Blount St.

Community Engagement Center

Through the Community Engagement Center (CEC), we are able to provide opportunities for people to come together for programming, services, or just a safe place to stop in for a while. We do this through the amazing work of our community and volunteers. 

Care/Resource Coordination

Schedule a time to see one of our Care Coordinators and determine what services are available to you.

Community Center 

Open Hours:

Monday   1p-4p

Tuesday   1p-5p

Wednesday   1p-4p

Thursday   1p-5p


Mail Service | Computer Lab | Care Coordination | Resource Assistance | Meal Kits | Pantry | Community Programs




If you are interested in volunteering with our CEC (Community Engagement Center), please click on the applicaiton link below. 


Volunteers help greeting guests and clients into the center, assist with mail services, meal kits, and various other services that are provided through the CEC. There are opportunties to serve Monday thur Saturday at various times of day. 


Moore Square
Community Chess

3rd Thursday of Each Month
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Join us at Moore Square for our monthly chess tournament and recreational play! All ages and skill levels are welcome. Free and open to the public. Tournament participants are encouraged to sign-up in advance at the Moore Square information window. Chess tournament details:

• Referee will provide rules for playing and will keep score

• Participants will continue to play chess for the duration of the tournament

• Player with the most points at the end of the tournament is the winner!


Don’t play chess? No Problem! We have Checkers, Connect 4, Spades, and more!


All ages and skill levels welcome.


Sponsored by Blount Street Community Engagement Center, Downtown Raleigh Alliance, and Raleigh Parks


Blount St. Community Engagement Center

     4 N. Blount St. Raleigh, NC 27601


    Monday - Thursday 1p-5p ET


    Call Us Today: 9Call Us Today: 269.795.686119.834.2611