Communities are a vital source of support for families. Whether it is through the availability of good jobs, quality transportation, healthy air and water, safe outdoor places to play, volunteer opportunities for young people or policies that support working parents, communities matter. The Jordan Institute seeks to do our part in providing training, expertise, resources and partnership into communities across North Carolina – working together to create conditions where families can succeed.
Each year, North Carolina resettles almost 3,000 refugees. However, the resettlement process does not include mental health screenings even though many refugees have experienced substantial trauma.Learn More about Refugee Mental Wellness Initiative
Families want the best for their children, to nurture their growth and development. Families with children who have special needs want the same for their children, but often face additional challenges.Learn More about Family Support Program
Established in 1987, the Center for Aging Research and Educational Services is dedicated to improving the lives of older North Carolinians and their families.Learn More about CARES Program
In an effort to support low-income families, the United Way of Greater Greensboro and its partner agencies launched the first Family Success Center (FSC) in Greensboro, NC.Learn More about Poverty Eradication
We are a diverse group of people committed to improving life for people who are experiencing guardianship or who could benefit from less restrictive alternatives to guardianship. We are self-advocates and their family members, policymakers, legislators, university faculty, and staff from nonprofits, businesses, and associations.Visit Their Website about Rethinking Guardianship
Project NO Rest provides a place to organize against and respond to human trafficking in North Carolina.Learn More about Project NO Rest
This project is a collaboration with the United States Air Force aimed at strengthening families and promoting resilience and mission readiness among active-duty members.Learn More about Strengthening Military-Connected Families