Community Resource Assistance Guide


C OMMUNITY R ESOURCEA SSISTANCE G UIDEMecklenburg, NCNorth Carolina Division of Workforce Solutions4/2/2020

COMMUNITY RESOURCE ASSISTANCE GUIDEMecklenburg, NCChildcare/Youth ServicesAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Bethlehem Center Charlotte2705 Baltimore Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28203704-375-1417, Fax 704-371-7432www.bethlehemcenter.orgFaith based ministry founded by women of theUnited Methodist Church. Provides educationalopportunities for low income children and families toimprove the quality of their lives.Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Child Care Resources, Inc.4600 Park Road, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28209704-376-6697, Fax: 704-376-7865www.childcareresourcesinc.orgProvides referrals and information on childcare inMecklenburg County. Service assists parents in findingearly child care and school-age child care. Maintains adatabase listing of licensed centers and registered daycare homes in Mecklenburg county. Provides financialassistance to assist parents with the cost of child care.Child care line – 704-348-2181SPANISH speaking interpreters and bilingualstaff available.Child CareAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:April 2, 2020NC Division of Child Development and Early Ed.820 S Boylan Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603800-859-0829 or 919-527-6500www.tlccharlotte.orgProvides information on complaints, investigations,inspections and other issues related to child care centersthat you may be interested in having your child attend.Information can be mailed to you free of charge.SPANISH speaking interpreters and bilingualstaff available.2

Child SupportAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Child Support Enforcement580 Executive Center Dr., Suite 200, Charlotte /county/CSEPromotes parental responsibility and reduces welfaredependency by locating absent parents, establishingpaternity and support obligations, as well as enforcingsupport payments.SPANISH speaking interpreters and bilingualstaff available.ClothingAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Community Service Center Berean Seventh DayAdventist Church1801 Double Oaks Road704-377-6313www.charlottebereansda.orgClothing closet, food pantry, some help with medicationand some help with bills. Full meal provided onSaturdays, 1:30 pm – 330 pm.Community Service Center Berean Seventh DayAdventist Church1801 Double Oaks Road, Charlotte, NC g/Clothing closet, food pantry, some help with medicationrefills and some help with bills. Full meal provided onSaturdays, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pmClothingAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:April 2, 2020Chappell Memorial Baptist Church10 Bradford Drive, Charlotte, NC704-394-5615n/aClothing closet and food pantry open to all on the 1st and3rd Saturday of each month.3

Agency Name:Address:Phone:Service(s) Offered:Mecklenburg County Crisis Assistance (FREESTORE)500-A Spratt Street, Charlotte NC 28206704-371-3000 ext. 11Provides clothing, shoes, books, household items topeople in need. Crisis Assistance has a Furniture Bank.Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Dress for Success Charlotte500 Clanton Road Suite A, Charlotte, NC 28217704-252-7706www.dressforcussess.orgPromote economic independence of disadvantagedwomen by providing professional attire and careerdevelopment tools to help women thrive in work and inlife. Applicants must be referred by a partneringAgency (i.e. Urban League, Dept. of Commerce, Jacob’sLadder),Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Great Things1914 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte NC, 28216704-394-9292www.shopgreatthings.orgA resale boutique which sell clothing, jewelry, handbags,home accessories and small amount of furniture.Clients referred through a Job Training Program willreceive a voucher for clothing. Residents from MySister’s House receive free clothing.Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Lydia’s Loft203 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville NC /Provides clothing only to residents of Davidson,Cornelius or Huntersville. A referral is required toreceive clothing.Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 am – 4:00 pmWednesdays 4:00 pm – 7:00 pmSaturdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pmClothingAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:April 2, 2020Community Support Services (Women’sCommission Clothing Closet)700 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte NC704-432-7233https://www.mecknc.govProvides professional attire for job interviews. Assistwith job placements and provides resume and tuitionassistance.Hours: Mon – Fri 8:30 am – 4:00 pm4

Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) OfferedSuit Up Charlotte2801 Crisman Street Suite 103, Charlotte NC 28202980-859-7233www.suitupcharlotte.orgProvides interview attire for men in transition (formeroffenders, veterans, unemployed also provide workshopsin life skills and job-related workshops.*Must be referred by partnering agency.CreditAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Alliance Credit Counseling10720 Sikes Place, Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28277704-341-1010 / 7-888-995-7856www.knowdebt.orgNon-profit counseling service that provides information,counseling and support programs to help clients reduceand control their debt. Bankruptcy counseling offered.Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 9:00 pmFriday 8:00 am – 8:00 pmSaturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pmAgency Name:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Consumer Credit Counseling Services1-800-769-3571www.consumercredit.comA non-profit counseling service that provides credit andbankruptcy counseling, debt management and financialeducation.Agency Name:Phone:Website:Service (s) Offered:Foundation ram of the Department of Treasury and HUD thathelp homeowners avoid foreclosure.CreditAgency Name:Address:Phone:Service(s) Offered:April 2, 2020Financial Stability Services Ada Jenkins Center212 Gamble St., Davidson, NC 28036704-896-0471Career Counseling, job readiness, job placement, lifeskills and job skills training, money management, creditcounseling for residents of Davidson, Cornelius orHuntersville Only.Hours: Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 11:30 pmFriday 9:00 am – 8:00 pmSaturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm5

Domestic ViolenceAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Safe Alliance601 E. Fifth Street, Suite 400, Charlotte NC 28202704-332-9034 / Fax: 704-373-1604www.safealliance.orgProvides counseling for victims of domestic violence,sexual assault, child abuse or other traumatic events.Provides victim assistance court services, rapecrisis/child abuse prevention.Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm24 Hour Crisis LinesHope Line 980-771-4673Domestic Violence Hotline 704-332-2513Rape Crisis Hotline 704-375-9900EducationalAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s)April 2, 2020Central Piedmont Community College1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28235704-330-2722www.cpcc.eduCommunity College offering a variety of educationalprograms and services.Programs: Adult Basic Skills, Adult HS, CareerServices, ESL-English as a Second language, GED.Charlotte Area Fund901 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28206704-372-3010 / Fax 704-344-1655www.charlotteareafund.orgProvides educational and employment trainingincluding: GED instructions, Job readiness, computerclasses.6

EducationalAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s):Charlotte Works11301 Carmel Commons Blvd. Suite 301, Charlotte, NC28226980-201-3256www.charlotteworks.comProvides job search workshops and job search assistanceas well as information on funding for employmenttraining programs.Training Grant– The Workforce Investment Act(WIA) is a federally funded program designed to assistindividuals in entering the workforce by providing jobtraining.WIA/Adult Program – to qualify must be an individualwho is 22 years of age or older who is unemployed orunderemployed and meets disadvantaged incomeguidelines.WIA/Dislocated Worker – to qualify individual mustbe an adult who is unemployed as the result of a closureor substantial lay off AND who has been deemed eligiblefor receiving unemployment benefits.WIA Title II Youth Training Assessment andEnrollment – A year round, on the job trainingprogram for in school and out of school youth, ages 1421.Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Fill My Cup! Adult Literacy & GED PreparationServices3100 Leroy Street, Charlotte, NC 28205704-605-4366www.fillmycupliteracy.orgFill My Cup! is a community-based non-profitorganization helping individuals reach their fullpotential by offering adult literacy, adult basiceducation, pre-GED preparation, and life skills to theinner-city communities of Charlotte.A one-time donation is requested to cover registrationand testing fees, but applicants are not turned away ifunable to provide donationApril 2, 20207

EducationalAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Latin American Coalition4938 Central Ave., Suite 101, Charlotte, NC 28205704-531-3848 / Fax 704-531-3850www.latinamericancoalition.orgWorks to empower the Charlotte region’s Latinoimmigrant community to successfully integrate intotheir new home through victim assistance, integrationsupport, education and our Immigration Law Clinic.Offers English as a Second Language (ESL), computerliteracy, workforce development, small businessdevelopment, financial literacy and labor right’s classesand workshops.Spanish speaking interpreters and bilingual staffavailableAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Urban League of Central Carolinas740 West Fifth Street, Charlotte, NC 28202704-373-2256www.urbanleaguecc.orgProvides a variety of FREE job training and educationalprograms to assist the unemployed or underemployedfind gainful employment. Classes include:ooooAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s):HVAC trainingFiber Optics/ BroadbandTechnology & Business EmpowermentSkills Training (TECH-BEST)GED ProgramCharlotte Mecklenburg Public Library310 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202704-416-0100www.cmlibrary.orgInformation and Internet Access – Provides informationand referral resources regarding employment. ProvidesFREE Classes in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPointas well as a variety of classes geared to assist theunemployed.ESL Classes taught by CPCC – Crossroads Café areoffered at various library locations. Call 704-330-4861for more informationApril 2, 20208

Employment ServicesAgency Name:Main OfficeAddress:Phone:South LocationAddress:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Department of Commerce, Division of WorkforceSolutions5601 Executive Center Drive, suite 100, Charlotte, NC28212704-566-2870 / Fax 704-566-28577140 Forest Point Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28217704-565-6865 / fax 704-55-6873www.ncworks.govProvides access to services which help with job searchincluding: a resource center, Internet capable computerswith job assistance software, fax machines, copymachines, phones, printed resource information, joblistings, and resume writing service. Access to variousprograms such as TAA, Veterans Employment Services.TAA – Federal program which provides assistance toworkers who lose their jobs as a result of increasedimports.Veterans Employment Services – provides toemployers and veterans assistance such as theplacement of veterans; veteran re-employment rights;and employment counseling for veterans.Can also access useful job search resources and the NCJob Bank online at www.ncworks.govAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Financial Stability Svcs Ada Jenkins Center212 Gamble Street, Davidson, NC 28036704-896-0471Agency Name:Address:Website:Service(s) Offered:Center for Employment Services / Grace Mar Svcs.615 East Fifth Street, Charlotte, NC 28202www.gracemar.orgConnects individuals looking for work to employerslooking for candidates. Also provides job seeking skillworkshops and financial Services (understanding yourcredit and how to buy a house).April 2, 2020https://www.adajenkins.orgCareer Counseling, Job readiness, job placement, lifeskills, and job skills training, money management,credit counseling for North Charlotte and Iredell countyresidents ONLY9

Employment ServicesAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Goodwill Industries Career Development Center5301 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28208704-372-3434www.goodwillsp.orgGoodwill offers both training programs and personalizedservices to aid in your job search.Job Services include: resume-writing assistance, skillsassessment, career counseling, access to computers andhigh-speed internet, help with interviewing skills andplacement services.Agency Name:Phone:Website:Service(s):Job Corps800-733-5627www.jobcorps.orgJob Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training programadministered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps youngpeople ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their livesthrough vocational and academic training in more than 100careers.Family PlanningAgency enburg County Dept. of Social Services301 Billingsley Road, Charlotte, NC 282113205 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC esStrengthening families and communities through asafety-net of services, collaborations, and hope. Servicesoffered include:Economic ServicesServices for FamiliesServices for ChildrenServices for AdultsSpanish speaking interpreters and bilingual staffavailable.Financial AssistanceAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s):April 2, 2020Goodfellows Club700 Parkwood Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28205704-333-5040goodfellowsclub.orgProvides limited emergency financial assistance forrent, and utilities. Must submit verification of income,Photo ID and Social Security number. Must have beendenied assistance by Crisis Assistance within the last 30days to apply.10

Financial AssistanceAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) OfferedCrisis Ministry500 A Spratt Street, Charlotte, NC rovides financial assistance for utilities and rentpayments for those in danger of utility (electric orwater) service termination or eviction. Clients shouldplan on arriving in between 8:00 am. and 1:00 pm eachday and be prepared to wait.FoodAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Services(s) Offered:Catholic Charities1123 South Church Street, Charlotte, NC 28203704-370-6155Agency Name:Address:Phone:Service(s) Offered:Community Outreach Christian Ministry1800 Brewton Drive, Charlotte, NC 28206704-333-4280Free meals on Tuesday and Wednesdays only.Provides Breakfast from 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. and lunch from11:00 – 12:00 p.m.Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Faith Soldiers Word Ministries857 Eastway Drive, Charlotte, NC 28205704-567-2128https://www.ccdoc.orgFood assistance as well as other services. Servicesavailable to all Mecklenburg County Residents. Servesfirst 55 people in line. New clients will completeinformation sheet. Also has Family and mentalcounseling services available 90 session or slidingscale. Also provides burial assistance and pregnancysupport. Photo ID needed.Also, provides additional services for immigrantsand refugees, including a translation service. an appt online at PhotoID required along with proof of Mecklenburg Countyresidency (utility or telephone bill with currentaddress). Those receiving food stamps are NOT eligiblefor this pantry. However, they will serve people whohave applied for food stamps but have not yet receivedtheir cards.Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pmApril 2, 202011

FoodAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Feed My Sheep6116 Vernedale Road, Charlotte, NC 28205704-537-5439Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Harbor Baptist Church5801 Old Concord Road, Charlotte, NC 28213704-596-2992 / Fax 704-597-5882Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:The Harvest Center of Charlotte2225 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208704-335-1616Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Harvest Church7429 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC 28214704-393-0228 / Fax 704-394-8025Agency Name:Address:Phone:Service(s) Offered:Hunter Acres Baptist Church4520 Heman Road, Charlotte, NC 28269704-596-3933Food Assistance. Call Tues-Thurs between 8:30 – 10:30a.m. to schedule an appt. Photo ID, and a piece of mailto verify client address. Will accept walk-ins for thefirst visit. Subsequent visits will be given anappointment time. Clients can receive assistance onceevery 6 weeksApril 2, 2020 between Tues-Thurs of each week to schedule anappointment on Saturday. Schedules 40 people perweek. Please bring Photo ID and proof of income to firstappointment. Clients can receive assistance once permonth.Food Assistance on Saturdays 10:30 am – 11:30 am Assistance by Appointment ONLY. Only openFridays, 2-4 pm. Please bring Photo ID, Social SecurityCard and proof of income. Clients can receiveassistance once a month. breakfast (7:30-8:30 am) and lunch (11:30 am –12:30 pm) served Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Noregistration necessary. Food pantry referrals given. Assistance. Appointment ONLY. Makeappointment on Monday beginning at 9:00 a.m. untilfull. Food distributed on Tuesday from 9:00 – 11:30a.m.12

FoodAgency Name:Address:Phone:Service(s) Offered:If My People Mission Center2511 Lucena Ave., Charlotte, NC 28269704-756-5176Will accept walk-ins on Tuesdays and Thursdays byappointments. Times 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Photo ID, and a piece of mail to verify client address.Must complete an application at time service received.Clients can receive assistance twice a month.Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Jackson Park Ministries5415 Airport Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208704-392-4981Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Matthews Help Center119 N. Ames Street, Matthews, NC 28105704-847-8383 / Fax 704-391-7647www.matthewshelpcenter.orgMatthews HELP Center helps neighbors andsurrounding communities survive financial crisis byproviding short-term assistance. Assistance on Tuesday and Friday byAPPOINTMENT ONLY. Must call in advance onMonday or Thursday between 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. to get anappointment for the next day. Clients will meet withcounselor on Tues or Friday between 9:00 am and 10:00am. Photo ID and SS card required.Serving the following zip codesareas:28079 - Stallings, Indian Trail28104 - Matthews28105 - MatthewsAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:April 2, 202028226 - Charlotte28227 - Mint Hill Area28270 - CharlotteMetropolitan Community Church of Charlotte7121 Orr Road, Charlotte, NC d Assistance Thurs between 9 and 10:00 a.m. Callfor same day appointment. Photo ID and SS cardrequired.13

FoodAgency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Ministerio Integral Hispano7424 E. WT Harris Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28215704-531-4060Agency Name:Address:Phone:Website:Service(s) Offered:Mount Olive Prebyterian Church Food Pantry5125 Mt. Olive Church Rd., Charlotte NC 28208704-394-8814Agency Name:Address:Phone:Service(s) Offered:New Outreach Christian Center3900 Gossett Ave., Charlotte, NC 28208704-398-1777Food Assistance as well as a hot meal.Hot meal provided on Wed and Friday nights 7 – 8 p.m.,and on Sunday at 12:00 p.m. after morning worshipservice. Groceries and clothing bank open only onFridays at 7:00 p.m. Application completed on site.Please bring in photo ID. Must attend a Bible studybefore food can be received. Families can receive a hotmeal 3 times weekly.Agency Name:Ad

Apr 02, 2020 · April 2, 2020 2 COMMUNITY RESOURCE ASSISTANCE GUIDE Mecklenburg, NC Childcare/Youth Services Agency Name: Bethlehem Center Charlotte Address: 2705 Baltimore Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28203 Phone: 704-375-1417, Fax 704-371-7432 Website: Service(s) Offered: Faith based