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Chatham County resource directory

Posted Monday, January 8, 2007

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Pittsboro, NC - The United Way of Chatham County distributes a resource directory listing over 100 human service agencies that serve Chatham County. Please feel free to contact the United Way of Chatham County office for more information or to pick up a hard-copy of the resource directory.


Adolescent Programs

 


Boy Scouts of America
Phone Number: (919) 872-4884
Website: www.campdurant.com
The Occoneechee Council provides character development programs that instill in young people the values that help them make ethical decisions during their life time.

 

Chatham County 4H
Phone Number: 542-8202
Website: www.ces.ncsu.edu/chatham/4H/4Hindex.html
The mission of the 4-H program is to assist youth and volunteers in acquiring knowledge which will enable them to become self directing, contributing and productive members of society.

Chatham County Arts Council
Phone Number: 542-0394
Website: www.chathamarts.org
The mission is to enrich the cultural life of our county through educating, nurturing and supporting excellence in the arts. Offers classes and programs.

Chatham County Recreation Department
Phone Number: 542-8252
Website: www.co.chatham.nc.us/dept/CountyDepartments.htm

Provides recreational programs including: T-ball, softball, basketball, tennis clinics, karate, tumbling, summer camps, special events and much more.

Chatham County School System
Phone Number: 542-3626
Website: www.chatham.k12.nc.us/

Chatham County Together!
Phone Number: 542-5155
Website: www.chathamcountytogether.org
The purpose of Chatham County Together is to provide youth with positive adult role models and activities that teach academic and social skills.

Chatham Education Foundation
Phone Number: 542-0024
Website: www.chathameducationfoundation.org
The mission is to mobilize community support for the public schools, build private-public education partnerships, challenge schools to greater excellence and accountability and to improve education outcomes for every student. Also offers creative teaching and professional development grants to the educators of Chatham County.

Chatham Soccer League

Phone Number: 776-3737

24-Hour Recorded Information & Helpline: 542-6544

Website: www.chathamsoccerleague.org

The Chatham Soccer League is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization providing recreational and competitive soccer for four to eighteen year-old children in Chatham County.

Chatham YMCA

Phone Number: 545-YMCA (9622)
Website: www.chcymca.org
The mission is to strengthen the spirit, mind and body of all people in the community through effective programs, strong leadership and healthy practices based on Judeo-Christian values. Offers basketball and other programs for children.

D.A.R.E
Phone Number: 542-2811
Website: www.chathamsheriff.com
The nine-week program is taught by sheriff's deputies. DARE provides information about drugs and alcohol and teaches decision-making skills.

Girl Scouts (Pines of Carolina Girl Scout Council)
Phone Number: (919) 782-3021 or 1-800-284-4475
Website: www.pinesofcarolina.org
In partnership with committed adults, girls build skills, character, values and self-esteem for success in the real world.

Heads Up! Therapeutic Riding Program
Phone Number: 542-6207
Website: www.narha.org

Heads Up!, a premier accredited center with NARHA, provides hippo therapy, therapeutic and recreational equestrian activities for people ages two and up with disabilities.

 

Three Springs of NC

Phone Number: 542-1104

Website: www.threesprings.com/northcarolina/default.asp

Operates the North Carolina Boys Program in Pittsboro. Offers full psychiatric residential treatment services in an outdoor setting. Addresses issues such as depression, anxiety, school problems and substance abuse.


 

Childcare/After-School Programs

Chatham County Partnership for Children

Phone Number: 542-7449

Website: www.chathamkids.org

Leads a comprehensive program that benefits young children and their families. Focuses on childcare quality, children’s health , safety and family support. Offers Smart Start and Safe Start.

 

Chatham County Together!

Phone Number: 542-5155

Website: www.chathamcountytogether.org

The purpose of Chatham County Together is to provide youth with positive adult role models and activities that teach academic and social skills.

 

Childcare Networks

Phone Number: 542-6644

Website: www.childcarenetworks.org

Childcare Networks provides childcare referrals and financial assistance for Chatham County families and helps childcare providers improve childcare quality. Services are available in Spanish.

 

 


Chatham County School System

Phone Number: 542-3626

Website: www.chatham.k12.nc.us/

Provides after-school activities at many of the schools throughout the school system.

NC Childcare Resource and Referral Network

Phone Number: 542-5805

Website: www.ncchildcarenetwork.org

Provides childcare referrals to families, technical assistance and support for providers, development of childcare resources and advocacy.

 

NC Department of Health and Human Services

Phone Number: (919) 733-4534

Website: www.dhhs.state.nc.us/

Provides information and referral services for childcare and after-school program.

 

Child Custody, Support & Divorce

Chatham County Court Programs

Clerk of Court: 542-3240

Community Service Program: 942-0941

Custody Mediator’s Office (Carthage): 947-4581

Dispute Settlement Center: 542-4075

District Attorney’s Office: 542-3177

Jury Reporting Instructions: 542-6099

Juvenile Court Councilors: 542-3340

Magistrate’s Office Pittsboro 542-2911 EXT 236

Magistrate’s Office Siler City: 663-2612

Website: www.nccourts.org

The courts serve the citizens of NC and should be the last resort for resolving disputes. A number of new programs designed to help individual and families can be described broadly as therapeutic justice. This simply means that litigants and those close to them normally spend more time receiving counseling and related services and less time in the courtroom.

Chatham County Department of Social Services

Phone Number: 542-2759

Website: www.co.chatham.nc.us/dept/CountyDepartments.htm

The Child Support Enforcement Unit can help locate the non-custodial parent who is absent from the home and has a financial obligation to support children.

Deep River Mediation

Phone Number: 542-4075

Website: N/A

Deep River Mediation is a restorative justice agency providing mediation, school violence prevention and conflict resolution services to all residents of the community.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Counseling



American Red Cross

Phone Number: (919) 774-6857

Website: www.leecountyarc.org

The American Red Cross provides counseling, guidance, information, referrals and other social services including: disaster assistance, emergency communication between armed forces and their families and health & safety training to the community.

Chatham Counseling Center

Phone Number: Pittsboro 542-4422

Siler City 742-5612

Website: N/A

Outpatient treatment facility which is dedicated to providing comprehensive mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse services for children, youth and adults. Offers a wide range of services including prevention and education, crisis intervention, brief therapy and long-term psychiatric services.

 

Chatham County Health Department

Phone Number: Pittsboro 542-8214

Siler City 742-5641

Website: www.chathampublichealth.org

Provides family outreach services. The mission is to protect and promote the health of Chatham County residents by preventing the spread of disease, fostering healthy lifestyles, reducing health risks, assuring safe environments and providing quality health services.

 

Chatham County Together!

Phone Number: 542-5155

Website: www.chathamcountytogether.org

Provides youth with positive adult role models and activities that teach academic and social skills. Chatham County Together helps young people ages 6 to 17 stay in school, stay out of court and make better choices through advocacy, counseling and mentoring.

 

Chatham Family Resource Center

Phone Number: 663-5857 and 663-1181

Website: www.frcchatham.org

In addition to providing a variety of support groups, the FRC is a voluntary community organization which addresses the social, material, cultural, safety, educational, psychological and employment needs of families and the community. Offers

comprehensive Latino services in health, family planning, support groups, housing, childcare and education.

Deep River Mediation

Phone Number: 542-4075

Website: N/A

Deep River Mediation is a restorative justice agency providing mediation, school violence prevention and conflict resolution services to all residents of the community.


Duke Community Hospice Services

Phone Number: 919-620-3852

Website: www.dhcc.dukehealth.org

Helps terminally ill persons and their caregivers face the end of life with comfort, dignity and compassion.

Family Violence and Rape Crisis Services

Phone Number: 542-5445

24-Hour Crisis Line: 545-0224

Website: www.fvrc.org

FVRC provides essential leadership in direct services and countywide collaboration in promoting non-violence in the family, intimate relationships and the community. Offers support groups and counseling to victims.

Three Springs of NC

Phone Number: 542-1104

Website: www.threesprings.com/northcarolina/default.asp

Operates the North Carolina Boys Program in Pittsboro. Offers full psychiatric residential treatment services in an outdoor setting. Addresses issues such as depression, anxiety, school problems and substance abuse.

UNC Hospice

Phone Number: 542-5545

Website: N/A

UNC Hospice provides comprehensive home-based medical care with 24-hour consultation. Physical, emotional and spiritual issues of patients and family members are addressed.

 

Disability/Rehabilitation Services


Chatham Hospital

Phone Number: 663-2113

Website: www.chathamhospital.org

“Large enough to serve your needs. Small enough to know your name.” This means that Chatham Hospital strives to offer sophisticated medical services close to home, delivered with a personal touch. Chatham Hospital ranks among the top 15% of accredited healthcare organizations in the nation.

Chatham Trades

Phone Number: 663-3481

Website: N/A

Community rehabilitation program providing employment, vocational training and job placement for Chatham County adults with disabilities.

 

 


Heads Up! Therapeutic Riding Program

Phone Number: 542-6207

Website: www.narha.org/centers/webpages/Heads_Up.asp

Heads Up!, a premier accredited center with NARHA, provides hippotherapy, therapeutic and recreational equestrian activities for people ages two and up with disabilities.Independent Living Rehabilitation Program

Phone Number: (919) 560-6815

Website: http://dvr.dhhs.state.nc.us/DVR/IL/ilhome.htm

Assisting individuals with significant disabilities in achieving independence is the primary objective of this program, operated by the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation of the NC Department of Health and Human Services.

Laurels of Chatham

Phone Number: 542-6677

Website: www.laurelhealth.com/chatham/

Skilled nursing and rehabilitation center.

SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation for Siler City

Phone Number: 663-3431

Website: www.sunh.com

SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation for Siler City, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, offers a wide range of services focused on residents’ physical, social and emotional needs.

Triangle Radio Reading Service

Phone Number: (919) 832-5138

Website: www.trianglereadingservice.org

Broadcasts local news and information from the print media over the radio for the elderly, blind and other print impaired people who live in the greater Triangle area, which includes Chatham County. Receivers provided free of charge.


 

Domestic Violence



Chatham County Child Victim Services

Phone Number: 542-5281

Website: N/A

Case management and victim advocacy for victims of felony child abuse and their family members.

 

Chatham County Department of Social Services

Phone Number: 542-2759

Website: www.co.chatham.nc.us/dept/CountyDepartments.htm

Serves the public through programs aimed at helping individuals and families during a time of crisis and administers programs that are intended to protect adults and children.

Chatham County Health Department

Phone Number: Pittsboro 542-8214

Siler City 742-5641

Website: www.chathampublichealth.org

The mission is to protect and promote the health of Chatham County residents by preventing the spread of disease, fostering healthy lifestyles, reducing health risks, assuring safe environments and providing quality health services.

 

Chatham County Sheriff’s Department

Phone Number: 542-2811

Website: www.chathamsheriff.com

Serving the citizens of Chatham County by providing public safety through enforcement, intervention and education. Functions include: patrol, investigations, jail, service of civil and criminal papers, prevention and student education.

Chatham County Partnership for Children

Phone Number: 542-7449

Website: www.chathamkids.org

Leads a comprehensive program that benefits young children and their families. Focuses on childcare quality, children’s health, safety and family support. Offers Smart Start and Safe Start.

Coalition for Family Peace

Phone Number: 742-7320

24-Hour Crisis Line: 545-0224

Website: http://www.fvrc.org/coalition.htm

A project of Family Violence and Rape Crisis Services to promote non-violent relationships.

 

Family Violence and Rape Crisis Services

Phone Number: 542-5445

24-Hour Crisis Line: 545-0224

Website: www.fvrc.org

FVRC provides essential leadership in direct services and county-wide collaboration in promoting non-violence in the family, intimate relationships and the community.

 

NC Department of Health and Human Services

Phone Number: (919) 733-4534

Website: www.dhhs.state.nc.us/

Responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians, providing the human service needs for fragile populations like the mentally ill, deaf, blind and developmentally disabled, and helping poor North Carolinians achieve economic independence.


 

Employment



Carolina Job Network

Phone Number: 1-800-984-3775

Website: www.northcarolinajobnetwork.com

The NC Job Network is comprised of multiple employment websites focusing exclusively on local communities in the state of North Carolina.

 

Chatham County Department of Social Services

Phone Number: 542-2759

Website: www.co.chatham.nc.us/dept/CountyDepartments.htm

The Department of Social Services provides work permits and employment opportunities.

 

Chatham Trades

Phone Number: 663-3481

Website: N/A

Chatham Trades is a community rehabilitation program providing employment, vocational training, job placement and support for Chatham County adults with disabilities.

 

 


Employment Security Commission

Phone Number: 742-7454

Website: www.ncesc.com

Acts as a labor exchange to help individuals find employment and employers find workers. Collects unemployment taxes from employers and pays unemployment insurance benefits to eligible persons.

Helping Hands

Phone Number: 742-6100

Website: http://www.grass-roots.org/usa/helphand.shtml

A grassroots organization that advocates for workplace rights and mobilizes public opinion in support of those rights. The mission is to empower poultry workers, to take collective action, to improve health and safety conditions and to promote social economic justice.

 

Joint Orange-Chatham Community Action Agency

Phone Number: 542-4781

Website: N/A

JOCCA provides services that lead to self-sufficiency: comprehensive case management, job training, employment, home weatherization, heating unit replacement, youth restitution and teen court.


 

Family Planning



A Child’s Hope

Phone Number: 1-877-890-HOPE (4673)

Website: www.achildshope.com

The agency focuses on matching birthmothers with adoptive parents. The mission is to provide personalized and local adoption services to birthparents and prospective adoptive parents in NC.

Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Coalition of NC

Phone Number: ( 919) 932-9885

Website: www.appcnc.org

APPCNC is a public–private partnership that assists individuals, groups and communities in organizing and implementing programs to prevent adolescent pregnancy. The Coalition hosts educational conferences, provides resource materials, coordinates public policy development and conducts research and data analysis to facilitate prevention strategies.

 

 


Chatham County Department of Social Services

Phone Number: 542-2759

Website: www.co.chatham.nc.us/dept/CountyDepartments.htm

Provides pregnancy and adoption services. Serves the public through programs aimed at helping individuals and families during a time of crisis and administers programs that are intended to protect adults and children.

Chatham County Health Department

Phone Number: Pittsboro 542-8214

Siler City 742-5641

Website: www.chathampublichealth.org

Provides assistance to create and maintain a healthy family and community. Offers prenatal care and prenatal services.

Chatham Family Resource Center

Phone Number: 663-5867 or 663-1181

Website: www.frcchatham.org

The FRC is a voluntary community organization which addresses the social, material, cultural, safety, educational, psychological and employment needs of families and the community. Offers comprehensive Latino services in health, family planning, support groups, housing, childcare and education.

Family Wellness and Recovery

Phone Number: 968-8680

Website: www.fwrs.org

Operates the Hope Meadow Program, a therapeutic residential treatment community for pregnant, substance addicted women and their children. The program is dedicated to providing comprehensive treatment.

NC Department of Health and Human Services

Phone Number: (919) 733-4534

Website: www.dhhs.state.nc.us/

Responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians, providing the human service needs for fragile populations like the mentally ill, deaf, blind and developmentally disabled and helping poor North Carolinians achieve economic independence. Offers information and referral for pregnancy, adoption and family planning.

Piedmont Health Services

Phone Number: 933-8494

Website: www.piedmonthealth.org

Offers free pregnancy testing, counseling, confidential services for adolescents, birth control options and free emergency contraception.

 

Reach-Out Pregnancy Crisis Center

Phone Number: 898-2923

Website: N/A

Provides pregnancy tests, information and help for families and partners.

 

Financial Assistance



American Red Cross

Phone Number (919) 774-6857

Website: www.leecountyarc.org

Provides disaster and crisis assistance.

Catholic Social Ministries

Phone Number: (919) 286-1964

Website: N/A

Provides emergency financial assistance to help with food, rent or utility bills. Located in Durham, the organization also provides services to Chatham County residents when funds are available.

 

Chatham County Council on Aging

Phone Number: 542-4512

Website: www.chathamcouncilonaging.org

Provides seniors with emergency financial assistance for utilities and operates a food bank.

 

Chatham County Department of Social Services

Phone Number: 542-2759

Website: www.co.chatham.nc.us/dept/CountyDepartments.htm

Provides food stamps, utilities assistance, emergency assistance and Medicaid/Medicare to qualifying individuals.

 

Chatham County Housing Authority

Phone Number: 542-3742

Website: N/A

Provides non-emergency rental assistance for income-eligible families.

Chatham Family Resource Center

Phone Number: 663-5867

Website: www.frcchatham.org

Provides groceries to those who qualify, as well as other supportive services.

Chatham Outreach Alliance (CORA)

Phone Number: 542-5020

Website: N/A

Provides food to individuals and families referred by Chatham County agencies

 

Childcare Networks

Phone Number: 542-6644

Website: www.childcarenetworks.com

Childcare Networks provides financial assistance for Chatham County families and helps childcare providers improve childcare quality. Services are available in Spanish.

 

Joint Orange-Chatham Community Action Agency

Phone Number: 542-4781

Website: N/A

JOCCA provides services that lead to self-sufficiency: comprehensive case management, job training, employment, home weatherization and heating unit replacement.

 

PTA Thrift Shop

Phone Number: Pittsboro 542-4070

Siler City 663-2395

Website: www.pittsboroshops.com/PTA.htm

Offers reduced-price, gently used clothing.

Salvation Army

Phone Number: Pittsboro 542-1593

Siler City 663-0443

An international organization committed to meeting the physical and spiritual needs of the poor without discrimination. Operates a thrift shop in Siler City. Phone: 742-4740

 

Second Bloom

Phone Number: 545-5565

Website: N/A

A thrift boutique, offering gently worn, quality clothing.

 

Fire Departments



Fire Departments

Phone Numbers: Bonlee 837-5016

Goldston 898-2225

Moncure 542-4191

Pittsboro 542-4101

Siler City 742-4424
Silk Hope 742-5874

Bennett 336-581-3333

 

 

First Aid Education/Training



American Red Cross

Phone Number: (919) 774-6857

Website: www.leecountyarc.org

The American Red Cross provides disaster assistance, emergency communication between armed forces and their families and health & safety training to the community.

 

Central Carolina Community College

Phone Number: 542-2201 (Chatham County Campus)

Website: www.cccc.edu

Offers CPR and first aid training in their curriculum. They are committed to understanding and meeting the educational needs of the area’s citizens, businesses, industries and service sectors, utilizing multiple instructional delivery methods.

 

Childcare Networks

Phone Number: 542-6644

Website: www.childcarenetworks.com

Offers CPR and first aid classes once a month for childcare providers and parents. Child Care Networks provides childcare referrals and financial assistance for Chatham County families and helps childcare providers improve childcare quality. Services are available in Spanish.


 

Health Care



American Red Cross

Phone Number: (919) 774-6857

Website: www.leecountyarc.org

The American Red Cross provides disaster assistance, emergency communication between armed forces and their families and health & safety training to the community.

 

 


Chatham County Health Department

Phone Number: Pittsboro 542-8214

Siler City 742-5641

Website: www.chathampublichealth.org

The mission is to protect and promote the health of Chatham County residents by preventing the spread of disease, fostering healthy lifestyles, reducing health risks, assuring safe environments, providing quality health services, responding to disaster and assisting communities in recovery efforts.

 

Chatham Hospital

Phone Number: 663-2113

Website: www.chathamhospital.org

“Large enough to serve your needs. Small enough to know your name.” This means that Chatham Hospital strives to offer sophisticated medical services close to home, delivered with a personal touch. Chatham Hospital ranks among the tip 15% of accredited healthcare organizations in the nation.

 

 


Chatham Social Health Council

Phone Number: 742-3762

Website: www.chathamcouncil.org

The Chatham Social Health Council provides innovative sexually transmitted disease and HIV/AIDS prevention education to Latinos and African Americans in Chatham County.


Club Insight

Phone Number: 542-7432

Website: N/A

Offers mental health services.


Duke Community Hospice Services

Phone Number: 919-620-3852

Website: www.dhcc.dukehealth.org

Helps terminally ill persons and their caregivers face the end of life with comfort, dignity and compassion.


El Futuro

Phone Number: 919-338-1939

Website: N/A

Provides outpatient mental health services.


First Choice Home Care

Phone Number: 663-1188

Website: www.firstchoicehomecare.com

Offers Community Alternative Programs for disabled adults and children, personal care services and private duty nursing.

 

Piedmont Health Services

Phone Number: 933-8494

Website: www.piedmonthealth.org

The mission is to improve the health of the community by providing the highest quality preventive and primary health care services to individuals and families.

 

Housing Programs



Chatham County Affordable Housing Coalition

(EmPOWERment)

Phone Number: (919) 967-8779

Wed Site: www.empowerment-inc.org

EmPOWERment, Inc. is the fiscal sponsor for the Affordable Housing Coalition, which advocates for affordable housing, provides homebuyer and financial education to low-income families, and acts as a forum for sharing resources and information.

Chatham County Housing Authority

Phone Number: 542-3742

Website: N/A

Provides rental assistance for income-eligible families.

 

Chatham Habitat for Humanity

Phone Number: 542-0794

Wed Site: http://beachsite.com/habitat/

Habitat for Humanity brings together people from diverse social and economic backgrounds to provide decent, affordable housing. Habitat provides "a hand up, not a hand out."

Silk Hope Catholic Worker

Phone Number: 663-4334

Website: www.catholicworker.org

Offers a shelter for homeless women and families.

 


 

Latin American Programs



Central Carolina Community College

Phone Number: 542-2201 (Chatham County Campus)

Website: www.cccc.edu

The ESL (English As A Second Language) curriculum is part of the Continuing Education Department and is offered to immigrants. Four levels of classes include English pronunciation, vocabulary skills, cultural awareness and grammar.

 

Chatham Family Resource Center

Phone Number: 663-5867 or 663-1181

Website: www.frcchatham.org

Offers comprehensive Latino services in health, housing, child care and education.

Chatham Hospital

Phone Number: 663-2113

Website: www.chathamhospital.org

Offers an award winning Immigrant Health Initiative which is designed to break down language and cultural barriers that prevent people from getting the healthcare they need.

Chatham Social Health Council

Phone Number: 742-3762

Website: www.chathamcouncil.org

Provides innovative sexually transmitted disease and HIV/AIDS prevention education to Latinos and African Americans in Chatham County.

 

Childcare Networks

Phone Number: 542-6644

Website: www.childcarenetworks.com

Provides childcare referrals and financial assistance for

Chatham County families and helps childcare providers improve childcare quality. Services are available in Spanish.


Coalition for Family Peace

Phone Number: 542-5445

24-Hour Crisis Line: 545-0224

Website: www.fvrc.org

FVRC provides essential leadership in direct services and countywide collaboration in promoting non-violence in the family, intimate relationships and the community. They also provide bilingual programs.


El Futuro

Phone Number: 919-338-1939

Website: N/A

Provides outpatient mental health services.

 

 

Hispanic Liaison

Phone Number: 742-1448

Website: www.evhnc.org

A community-based organization that serves the needs of Latinos in Chatham County through direct services, information and referral, crisis intervention, advocacy and education.

 

Hispanic United Methodist Church

Phone Number: 663-0011

Website: N/A

 

Love's Creek Hispanic Baptist Church

Phone Number: 742-4821

Website: N/A

St. Julia Catholic Church

Phone Number: 742-4821

Website: N/A


 

Law Enforcement



Chatham County Sheriff’s Department

Phone Number: 542-2811

Website: www.chathamsheriff.com

Serving the citizens of Chatham County by providing public safety through enforcement, intervention and education. Functions include: patrol, investigations, jail, service of civil and criminal papers and student education.

 

Chatham County Crime Stoppers

Phone Number: 919-542-6116

Website: www.chathamsheriff.com/crime.htm

Takes action against crime through community involvement.

Pittsboro Police Department

Phone Number: 542-3200

Website: www.pittsboronc.org/depts/police/index.asp

Providing the highest level of around-the-clock protection and service for the citizens of Pittsboro through active patrolling, community-based policing and professional investigating, while interacting with respect and courtesy.

Siler City Police Department

Phone Number: 742-5626

Website: http://www.silercity.org/siler/Publish/Police.html

The Siler City Police Department is on the job 24 hours a day to protect both life and property of the citizens of our community. It is our goal to serve every person effectively, fairly and as efficiently as possible. Presentations, group discussions or information is available upon request.

 

Legal



Chatham County Child Victim Services

Phone Number: 542-5281

Website: N/A

Case management and victim advocacy for victims of felony child abuse and their family members

 

Chatham County Court Programs

Clerk of Court: 542-3240

Community Service Program: 942-0941

Custody Mediator’s Office (Carthage): 947-4581

Dispute Settlement Center: 542-4075

District Attorney’s Office: 542-3177

Jury Reporting Instructions: 542-6099

Juvenile Court Councilors: 542-3340


 

Legal


Chatham County Court Programs (continued)

Magistrate’s Office Pittsboro: 542-2911 EXT 236

Magistrate’s Office Siler City: 663-2612

Website: www.nccourts.org

The courts serve the citizens of North Carolina and should be the last resort for resolving disputes. A number of new programs designed to help individuals, families and children can be described broadly as therapeutic justice. This simply means that litigants and those close to them normally spend more time receiving counseling and less time in the courtroom.

Deep River Mediation

Phone Number: 542-4075

Website: N/A

Deep River Mediation is a Restorative Justice agency providing mediation, school violence prevention and conflict resolution services to all residents of the community.

District Attorney’s Office

Phone Number: 542-3177

Website: N/A

Prosecutes criminal cases, provides victim services related primarily to notice for court dates and referrals to other agencies.

 

Joint Orange-Chatham Community Action Agency

Phone Number: 542-4781

Website: N/A

JOCCA provides services that lead to self-sufficiency: comprehensive case management, job training, employment, youth restitution and teen court.

Legal Aid

Phone Number: 542-0475

Website: www.legalaidnc.org

Legal Aid provides free civil legal services and community legal education to low-income individuals in Chatham County.

 

Magistrate’s Office

Phone Number: Pittsboro 542-2811, Ext. 236

Siler City 663-2612

Website: N/A

The legal functions delegated to the Magistrate’s office in Chatham County are performed by officers under the supervision of the chief district court judge. First officer of court, before whom arrested individuals appear, conducts initial hearing to determine legal nature of crime and fix conditions of release; issues arrest and search warrants; draws up legal papers for commitments and serves as a judge for Small Claims Court when the plaintiff request such a hearing.

Orange Chatham Alternative Sentencing

Phone Number: (919) 644-7160

Website: www.ocas-inc.org

The agency prepares written reports (sentencing proposals) requested by defense attorneys and Judges to provide information at sentencing hearings. The reports contain background and assessment of offender’s ability to take advantage of rehabilitation resources fitting and available for the changes needed, which often means recovery from substance addiction.

 

Public Defenders Office

Phone Number: 542-0724

Website: N/A

 

Library Programs



Chatham County Bookmobile

Phone Number: 542-3524

Website: N/A

The bookmobile is stocked with reference materials, books, audios, videos, preschool programs and programs for general audiences.

 

Goldston Public Library

Phone Number: 898-4522

Website: N/A

NC Supreme Court Library

Phone Number: (919) 733-3425

Website: www.aoc.state.nc.us/www/public/html/sc_library.htm

Contains court reports from all states and the federal courts, statutes, federal statutes, federal regulations, North Carolina regulations, selected administrative rulings, legal treatises and legal periodicals.

Pittsboro Memorial Library

Phone Number: 542-3524

Website: www.pittsborolibraryfriends.org

 

 


Triangle Reading Services

Phone Number: (919) 832-5138

Website: www.trianglereadingservice.org

Triangle radio reading service exists to provide local news and information from the print media to the elderly, blind and other print impaired people who live in the greater Triangle area of NC.

 

Wren Memorial Library

Phone Number: 742-2016

Website: www.cncrl.com/wrenpage.html

The Wren library offers books, magazines, books on tape and music on CD’s. CD’s are loaned for three weeks and videos are loaned for one week.


 

Mental Health



Chatham Counseling Center

Phone Number: 542-4422

742-5612

Website: N/A

Outpatient treatment facility which is dedicated to providing comprehensive mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse services for children, youth and adults. Offers a wide range of services including prevention and education, crisis intervention, brief therapy and long-term psychiatric services.

Chatham County Department of Social Services

Phone Number: 542-2759

Website: www.co.chatham.nc.us/dept/CountyDepartments.htm

Serves the public through programs aimed at helping individuals and families during a time of crisis and administers programs that are intended to protect adults and children.

 

Orange, Person, Chatham Mental Health Center

Phone Number: (919) 913-4000

Website: www.opcareaprogram.com

The mission is to work in partnership with consumers and their families so they can lead satisfying lives and become integral, valued and contributing members of the community.

 


 

Recreation


Chatham County Arts Council

Phone Number: 542-0394

Website: www.chathamarts.org

ChathamArts provides support to schools and to other non-profits for art programs and youth art activities. Offers classes, hosts art exhibits and holds an annual art auction. Sponsors theater, music, festivals and other events throughout the year.

Carnivore Preservation Trust

Phone Number: 542-4684

Website: www.cptigers.org

Carnivore Preservation Trust is a 55-acre wildlife sanctuary, offering unique opportunities to learn about Binturongs, Caracals, Jaguars, Kinkajous, Leopards, Ocelots, Servals and Tigers through guides tours geared toward education.

Chatham County Recreation Department

Phone Number: 542-8252

Website: www.co.chatham.nc.us/dept/CountyDepartments.htm

Provides recreational programs including: T-ball, softball, basketball, tennis clinics, karate, tumbling, summer camps, special events and much more.

Chatham YMCA

Phone Number: 545-YMCA (9622)

Website: www.chcymca.org

Provides fitness and recreational programs for all ages.

Chatham County United Chamber of Commerce

Phone Number: 742-3333 Siler City, 548-1511 Pittsboro

Website: www.ccucc.net

Provides assistance to existing and emerging businesses and promotes tourism and economic development.

Pittsboro-Siler City Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone Number: 542-8296

Toll Free: 800-316-3829

Website: www.visitchathamcounty.com

Chatham County's economic development agency responsible for travel and tourism promotion and visitor services. Provides information about Chatham’s attractions, festivals, dining, shopping and accommodations.


 

Schools


Chatham County School System

Phone Number: 542-3626

Website: www.chatham.k12.nc.us/

Bennett School

Phone Number: (336) 581-3586

Website: www9.chatham.k12.nc.us/bonlee/

Bonlee Elementary School

Phone Number: 837-5316

Website: www9.chatham.k12.nc.us/bonlee/

Chatham Central High School

Phone Number: 837-2251

Website: www8.chatham.k12.nc.us/cchs/index.html

Chatham Charter

Phone Number: 742-4550

Website: www.chathamcharter.org

Chatham Middle School

Phone Number: 663-2414

Website: www9.chatham.k12.nc.us/newcms/cmsindex.html

 

Horton Middle School

Phone Number: 542-2303

Website: www8.chatham.k12.nc.us/hms/index.html

 

J.S. Waters Elementary School

Phone Number: 898-2259

Website: www9.chatham.k12.nc.us/jsw/

Jordan Matthews High School

Phone Number: 742-2916

Website: www9.chatham.k12.nc.us/j-m/index.html

 

Moncure School

Phone Number: 542-3725

Website: www8.chatham.k12.nc.us/moncure/ MONCUREPANTHERS.html

 

North Chatham Elementary School

Phone Number: 967-3094

Website: www9.chatham.k12.nc.us/NCS/

Northwood High School

Phone Number: 542-4181

Website: www8.chatham.k12.nc.us/nhs/index.html

 

Perry Harrison School

Phone Number: 967-9925

Website: www.chatham.k12.nc/phs/index.html

 

Pittsboro Elementary School

Phone Number: 542-3987

Website: www9.chatham.k12.nc.us/pes/

 

Sage Academy

Phone Number: 663-5899

Website: N/A

 

Siler City Elementary School

Phone Number: 663-2032

Website: www8.chatham.k12.nc.us/sce/index.html

 

Silk Hope Elementary School

Phone Number: 742-3911

Website: www.silkhope.org

 


 

Senior Citizens Programs



Cambridge Hills Independent and Assisted Living

Phone Number: 542-9573

Website: N/A

Operates independent and assisted living facilities in Pittsboro.

Chatham County Council on Aging

Phone Number: 542-4512

Website: www.chathamcouncilonaging.org

Designated as the single portal of entry for services to older adults by the Chatham County Commissioners, the Council’s goal is to provide the necessary programs to assist in maintaining independence.

 

Chatham County Department of Social Services

Phone Number: 542-2759

Website: www.co.chatham.nc.us/dept/CountyDepartments.htm

Serves the public through programs aimed at helping individuals and families during a time of crisis and administers programs that are intended to protect adults and children.

 

Chatham County Recreation Department

Phone Number: 542-8252

Website: www.co.chatham.nc.us/dept/CountyDepartments.htm

Provides recreational programs including: T-ball, softball, basketball, tennis clinics, karate, tumbling, summer camps, special events and much more.

Coventry House of Siler City

Phone Number: (919) 542-3151

Website: N/A

Operates an assisted living facility.

Laurels of Chatham

Phone Number: 542-6677

Website: www.laurelsofchatham.com

Provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation services.

Joint Orange-Chatham Community Action Agency

Phone Number: 542-4781

Website: N/A

JOCCA provides services that lead to self-sufficiency: comprehensive case management, job training, employment, home weatherization and heating unit replacement.

Pittsboro Christian Village

Phone Number: 542-3151

Website: N/A

Long-term care and retirement community.

 

Sister-2-Sister Solutions

Phone Number: (919) 742-4223

Provides in-home aid and transportation.

Southern Assisted Living

Phone Number: (919) 932-1015

Website: www.southernassisted.com

Southern Assisted Living, Inc. or "SALI" is the Southeast’s premier provider of assisted living and memory-impairment services and housing with an expansive network of communities in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation for Siler City

Phone Number: 663-3431

Website: N/A

Provides skilled nursing care, rehabilitation services, long-term care, respite and outpatient therapy.


 

Substance Abuse/Treatment/Prevention



Al-Anon/Alateen

Phone Number: 1-888-4AL-ANON (1-888-425-2666)

Website: www.al-non.org

Offers hope and help to families and friends of alcoholics.

 

Alcohol/Drug Council of NC Info. & Referral Service (Durham)

Phone Number: (800) 688-4232

 

Chatham Counseling Center

Phone Number: Pittsboro 542-4422

Siler City 742-5612

Website: N/A

Outpatient treatment facility which is dedicated to providing comprehensive mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse services for children, youth and adults. Offers a wide range of services including prevention and education, crisis intervention, therapy and long-term psychiatric services.

Chatham Family Resource Center

Phone Number: 663-5867 and 663-1181

Website: www.frcchatham.org

The FRC is a voluntary community organization which addresses the social, material, cultural, safety, educational, psychological and employment needs of families and the community. Offers comprehensive Latino services in health, housing, child care and education. Hosts Narcotics Anonymous meetings.

 

D.A.R.E

Phone Number: 542-2811

Website: http://www.chathamsheriff.com/dare.htm

The nine-week program is taught by sheriff's deputies. DARE provides information about drugs and alcohol, teaching students decision-making skills and how to resist peer pressure.

 

Substance Abuse/Treatment/Prevention



Family Wellness and Recovery

Phone Number: 968-8680

Website: www.fwrs.org

Operates the Hope Meadow Program, a therapeutic residential treatment community for pregnant, substance-addicted women and their children. The program is dedicated to providing comprehensive treatment services to women enabling them to live drug-free, have healthy babies and enhance the overall quality of their lives.

 

The DWI Center

Phone Number: (866) 485-1703

Website: N/A

This program offers confidential assessments to DWI and counseling programs.

 

Three Springs of NC

Phone Number: 542-1104

Website: www.threesprings.com/northcarolina/default.asp

Operates the North Carolina Boys Program in Pittsboro. Offers full psychiatric residential treatment services in an outdoor setting. Addresses issues such as depression, anxiety, school problems and substance abuse.


 

Transportation


Chatham County Council on Aging

Phone Number: 542-4512

Website: www.chathamcouncilonaging.org

Provides transportation to the senior centers in Siler City and Pittsboro, as well as medical transportation for older adults in Chatham County.

 

Chatham County Health Department

Phone Number: Pittsboro 542-8214

Siler City 742-5641

Website: www.chathampublichealth.org

The mission is to protect and promote the health of Chatham County residents in partnership with the community by: Preventing the spread of diseases, fostering healthy lifestyles, reducing health risks, assuring safe environments, providing quality health services, responding to disasters and assisting communities in recovery efforts. Provides transportation.

Chatham Transit

Phone Number: 542-5136

Website: www.chathamtransit.org

Chatham Transit Network provides transportation coordination and services for human service agencies as well as general public transportation.

 

Greyhound Bus Lines

Phone Number: (800) 231-2222

Website: www.greyhound.comMakes stops in Pittsboro and Siler City. Call Greyhound for scheduling, ticket and route information.

 
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