Becoming a Friend at Friendship House Fayetteville

Currently accepting applications

The core members of Friendship House are the Friend Residents. Young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities who, with the support of their families, housemates, and rehabilitation staff are prepared to maintain or seek a part-time job, care for themselves, be a friend to housemates, participate in the community life of Friendship House as best they can, and make an effort to develop their independent living skills. The rhythm of the community is Eat, Pray, Celebrate.

Learn more about Admissions Requirements, Roles, and Expectations in the Friend Resident Application.


Become a Student/Young Professional Resident

Currently accepting applications

Student and Young Professional Residents live as housemates and friends, setting positive examples and help foster the interdependence of friend residents independent living, $475 per month – all inclusive. 

Learn more about Admissions Requirements, Roles, and Expectations in the Student/Young Professional Application. Healthcare/Allied Healthcare Preferred.


Scholarships Available

Scholarship opportunities for Friendship House Fayetteville are for students and young professionals.

  • Franklin Clark Scholarship (Open to anyone)
  • Cape Fear Valley Health Care Scholarship (Must be a CFV employee)
  • Fayetteville State University Scholarship (Must be an FSU student)
  • Methodist University Scholarship (Must be a Methodist student)

All above Scholarships cover one year’s rent which is equal to $475 per month or $5,700 annually.


The Franklin Clark Scholarship is for:

Resident Advisors

Resident Advisors are selected based on leadership experience, commitment to this inclusive living model and show a desire to help residents realize opportunities for self-development. Resident Advisors will serve as follows (This list includes but is not limited to):

  • Live as house mates and friends, setting positive examples to help foster the independence of friend residents by serving as exemplary role models.
  • Will be be responsible for 1-3 houses, each consisting of 2 apartments’, with approximately 8 residents each. (This may vary depending on the number of RA’s on FHF campus)   
  • Committed to spending regular time with the friend residents; and facilitate regular group “check-in” meetings with friend residents and student/young professional residents.
  • Facilitates regular ongoing participation in events such as weekly meals, celebrations, and prayer with the Friendship House residents.
  • Provide leadership and act as the primary liaison for residents, ServiceSource and assist with conflict resolution as needed within apartments.


To Apply for a scholarship, complete our Student/Young Professional Application.

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