The Social Security Administration delivers services through a nationwide network of over 1,400 offices that include regional offices, field offices, card centers, teleservice centers, processing centers, hearing offices, the Appeals Council, and our State and territorial partners, the Disability Determination Services. It also has a presence in U.S. embassies around the globe. For the public, the Social Security Administration is the “face of the government.” The rich diversity of our employees mirrors the public we serve.
Community Partnerships works diligently to connect people to the resources and information they need. This online Resource Library will be updated regularly. Please check in often for the latest information and resources!
The North Carolina Association for Persons in Supported Employment is the statewide chapter of a national organization (APSE), which focuses exclusively on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
The United Way of the Greater Triangle brings together local partner agencies, nonprofits, government volunteers and experts in Durham, Johnston, Orange and Wake counties to focus on lasting changes to key issues.
Community Partnerships, Inc. is proud to be a certified partner agency of the United Way of the Greater Triangle, which provides funding for our Supported Employment program.
Connect to the wide array of services available through the City of Raleigh
Wake County Human Services is the consolidation of programs and services formerly carried out by several separate departments and offices: Social Services, Public Health, Mental Health, Job Training, Child Support, Housing and Transportation.
The North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides counseling, training, education, transportation, job placement, assistive technology and other support services. These services are provided to people with physical, psychiatric or intellectual disabilities to assist them with living independently and with finding a job and staying on the job.
The division (known to many simply as “VR”) has local field offices and facilities that serve every county in North Carolina. We also directly serve businesses and other organizations by referring to them individuals we have helped prepare for employment and who are well-matched for jobs with these organizations.
Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina provides education programs, health care, and advocacy to help reduce unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, especially among teens, people with limited incomes, and the uninsured.
Achievement Academy of Durham teaches and supports young adults who have dropped out of school in order to reconnect them to the opportunities an education provides. AAD students gain critical reading skills, earn their NC Equivalency Diploma and complete college preparatory training so they can succeed in a post-secondary program and attain sustainable employment.
Haven House Services was founded in 1973 as a private, non-profit agency to serve the needs of young people in difficult situations. It is governed by a volunteer board of directors comprised of citizens of the local community dedicated to helping these youths and their families overcome their problems and become productive members of the community.
Wake Technical Community College (WAKE TECH) is a two-year, public institution serving Raleigh, North Carolina, and surrounding Wake County. It was chartered in 1958 as the Wake County Industrial Education Center and began operation in 1963 with 34 full-time students. In 1964 it was formally dedicated as the W.W. Holding Industrial Education Center. The college grew rapidly, and in 1987 its name was changed to Wake Technical Community College.
Wake Tech is part of the North Carolina Community College System and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It is currently the second largest community college in the state, with an annual enrollment of more than 65,000 students.
The MISSION of Wake Technical Community College is to improve and enrich lives by meeting the lifelong education, training, and workforce development needs of the communities we serve. Our VISION is a college that exceeds the expectations of our stakeholders for effective lifelong education, training, and workforce development by providing world-class programs and services.
For nearly 50 years, Durham Technical Community College has provided high-quality, affordable, and convenient technical and career education; served as the springboard to a bachelor’s degree; enabled tens of thousands of Triangle residents to enjoy continuing education offerings; and given many thousands more a second chance at success through adult literacy programs.
The mission of the Employment Security Commission is to promote and sustain the economic well being of North Carolinians in the world marketplace by providing high quality and accessible workforce-related services. The Commission provides employment services, unemployment insurance, and labor market information to the State`s workers, employers, and the public. These services promote economic stability and growth, development of a skilled workforce, and a world class economy for North Carolina.