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1 Wake County Human Services 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.

2 Consumer Child Welfare Social ServicesPublic Health EmploymentHousing Behavioral Health

3 Behavioral Health Pharmacy Outpt. Substance Abuse Detox School Mental Health Adult Mental Health Geriatric Mental Health Forensic Svcs. Child Mental Health Inpat. Substance Abuse

4 Housing 10-year Plan Affordable Housing Support Housing Shelters For Homeless Comm. Development

5 Employment Work for Kids Pro-Familia Workforce Investigation Act JobLink Work First Support Employment Employer Network

6 Child Welfare Family to Family CPS In-Home Services Adoption CPS Intake Assessment Foster Care Licensing Foster Care Therapy Foster Care

7 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 & Childrens Medicaid

8 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 Womens Clinic Prenatal Clinic Nutrition Lab Pharmacy Dental Clinic Communicable Disease Clinic SDT/HIV Clinic Child Health Clinics

9 WCHS Locations & Services Human Services Central Raleigh Campus Swinburne 1.Social Services 2.Child Welfare 3.Employment 4.Temporary Assistance Sunnybrook 1.Public Health 2.Mental Health 3.Social Services Falstaff Mental Health (LME)

10 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.

11 WCHS Locations & Services Regional Centers Southern Regional Center 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 At Holding Ave. Wake Forest, NC Public Health, Mental Health, Child Welfare, Social Services, Employment.

12 WCHS Locations & Services Large Specialized Centers Community Services Center LME at Whitaker Mill Rd, Raleigh Chapanoke Child Care Subsidy at Chapanoke Rd, Raleigh South Wilmington Homeless Shelter, Employment, Services At Wilmington St. Raleigh

13 WCHS Locations & Services Small Integrated Centers Western Wake II At Cornerstone Dr, Cary Child Welfare, Family Development, Social Services.

14 WCHS Locations & Services Small Specialized Centers Cornerstone at Snow Ave, Raleigh Homeless Services, Mental Health, Employment 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.

15 WCHS Locations & Services Small Specialized Centers A.A. Thompson Center at Hargett St, Raleigh Adult Mental Health, Social Services & Veterans 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

16 WCHS Locations & Services Small Specialized Centers (Partners) Agricultural Services at Carya Dr. Raleigh 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

17 Faith Community. Strengthening the Black Family Program. NC State University Cooperative Extension. ALPES (Alianza Latina Pro- Educación en Salud ) WCHS Partnerships

18 ALPES 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).

19 ALPES goals To improve the health status and quality of life of Latinos in Wake County To provide effective cultural and linguistic technical assistance, capacity building, advice, and support to community representatives and agencies To promote networking opportunities among community partners, nonprofit organizations, and agencies for sharing information, resources, and potential funding opportunities To provide advice for the development of community-based goals that can be used throughout Wake County to address health and quality-of- life disparities among the Latino community To provide a forum for the development of lay-community leaders, through active participation in ALPES meetings and initiatives

20 ALPES 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 (919) Carla Piedrahita, Secretary of ALPES (919)

21 Thank you / Gracias Wake County Human Services Petra Hager, BS (919)


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