Welcome to CFCC. The Disability Support Services office, a part of the Division of Student Services, is committed to providing support to students with disabilities. The office works with all areas of the college to ensure that programs, facilities and activities are accessible to all students.

Students who have a disability (ie physical, mental, learning, vision or hearing) are welcome to contact the Disability Support Services office to arrange a confidential discussion. Appointments may be scheduled by calling 910-362-7800 or walk-in appointments are welcome.

This site is designed to provide current and prospective students, as well as faculty, with information related to disability services. Please explore the links to learn more about receiving accommodations/services.

If you have difficulty accessing information from the DSS web pages, please call 910-362-7800 or email dss@cfcc.edu for assistance.

Mission Statement

Cape Fear Community College will be responsible for assuring that students with disabilities have equal, effective and meaningful access to all programs, goods and services through the use of nondiscriminatory policies and procedures, and the provision of reasonable accommodations, auxiliary aids, and services as indicated necessary by the functional limitations of a qualified disability.

Services are provided in compliance with The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and its attachments, and the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended in 2008 (ADAAA).

Non-Discrimination Statement

Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and genetic information, or age.


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Contact Information

Phone 910-362-7800
For NC Relay Service for Video Phone or TTY: Dial 7-1-1
Fax: 910-362-7745

Office hours:

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Staff Members:

Aimee Helmus, Director

Gwen Morris, Assistant Director

Maria Ortado, Interpreter Coordinator


Downtown Campus location:  Union Station, Suite 218.  Downtown Campus Map
North Campus location:   McKeithan Center, 100H.  North Campus Map  .  To ensure staff availability, please call 910-362-7800 to schedule an appointment to be seen at the North Campus location.