About Us

What is AYO?

We are a youth-focused community resource center with educational programs and resources for ages 14-28. The community resource center (CRC) is located on 1310 Dock Street behind New Hanover High School band room. Amenities include:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Access to CRC and building
  • Access to books and periodicals
  • Access to computer stations
  • Private meeting room – must be scheduled in advance
  • Host monthly fun and engaging Youth-centric events
  • Vocational Training courses offered

Get Involved

Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!

Thank You

Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

Programs Available to YOU

Sign up if you are interesting in any one of programs offered: Vocational; After School; School Mediation

Donate Now

Your generous gift will help us fund our mission to service those in need. Together, we can make a difference.

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Contact Us

Advance Youth Outreach

1310 Dock St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401, United States

(910) 398-2072


Monday - Friday: 8:45am - 5:30pm

Saturday - Sunday: Special Events ONLY