We launched our efforts in August 2015 and already over 100 Orange County employers have chosen to be certified as living wage employers. Many of these businesses and organizations have given raises to their employees in order to qualify, adding several hundred thousand dollars to their annual payrolls.
Living wages benefit employees, their families, businesses and organizations, our community, and our economy. At Orange County Living Wage we seek to connect people to businesses and organizations that are committed to paying a living wage. Through our collaborative efforts, we can help to create a just and sustainable local economy so that we all can flourish.
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Art Therapy Institute
The Art Therapy Institute is an organization of mental health professionals inspired by the healing power of the arts. We provide clinical art therapy services to diverse populations, empowering clients to develop their artistic identities. We also offer training to allied professionals and seek to raise awareness in the general community about our profession and the benefits of art therapy.
Auto Logic provides comprehensive maintenance and repairs for Asian, European and select domestic automobiles. We are Hybrid certified and have dealer level diagnostics capabilities. We offer NC state inspection, Michelin tires and alignment services. Six of our technicians are ASE certified Master Technicians. Auto Logic has been locally owned since 1986 and has won numerous awards for technical excellence and customer service over the years. Customer shuttle service is available.
Back Alley Bikes
Back Alley Bikes is a worker-owned bicycle shop in Carrboro, NC.
We are a bar and bottle shop specializing in craft beers on draught or in take home growlers, plus wines.
Behavioral Insights, Inc.
Behavioral Insights, Inc. works as part of a community collaborative approach to address domestic violence and its impact on victims, families, and offenders. We provide NC certified Batterer Intervention Programming, Anger Management classes, and other services for those mandated by courts or social services to complete such interventions.
BellaDomus Residential Design
Comprehensive design service for new homes, remodels, and additions.
Binkley Baptist Church
Binkley Baptist Church is a welcoming and affirming congregation that seeks to live out the teachings of Jesus.
Residential and Commercial Electrical Contracting.
Boomerang's mission is to inspire youth to bounce back from challenges and move towards positive change. We provide youth with the support they need in times of crisis and beyond, to manage their challenges, cope with adversity and become resilient, independent young people.
Our programs include:
- Positive Alternative to Suspension Program for middle and high school students from Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Orange County Schools.
- Continuing Connections After School programs to youth ages 11-20, providing a safe environment for them to build job readiness and life skills, seek support, get help with homework, and engage in community service projects.
Our programs are offered at no cost to students and their families.
Bridge II Sports
Bridge II Sports is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. Bridge II Sports mission is to create opportunities for children and adults who are physically challenged to play team and individual sports by providing equipment, developing sports, teams and coaching, thereby helping them to discover tenacity, confidence, self-esteem, and the joy of finding the player within.
Bridge II Sports provides adaptive sports programs to those with heart! We recognize the value and potential of all lives. Disability does not define people or outcomes.
Business Insurers of the Carolinas
Business Insurers of the Carolinas is an independent insurance agency providing full service multi-line insurance in Chapel Hill since 1981. We represent some of the best and most financially secure insurance companies in the United States. Our commercial and personal lines departments provide insurance consulting and protection to clients throughout North Carolina.
We are also proud to offer nationwide insurance and bonding coverage specifically designed for pet professionals such as pet sitters, dog trainers, groomers, boarding facility owners, dog walkers, vet clinics, pet stores and more.
Carol Woods Retirement Community
With 35 years of making a difference in the lives of residents and the surrounding community, Carol Woods has set the standard for excellence in the industry. Carol Woods was one of two inaugural recipients of the national Pathways to Greatness Award, which recognized our strong leadership, superior performance, distinctive impact, best practices/innovations and customer feedback. Situated on 120 wooded acres, Carol Woods is an accredited, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community that attracts active, independent residents from across the country. In May 2014, Standard & Poor’s renewed Carol Woods' “A” with stable outlook credit rating, acknowledging our strong board of directors and excellent management team.
Carolina Bright Smiles
Carolina Bright Smiles understands how important your smile is to how you look and feel, and we pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality of dentistry in Hillsborough, NC. Our years of education and experience have given us the training to work at the highest level.
Carrboro Community Acupuncture
Carrboro Community Acupuncture believes that the health of a community is directly related to the wellness services available to its residents. Using the community acupuncture model, treatments are affordable and accessible. Carrboro Community Acupuncture is affordable healthcare.
Carrboro Family Vision
Carrboro Family Vision is a locally owned full service optometry practice located in the heart of downtown Carrboro. We are available to meet all of your eye-related needs — from glasses to contact lenses to 24/7 care for ocular emergencies. Both patient care and customer service are our top priorities, and we can’t wait to meet all the members of your family.
Our optical boutique has a wide selection of frame and lens options that provide the latest technologies and styles to our patients. Products that we offer include sports and safety eyewear, the latest progressive lens designs, and sunglasses that will suit your style while protecting your eyes.
Here at Carrboro Family Vision, we enjoy seeing people of all ages, from infants to senior citizens. We have been providing quality eye care services to the community for more than 15 years, and we look forward to meeting your entire family.
Carrboro Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Carrboro Pediatrics and Internal Medicine (CPIM) provides highly trained doctors for children and adults along with great patient support. Our practice and philosophy are somewhat different from many primary care offices. Appointments are scheduled for thirty minutes. That extra time is spent discussing you and your concerns, as well as diagnostic possibilities, treatment options, illness prevention, and, most importantly, health promotion.
Carrboro Plumbing, Inc.
We are a full service plumbing contractor. We handle plumbing service, remodels and new construction for both residential and commercial properties.
Carrot-Top Industries Inc. is a trusted name serving American business and government nationally since 1980. As a privately owned company located in Hillsborough, NC. We are dedicated to providing high quality American-made products including patriotic and custom-made items to suit your advertising and event needs. In addition, we offer in-house graphic services to recreate your logo or design for you, ensuring you will have a quality product that is unique to your organization. We are proud members of the Chamber of Commerce, North Carolina Better Business Bureau (BBB) and the Direct Marketing Association (DMA.)
Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities
CGISC conducts research for public policy and in support of social equity. We serve as experts for plaintiffs in civil rights litigation around the country.
Centre for Homeownership & Economic Development Corporation
The Centre for Homeownership & Economic Development Corporation (CHOEDC) is a 501 (C ) (3) Not-for- Profit Economic Development organization with a designation from the U.S. Department of Treasury as a certified Community Development Entity (CDE) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Housing Counseling Agency. Established in 2004, we have changed thousands of lives through guidance and long term support. We offer Housing Opportunities, New Market Tax Credits, Financial Coaching, Micro Business Loans and Community Planning.
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS) is one of two public school systems in Orange County, NC. CHCCS is located near the flagship campus of the University of North Carolina (UNC) and the world renowned Research Triangle Park (RTP). The district operates three high schools, four middle schools, eleven elementary schools, a school for young people being treated at UNC Hospital and an alternative high school. These schools serve more than 12,000 students.
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels
We nourish the bodies and spirits of the homebound with a balanced meal and the human connection they need to help them live independently. over 200 volunteers deliver meals, bake desserts and make personal visits to the elderly, disabled and homebound in our community every weekday at lunchtime.
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation
Chapel Hill Cooperative Pre-School
The Chapel Hill Cooperative Preschool is an NAEYC-accredited Center. The CHCP mission is to partner with families of children from diverse backgrounds to respect and honor childhood, celebrate independence, and support children as they learn and play.
Chapel Hill Doctors Healthcare Center
We partner with our patients to treat acute and chronic conditions, optimize health, and promote healthy aging and well-being.
55 Vilcom Center Drive
Boyd Hall, Suite 110
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership
The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership brings together the resources of the Town, University and downtown community to maintain, enhance and promote downtown as the social, cultural, and spiritual center of Chapel Hill through economic development.
Chapel Hill Eyecare and Optometry, PA
Chapel Hill Eyecare and Optometry is a relationship based practice with the intention of providing high tech / high touch comprehensive eye care at an affordable price.
Chapel Hill Friends Meeting
We are the Chapel Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker). We meet for worship each Sunday at 8:30 and 11:00, with an Adult Religious Education Forum between the Meetings for Worship. We have a lively First-Day (Sunday) School during the late Meeting for Worship. We have an unprogrammed (silent) Meeting for Worship in the Quaker tradition that reaches back to 17th Century England (and North Carolina!). Our monthly business meetings, too, are conducted in a spirit of worshipful waiting on the Light. We consistently try to live into the testimonies of Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, and Equality. These testimonies lead us to be active in our local, state, national and international communities. We always welcome visitors.
Chapel Hill Institute for Cultural Language Education
CHICLE Language Institute provides interpretation and translation services to the community. Our local hospitals, clinics, public and private schools, and universities get the benefit of working with bilingual professionals in more than ten languages.
Additionally, we offer language instruction for adults in small groups or privately for professional or recreational goals.
Chapel Hill Moving Company
Chapel Hill Moving Company is Chapel Hill, NC’s premier specialty mover. Locally owned and operated since 1975, we offer competitively priced, personalized moving services in Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, and the surrounding communities. From your everyday household and college moves to specialized transport of pianos, art, antiques, and lab equipment, Chapel Hill Moving Company is creative, efficient, attentive, and eager to assist with your next residential or business relocation.
Chapel Hill Ophthalmology
Chapel Hill Ophthalmology provides complete eye care. Comprehensive medical and surgical eye care, eye exams, eyeglasses, contact lenses, advanced cataract and glaucoma care and surgery, and LASIK, along with most all routine and complex care related to vision and eyes. We also have an on-site optical boutique and optical lab as well as most all types of contact lenses.
Chapel Hill Periodontics & Implants
We are a periodontal practice in Chapel HIll. Our mission is to serve our patients in a courteous, professional and kind manner, to let our patients know that they are valued and to develop long-term relationships with our patients. To offer state-of-the-art care with minimum discomfort. To promote regular preventative care so our patients can enjoy a lifetime of good health. To help patients obtain and enjoy overall health as it relates to the treatment of their periodontal and oral disease. To have highly motivated employees. To provide an enjoyable, positive atmosphere for them to work in.
Chapel Hill Primary Care
We are a locally owned, private medical practice that strives to meet your immediate medical needs as well as your long term healthcare goals.
55 Vilcom Center Drive
Boyd Hall, Suite 110
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Chapel of the Cross
The Chapel of the Cross is an historic Episcopal Church in Chapel Hill. Our strategic mission and ministry priorities are:
--Growing as Christians through worship, music. education and healing compassion
--Creating Christian community with a sense of belonging, fellowship, support, and engagement
--Inviting, welcoming, and engaging all
--Sharing our faith, values, and voice with the community through faith-in-action projects
--Sustaining our church by being responsible stewards
Church of Reconciliation
We are a United Presbyterian Church with a strong commitment to social justice.
Coastal Federal Credit Union
Coastal Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, member-owned, financial cooperative, offering a full range of financial products and services. Coastal operates 22 branches in the Triangle market, including our Carrboro branch in Orange County. Coastal was chartered on August 31, 1967 with the mission of fostering the credit union philosophy of “people helping people.” Today, with $2.8 billion in assets, Coastal serves 220,000 members from 1,400 business partners and is among the leading financial institutions in North Carolina. We serve members in all 50 states through a network of 5,000 shared branches, mobile banking featuring mobile check deposit, and a robust offering of online services at www.COASTAL24.com.
Community Empowerment Fund
CEF provides relationship-based support, matched savings accounts, workforce development, and financial education to individuals experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness.
Community Home Trust
Community Home Trust is a nonprofit organization that seeks to strengthen our community with affordable home ownership opportunities for low and moderate income households.
Community Home Trust sold its first home in June 2000. Today, there are more than 250 permanently affordable homes in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Our homeowners include nurses, university employees, teachers and others, who serve our community but otherwise could not afford to own a home here.
Compass Center for Women and Families helps all people navigate their journey to self-sufficiency, safety, and health. We empower individuals and promote equal access to opportunity regardless of gender or economic status. Our services include career and financial education, domestic violence crisis and prevention programs, assistance with legal resources, and youth health programs.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Coulter Property Management
Coulter Properties manages and rents about 400 residential properties within the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area. We try to take care of our clients and tenants in a personal way. You should never have to talk to an answering machine. Our clients are treated with respect and are given the large amount of accumulated knowledge that only a dedicated company that has been in Chapel Hill for over 50 years can give. Our commitment to keep our company the best in our community will continue.
Counter Tools provides leading-edge proprietary software tools, training, and technical assistance to public health practitioners working in local, state or national organizations interested adopting and implementing policy, systems and environmental interventions to promote public health. We believe in the power of communities to organize for collective action to advance place-based public health. Our software tools demonstrate local public health problems and solutions in facts, images, maps, and stories.
Dennis Ellis, DDS, PA
State of the art dental office.
Dispute Settlement Center, Inc.
Provides mediation for a variety of interpersonal disputes; training; facilitation; and youth programs.
Doggie Spa & Day Care
We provide boarding and day care for dogs. We have been serving the area for 18 years and were pioneers in providing social and play times for dogs being boarded. We are open 365 days a year, and provide large, safe, climate controlled spaces for your dog.
Dynamic Electrical Solutions Inc.
Dynamic Electric is a licensed and insured electrical contractor, providing both residential and commercial services to Orange, Durham, Chatham, Alamance and Wake Counties. We take great pride in providing quality work and excellent customer service.
E&W Electrical, LLC
E & W Electrical, LLC, is a locally based Power Systems provider focusing on complete generator solutions for residential and commercial customers. E & W offers all aspects of generator services, including sales, design and load analysis, installations, energy and fuel source management, repairs, effective preventive maintenance plans and remote monitoring.
El Centro Hispano - Carrboro Office
El Centro Hispano is a community-based nonprofit organization that works to strengthen the community, build bridges, and serve as advocates for equity and inclusion of Hispanics /Latinos in the Triangle area of North Carolina. It achieves these purposes by making advancements in Education, Economic Development, and Health & Well-being.
It is the largest Latino-led/Latino-serving organization in the State and has been working with and on behalf of the Latino community in Durham, Orange, and neighboring counties since 1992; receiving its nonprofit status in January 1998.
Staff also work with area agencies and businesses to facilitate communication with, reach of, and service improvements for Latinos.
Our programs and services include community support services, case management, legal assistance, newcomer assistance, preschool preparation, K- 12 tutoring, youth programs, adult education and literacy classes, pathways to citizenship classes, health promotion programs, access to healthcare support, job training, employment placement, initiatives to assure worker rights & fair wages, leadership development, community mobilization, and cultural immersion and exploration opportunities.
We invest in nurturing individuals, families, and communities.
Eller Residential, Inc.
Eller Residential is a multifamily management business based in Chapel Hill. We strive to create the best possible lifestyle, community and place for our residents to call “home,” while maximizing the value of the asset for our property owners. Our management team is made up of seasoned property managers, leasing agents, maintenance supervisors, maintenance technicians and senior staff. It is led by the vision of an executive team that has seen first-hand how management directly impacts the value of a property. We are responsive to the needs of our investors and owners, and are approachable and accessible to the site staff.
We are a general dentistry practice established in 2005. We will provide you with the highest level of comprehensive and cosmetic dentistry available. Treatment decisions will be made with your concerns and wants in mind. Our goal is to help you maintain, enhance, or restore your dental health in a comfortable, state-of-the-art environment. We strive to maintain your trust as we work together in meeting your dental needs.
Entex Technologies provides advanced biological wastewater treatment systems to both municipal and industrial clients to allow them to meet their regulatory requirements and to protect the watersheds downstream.
Ethical Humanist Society of the Triangle
The Ethical Humanist Society of the Triangle is a humanistic congregational community promoting the cultivation of ethical values founded on reason and science and inspired by the love of humanity.
F & F Automotive, Inc.
We provide automotive repairs and maintenance of import and domestic vehicles. We are an NC State Inspection Station. Full service automotive needs.
F&F Automotive was established in 1962 by Cleve Fogleman and has remained a well known and trusted auto service center in the Carrboro community ever since. Over the years F&F Automotive has consistently provided reliable repair services and maintenance for a wide array of privately owned and fleet vehicles. The F&F Automotive priority is a focus on customer service and getting it right the first time, and we plan on sticking to that successful business model for the next 50!
We are a woman-owned custom picture-framing business serving the area for 40 years. “Where imagination meets craft.”
Frederick G. Lehmann, DDS, PA
The office of Frederick G. Lehmann, DDS, PA, provides complete dental services in a caring environment. Our array of services include family dentistry, restorative dentistry, dental implants, crown and bridge single visit appointments, partials and dentures. We have proudly been serving the Chapel Hill/Orange County community since 1995.
The goal of our dental practice is to provide complete dental care services in a comfortable setting. Our staff will work towards your complete comfort and understanding of all treatment options available. We offer flexible scheduling with excellent time management in a small individual setting.
We take great pride in delivering excellent care with an emphasis on cosmetics and function. The patient’s comfort before, during, and after treatment is our primary concern.
GGA Architects, P.A.
GGA Architects, P.A. has been providing architectural design and construction administration services to the southern Orange/Chapel Hill community for over 30 years. GGA is committed to producing buildings with the highest of design standards and client service levels. Our projects, both public and private, in the Chapel Hill area include such notable buildings as the Chapel Hill Aquatic Center, The Franklin Hotel, Performance motors, Chapel Hill Public Library, IFC Community House and many others.
Grace Community Church
Presbyterian Church focused on spiritual growth; a collection of broken and messed up people finding grace in Jesus Christ to fix what's wrong in the world, starting with ourselves.
Gray Squirrel Coffee
We are a small-batch coffee roaster. Roasting in-house and serving a minimal menu of finely crafted expresso drinks and coffee as well as a small array of locally made baked goods.
Great Clips Carrboro
Great Clips Carrboro is a locally owned and operated franchise of Great Clips Inc.
Great Clips Hillsborough
Locally owned franchise of Great Clips Inc since 2004.
For thirty two years Chapel Hill's number one jeweler in all surveys. Fine jewelry, diamonds. and gems. Five goldsmiths on site doing custom design, restoration and repairs. GIA gemologist available for appraisals. Contemporary and Estate jewelry.
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County has helped more than 260 families in Orange County become homeowners. Habitat homes are built through the use of volunteer labor and donations of money and materials. The homes are then sold to low-income families with an affordable mortgage. Monthly payments set at 30% or less of the homeowner’s income, making homeownership a reality.
Haven Medical embraces the vision of accessible, holistic medical care that places the individual at the center. Using conventional and complimentary modalities, we strive to assist patients in finding their optimal health, combining the art and science of healing to address the whole person.
Hillsborough Arts Council
The mission of the Hillsborough Arts Council is to “Enrich our community through the arts”. For 30 years we have been fulfilling our purpose of education, supporting local artists and providing significant cultural events in our schools, in the Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery and Gift Shop and in public venues.
Hillsborough Pharmacy & Nutrition
Hillsborough Pharmacy is a locally owned and operated full-service pharmacy. From day one, providing excellent customer service has been our top priority. Hillsborough Pharmacy is proud to be keeping our community healthy while offering fast, friendly and professional service at affordable prices.
Historic Hillsborough Commission
The Burwell School is a unique historic landmark in Historic Hillsborough, representing several key aspects of 19th century American and NC history. We offer guided tours and educational programs for school students, Girl Scouts, teachers, and the general public.
Professional business advisory and tax services; individual tax services.
Hot Tin Roof
Hot Tin Roof has been created to feel like and resemble an old juke joint or honky-tonk. These were terms for an informal establishment featuring music, dancing, drinking, gambling and a place to relax and socialize...usually found in the south.
Inter-Faith Council for Social Service, Inc.
The Inter-Faith Council for Social Service helps individuals and families break the cycle of poverty – providing shelter, food, direct support, medical services, advocacy & information to people in need. The IFC accomplishes this through strong partnerships with volunteers, congregations, businesses, and community coalitions.
The Marian Cheek Jackson Center for Saving and Making History is a hub of creative action dedicated to preserving the future of historically Black neighborhoods in Chapel Hill/Carrboro, NC. Our mission is to honor, renew, and build community in the historic Northside & Pine Knolls neighborhoods of Chapel Hill/Carrboro. Located in the heart of the Northside community, Center staff work in collaboration with Northside neighbors and friends to respect and to serve histories that, even as they are told, make new history out of Emancipation, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, civil rights struggle, and desegregation. Our work includes initiatives focused on housing justice and community organizing, youth leadership and civil rights education, and creative place-making and celebration. Today Northside and Pine Knolls are among the most racially, ethnically, and economically diverse neighborhoods in the region.
Jeffrey R. Kennedy, DDS, PA (DBA: Kennedy Dental Group)
The Kennedy Dental Group of Drs. Jeff Kennedy, Leland Webb, and Credle Harris have combined experience of over 65 years serving Chapel Hill and Carrboro’s general dental needs. We practice what we like to call “practical dentistry” by focusing on patient health and comfort while keeping a constant eye on conservative treatment options.
Joe Van Gogh, LLC
At Joe Van Gogh, roasting, brewing, and sharing coffee is our passion. We consider ourselves to be coffee roasters and baristas who are true to their craft. We take the ultimate pride in our finished product. We ensure high quality green beans and pay special attention to the unique characteristics of each season’s crop in order to provide you with superior coffee year after year.
At Kehillah, we create an inclusive and engaged Jewish community that inspires people’s lives and deepens Jewish involvement through celebration, worship, education, social action and values.
Latino Community Credit Union - Carrboro Office
Named as one of 2016 Best Credit Unions to Work for nationally by Credit Union Journal, Latino Credit Union is an award-winning leader in social finance, with innovative financial products and services tailored to its members. We can do this so well because we are passionate about what we do, we come from the diverse membership we serve and we are committed to helping them continue to dream big and achieve their goals.Our Mission: Ethical Financial Products & Education to Empower Communities. Our Vision: Economic Opportunity for All.
Started in 1986, Lundy is a boutique real estate company specializing in high value commercial, mixed use and in-fill real estate development and leasing.
The Lundy Group comes to you with over 28 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Our team's expertise includes design and conceptualization, partnership structure and financing, pricing and bidding, leasing, managing, developing, purchasing, owning and selling all types of commercial real estate. The company and its principals are licensed brokers in the states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee as well as developing new property in Florida.
WHAT WE'VE ACHIEVED
28 years of outstanding service.
Lundy Management Group
Lundy Management Group has unbundled aspects of property management to offer a menu of services. Clients can pick and choose from complete financial management to only expense management, full physical property management to just as-needed management. LMG is experienced with commercial and residential HOA’s, office projects from 300,000 square feet to 2,000 sq.ft. retail from 150,000 sf down and mixed use projects.
Environmentally sound residential repairs, remodeling, and home construction.
Melissa Designer Jewelry
Melissa Designer Jewelry specializes in handmade custom jewelry and repairs. We also carry designer lines that are both local and international. Two goldsmiths on site.
Mill House Properties
Mill House Properties is a full-service real estate company. We handle rentals, property management and investment sales.
Residential general contracting, including home additions and remodeling.
Morinaga America Foods
Morinaga’s Orange County facility is the company’s first production facility outside of Asia. Morinaga produces a wide array of confectioneries, including milk caramel, chocolates, cookies, cocoa mix and frozen desserts such as ice cream sandwiches and sundae cups. Its North Carolina products will primarily consist of blending syrup, sugar, flavorings and other ingredients to produce the soft candy fruit flavored candy HI-Chew.
Moshi Moshi is a local boutique salon with 2 locations in Durham and Chapel Hill. We are committed to creating a community driven environment and educating all of our staff in best business practices. We practice open book management and we are the only Team Based, non commissioned salon in Orange County.
Mystery Brewing Company
Our mission is to create a cornucopia of high-quality rustic ales for the discriminating consumer, to test the boundaries of creativity and style.--In short, to make outstanding beer.
Orange County ABC
Orange County ABC is a chain of county liquor stores.
Orange County Government
Orange County Government assures that adequate levels of service are provided to residents as efficiently as possible. Orange County staff is responsible for implementing the policies of the Board of County Commissioner.
Orange County Literacy Council
Orange Literacy provides free one-on-one and small group instruction for adult learners in reading, writing, basic math, digital literacy and English language skills. We help students prepare for high school equivalency exams (such as GED or HiSet). We offer workforce readiness classes, as well as assistance to adult students in transitioning to continued education or certification programs. In our family and parental literacy program, we work with parents to help them prepare and support their children to succeed in school. And, in conjunction with CWS, we offer citizenship classes for those interested in becoming U.S. citizens.
Orange County Rape Crisis Center
At the Orange County Rape Crisis Center our goal is to end sexual violence before it even begins, and we won’t stop until that goal is reached. The Center has been serving survivors uninterrupted, around the clock, every day, every holiday all year long for more than 40 years!
The Orange County Rape Crisis Center provides support to survivors of sexual violence, their loved ones, and professionals who serve survivors. Through our 24-Hour Help Line, our expert staff and highly trained volunteers provide emotional support as well as resources, referrals, accompaniment, and advocacy services.
For long-term support, we offer support groups and workshops for survivors and their loved ones. Our innovative support group program, which has served as a model for agencies across North Carolina, offers both traditional discussion-based groups as well as activity-based groups utilizing alternative healing methods.
Additionally, the OCRCC offers educational programs for raising awareness about sexual violence and teaching prevention skills. With a 35-year history of successful education programs, we have one of the longest running and most comprehensive education programs in the nation. Our curriculum incorporates research-based best practices utilizing both primary prevention and risk reduction strategies.
Orange County Schools
We prepare all students to be creative, constructive thinkers, who become healthy, productive, and responsible members of our community and the world.
Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA)
OWASA is a public, non-profit agency providing water, sewer, and reclaimed water services to the Carrboro Chapel Hill Community-- including the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and southern Orange County, North Carolina.
Participate partners with schools and districts to provide leading-edge technology, comprehensive frameworks and support services. These programs and services impact student outcomes by improving teacher practice through collaborative professional learning.
For nearly 30 years, educators have used Participate’s professional development and curriculum, language acquisition and cultural exchange teacher programs to create engaging learning environments that empower teachers and inspire students to create impact on a global scale.
A proud B Corp, Participate is committed to ensuring inclusive, equitable learning for all.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Planned Parenthood South Atlantic – Chapel Hill Health Center
PPSAT is an essential health care provider, committed to educating our communities and expanding and protecting access to reproductive health services. We work to reduce the incidence of unintended pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), especially among teens, emerging adults (19-29), those with limited financial resources and uninsured patients.
We are an important safety-net provider and a respectful resource for direct health care and information. We offer confidential and affordable care, including birth control consultation and supplies, emergency contraception, gynecological exams, cancer screenings, pregnancy testing, STI testing and treatment, and HIV testing. We reduce barriers to accessing care by offering same-day and by-appointment visits, evening and weekend hours, bilingual staff, and fees that are typically less than those of private providers.
Preschool at Chapel of the Cross
Preschool at Chapel of the Cross (PCC) is an independently incorporated outreach program of the Chapel of the Cross, serving children ages 2-5 of all faiths. Our preschool operates each day from 8:15am-12:15pm year-round. Our four-hour preschool day and 12-month curriculum are just a few of the unique advantages that PCC offers our families. Attendance schedules available to all age groups include two, three, or five days per week.
PlumbV provides professional plumbing services at a competitive price for the community in which it resides and serves.
Refugee Community Partnership
The Refugee Community Partnership helps globally displaced families rebuild home in Carrboro-Chapel Hill.
Private chef services for the busy family and school, providing healthy alternatives for diverse dietary needs.
Rise Biscuits and Donuts
Rise Carrboro serves biscuits & donuts from 7am-2pm every day, waitstaff free and with a swift service line. We’ve got locally roasted coffee, juices, and milk for you to enjoy while you wait.
Our donut menu features an assortment of old school, new school, and specialty donuts with interesting and unusual flavors. Our biscuit menu features everyday favorite fillings like country ham, bacon, sausage, fried chicken, and fried eggplant “bacon,” as well as a variety of cheeses, spreads, and eggs. You choose it, we’ll make it. Our biscuit and donut specialty offerings change monthly, and each Rise location features its own, unique specialty biscuit & donut each month.
Rise is about more than just crave-worthy food. We’re indebted and committed to our customers, employees, and community. We are proud of our company culture and care deeply about the community that has grown up around our food. We love involving customers in the process, and hearing about what you like and don’t like. Talk to us, we’ll respond.
Everything at Rise is prepped and cooked fresh daily, so donuts and biscuits sometimes sell out and are subject to change. Come early!
Skelton's Landscaping Service
Skelton's Landscaping Service specializes in designing, installing, and maintaining pollinator gardens and bird-friendly landscapes with an emphasis on using native plants. Our sustainable and ecologically-minded practices are a benefit to both our clients and the natural world.
For the past few years, owner Ben Skelton has worked in landscape design and maintenance in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Before that, Ben worked at the North Carolina Botanical Garden doing invasive plant management and growing plants for habitat restoration work. Ben served as a Peace Corps volunteer in sustainable agriculture in Senegal, and has taught middle school, as well.
Snap Pea Underground & Catering hosts wildly creative concept dinners in surprising locations around the triangle. They also bring that same spirit of surprise and delight to each of their private catered events, be it an intimate in-home dinner parties, or a 200 person wedding.
Snap Pea is proud to promote progressive values across the company, including starting all employees at $18/hour, directing 90% of their food costs back to the local food system, and composting all food waste.
We treat oral disease and offer preventive and conservative treatments to reduce health care needs and minimize extensive, expensive care.
Space Builders, Inc.
Space Builders, Inc., is a general contracting firm specializing in residential renovations and additions. We are a full-service company dedicated to quality construction and client satisfaction.
Steel String, LLC
Steel String Brewery brews craft beer and operates a small bar in downtown Carrboro.
Stoneline Design, Inc.
Stoneline Design does furniture design and production for corporate and residential applications.
Stuckey & Boyd Financial Services
Stuckey and Boyd Financial Services has been providing investment and insurance services to individuals and businesses since 1984.
Susanne P. Jackson, DDS
Our general dental practice is committed to providing the highest quality of dental care in a comfortable environment. We pride ourselves on being different from other dental practices. We will listen to you, respect your time, and make you feel like part of our family.
Synergy Flow Arts
Synergy Flow Arts is a unique supplier of dance props and fire-dance props for cirque performers and fire-dancers.
Szostak Design Inc. is an award winning Architectural and Design firm in Orange County NC.
TABLE's mission is to provide healthy, emergency food aid every week to hungry preschool, elementary, and middle school children living in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, NC.
209 E. Main Street
Tax, accounting (bookkeeping), and payroll services for individuals and small business owners.
TEAM Wealth Planning and Management, Inc.
We provide personalized, flexible, solution-based investment management and financial planning to our clients. We believe in creating a portfolio of assets tailored to fit our clients’ financial needs, risk tolerance and values. The goal of our client-focused approach is to develop long-term relationships and foster trust with clients as we help them achieve their financial goals and advise them through life’s financial decisions.
The Community Church of Chapel Hill, Unitarian Universalist
We are a Unitarian Universalist congregation where we strive to nurture spiritual growth, support and care for each other, and effect change through our love for the world. Whoever you are, whomever you love, however you arrived at this beloved place, you are welcome here.
The Hillsborough Yarn Shop
Winner of IndyWeek’s 2016 Best of the Triangle “Best Yarn Shop” award, Hillsborough Yarn Shop specializes in high-quality natural fiber yarns. The shop is well stocked with yarn of many weights and kinds. Knitters, crocheters, weavers, and fiber artists are sure to find something to inspire their next project from more than 50 brands of yarn.
The shop is open every day of the week except Mondays and also offers a range of classes in knitting, crocheting, and felt work.
Town of Carrboro
The Town of Carrboro is governed by Mayor Lydia Lavelle, and six aldermen: Michelle Johnson, Damon Seils, Bethany Chaney, Randee Haven-O'Donnell, Sammy Slade-Mayor Pro Tem, and Jacquelyn Gist. Our employees provide excellent service for approximately 20,000 residents under the leadership of Town Manager, David Andrews. Mayor Lavelle says of Carrboro, "We are proud to be a progressive, engaged, and forward thinking community with a relaxing small town atmosphere."
Town of Chapel Hill
The Town of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is a full-service municipal government with 14 departments and approximately 700 regular employees. Services include trash collection, parks and greenways, recreation programs, library services, traffic engineering, parking services, housing and neighborhood services, building inspections, police and fire protection, storm water services, Chapel Hill Transit, street maintenance, sidewalk construction, and planning and zoning oversight. Services are supported by an annual budget of $100 million for all funds.
Town of Hillsborough
The Town of Hillsborough operates under a council-manager form of government. The Board of Commissioners acts as the legislative body in establishing policy and law, and the town manager handles the day-to-day operations of the town.
Hillsborough is a small town with a big history. The downtown historic district, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, features more than 100 homes, churches and buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries. Today, Hillsborough is a haven for artists and writers. The downtown comes alive with arts and entertainment the last Friday evening of each month during warm weather. Other attractions include Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area and Riverwalk, a greenway along the Eno River that is part of the N.C. Mountains-to-Sea Trail.
Hillsborough is centrally located in North Carolina, with fast access to Triad and Triangle cities. Interstate 85 runs through the town, and Interstate 40 is just outside town limits.
United Church of Chapel Hill
A Congregational Church in Chapel Hill---Part of the United Church of Christ.
Victoria Park Florist
A full-service florist offering floral arrangements, plants, and gifts. We deliver within Chapel Hill and to Carrboro, Hillsborough and Durham.
Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe
The Curryblossom Cafe is a counter-service restaurant featuring home-cooked Indian food locally and sustainably sourced. We offer catering with multiple domestic and international cuisines.
Volunteers for Youth
Volunteers for Youth (VFY) provides services to Orange County youth to integrate them into the community in ways that help them make responsible choices and recognize that they have a stake in their future. Formed in 1981 by professionals in our community who worked with court-involved youth, VFY is the only Orange County nonprofit agency dedicated to serving youth who have broken laws or who are at-risk of doing so. VFY seeks to bridge the gap between disconnected youth and the community through mentoring, community service, and teen court programs.
VIF International Education
VIF International Education builds global education programs that prepare students for success in an interconnected world. For more than 25 years, educators have leveraged VIF’s professional development and curriculum, language acquisition and cultural exchange programs to generate engaging learning environments where students can excel in core curriculum as well as develop valuable 21st century skills.
A proud B Corp, VIF strives to support teachers, school leaders and districts in the endeavor of developing globally competent citizens through turnkey international education programs and resources. Students with cultural awareness, creative thinking and problem-solving skills will be lifelong learners equipped to thrive in an increasingly global marketplace.
Compassionate, comprehensive dental care in a state-of-the-art facility.
Weaver Dairy Community Pre-School
A small preschool with happy children and wonderful staff! Five-star program with nurturing environment.---Learning through play and fostering kindergarten readiness.
Weaver Street Market
Natural foods grocery stores.
Weaver Street Realty
We are a locally-owned progressive and environmentally conscious real estate firm in downtown Carrboro. We believe in supporting our staff and community through profit distributions and sponsorships. We’ve been in downtown Carrboro over 30 years and intend to be here for 30 more.