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Project PULSE was formed in 2011 after receiving a Healthy Marriage Grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Family Assistance. Our organization was the only organization in the state of North Carolina to receive this grant.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to promote the values of healthy marriages and increase economic stability for families by teaching youth and adults the knowledge, relevant skills and attitudes needed to help form and sustain healthy relationships and marriages.

COUNTIES WE SERVE

Wake, Durham, Orange and Edgecombe counties

WHO WE SERVE

High School Youth
Adults
Married Couples

ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS

Connections: Relationship and Marriage

Is an evidence based curriculum that offers high school teens a deeper exploration of the skills required for healthy, stable relationships with family, friends, dating partners, and eventually marriage. In addition to lectures, lessons include lively brainstorming, small group work, games and role-playing. Some of the key topics include:

  • Self-understanding
  • How relationships work
  • Determining relationship compatibility
  • Managing emotions
  • Dating and emotions
  • Dealing with problems
  • Effective communication
  • Finances
  • Keeping a job
  • What to expect from dating and marriage

Active Relationships

is an evidence based Marriage and Relationship curriculum that includes information, exercises and activities that cover the following important subjects:

  • Benefits and components to healthy relationships and marriages
  • Communication skills
  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Exploration of affection and intimacy
  • Stress and anger management
  • Empathy and emotional understanding

PULSE STAFF


Vernita Griffith
Program Director
(919) 740-6340
vgriffith@frcofraleigh.org

Kara Endsley
Project Developer/Educator
(919) 741-8215
kendsley@frcofraleigh.org

Address


1101 Oberlin Road
Suite 102
Raleigh, North Carolina 27605
Office: (919) 755-6959
Fax: (919) 755-6961