Community Services

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.

Neighborhood Services

The Neighborhood Services Division focuses on empowering neighborhood-based and community organizations.

Programs and services include:

Citizens Advisory Councils (CACs)  

Citizens Leadership Academy

Community Specialists

Hispanic-Latino Initiatives

Landlord Training Program

Neighborhood College 

Raleigh Neighborhood Exchange

Raleigh Neighborhood Registry  

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.

Programs include:

City of Raleigh Volunteer Program

Foster Grandparent Program

Human Services Grants  

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

Youth Services

The Youth Services Division helps young people develop their job skills and prepare for further education and employment.

Programs include:

Summer Youth Employment Program

Life Skills Development

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