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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Port City United hosting Fresh Chance Friday with employment and expungement resources

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To help area residents in their search for career opportunities and help those who may need record expungements, Port City United will host Fresh Chance Friday on January 27 from 2-5 p.m. at the MLK Center (401 S 8th Street, Wilmi...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Now Available

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC –  A new three-digit number – 988 – is now live for anyone in the nation to call and be connected to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. By having an easy-to-remember nu...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

PCU Connect opens, helps residents receive needed resources

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Support is just a phone call away.

That’s the message Rashad Gattison and the team at the Port City United call center, known as PCU Connect, want community members to know.

“Asking for help is hard for...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Port City United announces partnerships for community resource coordination in schools

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Connecting students and families in New Hanover County with much-needed resources is one of the primary focuses for Port City United, a newly-established department for New Hanover County Government.

To help facilitate this process...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Cedric Harrison named Port City United Director

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Cedric Harrison has been named the Director for Port City United (PCU), a county department created to help reduce violence and provide connections and resources for individuals and families. He will begin in this new ro...

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