Community Resources

New Hanover Regional Medical Center Hospital Lactation Consultants – (910) 667-5192 or (910) 667-3933
NHRMC also holds “Mother’s Milk Club” meetings on Mondays at 11 a.m. and on the first Sunday of the month at 11 a.m. Call for the location.


WIC Breastfeeding Support – Norma Escobar – (910) 798-6542
For mothers who qualify, the Women, Infants and Children program (WIC) provides excellent breastfeeding support, classes, and provides electric breast pumps for loan.


Wilmington Health Lactation Consultant – (910) 772-0372


Tri-County Breastfeeding Coalition Resources – Private Practice Lactation Consultants and more.


Port City Breastfeeding Project Facebook Page – Holds “Baby Cafes” and other events.

Child Development Center – (910) 343-4245
3802 Princess Place Drive
Wilmington, NC 28405

A private, non-profit developmental day care center for children with special needs.


Easterseals UCP – (910) 790-5921
5040 New Centre Drive, Suite F
Wilmington, NC 28403

Easterseals provides community-based services for people with disabilities and their caregivers.

Easterseals Child Development Center – (910) 392-0080
500 Military Cutoff Road
Wilmington, NC 28405

This children’s center provides quality early care and education services for children from six weeks to 5 years old for both typical learners and children with special needs.


First in Families of Southeastern NC – (910) 523-1785
5041 New Centre Drive, Suite 100
Wilmington, NC 28403

Provides support services for individuals with disabilities and their families.

Heather Magill
Email: hmagill@arcnc.org


Smart Start of New Hanover County – (877) 722-7857 or (910) 815-3731
3534 S College Road, Suite F
Wilmington, NC 28412
info@newhanoverkids.org

Smart Start provides family support and early education services for children ages birth to five years old and their families.

Cape Fear Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic – (910) 362-7341

Dental Screenings and Appointments

CFCC Health Sciences Building (L)
415 North Second Street
Wilmington, NC 28401


New Hanover County Health Department – Miles of Smiles Mobile Dental Clinic – (910) 512-5113 

Serving New Hanover and Brunswick Counties

Mobile Dental Unit Eligibility Requirements:

  • Children 3 to 18 years of age
  • Children with Medicaid or NC Health Choice Insurance
  • Children with no dental insurance (sliding fee scale, based on income)

Mobile Dental Unit Available Services:

  • Complete Dental Exams
  • Cleanings and Flouride
  • Sealants
  • X-Rays
  • Tooth-colored Fillings
  • Extractions
  • Dental Emergencies (during school hours)
  • Head Start Dental Screenings
  • Treatment for Special Needs Patients

Servicios de Unidad Dental Movil en español

The Miles for Smiles Mobile Dental Unit is conveniently located at the following schools throughout the year :

New Hanover County

Castle Hayne Elementary
Dorothy B Johnson Pre-K/Virgo Prep. Academy
Gregory Elementary /Williston Middle
Mary C. Williams
Rachel Freeman Elementary
Snipes Academy
Sunset Park Elementary
Wrightsboro Elementary

Brunswick County

Belville Elementary
Bolivia Elementary
Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary
Lincoln Elementary
Supply Elementary
Town Creek Elementary
Union Elementary
Waccamaw K-8


St. Mary Health Center’s Dental Clinic – (910) 763-8163

412 Ann Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

St. Mary’s Dental Clinic provides dental services for patients with no insurance. Fees are $20 for extractions and $50 for wisdom teeth removal. Call on Mondays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. to schedule an appointment.

To be eligible for St. Mary’s services, patients must:

  • Be a local resident with a valid NC state ID.
  • Have no medical or dental insurance.
  • Have an income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • Provide Proof of Income at first visit.

NC Department of Health & Human Services

Aging and Adult Services

Regional Center for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing – (910) 251-5702 or (800) 205-9915
3240 Burnt Mill Drive, Suite 5
Wilmington, NC 28403
Video Phone – (910) 777-5770
TTY – (910) 251-5767 or (800) 205-9916


Assisted Care Home Health Services – (910) 763-9933
3408 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 100
Wilmington, NC 28403


Weekend Meals On Wheels – Elks Club – 2nd Sunday of each month.

Contact Cindy Hall at (910) 612-0676 for more information.


Weekend Meals On Wheels – Temple of Israel – 4th Sunday of each month.

Contact Charlotte Rosenberg at (910) 508-7925 for more information.

Food & Nutrition Services (Food Stamps)


Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina at Wilmington – (910) 251-1465  
314 Marstellar Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Emily Kraft, Food & Nutrition Services Outreach Coordinator – (910) 587-0995
Email: ekraft@foodbankcenc.org
If you and your family would benefit from food stamps, contact Emily to set up an appointment or discuss your options.

Ambassadors for Christ
1st & 3rd Thursday every month, 5-7 p.m.
4513 Franklin Avenue
Wilmington NC 28405

Olivia Thames
Phone: (910) 228-8667


Bethany Presbyterian Church
Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
2237 Castle Hayne Road
Wilmington, NC 28401

Michelle Rivenbark
Phone: (910) 622-5562


Bread for Life Ministries
1st & 2nd Tuesday every month, 9-11:30 a.m.
3rd Tuesday 9:30 a.m. -12 p.m.

Call for Location

Claudette, Fiskin M.S.W.
Phone: (910) 343-5276


Cape Fear Christian Church
2nd & 4th Thursday every month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
811 North College Road
Wilmington, NC 28405

Edwina Marbley
Phone: (910) 399-7131
Email: capefearchristianchurch@gmail.com


First Fruit Ministries
Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tuesdays & Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

*TEFAP
2750 Vance Street
Wilmington, NC 28412

Phone: (910) 794-9656 ext. 107


Help Center of Federal Point / St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
7 N. 3rd Street
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Phone: (910) 458-2777


St. Jude’s Metropolitan Community Church
Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and by appointment.
19 North 26th Street
Wilmington, NC 28405
Phone: (910) 762-5833


Helping Hands / St. Stanislaus Church
2nd & 4th Thursday every month, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

*TEFAP

4849 Castle Hayne Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429
Phone: (910) 675-2336


Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard
Monday-Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 1-3 p.m.

*TEFAP

315 Redcross Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: (910) 762-2199
Email: info@motherhubbardsnc.org


Myrtle Grove Church
1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
7547 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
Phone: (910) 793-6181


Phillipians 3 Ministries
Call for appointment.
20 N. 4th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: (910) 617-4595


Salvation Army – Wilmington
Thursdays & Fridays, 9-11 a.m.
820 N. 2nd Street
Wilmington, NC 28402
Phone: (910) 762-7354 ext.123


Step Up 4 Soldiers
Call as needed.
2412 Infantry Road
Wilmington, NC 28405

Tom Russell
Phone: (910) 297-4981


Open Hands Food Bank
Wednesdays & Fridays, 8-10 a.m.

*TEFAP (only distributed on Wednesdays)

1502 E. Lake Shore Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: (910) 762-5797


Rock Church of Wilmington
Thursdays, 12 p.m. until food runs out
3233 Burnt Mill Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
Phone: (910) 602-5300


Wrightsboro United Methodist Church
Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m. & Thursdays, 5-6 p.m.

*TEFAP

3300 North Kerr Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28405

Barbara Walker
Phone: (910) 762-2583


Tileston Outreach

*TEFAP

412 Ann Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Monday through Thursday, 9:00 – 11:30am (Closed August)

Sister Mary Isaac Koening
Phone: (910) 762-5491 ext. 135


Valour Ministries of Grace, Inc.
Tuesdays 5-7 p.m. & Saturday 2-4 p.m.

414 Southern Boulevard
Wilmington, NC 28412

Cynthia Powell
Phone: (910) 409-1021

Life Line Pregnancy Center

4522 Fountain Dr
Wilmington, NC 28403
910.392.0001
http://www.lifelinewilmington.org/

 

2017 Perinatal Mood Disorder Brochure

 

 

Cape Fear Clinic, Inc

1605 Doctors Circle
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-343-8736 Phone
910-343-1293 Fax

http://www.capefearclinic.org/

Cape Fear Clinic, Inc. provides medical care to those in Southeastern North Carolina who are uninsured and would otherwise be unable to access care.

Services include:

  • Primary medical care
  • Oral health
  • Mental health
  • Pharmacy services
  • Mental Health service

Cape Fear HealthNet

http://www.capefearhealthnet.org/

Cape Fear HealthNet Administrative Office
3329-C Wrightsville Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-399-2751
Fax: 910-399-2756
Email: info@cfhn.org

Enrollment Assistance: New Hanover County
Phone: 910-798-3594
Fax: 910-798-3763
Email: NewHanoverHelp@cfhn.org

Enrollment Assistance: Brunswick
Phone: 910-599-8398
Fax: 910-399-2756
Email: BrunswickHelp@cfhn.org

A resource link for the uninsured person needing access to health care, a medical professional who would like to donate services, a healthcare organization that would like to participate, or a community member who can provide volunteer or financial support.


Community Care for the Lower Cape Fear (Access III)

201 N Front St #709
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 763-0200 or 1-800-953-0203 to find care manager
http://www.carelcf.org/

Community Care of the Lower Cape Fear offers care management services to help patients better manage their health.


New Hanover County Health Department Clinic

2029 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-798-6500

http://health.nhcgov.com/your-health/reproductive-health/

http://health.nhcgov.com/your-health/walk-in-services/


MedNorth Health Center

http://www.mednorth.org/


Wilmington Health Access for Teens (W.H.A.T.)

http://www.whatswhat.org/


Disability Resource Center

140-C Cinema Drive Wilmington, NC 28403
Phone: (910)-815-6618
Website: http://drc-cil.org/
Email: info@drc-cil.org

Disability Resource Center is a private non-profit organization that provides, non-residential, community based and consumer directed services to persons with disabilities.


Substance Abuse Prevention

Toll Free Telephone: 1-866-395-1680
http://www.drugrehab.org/

Call toll free to speak to a professional drug rehab counselor or alcoholism treatment specialist.


Coastal Horizons Center, Inc – New Hanover

Willi Stargell Office Park
615 Shipyard Blvd.
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910)-790-0187
www.coastalhorizons.org

 

 

Medication Drop Box Locations in New Hanover County

Properly dispose of your unwanted, unused and expired medications for free at the following locations:

NHC Sheriff’s Office – Front Desk
3950 Juvenile Center Rd., Castle Hayne, NC
(910) 798-4200
Hours: Open 24/7

Historic Courthouse – Room 201
24 North 3rd St., Wilmington, NC
(910) 772-6616
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Walgreens
4521 Oleander Dr., Wilmington, NC
(910) 313-6794
Hours: Open 24/7

Carolina Beach Police Department
1121 N Lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach, NC
(910) 458-2540
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

NHRMC Outpatient Pharmacy
2131 S. 17th St., Wilmington, NC
(910) 667-5181
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. & Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

UNCW Police Department
5126 Lionfish Dr., Wilmington NC
(910) 962-2222
Hours: Open 24/7

The HRA Mental Health – The Harbor

2023 -1 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Crisis 1-877-704-8355
Phone: (910) 632-2191
Fax: (910) 632-2354
Mobile Crisis Line: Southeastern Center 1-866-875-1757
http://www.rhabehavioralhealth.org/contact/


South Eastern Mental Health

2023 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Intake 1-866-875-1757


The Cape Fear Walk-In Crisis Clinic

2023-1B South 17th Street
Wilmington NC, 28401
Phone 632-2191
Fax 632-2354
http://www.rhabehavioralhealth.org/contact/


NC Solutions

2425 South 17th Street
Phone 910-313-3232
Fax 910-313-6598


Behavioral Health Pharmacy Innovations, LLC

2425 S 17th Street Suite C
Phone 910-859-8211
Fax 910-228-5843
Contact: Joseph E Marrotta (Pharmacist/Manager)


Cape Fear Case Management & Counseling Services

4536 Technology Dr. Suite 2
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910)-399-6184


Carolina Support Services, Inc.

107 N. 2nd Street, PO Box 988
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910)-399-4530


Circle of Courage Ultimate Support Network, LLC

3806 Park Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910)-392-0477


Coastal Support Specialists, Inc.

2460 Delaney Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910)-792-6130


Community Support Professionals

1606 Wellington Avenue Suite C
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910)-799-4505
http://www.csp-llc.com/


Delta Behavioral Health

1920 Tradd Ct. Hospital Plaza
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910)-343-6890
http://www.deltadbt.com/


GHA Autism Supports, Inc.

105 N. 6th St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910)-39901683
http://www.ghaautismsupports.org/


Coastal Horizons Rape Crisis Center

609 Shipyard Blvd Suite 106
Wilmington, NC 28412
24 Hour Crisis: 910-392-7460
Office: 910-392-7185
http://www.supportrcc.org

 

Brigade Boys and Girls Club

2759 Vance Street Wilmington, NC 28412
Main Phone: 910-392-0747
Main Fax: 910-792-0280
http://www.brigadebgc.org/


Boys and Girls Club – Wilmington

901 Nixon Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910.762.1252
Fax: 910.251.7933
http://www.cbgcw.org/

Domestic Violence Shelter

2901 Market Street Wilmington, NC 28401
(910)-343-0703
Website

The Domestic Violence Shelter provides emergency shelter, crisis, intervention, peer support, advocacy, and a 24 hour crisis line for those in imminent danger.


Good Shepherd House Day Shelter

811 Martin Street Wilmington, NC 28401
(910)-763-4424
Office Hours: 7:00AM-2:00PM Monday-Thursday & 7:00AM-12:00PM Friday: Interviews

The Good Shepherd House Day Shelter provides men, women, and families, with job placement, showers,
clothing, lunch, a mailing address, and telephone services for 30 days at $3.00/night.

Website


Open House

615 Shipyard Boulevard Wilmington, NC 28412
(910)-392-7408
Hours: 24 hours/every day

The Open House provides emergency shelter, meals, and crisis intervention for youth ages 8-19th birthday.


Rescue Mission Night Shelter

502 Castle Street Wilmington, NC
(910)-343-0366
Hours: 9am-5pm
MEN ONLY

The Cape Fear Gospel Rescue Mission Night Shelter is a free nightly shelter that provides dinner & breakfast in a 16 bed facility. A 90-day Christian program is available as well as employment in the store for 30 days at a time. You must conduct an interview either in person or via telephone before admittance.


Salvation Army Night Shelter

820 North 2nd Street Wilmington, NC 28401
(910)-762-7354 ext. 133 (Korey Giordano)
MEN, WOMEN, & FAMILIES
Hours: 24 hours/everyday

The Salvation Army Night Shelter of Wilmington provides emergency shelters, meals, and counseling. First weeks stay is free and it is $8.00 each week thereafter. The shelter is open from 8:00 am-8:00 pm along with a 9:30 pm curfew to all residents.

Website


Wilmington Interfaith Hospitality Network Night Shelter

411 North 4th Street Wilmington, NC 28401
(910)-762-0339
FAMILIES & SINGLE WOMEN
Office Hours: 8:30 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday

Wilmington Interfaith Hospitality Network Night Shelter, after an application process, provides emergency shelter and meals for up to 8 weeks.


First Fruit Ministries

2750 Vance Street
Wilmington NC 28412

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Ron Pinney
Phone: (910) 612-1653
Website


Coastal Horizons

615 Shipyard Boulevard
Wilmington NC 28412

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Camber Caldwell
Phone: (910) 392-6936
Website


Stepping Stone Manor

*Group Home

416 Walnut Street
Wilmington NC 28412

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Linda Baum
Phone: (910) 762-1743
Website


LINC, Inc.

907 Castle Street
Wilmington NC 28401

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Frankie Roberts
Phone: (910) 762-4635
Website


LINC, Inc.

*Group Home

907 Castle Street
Wilmington NC 28401

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Frankie Roberts
Phone: (910) 762-4635
Website


LITE (LINC’s Initiative To Educate)

*After-school program

907 Castle Street
Wilmington NC 28401

Afternoons.

Frankie Roberts
Phone: (910) 762-4635
Website


Ashley Center

*Group Home

2002 Colwell Street
Wilmington NC 28403

24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Jack Flack
Phone: (910) 612-2629
Website

St. Peter the Fisherman Church

314 South Carolina Avenue
Wilmington NC 28401

Sunday 7:00am – 8:30am

Deacon David Hueholt
Phone: (910) 763-6222


Salvation Army – Wilmington

820 North 2nd Street
Wilmington NC 28401

Monday through Sunday, 6:00pm – 6:30pm

Korey Giordano
Phone: (910) 762-7354 ext.133
Website


Martha’s Kitchen

409 North Lake Park Boulevard
Carolina Beach NC 28428

Tuesday 6:00 – 7:30pm

Bob Hodge
Phone: (910) 458-5134


Good Shepherd Center

811 Martin Street
Wilmington NC 28401

Monday through Friday, 7:00am – 8:00am & 11:00am – 12 noon

James Williams
Phone: (910) 763-4424
Website


First Fruit Ministries

2750 Vance Street
Wilmington NC 28412

Street feedings – call for locations

Ron Pinney
Phone: (910) 612-1653
Website

AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE POLICY & RESEARCH/CLINICAL GUIDELINES
http://www.ahrq.gov/health-care-information/informacion-en-espanol/index.html
Disease Management Guidelines for Consumers


AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY
http://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/Facts_for_Families_Spanish.aspx
Fact sheets on mental health for children and adolescents.


AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS
http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/es/diseases-conditions/by_name.html
Alphabetical List of Major Disease in SPANISH


AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPEDIC SURGEONS
http://www.aaos.org/news/aaosnow/jan09/youraaos4.asp
Orthopedic patient education brochures in English and a few in Spanish (must purchase to view).


AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
http://www.diabetes.org/es/
Information on Diabetes diagnosis and treatment among Hispanic population.


AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
http://es.heart.org/dheart/HEARTORG/Conditions/Answers-by-Heart-Fact-Sheets-Multi-language-Information_UCM_314158_Article.jsp
American Heart Association website in Spanish.


AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION
http://www.lungusa.org/espanol/index.html
It provides information on asthma, tobacco, and lung diseases in Spanish.


CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL SPANISH PAMPHLETS
http://www.cdc.gov/spanish/etapas/bebes.html
Pamphlets of infant care, adolescent health disease prevention, dental, and mental health in Spanish.


CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
http://www.samhsa.gov/
It includes information on Children’s mental health and intervention skills for parents and teachers in Spanish.


EXTENSIVE HEALTH TOPICS
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/healthtopics_a.html
Extensive health topics listed alphabetically and links to Spanish brochures arranged under each topic.


FOR PARENTS OF PREEMIES
http://nacersano.marchofdimes.org/complicaciones/nacimiento-prematuro.aspx
Information for parents with premature babies.


GENERAL HEALTH INFORMATION CREATED BY THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR FARM WORKERS
http://www.ncfh.org/?pid=154
Bilingual Patient Education Materials


HEALTH INFORMATION
http://www.healthfinder.gov/espanol/
Health information on AIDS/HIV, cancer, arthritis, autism, STD, alcohol /drug, abuse, birth defects, and others.


IMMUNIZATION COALITION
http://www.immunize.org/handouts/spanish.asp
Immunization handouts and screening questionnaire. It also includes a few handouts in other languages such as Chinese, Hmong, Cambodian, Laotian, Vietnamese, Russian, Korean, Somalian, Japanese,
Armenian, and Portuguese.


LA LECHE LEAGUE-BREAST FEEDING INFORMATION
http://www.llli.org/langespanol.html
This site provides pamphlets and newsletters on breast feeding.


MARCH OF DIMES FACT SHEETS IN SPANISH
http://nacersano.marchofdimes.org/
Fact sheets on genetic disorders, infections, prenatal diagnostic tests, prenatal screenings, newborn care, and pregnancy loss.


MI PEDIATRA
http://www.mipediatra.com/
Handouts for parents of children with congenital and chronic illnesses.


MOFFITT CANCER CENTER
http://www.espanol.moffitt.org/
The site links to a list of national and international cancer sites with Spanish PE materials.


MULTICULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS
http://www.mhcs.health.nsw.gov.au/publicationsandresources/languages.asp
Subjects arranged alphabetically. Choosing a subject and the language will pull up pamphlets.


NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE
http://www.cancer.gov/espanol
Alphabetical list of PDQ Cancer information for patients and health professionals.


NATIONAL DIABETES EDUCATION PROGRAM
http://ndep.nih.gov/i-have-diabetes/TengoDiabetes.aspx
It has diabetes care pamphlets in Spanish and Asian languages.


NATIONAL EYE INSTITUTE
https://www.nei.nih.gov/health/espanol
Information in Spanish about eye diseases and disorders and vision eye care resources.


NATIONAL HEART, LUNG, AND BLOOD ASSOCIATION
https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics
A-Z health index, with topics in Spanish, related to heart, lung, blood, and sleeping conditions.


NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM
http://www.cdc.gov/spanish/
This agency provide information to increase the awareness and importance of infant immunizations in Hispanic communities nationwide.


NATIONAL INFORMATION CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES
http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources/
Fact sheets on autism, ADHD, hearing impairment, epilepsy, spina bifida, traumatic brain injury, down syndrome, mental retardation, deafness, speech impairment, special education services. Etc.


NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DIABETES AND DIGESTIVE & KIDNEY DISEASES
http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/informacion-de-la-salud/Pages/default.aspx
Spanish pamphlets on diabetes, kidney and urologic disease.


NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/espanol/index.shtml
Pamphlets of mental health in HTML formats.


NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ORAL HEALTH AND CRANIAL FACIAL RESEARCH
http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/Espanol/default.htm
This site has a few pamphlets of cancer and oral health issues.


NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOLISM AND ALCOHOL ABUSE
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/publicaciones-en-espanol
Pamphlets on alcohol abuse in PDF and HTM formats.


NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/
Large collection of pamphlets, including alcohol abuse, diabetes, neurological disorders, mental health, infant health, vision, digestion, drug abuse and many others.


NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY INFORMATION
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Resources-Support/Library-Education-Programs/Informacion-en-Espanol
It includes a few pamphlets on MS and chronic fatigue.


NEW MEXICO AIDS INFONET
http://www.aidsinfonet.org/categories/?lang=spa
A list of patient education sheets on HIV/AIDS treatments/conditions, in English and Spanish.


OSHU/HOOD RIVER COMMUNITY HEALTH OUTREACH PROJECT
http://www.ohsu.edu/library/hoodriver/
Low literacy pamphlets on dental care, immunization, premature labor poison control.


PARENTING INFORMATION HANDOUTS
http://parenting-ed.org/parenting-information-handouts/spanish-versions/
Pamphlets of parenting topics developed by Arkansas Children’s Hospital in English and Spanish.


PATIENT EDUCATION RESOURCES FROM UTAH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
http://health.utah.gov/a-z/index.html
Health information listed from A-Z from the Utah Department of Health


PLANNED PARENTHOOD FEDERATION OF AMERICA
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/esp/
Handouts on contraception and resources on sexuality and reproductive health.


SOCIEDAD ESPANOLA DE CARDIOLOGIA
http://www.secardiologia.es/
Brochures on diet, exercise, heart diseases and organizational links.


TEXAS MEDICATION ALGORITHM PROJECT
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/Spanish.aspx
Spanish PE fact sheets medication and coping with depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.


THE MERCK MANUAL OF MEDICAL INFORMATION: HOME EDITION (SPANISH)
http://www.msdsalud.es/manual-merck-hogar.aspx
This book contains descriptions of disease, its causes and treatment. It is the most comprehensive consumer book in Spanish.


TRANSLATED HEALTH EDUCATION MATERIALS
http://ethnomed.org/patient-education/spanish
Pamphlets on TB, diaper rash, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, cough and cold in Spanish and many other languages.


U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION PUBLICATIONS
http://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/EnEspanol/default.htm
Fact sheets on diet, stroke, menstruation, and other topics.


VACCINE INFORMATION STATEMENTS
http://www.immunize.org/vis/vis_spanish.asp
PDF vaccine information pamphlets in Spanish and many other languages.

Department of Social Services

The transportation  is only for Medicaid approved residents of New Hanover County.  The recipients must be Medicaid eligible and certified prior to scheduling  trips to authorized Medicaid approved appointments/services.

http://socialservices.nhcgov.com/services/transportation/


NC Transporter

5008 Hunters Trail, Unit 12, Wilmington NC 28405
Office Hours: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. EST
Phone: (910) 632-7401, (877) 659-5526
Email: info@nctransporter.com
http://www.nctransporter.com/

The Transporter of Wilmington, NC is a smoke-free, prearranged transportation services company which provides airport and non-emergency medical transportation to and from airports, homes, hotels, beach resort vacations, physician appointments and medical facilities.  Contact for price quote and availability.


Senior Resource Center

The transportation program through the Senior Resource Center offers medical transportation for seniors aged 60 or older living in New Hanover County who are not receiving Medicaid.

http://src.nhcgov.com/services/transportation/


The Wave

Main Contact Information
(910) 343-0106
Email: wavetransit@wavetransit.com
http://www.wavetransit.com/
Routes and Schedule: https://www.wavetransit.com/fixed-route-bus-schedule/


Family Self-Sufficiency Program

Resident Coordinator: Hattie McIver
(910)-341-7750

This program provides transportation if resident is not on the bus lines, after bus hours and if transportation will help them meet their goals (i.e. literacy classes, education classes, parent teacher conferences, substance abuse counseling, mental health appointments, employment online in emergencies).

Vision Services Plan

https://www.vsp.com/home.html

Vision Service Plan (VSP) is the nation’s oldest and largest managed vision care plan offering services
through a network of private practice providers, both optometrists and ophthalmologists.

Search for a VSP provider here as a guest: https://www.vsp.com/find-eye-doctors.html?id=guest


Sight for Students

http://www.sightforstudents.org/

VSP founded the ‘Sight for Students’ charity program that provides eye exams and eyeglasses for low-income, uninsured children throughout the nation.

Services include an eye exam from one of VSP’s participating doctors, as well as glasses should be
prescribed. (In some instances, authorization for other medically necessary services will be included.)

Brigade Boys and Girls Club participates in this program for their Club members.

http://www.brigadebgc.org/
2759 Vance Street Wilmington, NC 28412
Main Phone: 910-392-0747
Main Fax: 910-792-0280


Prevent Blindness North Carolina

Does your child need glasses? Free eye exams?

Call 1-800-543-7839 for a Resource Guide from Prevent Blindness North Carolina to find out the latest
programs to serve your needs.

http://nc.preventblindness.org/

Vision Resource Programs
Prevent Blindness North Carolina partners with Vision Service Plan (a nationwide insurance company),
local “Donor Docs”, and participating Lens Crafters, Sears Optical, and Pearl Vision Centers to offer free
vision care vouchers. Vouchers are provided to PBNC as in-kind donations for exams and/or glasses.

Sears Optical
3500 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 392-5767

Lens Crafters
3500 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 392-2020


Consumer Affairs

Compare reviews for eyeglasses online.

https://www.consumeraffairs.com/eyeglasses/#

Cape Fear Volunteer Center

http://www.capefearvolunteercenter.org/


Holiday Touch Volunteer Portal

Create a profile to volunteer at independent living facilities in the Cape Fear Area.

http://www.holidaytouch.com/life-at-holiday/volunteers

Community Care of the Lower Cape Fear – Patient Information

Community Care of the Lower Cape Fear – Resource List


NC 211 – Health & Human Services Resources

To obtain information on local health and human services, dial 2-1-1 from any phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year to reach a trained, compassionate call specialist. The service is free, confidential, and available in most languages.

 

Health: 2029 S. 17th Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-6500 • Fax 910-341-4146 • Medical Records Fax 910-772-7805
Environmental Health: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 140 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-6667 • Fax 910-798-7815