The Durham Community Collaborative is a group of community members who come together to work to implement a System of Care approach by creating neighborhood and community environments that empower and support children and their families. They collaborate to build an array of services, supports and linkages among public and private human service agencies, families, and their neighborhoods and communities that is responsive to children, helping them reach their full potential as responsible, productive and caring individuals.
The Collaborative is open to everyone in the community. Members can participate in workgroups or impact teams that concentrate their efforts on specific issues such as the need for training needs, evaluation, and the challenges faced by transition age youth.
Meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 11:00am at the Durham Public Schools Staff Development Center, 2107 Hillandale Road, Durham.
The Wake Community Collaborative for Children involves local agencies, community stakeholders and families as partners working together to develop and provide integrated, community-based services that are comprehensive, culturally-competent, strengths-based and family-centered. It includes representatives and alternates from local child serving agencies and institutions, community organizations, and families in Wake County working in partnership and collaboration. It serves as both an advisory board and as a decision-making body.
The Wake Community Collaborative uses a subcommittee structure to complete its work. Each subcommittee is comprised of members of the Collaborative and volunteers of the Wake County Community, including family members, community stakeholders such as businesspersons, civic groups, faith community, and agency representatives.
Collaborative members attend monthly meetings on the first Tuesday of each month from 10:00am-noon at the Millbrook Center, 2809 East Millbrook Road, Raleigh.
If you are interested in joining the Wake County Community Collaborative or attending a meeting you may contact Allison Oberbroeckling at email@example.com or (919) 856-6400.
The Cumberland County Community Collaborative includes the key stakeholders involved in services to children and their families, including but not limited to the human services agencies, providers, schools, the military, advocacy groups, juvenile justice, court system, health department, businesses, law enforcement, faith based representatives, non-profit agencies as well as families and youth. The group has evolved into the hub of community initiatives to identify and address gaps, needs and barriers to services and supports for children and families. Through effective, integrated partnerships involving multiple agencies, providers, consumers and other entities, the Collaborative has supported, the Collaborative has supported the development of new programs and supports that are culturally, strengths based and child/family centered. Parents and natural supports have key roles in sustaining these resources and suggesting changes as needed to help all children reach their highest potential.
The Cumberland Collaborative has core members but is open to anyone in the community who wants to get involved. Much of the work is done in workgroups or subcommittees that report back to the full Collaborative. Meetings are held the fourth Friday of each month from 9:00 am until 11:00am at 711 Executive Place, Room 426. For more information please contact Sharon Glover at firstname.lastname@example.org or (910) 222-6377.