Resources for Clients – Charlotte

FOOD ASSISTANCE

Mount Olive Presbyterian church food pantry, 5125 Mt. Olive Church Rd. Charlotte, NC 28208 – (704) 394-8814, Mallard Creek United House of Prayer food pantry, 1739 Grace Lane. Charlotte, NC 28262 Dial the center at (704) 547-1007.

Loaves and Fishes, P0 Box 11234, Charlotte, NC 28220 704-523-4333. http://www.loavesandfishes.org/ (Clients must have a referral to receive services).

Care To Share Outreach Center, Program Type: Pantry 6600 The Plaza, Charlotte, NC 28215, 704-568-8867.

Second Harvest Food Bank, 500-B Spratt St Charlotte, N .C. 28206, 704-376-1785.

Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte, 1123 S. Church Street Charlotte, NC 28203 – 704-370-3232, http://www .ccdoc.org/ Contact: Dejerica Heath, 704-370-3232. (Provides walk-in assistance on a first-come, first-served basis; serve same clients only once a month) .

Department of Social Services, 301 Billingsley Road, Charlotte, NC 28211, (704) 336-3000.

Area Fund Pantry, 901 N. Tryon St Charlotte, NC 704-372-3010 ext. 200.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Crisis Assistance Ministry, 500 Spratt Street, Charlotte, NC 28206, (704) 371-3001, www.crisisassistance.org.

Emergency Assistance-AFDC, 500-A Spratt Street Charlotte, N.C. 28206 704-371-3000.

Charlotte Area Fund, 901 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202, 704-372-3010.

Matthews Help center and thrift store, 119 North Ames Street, Matthews, NC 28105 (704) 847-8383.

Department of Social Services, 301 Billingsley Rd., Charlotte, NC 28211 704-336-4809.

Crisis Assistance Ministry, 500 Spratt Street, Charlotte, NC 28206.

Goodfellows, 700 Parkwood Ave., Charlotte, NC 28205, 704-333-5040.

UTILITY ASSISTANCE

Salvation Army, 534 Spratt St., Charlotte, NC, (704)348-2560.

Low Energy Assistance, 500 A Spratt St., Charlotte, NC 704-943-9490.

Crisis Assistance Ministry, 500 Spratt Street, Charlotte, NC 28206. (704)-371-3001. www.crisisassistance.org

Mooresville/Lake Norman Christian Mission, 266 North Broad Street Mooresville, NC 28115, (704) 664-2357.

Charlotte Area Fund, 901 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202, (704)-372-3010.

Mecklenburg County Crisis Assistance Ministry 500 Spratt St, Charlotte, NC 704-371-3001.

RENT ASSISTANCE

Housing Authority of the City of Charlotte, 201 Frazier Avenue Charlotte, NC (704) 336-5282.

Housing Authority Of The City Of Charlotte, 400 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203, (704) 336-5183.

Good Fellows Club, 700 Parkwood Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28205, (704) 333-5040.

Community Link, 601 e St. Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 704-943-9490.

Hand in Hand Financial, Charlotte, NC 28210/ 866-617-7750.

Department of Housing and Urban Development, https://portal.hud.gov/hudportai/HUD?src=/topics/rentalassistance

Mecklenburg County Assistance.

Crisis Assistance Ministry, 500 Spratt Street, Charlotte, NC 28206. (704)-371-3001. www.crisisassistance.org 

Emergency financial assistance, Extensive documentation required for appointments.

The Relatives, 1100 East Boulevard Charlotte, NC 704) 377-0602 – Emergency housing for children & youth with crisis situations in the home.

Catholic Charities D.O.C .- Refugee Resettlement Office, 1123 S. Church St. Charlotte, NC 28203 (704) 370-3262, Case Management, housing assistance , social services, health care referrals, school registration, community & cultural orientation , budgeting and financial education, immigration assistance, employment assistance , interpretation, transportation to initial appointments , & after school programs.

Charlotte Area Fund, 901 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202, 704-372-3010. http://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/Mecklenburg_county_assistance_.html

CLOTHING ASSISTANCE

Dress for Success Charlotte, 202 E. Woodlawn Rd., Stu 104 Charlotte, NC 28217 Telephone- (704) 525-7706 Jackson Park Ministries Address-5415 Airport Dr. Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, Call (704) 392-4981.

Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte, 1123 S Church St., Charlotte, NC 28203, 704-370-3232.

Crisis Assistance Ministry, 500A Spratt St. Charlotte, NC 28206 (704) 371-3001 – Offers donated clothing, shoes, books, & household items. Bring SS Cards for all family members , & provide address & information on family members

Project 658, 3646 Central Ave. Charlotte, NC 28205 (704) 733-9934. Assistance in Finding jobs, Family literacy classes, donates clothes & blankets & a community garden.

Community Service Center – Berean Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1332 Oaklawn Ave., Charlotte, NC 28206, 704-377-4741.

Goodwill, 2122 Freedom Drive Charlotte, NC,

Goodwill Industries, 2901-A Freedom Drive 1909 Sardis Road, North 704-372-3434, 704-841-8600.

Value Village, 2917 Freedom Drive Charlotte, NC.

Salvation Army, 1011 Central Avenu e, 704-332-1171

Dress for Success, 500 A Clanton Rd Charlotte, NC 28217, 704-525-7706 (need to have a scheduled interview or recent need due to recent employment).

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Charlotte Community Health clinic, 8401 Medical Plaza Drive suite 300, Charlotte, NC 28262, (704) 316-6561.

Med Assist of Mecklenburg, 601 East 5th Street #350, Charlotte, NC 28202 (704)536-1790.

Care Ring, 601 E. 5th Street, Suite 140 Charlotte, NC, 28202, 704-375-0172, ($50 a visit if patient is uninsured. http://www.careringnc.org/

Charlotte Community Health Center, 6900 Farmingdale Dr., Charlotte, N.C. 28212 704-316-6561.

Charlotte Community Health Clinic, 8401 Medical Plaza Drive, Suite 300 Charlotte, NC 28262 (704) 316-6561, http:/Icharlottecommunityhealthclinic.org/

MedAssist of Meek 601 E. 5th Street Suite 350, Charlotte, N .C.28202 704-536-1790.

Idlewild Medical Center, 6101 Idlewild Rd Suite 300 Charlotte, NC, 704-531-0990.

Department of Social Services, 301 Billingsley Road, Charlotte, NC 28211 (704) 336-3000.

Autism Society of North Carolina, Contact: Mariela Maldonado (800) 442-2762 ext. 1114.

Mecklenburg county Health Department, 2845 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216, 704-432-2491, Refugee Health Screenings, Immunizations, WIC appointments.

CMC Elizabeth Family, 2001 Vail Avenue Charlotte, NC 28207, (704) 304-7000 Medicaid/Sliding Scale.

CMC Mercy Hospital, 2001 Vail Avenue Charlotte, NC 28207 P- (704) 304-5000.

CMC Main Hospital, 1000 Blyth Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28203 P- [704)355-2000.

CMC Myers Park, 1350 S. Kings Drive, Charlotte, NC 28207, (704) 446-1600 – Medicaid/Sliding Scale.

Teen Health Connection, 3541 Randolph Road Suite 206 Charlotte, NC 28211 (704) 381-8336.

Physical, school, family, sexuality, mental health & substance abuse issues. Help with weight concerns & offer physical exams for sports, employment.

Novant (Previously Presbyterian Medical Center) Hospital, 200 Hawthorne Lane Charlotte, NC 28204, (704)384-4000.

DENTAL ASSISTANCE

Lake Norman Free Clinic, 14230 Hunters Rd Huntersville, NC 704-947-6858.

NCMOM-Charlotte Free Adult Dental Clinic, 501 South College Street Charlotte, NC 28202, 704.339.6000, http://www.ncmom.info/

Meck. County Health Dept. 1801 Rozzelles Ferry Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28208, 704-350-7305.

Carolinas Mobile Dentistry, 1000 Blythe Boulevard, Charlotte, N.C. 28203, 704-355-5317.

Dental Clinic at CPCC, 1335 Elizabeth Avenue Charlotte, NC 28204, (704) 330-6704.

Pediatric Dental Clinic CMC Biddle Point 1801 Rozzelles Ferry Rd., Charlotte, NC 28208, (980) 314-9600. (Dental for clients under 15 years old).

MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANCE

Mental Health association of central Carolinas, 3701 Latrobe Drive, Charlotte, NC 28211, (704) 365-3454.

Access Family Services, Inc., 2633 West Blvd. Charlotte, N.C. 28208, 704-521-4977.

Synergie of Wellness, L3C 5700 Executive Center Dr. Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28212, 704-215-4683 (Substance abuse counseling).

Thompson Child & Family Focus, Contact: Roger Suclupe, (704) 376-7180 x159

National Suicide Hotline, 1-800-273-8255.

Mobile Crisis- Available by phone & will come to your location (704)-566-3410.

Mental Health Association, 3701 Latrobe Dr. Charlotte, NC 28211, 704) 365-3454 – Education & Referrals.

Institute for Family Centered Services, (704) 594-9837, (Interpreters available & MHA has worked with this agency related to refugee mental health).

Family Preservation Services, (704) 344-0491, (Interpreters available & MHA has worked with this agency related to refugee mental health).

CriSyS – Mecklenburg County Mobile Crisis Team, (704)-566-3410, (Emergency mental health, substance abuse, developmental disability crisis).

Another Level Counseling Services, 704) 548-5298, (Interpreters available & MHA has worked with this agency related to refugee mental health).

Center for Prevention Services, 1117 E. Morehead St. Suite 200 Charlotte, NC 28204. (704) 375-3784 ext. 23, (Substance Abuse Counseling).

Behavioral Health Carolinas Healthcare, 501 Billingsley Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211, 1-800-418-2065.

Behavioral Health Center- CMC Randolph, 501 Billingsley Rd. Charlotte, NC 282 11, 704-336-6404.

Area Mental Health, 704-358-2800 Mental Health Emergencies-Suicide/Crisis Line http://www .behavioralhealthcenters.org/randolph.cfm?id=31

United Family Services 601 E. 5th St., Suite 400 Charlotte, NC, , 28202,704-332-9034.

Family Outreach and Counseling Center, 700 Parkwood Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205. 704-333-2033.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSISTANCE

Charlotte Domestic Violence Shelter, 601 East Fifth Street-Administrative Office Suite 400 Charlotte, NC 28202, Tel: 704.332-.9034.

Battered Women’s Shelter, 600 E. 5th St. Charlotte, NC 28202, (704) 332-2513.

Legal Aid of NC, Battered Immigrant Project, Contact: Rona Karacacova (704) 971-2589 for domestic violence, sexual assault, & human trafficking.

Family Law Unit (704) 971-2589, General housing and consumer issues (704)- 376-1600- Documented only.

Safe Alliance, 601 E. Fifth Street, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28202, 704-332-9034 – http://www.safealliance.org/

New Options for Violent Action (NOVA) 3623 Latrobe St., Suite 107, Charlotte, NC 28211,704-336-4344

Shelter for Battered Women 704-332-2513. YMCA DOWD (safe place).

CHILDCARE ASSISTANCE

DCDEE of North Carolina, http://ncchildcare.nc.gov/parents/pr_sn2_ov_fa.asp.

Child Care Resources 4601 Park Rd., Charlotte, NC 28209. http://www.childcareresourcesinc.org/

Center for Human Development 3500 Ellington Street, Charlotte, NC 28211 704-336-7130.

The Learning Collaborative, 3045 N. Davidson St., Charlotte, NC 28205, http://www.tlccharlotte .org/ (Offers assistance to low-income parents through Smart Start programs).

Gateway Academy Child Development Centers, 8 locations in Charlotte and Huntersville (for those who live in north Charlotte): http://www.gatewayacademy.com/programs/our-locations/

La Petite Academy, 3 locations in Charlotte and Huntersville (for those who live in north Charlotte), http://www.lapetite.com/child-care-centers/find-a-school/search -results/

St. Mark’s Child Development Center, 917 Clanton Road, Charlotte, NC 28217 704-527-5433

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool, 4014 Central Ave. Charlotte, NC 28205, Contact: Joanne Stratton Tate 704) 535-8080, Dual Language preschool classes for Hispanic children for $70/month plus enrollment fee; 8:30-12 or 1-4:30, and no transportation provided.

YMCA Simmons, 6824 Democracy Dr. Charlotte, NC 28212, (704) 536-1714.

Child Care Resources, Inc., 4600 Park Rd. Suite 400, Contact: Anna Groos, (704)-376-6697 ext. 187.

YOUTH ASSISTANCE

Hands on Charlotte, 1616 Central Avenue #200, Charlotte, NC 28205, (704) 333-7471

Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance, 600 East Trade St., Charlotte, NC 28202m, 704-336-2928.

Center for Balanced Living, 505 E Blvd Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28203, 704-378-1390.

Time out Youth 1900 The Plaza, Charlotte, NC 28205 704-344-8335.

The Boys and Girls Club, Various Locations 704-568-4636. 15 locations in and around Charlotte http://www.salvationarmycarolinas.org/bgccharlottelhomepage/

YMCA of Greater Charlotte Multiple location in and around Charlotte, http://www.ymcacharlotte.org/

Right Moves for Youth 2211, W. Morehead Street Charlotte, NC 28208, (704) 377-4425, http://www.rightmovesforyout h.org/ (Works with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to provide support for youth in planning their future).

Catholic Charities D.O.C. Refugee Youth Programs, Girl Scouts/BoyScouts 1123 S. Church St. Charlotte, NC 28203, Contact: Susan Jassan (704) 370-3258. (Free for refugees or asylees (K-12) who have lived in the US less than 5 years.

YMCA Simmons, 6824 Democracy Dr. Charlotte, NC 28212, (704) 536-1714.

Our Bridge After-School Program, 1350 Central Ave. Charlotte, NC 28205 Contact: Sil Ganzo, (704) 620-8555, Refugee & Immigrant children (K-5) M-F from 3-6pm with transportation.

International Center, 1600 Tyvola Road Charlotte, NC 28210 Contact: Stacy Feldstein, (980) 343-0436, Student enrollment, ESL & social work services.

College Foundation of North Carolina, Contact: Donna Weaver, (877)-2362, Information on college applications & financial Aid.

Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center, Contact: Fabiola Campi, (704)-1321 ext. 24, Help with issues related to special education, advocacy for parents & kids.

MeckED- www.mecked.org

Career Pathways, (704)-335-0100, Partnership s with local business to place students in work-based learning opportunities.

North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals, (919)-467-8424. Promoting education among Hispanic youth, offers college fairs & scholarships.

Southeast Asian Coalition,4938, Central Avenue Charlotte, NC 28205 Contact: Thanh-Thu Luong (980) 224-3081, Free tutoring for Middle & High School students.

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Legal Aid of North Carolina, 1431 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204 (for clients only) Toll Free 1-800-738-3868, http://www.legalaidnc.org/charlotte

Legal Services of Southern Piedmont 1431 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204 Phone: (704) 376-1600. 1-800-247-1931 Spanish. http://www.lssp.org/

Mecklenburg County Bar and Foundation, 438 Queens Rd., Charlotte, NC 28207 704-375-8624.

Farmworkers Unit, Legal Aid of North Carolina, Contact: Victor Canales (910) 856-2180, Legal services for migrant & seasonal farm workers in NC.

International House, 1817 Central Ave. Suite 215 Charlotte, NC 28205, Contact: Alma Hernandez (704) 333-8099 ext. 111, IESL Classes, Language Conversation Hours, Citizenship Classes, Cultural Programs.  For Legal services call: (704) 405-0962.

Latin American Coalition, 938 Central Ave. #10 1 Charlotte, NC 28205, (704) 531- 3848, Immigration Law Clinic, Employment Services, ESL classes.

Legal Services of Southern Piedmont 1431 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte, NC 28204, 704-376-1600.

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

The Urban League of Central Carolinas, 740 West 5th Street , Charlotte , NC 28202 (704) 373-2256.

Center for Employment Services, 2201 Caronia Street, Charlotte, NC 28208 (704) 714-4051.

Aerotek, 2359 Perimeter Pointe Parkway Suite 200 Charlotte, North Carolina 28208, Phone: (704)329-8180.

Charlotte Works, 1401 W Morehead St Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28208, 704-206-1350. Job listings, career resources, workshops, etc. http://www.charlotteworks.com/

CPCC Career Coach, Assistance with building resumes and researching career paths and options. https://cpcc.emsicareercoach.com/

Talent Bridge (employment agency) 6100 Fairview Rd. Suite 500, Charlotte, NC 28210. http://www.talentbiidgeusa.com/

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Resources for job search toolkits, workshops , support groups, etc., http://www.cmlibrary.org/jobs/community.asp

Project 658, 3646 Central Ave. Charlotte, NC 28205, (704)-733-9934. Assistance in Finding jobs, Family literacy classes, donates clothes & !blankets & a community garden.

Carolina Refugee Resettlement Agency (CRRA), 5007-101 Monroe Rd. Charlotte, NC 28205, (704) 535-8803, Resettlement services, case management, & employment services.

Employment Security Commission, 7140 Forest Point Blvd. #A, Charlotte, NC 28217, 704-566-2870.

OTHER ASSISTANCE

Substance Abuse Prevention, 1177 E Morehead St Charlotte, NC, 704-375-3784

CASCADE, 5800 Executive Center Dr. Suite 101, Charlotte, NC 28212. 704-336-4844

Furniture and Appliance Store, 339-C West Tremont Ave. Charlotte, N .C. 28203 704-371-3001 ext. 125.

Educational Resource:  http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-substance-abuse-counseling-programs/

COVID-19 Resources for Low-Income Families (discounted distance learning devices, remote learning programs, and free wireless internet access): https://www.inmyarea.com/internet/north-carolina/charlotte#low-income-resources