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Which nonprofits are located in the Harrelson Center?

Ben Steelman
StarNews

Updated Nov. 8, 2013:

The Jo Ann Carter Harrelson Center at 20 N. Fourth Street, Wilmington [Map this], formerly the county’s Law Enforcement Center, is owned by First Baptist Church and is operated as a 501(c)3 nonprofit. It has 10 nonprofit tenants at the moment, according to the center’s executive director Vicki Dull. These are:

* The Phoenix Employment Ministry, which tries to find work for long-term homeless people (as well as the nearly homeless) and to provide them with job-hunting skills

* Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity, the Christian housing ministry that works to provide affordable homes for those with low incomes.

* WARM, the Wilmington Area Rebuiliding Ministry, an agency originally launched by area United Methodists, which works to rehabilitate affordable housing.

* Communities in Schools of Cape Fear, a community-based dropout-prevention program that works to provide young people with life skills as well as learning skills.

* Cape Fear Resource Conservation and Development -Works to improve social, economic and environmental conditions thereby enhancing the quality of life in our community.

* Cape Fear Housing Land Trust- Ensures forever-affordable communities through the innovative stewardship of land and creation of homeownership opportunities in the Cape Fear region.

* Centre of Redemption – Provides opportunities to young femal survivors of sex trafficking by offering safe long-term housing, education, counseling and life skills, aiding in their successful reintegration tnto society.

* Chamber Music Wilmington- Features a diversity of artists and composers, develops audiences and provides educational outreach and enrichment.

* Philippians 3 Ministry- Focuses on reubuilding and restoring the lives of women who have been torn down by past circumstances.

* Drug & DWI Court- Designed to assist in the identification and rehabilitation of individuals with recognized non-violent offenses related to substance abuse.

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