth ages 6-16 with specific health problems and disabilities.
The mission of Camp Riverlea is to provide a fun and safe learning experience to explore the great outdoors for children of all ages.
Phone: Winter: 866-394-3922, Summer: 919-477-8739
Cancer Information Service
The CIS is a program of the National Cancer Institute that provides accurate, up-to-date information on cancer detection, treatment, prevention, and on survivorship issues.
Caring Family Network
The goal of Caring Family Network (CFN) is to improve the quality of life through instructing and modeling skills required to be successful in the community. This is facilitated by establishing consistent placements, long term relationships, and promoting the belief that, given the right opportunity, every child can achieve his or her potential.
Caring House, Inc.
Caring House is a special place that provides adult cancer patients and accompanying caregivers with a comfortable, supportive, and affordable place to stay during outpatient treatment at the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center (DCCC).
Phone: 919-490-5449 ext. 122
Carnivore Preservation Trust (CPT)
CPT is a unique and revoluntionary approach to combating the extinction of endangered species of animals which are most jeopardized. CPT's highest priority is saving those species who disappearance would automatically lead to the loss of the world's tropical rain forest.
Carolina Friends School/Durham Early School
Carolina Friends School/Durham Early Schools offers half-day, full-day, and extended-day programs for children ages 3-6. CFS is committed to the Quaker tradition in the nurture and education of young children.
Phone: 919-383-6602 or 919-286-7795
Carolina Health and Humor Association
Carolina Health and Humor Association (Carolina Ha Ha) was founded in 1986 in Durham, North Carolina by Ruth Hamilton, MA Ed. as a non-profit educational service organization dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle thru humor and entertainment in health care, business, and the community. The staff of Carolina Ha Ha performs for audiences for both entertainment and employee stress management programs. Ruth Hamilton, former Executive Director, designs and assists in implementing humor programming in business, education, and community settings.
Carolina Justice Policy Center
The Carolina Justice Policy Center seeks to promote effective, humane, and equitable solutions to North Corolina's criminal justice problems. Programs include community corrections, community penalties, violence prevention, and opporsition to the death penalty.
Carolina Paws is an affiliate of Guide Dog Users Inc. They are a group of guide dog users and interested friends united together to promote the responsible use of guide dogs for independent travel throughout North Carolina. We offer support to guide dog teams experiencing problems which may arise from the use and acceptance of guide dogs in the public domain. Our Objective - Carolina Paws provides support and information for blind persons interested in obtaining a guide dog, considering the retirement of a guide dog, or to empathize when a beloved guide dog has died. We strive to increase the public's awareness and acceptance of the use of guide dogs in public facilities. Phone: 919-632-2952
The Carolina Theatre's mission is to serve greater Durham and the Triangle region with vibrant, thought-provoking programs of the performing and cinematic arts in our historic treasure, The Carolina Theatre. We strive to contribute to the cultural and economic vitality of downtown Durham and to delight and educate our children and future leaders. Phone: 919-560-3040 ext. 256
Carolina Wren Press
The Carolina Wren Press seeks out and publishes quality work by historically underrepresented people, especially women, minorities, and people of color.
Carolinas Center for Hospice & End of Life Care
The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care supports and promotes access to quality palliative care through the end of life.
Carver Living Center
Carver Living Center is a long-term care facility that provides the necessary care in a manner that is caring, respectful, and appropriate.
Phone: (919) 471-3558
Cat Angels Pet Adoptions
Cat Angels Pet Adoptions is a new cat and kitten rescue and adoption organization in the Triangle area of NC. We are an all-volunteer no-kill shelter. Our goal is to help homeless, abandoned and abused cats and kittens find safe, loving, permanent homes. Volunteer duties include socializing cats and kittens, cleaning litter boxes, giving them food and water, keeping the cat rooms picked up and giving them their nightly canned food treat.
Chapel Hill - Carrboro Pacers is a non-profit providing young athletes ages 7 - 18 opportunities in Track and Field and Cross Country. The pacer emphasis is on personal improvement and development.
Center for Child and Family Health
The Center promotes healthy child development by enhancing family and supportive relationships critical to physical, social and mental health; and by preventing and minimizing the effects of abuse, trauma and other disruptions of healthy development. We do this by providing direct services to help children and their families, by conducting and disseminating research, by advocating for effective public policies and practices, and by assisting other communities in replicating our collaborative approach
Center for Community Self-Help
Self-Help is one of the nation's leading community development financial institutions (CDFI). CDFIs are specialized financial institutions dedicated to meeting the small business, housing and community development needs of economically disadvantaged communities.
Center for Documentary Studies
The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University teaches, engages in, and presents documentary work grounded in collaborative partnerships and extended fieldwork that uses photography, film/video, audio, and narrative writing to capture and convey contemporary memory, life, and culture.
Center for Employment Training
CET trains and places in jobs, unemployed, low-income, and underserved persons of all ethnic backgrounds. Students range in age from 17 to over 50. Many students are farm workers, single mothers on welfare, and disadvantaged youth.
Center for Peace Education
The Center for Peace Education teaches non-violent and assertive communication skills, conflict resolution, violence prevention, and prejudice reduction to individuals and organizations. The Center for Peace Education is located in Carrboro, NC.
Center for Inquiry Based Learning (CIBL)
The Center for Inquiry Based Learning (CIBL) is a research project funded by the National Science Foundation and supported by GlaxoSmithKline, Progress Energy, and the Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University. CIBL's purpose is to provide North Carolina K-8 students with opportunities to learn to think as scientists: critically, creatively, and independently.
Center for Professional Well Being
The Center is devoted to promoting well-being among healthcare professionals, including students, and their families, their practice organizations, and other professionals. Our mission is accomplished through various educational, consulting, and advisory programs and services.
Center for Study of Aging and Human Development
The Center is a vital national resource for the study of aging. Current research includes studies of dysmobility, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, viruses, depression in later life and caregiver stress. The Center also is involved in an ambitious program designed to identify and educate future geriatricians.
-Carter Community School
Carter Community School serves children, kindergarten-ninth grade and is located in the "Old Walltown Elementary School" just up from Duke's East Campus.
Healthy Start Academy opened in 1997 and is the first tuition-free public charter school in the State of North Carolina, providing an alternative to the traditional public school education.
Phone: (919) 956-5599
Kestrel Heights is located near the Lakewood Shopping Center. They serve grades six-ten.
Phone: (919) 484-1300
-Maureen Joy Charter School
Phone: 919 493 6056
Omuteko Gwamaziima, which means “place of higher learning and spiritual development,” is a community based African-centered charter school in Durham, NC. The school serves children in grades K-9.
Phone: (919) 687-0870
Child Advocacy Commission of Durham, Inc.
Provides legal representation and counseling for children and their families in areas of abuse/neglect, dependency, delinquency, custody, support, visitation, suspension/expulsion and mediation of family conflicts. Phone: 919-682-1129
Child and Parent Support Services (CAPSS)
CAPSS is a Durham based non profit that offers a variety of programs designed to strengthen families at risk of child abuse and neglect. These programs include parent education, support, and therapeutic children's groups.
Child Care Services Association
Child Care Services Association (CCSA) is a nonprofit, United Way agency committed to ensuring the affordability, accessibility and quality of child care. Through research, services and advocacy, CCSA works to improve the child care system in our local communities of Durham, Orange and Wake counties, throughout the state of North Carolina and across the United States.
Children First is a non-profit child care program where parents and teachers cooperate to provide care and education of uncompromising quality for young children.
City of Durham
The City of Durham office is a local government agency that is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Durham community and delivering the most effective, responsive services.
City of Durham, Office on Youth
The City of Durham, Office on Youth houses the City of Durham Youth Council and The Mayor's Summer Youth Work Program. We serve youth between the ages of 14-21. We work with employment skill development and life skills development and mentoring. We servce as a resource guide for other agencies that have youth resources.
Phone: (919) 354-2730
Clean Energy Durham
Clean Energy Durham promotes renewable energy and energy efficiency throughout Durham County, North Carolina in order to reduce energy expenses, reduce global warming, and improve the local economy, public health, and national security. Use our website to learn about local issues and resources related to energy conservation and renewable energy.
College and Community Connection Ministry
The College and Community Connection Ministry offers a Saturday Academy for students pre-K through 12th grade.
Common Sense Foundation
The Common Sense Foundation is North Carolina's progressive think tank promoting fairness, justice, and opportunity in the state public-policy debate.
Community Reinvestment Association of North Carolina
The mission of CRA-NC is to promote and protect community wealth. We advocate for change in the lending practices of financial institutions to promote wealth building for underserved communities and to end predatory lending practices that strip wealth. Committed to creative advocacy, CRA-NC uses research, education, mobilization, media, litigation, regulatory, challenges, legislative advocacy and stockholder actions to initiate change.
Concern of Durham
Concern of Durham operates two homes for emotionally disturbed adolescents, Greenhouse for Girls and Greenhouse for Boys. Greenhouse is a well-planned, coordinated treatment program in a comfortable, homelike setting. The program is designed to encourage residents to learn and practice new and responsible ways of understanding themselves and of relating to others.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS)
CCCS is a community service organization established to assist families and individuals plagued by financial and credit difficulties. The mission of CCCS is to educate, counsel, and promote the wise use of credit as a means for family financial management and home ownership.
Cooperative Extension Service
North Carolina Cooperative Extension is an educational partnership helping people put research-based knowledge to work for economic prosperity, environmental stewardship and an improved quality of life.
Phone: (919) 560-0525
Council for Senior Citizens
The council provides support for older adults in Durham, including older adults with developmental disabilities, through programs and services.