Community Resources and Information

 

Charlotte is fortunate to have a wealth of organizations dedicated to serving the needs of children and families.  On this page you’ll find local agencies and resources that serve many and various needs of children and families in our community.

Find out more at our FAQ’s for Parents & Professionals

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In An Emergency

Call 911 immediately if a child is in danger.

To report suspected abuse or neglect in Mecklenburg County – Call 704-336-CARE (2273)

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Visit our page of Frequently Asked Questions  for more information for parents and professionals on various topics.

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Click on any of the tabs below to see a list of local and regional organizations that provide services to children and families.  Inclusion on these lists is for information only, and does not represent an endorsement by the Council.

CUSTODY ASSISTANCE

  • Child Find of America: 800-716-3468
  • Child Support Enforcement Agency: 704-432-9300
  • Children’s Law Center: 336-831-1909
  • Law Help NC — www.lawhelpnc.org
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Lawyer Referral Service: 704-375-0120
  • NC State Bar Lawyer Referral Service: 1-800-622-7407
  • NCCU Juvenile and Family Law Clinics: 919-530-7166
  • Self-Serve Center at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse 704-686-0210
  • The Child’s Advocate: 919-821-5393

Domestic Violence Support

  • Children’s Law Center: 336-831-1909
  • Family Service of the Piedmont: 336-387-6161
  • Mecklenburg County’s Community Support Services Division: 704-336-3210
  • NOVA: 704-336-4344
  • Programa Confianza: 704-336-3210
  • Safe Alliance: 704-336-4126
  • Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro: 336-275-6090

EDUCATION RESOURCES

  • ACE – Charlotte: 704.280.9832
  • ACLU: www.acluofnc.org
  • Advocates for Children’s Services: 866-219-5262
  • Behailu Academy: 980-224-8854  (arts programs)
  • Bethlehem Center of Charlotte: 704-375-1417
  • Commonwealth High School: 704-899-4998
  • Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center: 1-800-962-6817
  • Family Support Network of NC: 704-336-7173
  • Johnson C. Smith University Scholars Program: 704-378-1164
  • LIFT Academy: 980-343-9417
  • NCCU Juvenile and Family Law Clinics: 919-530-7166
  • ParentVOICE: 704-365-3454
  • Right Moves for Youth: 704-377-4425
  • Stomp out Bullying: www.stompoutbullying.org

COLLEGE:

EMERGENCY SERVICES & HOTLINES

  • 911
  • Carolinas Medical Center – Behavioral Health/Emergency: 704-444-2400
  • Child Protective Services (CPS) with the Department of Social Services: 704-336-CARE (2273)
  • Children’s Law Center: 336-831-1909
  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 704-332-2513
  • Family Service of the Piedmont: 336-387-6161
  • Mobile Crisis Unit: 704-566-3410
  • Polaris (Human Trafficking): 1-888- 373-7888 or text “HELP” or “INFO” to 233733
  • Presbyterian Hospital Behavioral Health/Emergency: 704-384-4255
  • Rape Crisis Hotline: 704-375-9900
  • Safe Alliance: 704-336-4126
  • Suicide Hotline: (800) 273-8255
  • WomensLaw.org

GENERAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE

  • Freedom Center for Social Justice: 980-729-8454
  • Law Help NC: www.lawhelpnc.org
  • Legal Aid of North Carolina: 704-376-1600
  • Legal Services of Southern Piedmont: 704-376-1600
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Lawyer Referral Service: 704-375-0120
  • Pre-paid legal services
  • United Way 2-1-1
  • Cardinal Access Line, for Medicare coverage:  1-800-939-5911
  • Cardinal Concern Line: 1-888-213-9687
  • Care Ring: 704-375-0172
  • Center for Community Transitions: 704-494-0001
  • Charlotte Regional Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: 704-568-8558
  • Community Care Partners of Greater Mecklenburg: 704-512-5555
  • Mecklenburg Behavioral Health Division: 980-314-4022
  • Mecklenburg County Health Department: 704-336-4700
  • Medicaid  Office of Appeals: 919-855-4260
  • Pregnancy Resource Center of Charlotte: 704-372-5981
  • Teen Health Connection: 704-381-8336
  • Wise Guys through Children’s Home Society: 704-334-9955
  • A Child’s Place: 704-343-3790
  • American Red Cross: 704-378-4620
  • Center for Community Transitions: 704-494-0001
  • Charlotte Area Fund: 704-372-3010
  • Charlotte Housing Authority: 704-336-5183
  • Community Link: 704-943-9490
  • Crisis Assistance Ministries: 704-371-3001
  • Jackson Park Ministries: 704-392-4981
  • Matthews HELP Center: 704-847-8383
  • NC Housing Finance Agency: 919-877-5700
  • Stony Point Christian Ministry: 704-585-6521
  • The Relatives: 704-377-0602
  • The Salvation Army: 704-348-2560

Latin American Community

  • International House: 704-333-8099
  • Latin American Coalition: 704-531-3848
  • Programa Confianza: 704-336-3210

MENTAL HEALTH

  • Family First: 704-364-3989
  • Family Service of the Piedmont: 336-387-6161
  • Harris Counseling and Coaching: 980-533-1131
  • Jackson Park Ministries: 704-392-4981
  • KinderMourn: 704-376-2580
  • Mecklenburg Behavioral Health Division: 980-314-4022
  • Mecklenburg County’s Community Support Services Division: 704-336-3210
  • Pat’s Place: 704-335-2760
  • Q Foundation: 704-930-6000
  • Teen Health Connection: 704-381-8336
  • Accessing Special Education Services for Your Preschooler: 980-343-6960
  • Arc of Mecklenburg County: 704-332-4535
  • Autism Society of North Carolina: 1-800-442-2762
  • Disabilities Rights of NC (Mental Disabilities): 919-856-2195
  • Down Syndrome Assn of Greater CLT: 704-536-2163
  • Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center: 1-800-962-6817
  • Family Support Network of NC: 704-336-7173
  • John Crosland School: 704-365-5490 ext. 709.
  • NC Vocational Rehabilitation Services: 919-855-3500
  • ResCare Workforce Services: 704-364-8898
  • The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD): info@ncld.org
  • Stomp Out Bullying: www.stompoutbullying.org
  • ACE – Charlotte: 704-280-9832
  • Angel’s Watch: 980-259-1000
  • Behailu Academy: 980-224-8854
  • Charlotte Works for Youth: 980-237-2800
  • Eckerd Community-Based Services: 704-817-7078
  • Grace Covenant Church: 704-892-8005
  • Inspire the Fire: 704-597-9577
  • Job Corps: 1-800-733-5627
  • LIFT Academy: 980-343-9417
  • LINKS Services: 704-336-3000
  • On Ramp Resource Center (The Relatives): 704-501-8240
  • Right Moves for Youth: 704-377-4425
  • Studio 345: 704-333-2272
  • Teen Health Connection: 704-381-8336
  • Time Out Youth: 704-344-8335
  • Wise Guys through Children’s Home Society: 704-334-9955

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