(WRAAP) Wilmington’s Residential Adolescent Achievement Place, Inc.

PO Box 4845, Wilmington, NC 28406



Frequently Asked Questions

What do you do?  We offer programs that promote self-reliance and healthy lifestyles, through education, mentoring, and advocacy.  The WRAAP’ After-School Enrichment Academy Program is designed to provide support and guidance to children by involving them in constructive activities that keep them interested and out of trouble.  The community outreach program provides physical and emotional support to needy individuals and families in need.   

How long have you been offering services? Since 2007, the After-School Enrichment Program has been offering prevention-type programming and supportive services that benefits “at risk” children and families. 

Our Mission? To bridge the educational and social gaps exist amongst our youths, families, and communities.

Our Goal? 1) To reduce the number of unsupervised youths after school.  2) To improve academic performance, as well as attitude and behavior of youth.  3) To meet the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social needs of young people.  4) To involve community volunteers.  5) To improve the coordination of existing resources and enhance collaboration between agencies. 6) To bridge the social gaps that exists amongst our youths, parents, and communities. 

Our Motto: A place of purpose, promise, and potential!

What programs do you offer?

Journal Writing                      

Homework Assistance       

Online After-School Programming

Health Education                  

Music / Arts                       

Moving with Math 

One on One tutoring           

Kids Café (Meals-Service Program)                 


Character Education           

Service-Learning Opportunities                         

Hire Me Exploration


Educational / Recreational Outings                   

Community Presentations

How can I enroll my child in the After-School Enrichment?

To request a student enrollment application, contact WRAAP at (910) 392.6007, visit  HYPERLINK “http://www.nc-wraap.com” www.nc-wraap.com or WRAAP Office-925 South Kerr Avenue, Building G#5, Wilmington NC 28403

Program Operation: Monday through Friday, 3:00pm-5:30pm.  What age groups do you served? Grades 3rd-8th.  Are there any costs or fees for enrollment? None

Do you provide student transportation? Yes

Where are you located? WRAAP Office-925 South Kerr Avenue, Building G#5, Wilmington NC 28403

How do you evaluate program effectiveness?




IEP / SEP     

Pre-Post test / Surveys 

Suggestion Box Entries  

Independent Evaluator

Student / Parent Testimonials

Where student referrals primarily come from? Student referrals primarily come from parents, teachers, youths, school counselors, court counselor, and social services, etc.

What are the primary focus areas?

Academic Achievement

Cultural Enrichment

Life Skills

Physical Activity

Food / Nutrition-Education

Meals-Service Program

What is the student to staff ratio?

5:1 (student to staff ratio)

Where do you get your funding?

Local Governments     Charitable Donations     Special Gifts     Sponsorships     Fundraisers 

How can I help?

Academic Tutor         Program Sponsor        Coaching               Benefit Fundraiser             

Board Member           Clerical Support         Guest Presenter     In-Kind Donations

How can I become a volunteer?

If you would like to volunteer, contact our office at 925 South Kerr Avenue, Building G#5, Wilmington, NC 28403 / Call WRAAP at 910.392.6007.

Are there opportunities for parent to get involved?

Yes, by becoming a parent coordinator, volunteering, mentoring, or assisting with special events and projects, etc.

What are some your recent accomplishments?  Received local & national recognition for impacting the lives of at-risk children in New Hanover County.

Want more information? Call us at: (910) 392.6007, Mail us at: WRAAP P.O Box 4845 Wilmington, NC 28406, visit  HYPERLINK “http://www.nc-wraap.com” www.nc-wraap.com or follow WRAAP on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, & YouTube.

*On behalf of our Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers, thank you for your interest and any help you can give to the program.