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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Community Resources for Students with Disabilities
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Transition Supports and Information: https://bit.ly/2GggoKd
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NAME OF AGENCYSERVICES PROVIDEDADDRESSWEBSITECONTACT NUMBER
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A Small Miracle/Therapeutic Service Group B3 Services, Day Supports, Personal Care, Crisis Services, Developmental Day, State Funded Services, Residential. 5309 Idlewild Road
North Mint Hill, NC 28227
https://www.asmallmiraclellc.com/704-332-2988
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A Special Needs PlanDesigned to serve families who are struggling with the worry surrounding their loved one's future care and financial well-being, overwhelmed by the complexity of coordinating all the necessary legal, financial, government benefits, communication & tax strategies and are frustrated because the family can't find professionals who have the expertise to help.101 N. McDowell Street, Suite 120
Charlotte, NC 28204
http://www.aspecialneedsplan.com/704-326-7912
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Alternative Living SolutionsOutpatient Mental Health &Substance Abuse, Triple P parenting, HIV Case Management Services, Adolescent Groups for young boys and girls.1923 J.N. Pease Place, Suite 201
Charlotte, NC 28262
http://www.alternativelivingsolutions-nc.org/980-613-2382
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Autism After 18Helps young adults with autism progress toward independent lives, whether in terms of socialization, education or starting careers, social eventsN/Ahttp://autismafter18.org/N/A
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Autism Charlotte Autism Charlotte is a local non-profit foundation dedicated to addressing the needs of families in our community dealing with autism through inclusion-based programs. 821 Baxter Street, Suite 310
Charlotte, NC 28202
https://www.autismcharlotte.org/704-910-4512
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Autism SpeaksAutism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.601 East 5th Street, Suite 120
Charlotte, NC 28202
https://www.autismspeaks.org/704-561-0003
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Autism Society of North CarolinaThe Autism Society of North Carolina provides support and promotes opportunities that enhance the lives of individuals within the autism spectrum and their families.5121 Kingdom Way, Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27607
https://www.autismsociety-nc.org/venues/autism-society-nc-charlotte-area-services-office/800-442-2762
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BEGINNINGS for Parents of Children who are Deaf or Hard of HearingBEGINNINGS for Parents of Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing is a non-profit that helps parents and families understand hearing loss, and the diverse needs of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Our impartial support helps families make informed decisions and empowers them to advocate for their child’s needs. We support deaf parents who have children who are hearing and collaborate with the professionals who serve all of our children.156 Wind Chime Court, Suite A
Raleigh, NC 27615
http://ncbegin.org/800-541-4327
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Beyond Academics at UNC GreensboroA certificate program and individualized support services for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro that emphasizes self-determination, independent living, and career development.PO Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402
https://beyondacademics.uncg.edu/336-334-3905
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Camp D.I.C.E.Therapeutic camp for individuals with special needsN/Ahttp://www.campdice.org/980-287-1491
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Cardinal Innovations HealthcareWe serve people and families with intellectual or developmental disabilities, mental health, or substance use disorder (IDD/MH/SUD) diagnoses. Through our network of contracted providers, the members and families we serve receive the care and coverage they need. This includes B3 services and waiver services.https://www.cardinalinnovations.org/Contact/Officeshttps://www.cardinalinnovations.org/704-305-4933
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Carolina Family AllianceDevelops alliances with youth, families and communities of the Carolinas through the provision of therapeutic and comprehensive services (including psycho-social rehabilitation) that will empower youth, solidify families, impact/strengthen the community and change lives.2331 Crown Point Executive, Suite #H
Charlotte, NC 28227
http://www.carolinafamilyalliance.com/704-536-9378
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Central Piedmont Community CollegePostsecondary Educational opportunity.Central Campus, EC 134-B, P.O. Box 35009
Charlotte, NC 28235-5009
https://www.cpcc.edu/704-330-6925
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Champion House of CareProvides care for individuals aged 13 and older with intellectual and developmental exceptionalities. Includes enrichment program, care for afterschool, workdays, breaks, camp.5108 Reagan Drive, Suite 10
Charlotte, NC 28206
http://www.championhouseofcare.org/704-579-5230
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Charlotte WorksBrings workforce, economic development, educational and industry partners to the same table, all in the name of advancing an integrated and highly skilled workforce for the Charlotte region.11301 Carmel Commons Boulevard, Suite 301
Charlotte, NC 28226
http://www.charlotteworks.com/704-206-1347
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD)
Provides a variety of supports and programs to the community.
601 E. Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
http://charlottenc.gov/CMPD/Pages/default.aspx704-336-7600
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Council for Children's RightsCouncil For Children’s Rights is Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s leading advocate for children, providing both direct assistance to children in need today and working for the well-being of all children in the future. Our mission is to lead the community to stand up for every child’s right to be safe, healthy, and educated.601 East Fifth Street, Suite 510
Charlotte, NC 28202
http://www.cfcrights.org/704-372-7961
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Department of Social ServicesContact to apply for Medicaid.301 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
https://dma.ncdhhs.gov/medicaid/get-started/apply-for-medicaid-or-health-choice704-336-2273 or 704-336-3000
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Developmental Disabilities Resources (DDR)Community Living and Support, Community Networking, Day Support, Residential Supports, Respite, B3 Respite, Specialized Consultation Services, Supported Employment.6824 Wilgrove-Mint Hill Road
Charlotte, NC 28227
http://www.ddrinc.org/704-573-9777 ext. 6689
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Disability Rights & ResourcesTravel training to use public transportation safely and independently. Mentoring in preparation for independent living, self-sufficiency, self-fulfilment for young adults 14-24 with disabilities.5801 Executive Center Drive, Suite 101
Charlotte, NC 28212
http://www.disability-rights.org/704-537-0550
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Down Syndrome Association of Greater CharlotteThe Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte (DSA-GC) is a non-profit, family support organization.The goal of the DSA-GC and its families is to enable individuals with Down syndrome (Ds) to reach their full potential and become respected members of their community.4530 Park Road, Suite 430
Charlotte, NC 28209
http://www.dsa-gc.org/704-536-2163
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Dyslexia Advocacy GroupOur mission is to shine a light on dyslexia. We educate and provide supportive services for parents, guardians, and educators of dyslexic students. We work to identify dyslexic students and help them obtain the tutoring and remediation services needed for success both in and outside the classroom. Dyslexia advocacy Group’s primary goal is the well being of students with dyslexia.N/Ahttp://www.dyslexiaadvocacygroup.com/704-659-1461
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Easter Seals UCP NC & VAWA Job development and coaching, Supported Employment Supplemental Evaluations, Job Development, Intensive Training and Long Term Vocational Supports. Community Based Assessments per VR request.716 Marsh Road
Charlotte, NC 28209
http://www.easterseals.com/NCVA/704-333-8220 ext. 1522
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EC Parent Advisory CouncilCreated to represent parent voice as CMS Programs for Exceptional Children central office staff, school administrators, teachers, and parents collaborate to provide the best support and resources for students with disabilitiesContact: Abby Childers cmsecpac@gmail.comhttps://sites.google.com/cms.k12.nc.us/ecpac/home 980-343-6960
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Exceptional Children's Assistance Center (ECAC)ECAC is a private non-profit parent organization committed to improving the lives and education of ALL children through a special emphasis on children with disabilities and special healthcare needs.

ECAC affirms the right of all individuals, from all backgrounds and cultures, with or without disabilities, to an appropriate education and other needed services.

We seek to make that right a reality by providing information, education, outreach, and support to and for families with children across the state of North Carolina.
907 Barra Row, Suites 102/103
Davidson, NC 28036
https://www.ecac-parentcenter.org/704-892-1321
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HITCH-UP (Hearing Impaired Toddlers and Children have Unlimited Potential)Hitch-Up is a collaboration of parents and guardians that have children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Our meetings are focused on support for our children, as well as each other. We welcome all families of children with hearing loss, regardless of their chosen mode of communication.Contact: HitchupCharlotte@gmail.comhttp://www.hitchup.org/N/A
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HomeCare ManagementInnovation Waiver/ B3 Services- Community Guide5500 Executive Center Drivehttps://homecaremgmt.org/704-535-4342
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InReach Provides innovative housing, employment, and community services to support people with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities and their families.
Some of the services include innovations services, B3 services, residential and vocational services.
4530 Park Road, Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28209
http://www.inreachnc.org/704-536-6661
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Legacy Empowerment ServicesWe help adolescents and young adults with transitions through high school, college and "the real world". Clinical assessments, mental health therapy (individual, family and group and trauma therapy). Parenting classes, training and coaching. Contact: TPressley@rehabilitateyourlife.comhttp://rehabilitateyourlife.com/704-916-9318
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LIFESPANResidential, Commuity Employment, Art Studio, Day Program1511 Shopton Road Suite A
Charlotte, NC 28217
https://www.lifespanservices.org/704-944-5100
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Maxim Healthcare ServicesCommunity Living and Supports, Respite, Community Networking, B3 Respite, Private Duty Nursing, Personal Care Services, Skilled Nursing, Companion Care, Unskilled services, Wound Care, IV/IG Infusions.1300 Baxter Street, Suite 450
Charlotte, NC 28205
https://www.maximhealthcare.com/704-366-1075
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Mental Health AmericaMHA's ParentVOICE program provides integrated parent-to-parent peer support and empowerment, leading to measurable improvements in the health and wellness of families experiencing emotional, behavioral, and mental health challenges.3703 Latrobe Drive, Suite 220
Charlotte, NC 28211
https://www.mhacentralcarolinas.org/704-365-3454
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MonarchOutpatient mental health therapy and medication management, community-based innovations and B3 services, residential services, and child & adolescent behavioral health crisis services. 5700 Executive Center Drive, Suite 110
Charlotte, NC 28212
https://www.monarchnc.org/866-272-7826
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NC Assistive TechnologyDemonstrations of all types of Assistive technology at no charge; fee based assessments for Assistive Technology or Augmentative Communication needs.5501 Executive Center Drive #105 Charlotte NC 28212https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/vocational-rehabilitation-services/north-carolina-assistive-technology-program704-566-2899
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NC Division of Services for the BlindTransition services for high school students moving into the world of work, Independent Living Services, Orientation & Mobility, Job Placement Services, Assistive Technology Training, Low Vision Aids.5855 Executive Center Drive Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28212
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/dsb704-563-4168
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Nevins Inc.Day Support, Supported Employment, Respite and Community Living, Art and Music Therapy.3523 Nevins Road
Charlotte, NC 28269
http://nevinsinc.org/704-596-1372
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Parent VoiceParentVOICE is an MHA program staffed by parents and caregivers of youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health concerns. We provide trained and caring Family Support Specialists to help families navigate the education, child welfare, juvenile justice, and mental health systems. We also provide an opportunity for parents to connect with other parents and caregivers facing similar issues. ParentVOICE provides the education, support and resources that you need to help your child. The ParentVOICE program supports of principles of Integrated Care and System of Care.3703 Latrobe Drive, Suite 220
Charlotte, NC 28211
https://www.mhacentralcarolinas.org/ParentVOICE.cfm704-365-3454
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Pathways to IndependenceIn home skill building, Day program, Residential support, and Community Engagement7911 Rusty Plow Court
Charlotte, NC 28216
N/A704-942-4943
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Philips Academy, Bridges ProgramPost-secondary program teaching life skills, social skills, and job skills.3115 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
http://philipsacademync.org/our-program/bridges/704-365-4533
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Primary Care SolutionsPrimary Care Solutions provides an array of services to both adolescents and adults. Our mission to provide housing, adaptive living skills, outpatient services, substance abuse services, supported employment services, and other necessary supports to youth and young adults whom otherwise would be homeless, incarcerated or institutionalized. 5601 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200
Charlotte NC 28212
https://primarycaresolutions.org/704-537-1022
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Project SearchCharlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is partnering with a local Atrium Health- Pineville, Vocational Rehabilitation, INREACH, and Cardinal Innovations Healthcare to provide an opportunity for students with disabilities to participate in a yearlong internship experience. Students will report daily to a business site where they will receive the support of a CMS teacher and job coach to engage in real-life work experiences, combined with training in employability and independent living skills. They will receive follow-up support to meet their ultimate goal of competitive employment.  10620 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
https://projectsearch.azurewebsites.net/980-343-5328
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Rae's Playze Adult Day CenterDay Support (Group/ Individual), Respite, Residential Supports/ AFL, Adult Day Program.6800 Democracy Drive
Charlotte, NC 28212
http://raewls.wixsite.com/rpadc704-563-3334
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Rescare Community Alternatives of NCResCare offers daily living support services and in-home care, vocational training, job placement, pharmacy, rehab and behavioral health services for people of all ages and skill levels. 834 Tyvola Road, Suite 104
Charlotte, NC 28217
https://www.rescare.com/704-519-0077
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Self-AdvocatesAdvocates on behalf of individuals with disabilities.801 Baxter Street, Suite 404
Charlotte, NC 28202
https://self-advocates-mecklenburg-nc.weebly.com/704-877-9017
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SKILLS Group of Charlotte
Afternoon enrichment program for teens and young adults.
7845 Colony Road, Suite C4-259
Charlotte, NC 28226
http://www.skillsgroupofcharlotte.net/704-965-4614
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Soccer ShotsSoccer Shots is an engaging, once a week children’s soccer program with a focus on character development in a safe enviornment for all children with disabilities. Our caring team positively impacts children’s lives on and off the field through best-in- class coaching, communication and curriculum. Our expert-approved curriculum is age-appropriate and aligns with childhood education standards. 8510 McAlpine Park Drive, Suite 114
Charlotte, NC 28211
https://www.soccershots.org/charlotte/704-890-0988
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Social Security OfficeContact to apply for Supplemental Security Income.2201 Coronation Boulevard, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28227
https://www.ssa.gov/applyfordisability/1-800-772-1213
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Special Olympics Mecklenburg CountyCommunity-based and school-based programs to more than 3,350 athletes participating in 19 sports, including Unified sports. 309 E. Morehead Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
http://sonc.net/local-programs/mecklenburg-county/704-358-1935
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The ARC of North CarolinaEnsures that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families have the support and services they need to be fully engaged in their communities. Some of the supports that they provide are B3 Community Guide, Respite, and NC Waiver Services.11010 David Taylor Drive, Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28262
http://www.arcnc.org/704-568-0112
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The Exceptional Foundation of CharlotteThe Exceptional Foundation of Charlotte provides social and recreational programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for ages 14 and older. Our year round program is open Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm.501 North Tryon Street
Charlotte NC, 28202
https://www.tefcharlotte.org/980-272-7687
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The Independence ProjectPrivate Pay Residential, Vocational and Life Skills Support2201 Winding Oaks Trail
Waxhaw, NC 28173
http://indyproj.com/980-299-3902
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The Promise Group, Inc.The Promise Group's mission is to provide services grounded in the principles of applied behavior analysis to individuals, families, and service providers to help the individuals we serve live successful independent lives.PO Box 481376
Charlotte, NC 28269
https://www.thepromisegroupinc.com/704-277-5227
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The WorkshopCommunity Networking, Day Supports Individual and group, Residential services, Crisis Services, B3 Respite, Community Living and Supports, Relative as Provider
5901 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
https://www.tkwinc.org/704-399-4045
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Trusted ParentsTrusted Parents is an organization that focuses on the well-being of parents, families, and guardians caring for individuals living with disabilities. We provide programs that offer group support, awareness, advocacy, and resources. The purpose of our programs is to gather and share important information needed to improve the lives of families living with the challenges associated with disabilities. Our goal is to offer supportive services while raising awareness to the devastating affects caring for an individual with disabilities can have on families.3500 Ellington Street, Suite 23
Charlotte, NC 28211
http://www.trustedparents.org/980-229-7253
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Turning Point ServicesWaiver Services, Residential
10801 Johnston Road, Suite 101
Charlotte, NC 28226
https://turningpointservicesinc.com/888-433-4719
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UMAR UMAR provides a variety of residential services for adults (age 18+) whose primary diagnosis is ‘intellectual or developmental disability.’ With a person centered approach, trained and caring UMAR staff support and empower each individual based on their needs and personal goals. Some of the supports provided are Group Living, Supported Apartments, and Independent Living.3015 S Tryon, Unit 101
Charlotte, NC 28217
http://umarinfo.com/704-348-0994
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United Support ServicesUnited Support Services, Inc. provides Residential Alternative Family Living through our Medicaid Innovations Waiver Services. We provide a unique blend of personal care services and skill building to assist our participants in gaining more independence while receiving the individualized care they need.
-Residential Alternative Family Living (AFL) Services, Levels I-IV
-Support Living Services, Levels I-III
-Supported Employment
-Community Networking
-Community Living and Support
-Respite
-B-3 Waiver Services, including B-3 Respite and B-3 Supported Employment
2331 Crownpoint Executive Drive, Suite J Charlotte, NC 28227http://ussnc.org/704-841-3544
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Vocational RehabiliationAssist individuals with disabilities-physical, emotional, or educational limitations who require assistance to prepare for, locate, and maintain employment compatible with their interests, skills, abilities and limitations.5501 Executive Center Drive, Suite 101
Charlotte, NC 28212
https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/dvrs704-568-8804
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Western Carolina University UP ProgramThe WCU UP Program provides an inclusive, two-year, on-campus living and learning experience for college-aged persons with intellectual disabilities. The goal of the program is to facilitate UP students' transition from secondary school to adult life with education, employment and independent living. On-campus dormitories distributed throughout university residence halls under the same university policies that apply to all WCU students. On-campus life is fully integrated and inclusive. There are no separate facilities, settings or classes for UP students. WCU undergraduate students are recruited to provide paid and unpaid support to facilitate UP Students living on campus, attending classes, engaging in social and recreational activities, becoming involved in student organizations and developing friendships.Western Carolina University, 152 Cordelia Camp Building
Cullowhee, NC 28723
https://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/ceap/stl/special-education-programs/university-participant-up-program/828-227-3297
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