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United Family Services

Address:
601 E 5th St
Charlotte, NC 28202

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Telephone:
(704) 332-9034

Website:
http://HTTP://www.unitedfamilyservices.org

Services:
PURPOSE: To inspire individuals, families and communities to seek solutions for a better future. SERVICES: COUNSELING SERVICES: Sliding fee scale therapy for individuals, couples and families. Special program for individuals and families struggling with HIV/AIDS. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE: UFS contracts with a number of companies in town to provide counseling for their employees. Consumer credit counseling.

Hours:
Monday - Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., Thursday, 8:30 - 5:00 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
No restrictions.

Documents To Bring:
Self-referral.

Jackson Park Ministries

Address:
5415 Airport Dr
Charlotte, NC 28208

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Telephone:
(704) 392-4981

Website:
http://HTTP://www.jacksonpark.org

Services:
SERVICES: Food pantry is self-referral by appointment only on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; clothing closet for children; afterschool program for children Tuesdays and Thursdays (tutoring, mentoring) for children in the neighborhood who go to Berryhill Elementary; half day summer camp for children K-14; gym for recreational use by all in the community. Recreational programs include basketball teams for children k-18. Job Partnership program trains people on how to get jobs and keep jobs; must be over 18 to participate; Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Pre-job guidance counseling on Tuesdays. Summer day camp for children 5-14. 16-week parenting class is offered periodically; anyone is eligible; call to find out when class is meeting. Individual, family and marriage counseling. Discipleship programs. TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR FAMILIES: Apartments for 12 families who are having a housing crisis, parenting classes, marital counseling, financial counseling all in a Christian context. Families are carefully screened to make sure they are motivated to change.

Hours:
Monday - Thursday, Self referral by appointment

Eligibility:
Varies by program but all in neighborhood welcome to apply for all. Housing programs open to homeless who want to change life.

Documents To Bring:
Self-referral by appointment only and interview.

Wealth is not in making money, but in making the man while he is making money.

-- John Wicker

YWCA Central Carolinas

Address:
114 Nelson Ave
Charlotte, NC 28216

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Telephone:
(704) 525-5770

Website:
http://HTTP://www.ywcacentralcarolinas.org

Services:
PURPOSE: Transitional Housing for homeless families with minor children. SERVICES: Housing, on-site case management, referrals to community resources.

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Families must be referred by shelter partners (families must consist of at least 3 members, must be homeless, must have at least one minor child, an must have at least one adult head of household earning between $12,000 and $32,200).

Documents To Bring:
Accept referrals from shelter partners only.

The Salvation Army Center of Hope Shelter

Address:
534 Spratt St
Charlotte, NC 28206

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Telephone:
(704) 348-2560

Website:
http://HTTP://www.salvationarmycharotte.org

Services:
PURPOSE: To provide emergency shelter for homeless single women, mothers with children and intact families (a parent with a teenage son, married couples with children and a father with child) and transitional housing for mothers with their children. SERVICES: Essential shelter, food and clothing, case management, substance abuse treatment, GED classes, limited child care, computer classes, community referrals and practical living skills classes. Case management services for Katrina evacuees and work with volunteers that would like to help Katrina evacuees: Call Andie Anselim 704-348-2561, ext. 240

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am. - 4:30 p.m.; Emergency services shelter available 24 hours a day; 7 days a week.

Eligibility:
Homeless single women, moms and/or dads with children.

Documents To Bring:
DOCUMENTS NEEDED FOR SERVICE: Shelter program: personal ID.

It is impossible for us to break the law. We can only break ourselves against the law.

-- Cecil B Demille

Charlotte Family Housing

Address:
2410 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28205

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Telephone:
(704) 335-5488

Website:
http://www.CharlotteEmergencyHousing.org

Services:
To end homelessness among families by providing opportunities through housing, support service, advocacy and collaboration

Charlotte Emergency Housing (CEH) provides short-term housing for families with minor children, and single (unaccompanied) women. CEH helps families develop their own comprehensive, solution-focused plans to address issues which contributed to their homelessness. Through this process they are empowered to acquire and sustain independent housing in the community, and gain knowledge of resources to handle future situations which might challenge their coping skills. CEH supports the families from date of entry until one year after leaving CEH in order to promote smooth transitions. Working collaboratively in the community, CEH advocates on behalf of the homeless to improve affordable housing options in the greater Charlotte-Mecklenburg area. CEH is an active partner in both the WISH housing program and the Project HOPE program which is using Federal stimulus funds to create housing opportunities for families who are not otherwise likely to be served by existing programs. Their target population is working homeless families and women, whose homelessness can be resolved within a 3-4 month period. Their definition of family is at least one adult with at least one minor child. They accommodate two-parent families and families which include teenage males. They are one of only a few shelters that can accommodate adult and teen males. At least one adult in the family must be working at least 30 hours each week. Individuals with history of substance abuse must have completed treatment, sustained six months of clean time and participate in aftercare. Adults must participate fully in the development and implementation of their family’s plan. Many families have issues requiring considerable attention, which demonstrates the need for in-depth, comprehensive social work support for the family, extending beyond the shelter stay so that they can effectively maintain their housing beyond the initial transition period. Throughout CEH’s years of operation, the target population has been reviewed and modified to ensure appropriateness to the agency’s core mission and current community needs. The residents, especially the children, refer to the shelter as “Plaza Place” so they do not have to feel a stigma while they are living here and going to work and/or school.

Samaritan House

Address:
611 Fortune St
Charlotte, NC 28205

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Telephone:
(704) 333-0110

Website:
http://www.thesamaritanhouse.org

Services:
Samaritan House is a recuperative care organization for people who are homeless and needing short term care following a hospital or emergency room stay. They provide shelter, meals, counseling, transportation and access to community services.

They provide lodging and care for up to eight men and women for a period of 10 to 20 days after a medical procedure. Referrals are from local hospitals and medical facilities. They also help clients find housing other than the shelter system when they leave.Program:General OperationBudget: $287,000Category: Human ServicesPopulation Served: Adults Program Description: Provides recuperative care for homeless men and women after a hospital stay.

Minds are like parachutes - they only function when open.

-- Finley Peter Dunne

Cooperative Christian Ministry

Address:
246 Country Club Dr NE
Concord, NC 28025

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(21 Miles Away - Go to: Concord, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(704) 786-4709

Website:
http://www.cooperativeministry.com/TeachingHouse.htm

Services:
Transitional Housing to help families move from emergency shelters to more permanent housing.

Families live in a Teaching House purchased by the City of Kannapolis with HUD HOME funds and rennovated by Habitat Cabarrus.

This six to twenty-four month program provides Case Management for personal improvement and financial planning. Participants share in the cost of housing while working to eliminate financial barriers that prevent them from being successful.

Graduates of the program will move into permanent supportive housing relationships or home ownership programs with key Cooperative Christian Ministry partners.

Hours:
Office:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Eligibility:
Homeless families, living in shelter.

Habitat For Humanity

Address:
8 Church St S Suite 101
Concord, NC 28025

Map & Directions

(21 Miles Away - Go to: Concord, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(704) 786-4001

Website:
http://www.habitatcabarrus.org

Services:
Habitat is Christian housing ministry that offers an array of housing solutions to low income families in Cabarrus county including new build construction, rehabs, critical home repair, weatherization and transitional housing Much of the work Habitat Cabarrus does is completed by community volunteers. Homes are sold at no-profit and purchased through a zero interest mortgage.

Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m

Eligibility:
Income must fall w/in 30-60% of median income. Call for more info. Applicant and any other adult who will live in the house must be willing to work 250 hrs of sweat equity each. Must also be willing to take homebuyer and financial literacy classes.

Documents To Bring:
Contact the office to sign up for an Information Session if interested in home ownership. If interested in other services, please call or visit the office.

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.

-- Albert Einstein

Battered Women's Shelter

Address:
1749
Concord, NC 28026

Map & Directions

(21 Miles Away - Go to: Concord, NC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(704) 788-2826

Website:
http://www.cvan.org

Services:
Provides safety, shelter and support to battered women and their children.

SERVICES:
- Up to two months of shelter for battered women and their children up to 18
- 24 hr hotline for peer-to-peer support and/or referral to community support services
- Accompaniment to court, (court advocate at agency every Wednesday when restraining orders are heard before the judge)
- Weekly support groups
- Ongoing phone support to women who have lived at the shelter
- Advocacy for children in shelter
- Teen program
- Transitional housing
- Community education.

Hours:
Office: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday - Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Must be battered/abused physically, emotionally, financially or sexually.

Documents To Bring:
Usually self-referral. For application process, call hotline and talk with us to determine services needed.

Lighthouse

Address:
101 Short St
Clover, SC 29710

Map & Directions

(21 Miles Away - Go to: Clover, SC Financial Assistance)

Telephone:
(803) 222-0636

Services:
Agency provides
*clothes
*shelter for families or individuals in need

Hours:
M-Sa 9:00am-4:00pm

Eligibility:
Residents of the city of Clover (York County)

Documents To Bring:
Call

The sun will set without thy assistance.

-- Talmud

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