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Main Office
Annex Building
Oxford Head Start
Soul City Head Start
Haliwa-Saponi Head Start Center
Crescent Head Start
Kittrell Head Start
Louisburg Office
Granville County Office
Warren County Office
Henderson Head Start
Nelson Head Start
Franklinton Head Start
Bunn Head Start
Main Office Welcome to the Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity website. We are located on 180 South Beckford Dr. Henderson, NC.
Annex Building Our building is located on 155 West Andrews Ave. Henderson NC. The Annex houses the Vance Family Resource Center and Women’s Economic Equity Project.    
Oxford Head Start Oxford Head Start is located at 101 Hillside Drive Oxford, NC 27565
Soul City Head Start Soul City Head Start is located at 920 Manson-Axtell Road Norlina, NC 27563
Haliwa-Saponi Head Start Center Our Haliwa-Saponi center is located at 130 Haliwa-Saponi Trail Hollister, NC 27844
Crescent Head Start Crescent Head Start is located at 145 Crescent Drive Oxford, NC 27565
Kittrell Head Start Kittrell Head Start is located at 1380 Chavis Road Kittrell NC 27544
Louisburg Office Louisburg Office is located at 167 NC Hwy 56 East  Louisburg, NC 27549
Granville County Office  Our Oxford center is located at 102 Broad St. Oxford, NC 27565 and open on Monday Thru Friday 8:15am to 5pm
Warren County Office Our Warrenton office is located on 518 West Ridgeway St. Warrenton, NC 27589 and it is open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15am to 5:00pm and Thursday by appointment  
Henderson Head Start Henderson Head Start is located at 1875 Gun Club Road Henderson, NC 27537
Nelson Head Start Nelson Head Start is located at 102 Leonard Farm Road Louisburg, NC 27549
Franklinton Head Start We are proud to announce our Franklinton Head Start center located at 417 South Main Street, Franklinton, NC is now finished.
Bunn Head Start  Bunn Head Start is located at 750 Bunn Elementary Road Bunn, NC 27508


Come join us and learn how to make the American dream of homeownership come true for you and your family.

Topics Taught

Credit Analysis and Household Budgeting, Selecting a Home and Neighborhood, Preparing for Homeownership, Financing the Home Purchase, Applying for a Mortage, The Closing Process, Survival Tips for Homeowners, Fair Housing and Rental

Schedule is subject to change so please call 252-492-8809 or 919-496-3022 and ask for homeownership in order to confirm your attendance.

Lunch or Dinner will be served.



February 1, 2014 8:30am to 4:30pm

April 28-29, 2014 4:30pm to 8:30pm

June 2-3, 2014 4:30pm to 8:30pm



180 S. Beckford Dr.

Henderson, NC 27536




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Foreclosure Help

  • NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund

    N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund™

    The N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund™ helps North Carolina homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments due to job loss or temporary financial hardship. For qualified homeowners, the Fund can provide an interest-free loan of up to $36,000 to pay your mortgage and other related expenses for up to 36 months while you search or retrain for new employment. The loan can also be used to bring your mortgage current. If you are currently employed but have a second mortgage that is unaffordable because of a prior job loss or reduced income, the Fund offers an interest-free loan of up to $30,000 to pay off your second mortgage.

    We offer the Fund in partnership with the N.C. Housing Finance Agency using funds from the U.S. Treasury. The Fund provides assistance at no cost to you.

    For eligibility requirements and more information, please click on the logo to visit the N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund ™ website. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact the Foreclosure Department at 252-492-0161 and mention you are interested in the N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund™.

    Read more...N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund™

  • National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling

    The National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) Program was Congress approved in December 2007. Under this legislation $180 million was approved for the National Foreclosure Mitigation (NFMC) Program. Congress selected Neighbor Works America to administer the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) Program and to direct the funds to be used in “areas of greatest need”. The grants from the program is provided to HUD approved and state housing finance agencies. The NFMC program is designed to support a rapid expansion of foreclosure intervention counseling in response to the nationwide foreclosure crisis. The grant is designed that no money will be paid to the homeowner nor the servicer (your mortgage company), but to provide counseling to you with no charge to you.



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Educational Programs

Head Start Program


Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc., Head Start is a federally-funded child development program designed to prepare economically disadvantaged children for kindergarten.  We also link families with services that will promote child and family success and lead to self-sufficiency.  Counties served are: Franklin, Vance, Warren and Granville Counties.  Services are provided for families who meet income guidelines.  No fees are charged. 

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WorkForce Developement Programs

  • Women's Economic Equity Project

    Women’s Economic Equity (WEE) Project & WEE Boutique

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    The Women's Economic Equity (WEE) Project is dedicated to ushering rural women into self-sufficiency and increasing their capacity to obtain financial independence through career coaching; professional development training; and support services, including the provision of professional attire and networking opportunities.


    Read more... Women's Economic Equity Project  

  • TAP Program

    Training Assistance Partnership (TAP) Program

    You’re Going Places. TAP Can Help Get You There!

    The Training Assistance Partnership (TAP) Program is designed to assist dislocated and low-income workers who are unemployed or underemployed and actively pursuing employment. The program provides the following services:


    Career Coaching


    Program participants receive weekly one-on-one coaching tailored to their specific needs and career goals. During these sessions, a career coach will work with the participant to fine-tune their résumé, enhance their job search activities and practice their interviewing skills. In certain cases, participants may also be eligible for retention coaching sessions after they obtain a job.

    Employability & Soft Skills Training

    Provided in partnership with Vance-Granville Community College, the program’s employability and soft skills classes provide participants with the motivational, retention and communication skills needed to increase their likelihood of obtaining and retaining a job. Participants who complete these training sessions are eligible to take the WorkKeys assessment and potentially earn an industry-recognized Career Readiness Certificate (CRC).

    Transportation Assistance

    Program participants who successfully complete their career coaching plan are eligible to receive transportation assistance (in the form of a pre-paid gas card) for up to ten weeks.

    For more information about the Training Assistance Partnership (TAP) Program, please call (252) 431-1400. This program is made possible by a Community Mobilization grant from the NC Rural Center, with funding from the NC Department of Commerce.


Self Sufficiency Programs

  • CSBG

    Community Services Block Grant Program

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    Emergency Assistance Policy

    The Community Services Block Grant Program Administered under the Department of Health and Human Services / Office of Economic Opportunity, helps to eliminate, reduce, or address the conditions of poverty in Franklin, Vance, Warren and Granville Counties.  The CSBG program has offices in each of these counties located in the downtown area for the convenience of low-income families.

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  • Family Resource Center

    Vance Family Resource Center 

    Building Stronger Families…Stronger Communities!

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    The Family Resource Center (FRC) is a comprehensive community center designed around the needs of families in Vance County. Subscribing to the belief that “it takes a village” to raise a child, the FRC partners with parents to develop the strongest families possible – keeping in mind the various definitions of “family” in our community. Through a variety of workshops and enrichment activities, the FRC provides parents with the tools and support necessary to succeed at their most important work…PARENTING!


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Home Improvement Programs

  • Urgent Repair

    The purpose of the Urgent Repair Program (URP) is to alleviate conditions that pose an imminent threat to the life and safety of the very low income and low income homeowners with special needs. The program provides accessibility modifications and other energy repairs necessary to prevent the imminent displacement of the very low income and low income individuals who are elderly, frail or physically disabled, single-parents with at least one child in the residence, or households with five or more persons are also eligible.

    Read more... Urgent Repair  
  • Weatherization/HARRP

    Weatherization - HARRP What It Means To You

    Weatherization & HARRP means preparing your home so that it is warmer in winter and cooler in the summer. It means costing you less to heat your home in the cold months and costing you less to cool your home in the warmer months. Weatherization and HARRP measures performed on your home help in keeping you healthier and makes your home comfortable for less money.

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  • Single Family Rehab Program

    The Single-Family Rehabilitation Program (SFR) provides funds to provide comprehensive rehabilitation of existing, moderately-deteriorated, single-family housing units owned and occupied by lower income elderly and disabled homeowners.




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Housing Programs

  • Section 8


    The Section 8 Housing Assistance Program for Franklin-Vance-Warren operates in Vance and Franklin counties. Through the rental assistance program, 579 eligible families are able to have decent, safe and sanitary living conditions.



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  • Green Hill Manor Elderly Apartments

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    Green Hill Manor Apartments, located in Louisburg, NC, provides affordable housing for the elderly and handicapped.  The apartment complex consists of two buildings each with 36 units.  Each unit consists of a bedroom, kitchen, and living area.  Some apartments are also specifically equipped for the handicapped.

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