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The Eagle Counseling, Consultation, and Research Clinic has proudly partnered with numerous community groups throughout the Triangle Area. These partnerships help increase access to care while removing barriers frequently found in healthcare. Our partnerships allow us to provide further individual, couple, and family counseling, assessment services, and education & training resources for community members. All services are delivered using a holistic wellness approach centered on cultural awareness, being trauma-informed, and other evidence-based strategies, depending on the needs of individuals.

Our Community Partners Include:


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BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NORTH CAROLINA: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) is committed to making health care better, simpler and more affordable. We have been driving better health in North Carolina since 1933, working to tackle our communities’ greatest health challenges. Blue Cross NC serves its customers and communities of more than 3.8 million members, including approximately 1.1 million on behalf of other Blue Plans. Blue Cross NC is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Visit Blue Cross NC online at


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BIOMEDICAL & BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE: The Julius L. Chambers Biomedical and Biotechnology Research Institute (JLC-BBRI) conducts multidisciplinary and interinstitutional research focused on health issues that disproportionately affect minority and underserved populations. With a focus on students, the institute provides research experiences that enhance their access to careers in the biomedical sciences. Visit JLC-BBRI online at 


Boys and Girls Club of Durham and Orange CountiesBOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF DURHAM AND ORANGE COUNTIES: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Durham and Orange Counties (BGCDOC) is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and protecting children while preserving the beauty and innocence of childhood. We aim to make a fundamental difference in the lives of all youth, but especially those who need guidance the most by providing a safe alternative for youth between the ages of 6 and 18. Visit BGCDOC online at


Camp Oak HillCAMP OAK HILL & RETREAT CENTER: Camp Oak Hill a non-denominational Christian residential camp serving rising 2nd graders through rising 12th graders. Summer sessions are generally one week sessions however we have a 2 week Super Session as well as tiered 2 week Leadership Training Programs for 10-12th graders.  We are in Oxford, NC and approximately 1 hour's drive from the Raleigh/Durham area. Visit Camp Oak Hill online at


Durham Center for Senior LifeDURHAM CENTER FOR SENIOR LIFE: Durham Center for Senior Life’s (DCSL) Mission is to enrich the lives of Durham seniors 55+ by promoting healthy, active and independent lifestyles. We believe in fostering an environment of togetherness which allows us all to accomplish our individual goals. Peer support is so key and plays a major part in continuously achieving our goals! Visit DCSL online at


Durham Public School FoundationDURHAM PUBLIC SCHOOL FOUNDATION: DPS Foundation (DPSF) is an independent nonprofit that unites our DPS school communities, public- and private-sector resources and community leaders around strategies to strengthen our Durham Public Schools for all students. We are led by community and business leaders and DPS students, educators, alums, and parents who share a deeply held belief that we can fulfill the promise of public education in Durham. Visit DPSF online at


Emily K CenterEMILY K CENTER: The Emily Krzyzewski Center, a nonprofit organization in Durham, North Carolina, implements four distinct programs designed to build on the academic, career, and leadership potential of students who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education. Collectively, our programs serve students from elementary school through college and equip them with the skills necessary to successfully complete higher education, connect to promising careers, and become agents of change within their communities. Visit the Emily K Center online at


Empowered CitizensEMPOWERED CITIZENS: Empowered Citizens (EPC) is a non-profit 501c3 organization that was established in 2015. We partner with youth, families and communities to bring awareness about the risks of mental health and substance use disorders among youth between the ages of 13 to 21. We Empower Youth, Families, and Communities to obtain a Quality of Life that Fosters Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Visit Empowered Youth online at:


NCCU logo for BBRI(NCCU) COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS: The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) offers a master's degree in speech-language pathology. The graduate program prepares students to provide preventative, diagnostic and rehabilitative services to persons exhibiting speech, language and swallowing disorders. It is a full-time, on-campus graduate program and features a curriculum that integrates research, evidence-based clinical experiences and a focus on serving diverse populations. Visit NCCU’s CSD online at


NCCU logo for BBRI(NCCU) UNIVERSITY COUNSELING CENTER: With a team of licensed mental health professionals, we provide individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, substance misuse prevention and intervention, outreach programming and other services to NCCU students. Our practices are grounded in multicultural perspectives to address the diverse identities represented within our student population and empower students to gain awareness of their interconnected lived experiences for healthy, sustainable wellness that supports their academic, social and emotional growth along with retention and graduation. Visit NCCU’s University Counseling Center online at


Person County School SystemPERSON COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM: Person County Schools prepares students for success in a changing world. Our graduates are prepared to deal with the challenges of the 21st Century. Our graduates have the critical thinking, communicative, collaborative, and creative skills necessary for problem-solving. Because we expect and develop leadership at every level, we take on the challenges before us with passion and willingness to accept and tackle those problems. Visit Person County Schools online at




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