Wake County Human Services is the consolidation of
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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.
Behavioral Health Housing Employment Consumer Public Health Social Services Child Welfare
Forensic Svcs. Outpt. Substance Abuse Geriatric Mental Health Behavioral Health Detox Adult Mental Health Child Mental Health School Mental Health Inpat. Substance Abuse Pharmacy
Support Housing Affordable Housing Comm. Development Shelters For Homeless Housing 10 -year Plan
Employer Network Support Employment Workforce Investigation Act Employment Work for Kids Pro-Familia Work First Job. Link
CPS Intake Assessment CPS In-Home Services Family to Family Foster Care Child Welfare Adoption Therapy Foster Care Licensing
Social Services Human & Family Development Senior Services Family Economic Develpm. Family Support Child Care Subsidy Youth Development Adult Guardianship Adult Protect Servs. Ready to Learn Parent Education Success Temporary Assistance Food Assistance WIC Food Transportation Child Support Enforcement Child Care Subsidy Emergency Energy Support Adult &Disabled Medicaid Family & Children’s Medicaid
Public Health Community Health Outreach Health Promotion CSC Maternal Health Outreach Prenatal Substance abuse School Nurses WIC Nutrition Migrant Health Communicable Disease tracking HIV/AIDS outreach Dental Health outreach Disaster Prepared Health Access Women’s Clinic Prenatal Clinic Nutrition Lab Pharmacy Dental Clinic Communicable Disease Clinic SDT/HIV Clinic Child Health Clinics
WCHS Locations & Services Human Services Central Raleigh Campus Swinburne 1. 2. 3. 4. Social Services Child Welfare Employment Temporary Assistance Sunnybrook 1. 2. 3. Public Health Mental Health Social Services Falstaff Mental Health (LME)
WCHS Locations & Services Some services are available in Spanish for those Latinos who are LEP (Low English Proficiency). Some Latinos speak English well enough to benefit from services provided in English. Except for Federal mandated programs which are restricted by income to permanent legal residents and US citizens and require a social security number, services are available to any one. WCHS have bilingual Spanish staff and Interpreters. Some progress have been made in the last 5 years, and there is a long way to go, yet , to have WCHS at full capacity for bilingual staff.
WCHS Locations & Services Southern Regional Centers At Judd Parkway, Fuquay-Varina, NC Public Health, Mental Health, Child Welfare, Social Services, Employment. Eastern Regional Center at Dogwood Dr. Zebulon, NC Public Health, Mental Health, Child Welfare, Social Services, Employment. Northern Regional Center
WCHS Locations & Services Community Services Center Large Specialized Centers LME at Whitaker Mill Rd, Raleigh Chapanoke Child Care Subsidy at Chapanoke Rd, Raleigh South Wilmington Homeless Shelter, Employment, Services At Wilmington St. Raleigh
WCHS Locations & Services Western Wake II Small Integrated Centers At Cornerstone Dr, Cary Child Welfare, Family Development, Social Services.
WCHS Locations & Services Cornerstone at Snow Ave, Raleigh Homeless Services, Mental Health, Employment Small Specialized Centers Working For Kids & Pro Familia at Kidd Rd. Raleigh Employment Wake House at Raleigh Emergency Child Protection Under One Roof at Sunnybrook Rd, Raleigh AIDS Case Management. Western Wake I at High House Rd, Cary Adult Mental Health.
WCHS Locations & Services A. A. Thompson Center at Hargett St, Raleigh Small Specialized Centers Adult Mental Health, Social Services & Veteran’s Services Crosby Garfield Center at Lenoir St. Raleigh Family Development Parkview at Raleigh LME quality management Addiction Treatment Center at Falstaff Rd, Raleigh Mental Health
WCHS Locations & Services Agricultural Services at Carya Dr. Raleigh Small Specialized Centers (Partners) Environmental Services Youth Development 4 -H program (NC State University Cooperative Extension) EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) at Sunnybrook Rd, Raleigh (NC State University Cooperative Extension) They educate parents about cooking healthfully, eating/preparing healthful dinners /snacks
WCHS Partnerships Faith Community. Strengthening the Black Family Program. NC State University Cooperative Extension. ALPES (Alianza Latina Pro-Educación en Salud)
ALPES (Alianza Latina Pro-Educacion en Salud) is an alliance made up of many Latino community leaders and WCHS employees who share an interest in promoting and improving the health and quality of life of Latinos in Wake County. ALPES has been meeting every 2 nd Monday of the month for nearly 10 years and played a significant role in bringing the gang problem to the county's purview. ALPES has served to educate the Latino community on a variety of issues including, HIV/AIDS, DWI, legal and health issues surrounding prostitution, and pertinent information for new immigrants to name a few. The membership of ALPES is composed of faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, academic institutions, hospitals, health organizations, local government entities, and community representatives (individuals interested in developing the ALPES goals and mission).
ALPES’ goals Ø To improve the health status and quality of life of Latinos in Wake County Ø To provide effective cultural and linguistic technical assistance, capacity building, advice, and support to community representatives and agencies Ø To promote networking opportunities among community partners, nonprofit organizations, and agencies for sharing information, resources, and potential funding opportunities Ø To provide advice for the development of community-based goals that can be used throughout Wake County to address health and quality-oflife disparities among the Latino community Ø To provide a forum for the development of lay-community leaders, through active participation in ALPES meetings and initiatives
ALPES meets every 2 nd Monday of the month at 10 Sunnybrook Rd. Raleigh, NC 3 rd floor Room 344. For more information you can contact: Petra Hager, President of ALPES Petra. [email protected]. wake. nc. us (919) 600 -9520 Carla Piedrahita, Secretary of ALPES Carla. [email protected]. wake. nc. us (919) 250 -3891
Thank you / Gracias Wake County Human Services Petra Hager, BS www. wakegov. com (919) 212 -7000