To enhance the quality of life of citizens of the Westend Community and the City of Durham through education, community development, health care, job training, and human enrichment, especially targeting youth and the elderly.
To promote healthy lifestyles through multi-media programs in dental, drug, family life, general health, and nutrition education for preschool, school-age, and adult groups in North Carolina.
To improve literacy by providing free, individualized tutoring services to residents of Craven, Jones and Pamlico Counties.
To provide quality healthcare education through the family medicine center/residency program and continuing education for healthcare professionals.
To tutor undereducated adults in reading, writing and life skills and English as a second language.
To aid students with a demonstrated financial need in reaching their educational goals, while supporting the mission of ACC.
To provide basic literacy through volunteers.
To surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life, through Dropout Prevention and additional support services.
To fight illiteracy: helping adults build their reading, writing, math and English-speaking skills.