2024-2025 Community Partners



Community Services:

Connect Granville: a grassroots effort to digitally connect the residents of Granville County in the event of an emergency, making us able to receive broadcast messages through Facebook, Twitter, email or cell. A Granville County United Way initiative, Connect Granville has partnered with Granville County Emergency Services to notify local residents of the potential for bad weather, lost children and adults, single-family fires accidents, etc. Connect Granville notifications are posted by Granville County Emergency Management and the Granville County Fire Marshall.

Connect Granville

NC 211 is the place towhen you need help for yourself, your family, orw. Dial 211 or search NC211.org to connect with a network of more than 18,000 resources in North Carolina that offer care, solutions, support, call or search  someone you kno and hope when you need it most.

Made 4 Me: Builds custom adaptations for the special needs community using cardboard as the primary building material. Phone: 833-MADE4ME/833.623.3463.

Masonic Home for Children/Oxford: Community Support Center: supports children in troubled circumstances across North Carolina with the collaboration of Granville County United Way, FGV Smart Start, Baptist Children's Home Foster Care and Adoption Service, and the Granville Education Foundation. The Community Support Center works with other organizations to best determine the current needs for families and collaboratively offers our resources and connections to put services in place to address those needs. Ph:888-505-4357


Crisis Needs: Food, Clothing and Shelter

First Baptist Church Creedmoor Food Pantry: provides food and clothing to individuals and families needing assistance with basic needs: fuel and food.
Ph: 919-528-2351

Butner Church Council Food Pantry: assists with food, gently used clothing, personal hygiene items, and baby supplies for residents of the Butner/Stem, N.C. area. Ph: 919-575-4303

Granville County Single Family Fire Assistance Program: provides immediate emergency relief to anyone affected by disaster (single- family fires or natural disaster) regardless of age, gender or cultural background. 
Ph: 919-489-6541

American Red Cross: provides immediate disaster relief to anyone affected by disaster - natural disaster, single-family fire, etc. - regardless of age, gender or cultural background. 
Ph: 919-489-6541

Safe Haven of Person County: serves victims/survivors and families of domestic and sexual violence with emergency shelter and advocacy. 336.330.0331

The Christian Help Center: assists Person County residents in need. 336.599.6070

Back Pack Buddies: provides food to students who go without while at home.
Ph: 919-528-2351 or 919-693-5205

BackPack Pals of Person County: provides weekend foods for at-risk students during the school year. 336.599.6070

Lifeline Outreach: provides food and shelter to homeless women and children in our community.
Ph: 252-438-2098


Educational Services:

Boy Scouts: provides high-quality youth education through character development, citizenship training, and respect for others.
Ph: 252-430-1334

Girls Scouts: provides a program that helps all girls from every background develop the confidence, determination, and skills needed to thrive today and reach full individual potential tomorrow.
Ph: 919-782-3021

Granville County 4-H: provides an informal education program for youth ages 5-19 and adults dedicated to growth and development of participants from all racial, cultural and social backgrounds.
Ph: 919-603-1350

Person County 4-H: offers a variety of clubs and special interest groups to youth in Person County ages 5-18. 336.599.1195

Franklin, Granville, Vance Partnership for Children/Smart Start: ensures that all children enter school healthy and ready to succeed.Ph: 252-433-9110

Parents As Teachers (PAT): provides home visits and parent education to families with children ages birth to five, targeting children at-risk for difficulties in school. PAT services are focused on nurturing positive parenting, promoting healthy child development and school readiness, and supporting parent and family well-being. Ph: 919-725-9875

Granville Education Foundation: dedicated to enhancing student performance, The Granville Education Foundation provides resources and enrichment programs for the students of Granville County Schools. Ph: 919-693-7047

OUMC Summer Literacy Program: This initiative aims to reduce the loss of reading skills during the summer break for children (first through fourth grades) already below grade level in reading.
Ph: 919-691-0561

Long Memorial United Methodist Church Summer Literacy Initiative: This initiative provides literacy instruction to rising 1st and 2nd graders who need help with reading.  336.599.1193

Person County Sheriff's Office Summer Camp: this four week camp is free to rising 6th graders and rising 9th graders. 


Elderly Services:

Granville Nutrition Program: provides a nutrition site that serves both congregate site and home- delivered meals at lunch to individuals over 60 years old. This program includes nutrition education and support services for seniors.
Ph: 919-693-1930

Senior Services Lifeline: provides installation and monthly fee payment for a safety device that allows low-income senior adults to get prompt attention in an emergency.
Ph: 919-693-1930


Health Services:

Harold Sherman Adult Day Center provides care to elderly, mentally impaired, and disabled individuals and enables them to remain in their homes as long as possible while providing their caregivers with a much-needed and deserved break from providing care.
Ph: 919 690 3273


Income Services:

Financial Literacy Through The Lifespan: provides new programs that address financial literacy needs in audiences ranging from teens to those preparing for retirement.
Ph: 919 693-5205