Resources

Helping you succeed

We rise by lifting others.

 

- Robert Ingersoll -

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health

Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) - HealthPlex  provides a wide range of health and wellness services including a fully equipped fitness center and classes. Access is FREE and open to JCSU campus, Northwest Corridor residents and surrounding neighborhoods.  jcsu.edu/about/healthplex-center/about-the-healthplex2 for additional information

Housing

Community Link assist individuals and families to obtain safe and affordable housing. communitylinknc.org

The Gables at Druid Hills offers one and two-bedroom apartment for adults 55 and older.  gablesatdruidhills.com

 

Legal 

Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy provides legal assistance in civil matters to low-income persons in Charlotte metropolitan area and west-central North Carolina. lssp.org

Help Lines

Mecklenburg County

(704) 376-1600

 

Outside Mecklenburg County

(800) 438-1254

 

Linea de Espanol

(800) 247-1931

 

Elderly Services

(704) 334-0400

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Safety

Safe Alliance - Mecklenburg County provides assistance for those impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault through a variety of programs and services. safealliance.org

 

Help Telephone Numbers

Emergency 911

 

24/7 Mecklenburg-Lake Norman Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline (704) 332-2513

 

24/7 Mecklenburg-Lake Norman Rape Crisis Hotline (704) 375-9900

 

Social Security

United States Social Security Administration

offers help with social security benefits, retirement, disability, and survivors benefits as well as sign-up for  medicare. ssa.gov

Tax Preparation 

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provide free tax assistance and preparation to tax payers. AARP membership is not required, nor do you need to be 55 or older. aarp.org/money/taxes

 

Community Link offers free tax preparation for low to moderate income tax payers. communitylinknc.org/help/free-tax-preparation/

Transportation

Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) offers information about bus and light rail fares and routes. charlottenc.gov/cats/Pages/default.aspx

Google Maps provides CATS public transportation trip planning. maps.google.com

Great opportunities to help others

seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.

- Sally Koch -

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