Reclaiming Futures Cumberland County is one of six North
Carolina sites initiated in October 2008.
Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson and Kate B. Reynolds Foundations, RF
Cumberland County is designed to provide a collaborative community approach to
helping teens caught in the cycle of drugs, alcohol, and crime. Cumberland County is fortunate to have a very
supportive community, actively engaged in changing the lives of young
people. It is our goal to use these
working relationships to enhance available resources and establish new
According to data collected by the North Carolina Department
of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention from 2007-2008, 22% of youth in
the juvenile justice system in Cumberland County indicated substance abuse
concerns and needed additional assessment and treatment. 30% reported that they lack pro-social peers
and associate with other delinquent youth.
At Reclaiming Futures Cumberland County, we are dedicated to
improving the drug and alcohol treatment services available to youth and their
families and providing positive alternatives to teen substance use. We hope to accomplish this by doing the
- Providing improved access to drug and alcohol
- Ensuring individualized, coordinated care for
each youth involved
Promoting enhanced community involvement
Our Core Partners
N.C. 12th Judicial District
Department of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention
Cumberland County Dept. of Mental Health
Cumberland County CommuniCare Inc.
Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
Cumberland County Schools
Cumberland County D.S.S.
Want to get
Reclaiming Futures needs caring, responsible adults to
mentor youth and organizations to help address the needs of the young people
served by our program. If you or your church or organization would like to be a
Reclaiming Futures project partner, contact Dachia Davis, Project Director at
321-3831 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit the Reclaiming Futures Website.