The Community Services Department offers programs to engage people of every age and background in their neighborhoods and the wider Raleigh community. The Department provides resources for neighborhood-based organizations, grants to neighborhood groups and nonprofit agencies, opportunities for volunteers and summer jobs for young people. It also provides staff support for Citizens Advisory Councils (CACs) and other advisory bodies to the City Council.
The Neighborhood Services Division focuses on empowering neighborhood-based and community organizations.
Programs and services include:
Volunteer and Human Services
The Volunteer and Human Services Division provides volunteers the opportunity to work in City offices and nonprofit organizations. The Division also administers grants to nonprofit agencies.
The Youth Services Division helps young people develop their job skills and prepare for further education and employment.
Life Skills Development
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