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United Way of Scotland County funds 20 agencies in our community.  Their programs have a direct impact on the health, education and financial stability in Scotland County. The following agencies have been approved to receive funding during the 2018 calendar year.

American Red Cross 
227 South Main Street
Laurinburg, NC  28352

The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.


Cape Fear Council, Boys Scouts of America
110 Longstreet Drive
Wilmington,NC  28412

Boy Scouts of America foster the character development, citizenship training and physical fitness of young people, and in other ways prepare them to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling values based on those found in the Scout Oath and Law.  This task is accomplished by assisting sponsoring organizations and Scouting units through promoting, supervising and administering a superior education and recreational program with emphasis on outdoor activities.  


Church & Community Services of Scotland County
108 Gil Street
Laurinburg, NC  28352

Church Community Services, organized in 1989, provides emergency assistance to Scotland County residents, families and individuals in need of food, clothing, help with utility bills, rent or mortgage payments and prescription drugs.   Individuals are eligible to receive assistance with their rent/mortgage/utilities once in a twleve month period.  Other assistance may be available up to three times every twelve months.

Domestic Violence Rape Crisis Center


Girl Scouts - NC Coastal Pines
6901 Pinecrest Road
Raleigh, NC  27613

Through the unique Girl Scout leadership experience, girls of every background from ages 5-17 build real-world skills that yield the outcomes of courage, confidence and character.  Through girl-led cooperative activities that allow “learning by doing,” girls explore three leadership keys:  Discover, Connect and Take Action – and learn to lead to make the world a better place. 


Habitat for Humanity of Scotland County
12340 McColl Road
Laurinburg, NC  28352

Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical, Christian housing ministry that builds homes for families in need and then finances them with a no interest loan.  The mission is to eliminate substandard housing in Scotland County.  

Lumber River Development Corporation - Meals on Wheels
30 CJ Walker Road
COMtech Park
Pembroke, NC  28372

12560 Turnpike Road
Laurinburg, NC  28352

INASMUCH is a program designed to provide food bags to children who would possibly not have food during the weekend.  These bags are given to the designated children each Friday during the school year.  The children receiving these foods are referred by their school teachers.  This program helps to provide food for these children during the summer months as well. It is a faith based organization that covers all of Scotland County.


Scotland Community Health Clinic
1405 - B West Boulevard
Laurinburg, NC  283652

Scotland Community Health Clinic provides routine health care services to uninsured residents of Scotland County.  The Clinic services adults 18 – 64 years of age who fall at or below 200% of federal poverty levels. 


Scotland County Firefighters Association
PO Box 236
Laurinburg, NC  28353

Scotland County Firefighter’s Association provides fire prevention education to all children K-2 in Scotland County.  They operate a fire safety house for education purposes, provide opportunity for county-wide training for firefighters using mutual aid protocols and promote education and awareness of safety issues for firefighters.


Scotland Family Counseling Center
601-B Lauchwood Drive
Laurinburg, NC  28352

Scotland Family Counseling Center is a non-profit professional counseling service located at 601-B Lauchwood Drive, Laurinburg.  This faith-integrated counseling service is an affiliate of Scotland Health Care System, United Way, and the Presbytery of Costal Carolina (PCUSA).  Counseling services are provided to individuals, families, couples, children and adolescents.  A broad range of mental health issues are treated including anxiety, depression, marital problems, spiritual issues, parenting concerns, grief, loss, trauma, PTSD, substance abuse, and stress management.  All counselors have advanced degrees and are professionally licensed to practice counseling by the state of North Carolina. 


Scotland County 4-H
231 East Cronly Street
Suite 800
Laurinburg, NC  28352

The Scotland County 4-H Program is a youth and volunteer development organization.  Four-H assists youth, ages 5-18, in developing knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them to become productive and contributing members of society.  Educational programming is conducted through 4-H clubs, special interest, school enrichment and after-school programs.


Scotland County Humane Society
1401 West Boulevard
Laurinburg, NC  28352

The Scotland County Humane Society in Laurinburg, North Carolina is a non-profit organization that depends on donations to remain solvent. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the stewardship of abandoned, lost, abused, impounded and surrendered animals in our community.  Our compassionate staff, strives to place each adoptable animal in a loving home or with an approved rescue organization. To accomplish this we vaccinate, microchip, provide medical attention and spay/neuter to provide each animal the best chance at a long, healthy life.  We believe the only long term solution to the overpopulation of dogs and cats is for EVERYONE to spay and neuter their animals, without exception.


Scotland County Literacy Council
213 McLaurin Avenue
Laurinburg, NC  28352

Scotland County Literacy Council:  The Literacy Council (LC) provides one-on-one tutoring and small group classes for all ages in various literacy areas.  The LC provides assistance with most academic subjects such as reading, writing, & math.  Also offered is English as a Second Language (ESL), GED, CNA, Work Keys, etc. preparation, as well as homework assistance for school-age children.


Scotland County NAACP Youth ACT-SO
128 McGirt's Bridge Road
Laurinburg, NC  28352

This is an organization created by the NAACP to encourage students with unique talents to cultivate these talents.  They compete on local levels and some progress to higher levels.  It is targeted at children who might not otherwise pursue these talents.  Teacher referrals are often used in targeting these children.  


Scotland County Senior Games
15700 Vista Point 
Wagram, NC  28396

Scotland County Senior Games provides residents, age 55 and older, the opportunity to participate in athletic events such as bowling, shuffleboard, bocce, 1500 and 5k walks, bicycling, softball, billiards, etc.  The Silver Arts events include oil, watercolor and acrylic painting, needlework, woodworking, photography and stained glass.  


Scotland County Special Olympics
322 Main Street
Laurinburg, NC  28352

Scotland County Special Olympics serves children and adults in our community who are mentally challenged.  The program provides an avenue for these individuals to excel in a sport and compete with peers at the local, state, national and possibly international level.  Special Olympics build confidence, self-esteem and a nurturing environment for all the individuals it serves.


Scots for Youth
303 Atkinson Street
Laurinburg, NC  28352

Scots for Youth is a nonprofit agency serving youth from 6-18 years of age that are considered to be at risk of juvenile delinquency. Service is community based and includes evidence based programming ranging from Parent enrichment classes, substance abuse counseling, teen court, community service and restitution, and gang prevention. 


Scotland Youth Development
201 South Atkinson Street
Laurinburg, NC  28352

The Scotland Youth Development Center (SYDC) is a vibrant hub for positive youth development in Scotland County, NC.  The center aims to improve the life trajectory of low-income and underserved middle-school students through mentorship, program and events.  SYDC's programming promotes academic and career success; cultural and artistic awareness and expression; community leadership and service, personal development and mastery, and health and well-being among youth and their families.


Safety Town
Sponsored by United Way of Scotland County in Partnership with NC Cooperative Extension - Scotland County 4-H

Safety Town is a four-hour a day, one week program that teaches safety lessons on animals, strangers, traffic, pedestrians, fire, bicycles, bus, water and guns.  The program is designed to provide age appropriate, hands-on safety education for children ages 4-8.  The students will participate in activities that encourage safety, including games, songs, puzzles, stories and art.  Police officers, firefighters, emergency personnel and other trained volunteers will take part in teaching the children.