Address:404 E Main StRock Hill, SC 29730Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides services for homeless parents and children through coordination with area churches, social service agencies, and volunteers.
Hours: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm, Shelter 24 hours a day/7 days a week
Eligibility: Family with minor children in their custody
Documents To Bring: Call
Address:101 Short StClover, SC 29710Map & Directions
Services: Agency provides
*shelter for families or individuals in need
Hours: M-Sa 9:00am-4:00pm
Eligibility: Residents of the city of Clover (York County)
Address:601 E 5th StCharlotte, NC 28202Map & Directions
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.
Address:5415 Airport DrCharlotte, NC 28208Map & Directions
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.
Address:114 Nelson AveCharlotte, NC 28216Map & Directions
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.
Address:534 Spratt StCharlotte, NC 28206Map & Directions
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.
Address:2410 The PlazaCharlotte, NC 28205Map & Directions
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.
Address:611 Fortune StCharlotte, NC 28205Map & Directions
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.
Address:2098 Keith DrGastonia, NC 28054Map & Directions
Services: To provide emergency shelter
Tor provide transitional housing
Basic Life Skills
Budget and Money Management
Peer Support & Advocacy
Service Linkage & Referrals
Follow-Up and After Care
Hours: A team of trained staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to help youth and families who seek services.
Eligibility: Single male only
Must be homeless
Must be 18-21 years old upon entrance of the program
Must be motivated to become self-sufficient
Must be willing to abide by all program rules
Must be willing to get and keep employment
Documents To Bring: Referral worsksheet over the phone or through email.
Address:2429 Lynn DrGastonia, NC 28054Map & Directions
Services: Their mission is to provide safe accommodations and comprehensive supplemental services to youth displaced by homelessness and transience. Discovery Home Care Emergency Shelter operates seven days a week, twenty-ftheir hours a day. The average stay is 15 days, but there are time when some children may require a longer period of shelter until an appropriate permanent placement becomes available.