March 2015

Did You Know?
March is Women's History Month! This is the 35th year of this celebration. All month, we will celebrate how the stories of women are woven into the fabric of our community's history. To learn more about the national celebration, visit

Our Annual Art Exhibition and Sale is Friday!

Everything is set for a fabulous art show on Friday, March 6th! We're expecting a sell out, so don't hesitate to get your tickets now. For tickets and information, click here.

Can't make the event? Pick your prize when you purchase raffle tickets. You can enter to win a $300 Southwest Airlines Gift Card, GoPro Camera, one-night stay at The Carolina Inn, and/or an hour-long massage at Intrinsic Touch Massage. You do not need to be present to win. Tickets are one for $5 and five for $20.

Questions? Call our office at 919-968-4610.

Schedule Your VITA Appointment Today!
Tax season is here! Compass Center is once again offering FREE Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for low to moderate income individuals and families. Trained volunteer preparers are certified by the IRS. Appointments will be offered each Monday through April 13th at the Chapel Hill Public Library. (Please note this change!) Appointments for foreign students will be offered only on select Tuesdays. To schedule an appointment and for information on eligibility, click here or you can call us at 919-968-4610.
Child Care Volunteers Needed
Sign up to support Compass Center as a child care volunteer! Child care volunteers work with children during our weekly support groups. To sign up or for more information, please contact Bridget McEnaney at or by calling 919.968.4610
Current Need!

We are currently seeking USB drives for career clients.

Compass Center offers
one-on-one career advising to individuals. Services range from assistance with resume and cover letter writing to long-term career planning.

Please mail USB drives to PO Box 1057, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 or donate $10 today.
(Please write "USB Drives" in the "In Honor Of" line.)
Family Law Workshops
Join Compass Center for our series of monthly legal education workshops.
Topics will include but are not limited to: separation, divorce, spousal support, property distribution, child support and child custody, and domestic violence and the law. All workshops are held from 6 - 7:30 p.m. with registration sign-in at 5:45 p.m. Workshops will be presented by licensed attorneys, John Miskey and Sarah Carr D'Amato.

Next Workshop:
Thursday, March 19th

In addition to our legal workshops, Compass Center offers Legal Information Services and Community Legal Project.

Contact Us
For help with domestic violence issues, please call our 24-hour crisis hotline: 919.929.7122

For career, legal and financial programs: 919.968.4610