Services Available at the Southern Regional Center

The Southern Regional Center offers the following services:  

Children & Family Services

Health & Human Services programs that provide support to families with children. These services help first-time moms prepare for birth, provide nurse home visits and additional services through the child’s first five years, and continued support to school age children and their families.

Care Management for At-risk Children (CMARC)

CMARC is a free program for children from birth up to five years of age who have Medicaid health insurance. A CMARC care manager can talk with parents about their worries and discuss their child’s individual needs. The CMARC care manager is a nurse or social worker who is specially trained to listen and help parents find the right help for their child.

More information about Care Management for At-risk Children

Child Protective Services

Child Protective Services protects children and enhances their well-being by supporting and strengthening families.

More information about Child Protective Services

Family Support Services

Programs within our Children and Family Services provide support to families with children. These services help first-time moms prepare for birth, provide nurse home visits and additional support through a child’s first five years and continued support to school age children and their families.

More information about Children and Family Services

Pregnancy Care Management

Care Management for High Risk Pregnancies (CMHRP) services are provided by caring and knowledgeable care managers. These services are Medicaid approved for pregnant women. 

More information about Pregnancy Care Management

School Health

Health and education leaders recognize that there is a direct connection between health and learning.  The School Health Program supports the Wake County Public School System by providing case management, health education and consultation in order to remove health related barriers to learning.  

More information about School Health

Programs & Assistance

Health & Human Services is committed to protecting children and older adults, helping people meet their basic needs, and strengthening families. Programs and assistance include benefits such as employment assistance, energy assistance, food assistance, Medicaid, NCWORKS, seasonal programs, senior and adult services, social services, transportation, and Work First/CCS.

Emergency Energy Assistance (Service Intake)

Often energy costs increase during the winter and summer months creating extra large bills that can impact the family budget. Water bills can also cause unexpected expenses on family finances. There are some Wake County programs that may be able to offer help.

More information about Energy Assistance

Employment Services

NCWORKS Career Centers provide the help you need to get the job you want. Regardless of your circumstances or background, the career centers will help you become a more competitive candidate as you look for employment. This could include finding the career that best fits your interests, articulating the skills you have, improving your skills, interview preparation and connecting you with employers.

More information about NCWORKS


Work First is an employment program that helps families that are in a temporary financial crisis. The Work First program provides a wide range of supportive services to aid families in reaching self-sufficiency.

More information about Work First

Food and Nutrition Services

The Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) Program, once referred to as Food Stamps, helps low-income households with their monthly food expenses. The purpose of Food and Nutrition Services is to end hunger and improve nutrition and health. It helps eligible low-income households buy the food they need for a nutritionally adequate diet.

More information about Food and Nutrition Services


Medicaid is a medical assistance program that serves children, adults and families.

Medicaid will pay the medical bills for people who meet certain eligibility requirements, such as income, age or disability. Covered services include hospitalizations, physician services, medications and different levels of care in nursing and residential facilities.

More information about Medicaid

Veterans and Military Services

Do you need help navigating the complex world of veterans services? The Wake County Veterans Services Office assists eligible veterans, their dependents and/or surviving spouses, children of deceased veterans, members of the Reserves or National Guard and active-duty service members in applying for benefits and services from the Department of Veterans Affairs and North Carolina Department of Military & Veterans Affairs.

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Women, Infant and Children Program (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides healthy foods, nutrition and breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and community services. WIC serves babies and children up to age five, pregnant women, and new mothers. All caretakers of young children and working families are welcome at WIC!

More information about WIC

Public Health & Medical Services

Health & Human Services provides public health information and education that keeps our community a healthier and safer place for everyone. Most clinical services are provided at the Public Health Center located in Raleigh at 10 Sunnybrook Road. We are able to provide the following medical services at the SRC.

Behavioral Health

Behavioral Healthcare treats mental illness and/or substance abuse. Wake County supports the Behavioral Health needs of our community by maintaining current systems of care, investing in new research & resources, and collaborating with capable people and organizations.

More information about behavioral health

Communicable Disease/Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing and Prevention

Wake County's Public Health Clinics offer health care for children and adults, ranging from treatment to education.

More information about Communicable Disease/Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing and Prevention

Immunizations & Vaccinations

Wake County Health & Human Services (WCHHS) gives state-required as well as recommended vaccines, immunizations or shots for both children and adults. Immunizations are available at several locations: the Public Health Center in Raleigh and the Regional Centers in Raleigh, Fuquay-Varina, Wake Forest and Zebulon. WCHHS also gives immunizations and counseling for people traveling outside of the United States.

More information about Immunizations & Vaccinations

Prenatal Clinic

The Wake County Prenatal Clinic provides healthcare to pregnant women and their families. 

More information about the Prenatal Clinic

Women’s Health Clinic

Wake County's Public Health Clinics offer health care for children and adults, ranging from treatment to education.

More information about the Women’s Health Clinic