Other Resources

North Carolina Government Website

This site features information and resources for employment opportunities, Medicaid, food stamps, NC state services, and more.

To apply for a Census job, applicants can contact their Local Census Office by calling 1-866-861-2010. 39 counties in NC are falling short of their hiring quotas.

US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Information on recent toy recalls.


NCGrants.gov is the state’s one stop resource on grants – providing online reporting access for grant recipients, and grant information and resources for the general public, grant seekers, grant recipients and state agencies.

Adult Education

To learn English:

For help learning to read:

If you would like to earn your GED (high school diploma equivalency):

For Employment or job training:

NC Cooperative Extension

The Craven County Cooperative Extension Center gives our county’s residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications, and events. Cooperative Extension agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to Craven County citizens. They can answer your questions on a wide array of topics. To find out how they can help you, browse their site or contact them by email or phone. (252) 633-1477

  • Craven Smart Start, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that administers Smart Start funds and programs in Craven County. Smart Start is designed to ensure that young children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. Donations are tax deductible. Financial information about this organization and copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.