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Do you ever wish that your life could be different?

Do you have dreams for your life but don’t know where to begin? Do you feel  like this is all your life will ever be on a roller coaster going around in circles? My dear one,your life can be different.  We are here to provide hope and a way to help you find the purpose God has for you.  We know that it is not easy and taking that first step is hard but we are here to walk along side you and help you.   We look forward to hearing from you as you take that BRAVE first step.  We love you and you are beautiful.


Do you need clothing?

Crisis Assistance Ministry:
Hours of Operation: Tues-Sat, 10:00 am- 4:00 pm.
500- A Spratt Street Charlotte
Phone: 704-371-3001

Hope Match:
P.O. Box 691051
Charlotte, NC 28227

Union Country Crisis Assistance Ministry:
1333 W. Roosevelt Blvd. Monroe
Phone: 704-225-0440

Do you need food?

Second Harvest Food Bank:
500 B Spratt Street, Charlotte
Phone: 704-376-1785

Urban Ministry Center:
945 North College Street, Charlotte
Phone: 704-347-0278

The Common Cupboard:
116 Business Park Dr., Indian Trail
Phone: 704-218-9060

Do you need Transportation?

Rural and General Public Transportation:
Transportation to Union Country and to Charlotte. For appointment call 48 hrs before service is needed between 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. Hours of operations include Monday to Friday 7:00 am – 4:30 pm. One-way trip within Union County $2. One-way trip within Charlotte $10. Passengers must have correct amount of fare.
Phone: 704-283-3713

Do you need housing?

Charlotte Family Housing:
Solutions for family homelessness in Charlotte.
300 Hawthorne Ln, Charlotte
Phone: 704-335-5488

Charlotte Rescue Mission:
Provides residential programs for homeless, jobless men and women with alcohol and drug addiction issues.
907 W 1st St., Charlotte
Phone: 704-334-4635

A Child’s Place:
Reaching out parent/guardian living with CMS student in 8th grade or below. Must be living in unstable housing.
601 East 5th Street, Suite 130, Charlotte
Phone: 704-343-3790

Hope Haven:
Provides life skills for homeless, chemically dependent adults and families within a supportive residential environment, leading to independence.
3815 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte
Phone: 704-372-8809

Jackson Park Ministries:
Housing, and crisis assistance to families with children.
5415 Airport Drive, Charlotte
Phone: 704-392-4981

Room at the Inn-Urban Ministries:
Area churches set up temporary shelter for homeless individuals. Program runs from December 1 – March 31.
945 N. College Street, Charlotte
Phone: 704-347-0278

Shelter for Abused Spouse:
Battered women’s shelter.
Phone: 704-348-2560

Salvation Army Shelter:
Emergency shelters services; child day care for women in shelter; and disaster services for victims of fire, flood, or natural disaster.
534 Spratt Street, Charlotte
Phone: 704-348-2560

Urban Life:
For families transitioning out of homelessness.
115 S. Summit Ave., Charlotte

Do you need job assistance?

Center for Community Transitions:
Helping people with criminal records find a healthier and more productive way of living. Our work provides employment and transition services; supports alternatives to incarceration.
2226 North Davidson Street, Charlotte
Phone: 704-374-0762

5601 Executive Center Dr., Ste 100, Charlotte- Phone: 704-566-2870. 5125-A South Blvd., Charlotte- Phone: 704-527-3195. 7140 Forest Point Dr., Ste A, Charlotte- Phone: 704-565-6865. 10801 Monroe Rd., Matthews- Phone: 704-847-2660.

Jacob’s Ladder Job Center, INC:
2304 The Plaza, Charlotte
Phone: 704-332-5822

Do you need medical assistance?

Matthews Free Medical Clinic:
Free medical clinic that provides quality health care to low income, uninsured patients of Matthews, NC and surrounding areas, including Mecklenburg and Union Counties. Doctor visits by appointment only.
Ames St., Matthews

Mecklenburg County Health Department Prevention/Wellness Services:
Provides health education, drug and alcohol services, substance abuse prevention, and basic health care needs.
249 Bllingsley Rd., Charlotte
Phone: 704-336-3047

Pregnancy Resource Center:
1505 E. 4th Street, Charlotte
Phone: 704-372-5981

Do you need crisis assistance/counseling?

Crisis Assistance Ministry:
500- A Spratt Street, Charlotte
Phone: 704-371-3001

Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
Confidential 24hr/7 days a week hotline.
Phone: 1-800-talk (8255)

The Shelter for Battered Women (location undisclosed):
24 hr counseling hotline, shelter female victims of domestic violence and their children; support groups for women and children.
720 E 4th Street, Ste 204, Charlotte
Phone: 704-336-4126

Crisis Counseling Assistance with filing for a domestic violence protective order assistance with filing for criminal charges and court accompaniment.
Phone: 704-332-2513

Turning Point of Union County:
Domestic Violence program for Union County residents providing safe shelter and other services to victims of domestic violence and their children.
Toll-Free: 866-330-8515
Crisis Hotline: 704-283-7233

Union County Crisis Assistance Ministry:
1333 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe
Phone: 704-225-0440

United Family Services:
24 hr hotline provides counseling and support groups for children and adults who have been victims of rape or sexual offense. Provides court accompaniment for criminal cases. Also, provides help with medical costs associated with being a victim of a violent crime.
Phone: 704-368-2735 or 1-800-826-6200