Referrals and Resources

Often families interested in partnering with Our Towns Habitat may have other essential needs that we cannot meet. We are proud to work side-by-side with many other nonprofit and public agencies in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties providing human services, as well as educational, wellness and community enrichment programs. This resource guide is intended to help you identify other programs that may be helpful, depending on your individual circumstances.

Please note, while we strive to provide accurate information, the agencies listed here operate independently of Our Towns Habitat, and may change programs, qualifications, hours of operation, etc. Please call the agency directly to confirm information listed here.

Ada Jenkins Center

Serves North Mecklenburg County (Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson) and South Iredell County (Mooresville, Troutman). Services include a free medical and dental clinic, health counseling, Loaves and Fishes food pantry and Lydia’s Loft free clothing closet.

Emergency rent and utility assistance available for eligible North Mecklenburg residents.

Phone:  704-896-0471
Website:  adajenkins.org
Address: 212 Gamble St., Davidson, NC 28036
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am–5 pm (may vary by program)

Crisis Assistance Ministry

Serves Mecklenburg County. Services include a free clothing store and free furniture store. Emergency financial assistance with utilities available for eligible Mecklenburg County residents.

Phone:  704-371-3001
Website:  crisisassistance.org
Address: 500A Spratt St., Charlotte, NC 28206
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am–5 pm

Fifth Street Ministries

Services include a soup kitchen, nurse clinic and sanctuary for victims of domestic abuse called My Sister’s House.

Phone:  704-872-4045
Website:  fifthstreetministries.com
Address: 1400 Fifth St., Statesville, NC 28687
Hours: 24/7

Gaston Family Health Services

Serves Iredell County residents. Services include integrated medical, pharmacy, diabetes management and behavioral health services.

Phone:  704-838-1234
Website:  gfhs.info/statesville-family-medicine/
Address: 1022 Shelton Ave., Statesville, NC 28677
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am–5 pm

HealthReach Community Clinic

Serves Iredell County residents. Services include medical care, chiropractic care, non-narcotic prescription medications, diabetes education, health education and social worker services.

Phone:  704-663-1992
Website:  healthreachclinic.net
Address: 400 East Statesville Ave., Suite 300, Mooresville, NC 28115
Hours: Tuesday, 9 am–5 pm and 5:30–7 pm; Wednesday and Thursday, 9 am–4 pm

I-Care

Serves Iredell and Lincoln County. Services include the Weatherization and Heating Appliance Programs, which assist low-income homeowners in lowering their energy costs.

Phone:  704-872-8141
Website:  icare-inc.org
Address: 1415 Shelton Ave., Statesville, NC 28677
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am–5 pm

Iredell Christian Ministries

Serves Iredell County. Services include a food pantry and counseling for families in emergency situations and long-term support for families in need.

Financial assistance available to eligible Iredell County residents.

Phone:  704-924-6700
Website:  iredellcm.org
Address: 752 Old Salisbury Rd., Statesville, NC 28677
Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 9:30 am–12 pm; Thursday, 1 pm–3:30 pm

Iredell Council on Aging

Services include improving the quality of life and maintaining independent living for individuals ages 60+ through a home-delivered meal service, in-home aid, a short-term homebound meal program, chore service, respite care and transportation. Participants enjoy activities, fellowship and a hot lunch as a group. Congregate (group) lunches are also held at a number of churches.

Iredell Senior Center

Address: 344 E Front St., Statesville, NC 28677
Phone: 704-873-8568
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am–5 pm

South Iredell Senior Center

Address: 202 N Church St., Mooresville, NC 28115
Phone: 704-662-3337
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am–5 pm

Iredell County Area Transportation System

Services include a ride-sharing system that enables routes and schedules to be structured to transport multiple passengers to multiple destinations.

Phone:  704-873-9393
Website:  co.iredell.nc.us/413/ICATS-Transportation-Services
Address: 2611 Ebony Circle, Statesville, NC 28625
Contacts for the hearing-impaired: 800-735-2962 (TDD/TTY) or 800-735-8262 (voice)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am–5 pm

Iredell County Department of Social Services

Serves Iredell County. Services include workforce training, food and nutrition assistance, child and adult protective services, Medicaid, childcare, in-home aid and rest home care.

Financial assistance available to eligible Iredell County residents.

Phone:  704-873-5631
Website:  co.iredell.nc.us/299/Social-Services
Address: 549 Eastside Dr., Statesville, NC 28625
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am–5 pm

Iredell County Public Library

Services include a large variety of books and e-books on every subject as well as online research resources and regular event for kids and teens.

Library cards are free to residents of Iredell County.

Statesville Main Library

Phone:  704-878-3090
Website:  iredell.lib.nc.us/179/Statesville-Main-Library
Address: 201 N Tradd St., Statesville, NC 28677
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 am–9 pm; Friday and Saturday, 9 am–6 pm

J. Hoyt Hayes Memorial Troutman Branch Library

Phone:  704-528-2682
Website:  iredell.lib.nc.us/194/Troutman-Branch-Library
Address: 215 W Church St., Troutman, NC 28166
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 am–7 pm; Friday and Saturday, 9 am–6 pm

Harmony Branch Library

Phone:  704-546-7086
Address: 3393 Harmony Hwy, Harmony, NC 28634
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 am–7 pm; Friday and Saturday, 9 am–6 pm

Mooresville Public Library

Phone:  704-664-2927
Website:  ci.mooresville.nc.us/225/Library
Address: 304 S Main St., Mooresville, NC 28115
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 am–9 pm; Friday, 9 am–6 pm; Saturday, 10 am–3 pm

Lake Norman Community Health Clinic

Serves Mecklenburg County. Services include medical care.

Phone:  704-316-6611
Website:  lnchc.org
Address: 14230 Hunters Rd., Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8 am–4 pm; Wednesday, 11:30 am–8 pm; Friday, 8 am–12:30 pm

Lifespan

Services include opportunities for education, employment and enrichment to children and adults with disabilities. Campuses in Charlotte, Troutman and Statesville.

Phone:  704-944-5100
Address: 1511 Shopton Rd., Suite A, Charlotte, NC 28217
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am–5 pm

Matthew 25 Ministries

Primarily serves North Iredell County. Services include emergency food boxes and clothing for those in need.

Phone:  704-546-5859
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Matthew-25-Ministries-796269833753034/
Address: 105 E Memorial Hwy, Harmony, NC 28634
Hours: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 9 am–11:30 am (donations until 12 p.m.)

Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services

Serves Mecklenburg County. Services include workforce training, food and nutrition services, child protective services, Medicaid and Medicaid transportation, elderly/disabled transportation, veteran transportation, elderly general purpose transportation, rural transportation, a Senior Citizens Nutrition Congregate and a Comprehensive Community Program.

Financial assistance available to eligible Mecklenburg County residents.

Call:  704-336-3000
Website:  mecknc.gov/dss/Pages/home.aspx
Address: 3205 Freedom Dr., Charlotte, NC 28208
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am–5 pm

Mecklenburg County Public Library

North County Regional Library

Phone:  704-416-6000
Website:  cmlibrary.org/branch/north-county-regional
Address: 16500 Holly Crest Ln., Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 am–8 pm; Friday and Saturday, 9 am–5 pm

Cornelius Branch Library

Phone:  704-416-3800
Website:  cmlibrary.org/branch/cornelius
Address: 21105 Catawba Ave., Cornelius, NC 28031
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 am–8 pm; Friday and Saturday, 9 am–5 pm

Davidson Branch Library

Phone:  704-416-4000
Website:  cmlibrary.org/branch/davidson
Address: 119 S Main St., Davidson, NC 28036
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 am–8 pm; Friday and Saturday, 9 am–5 pm

MedAssist

Serves North Carolina residents. Services include free prescription medication. Partner sites, including Charlotte Rescue Mission, HealthReach CC and the Ada Jenkins Center, can help you enroll in this program.

Phone:  704-536-1790
Website:  medassist.org
Address: 4428 Taggart Creek Rd., Suite 101, Charlotte, NC 28208
Pharmacy Line: 704-943-9639
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am–4:30 pm

Men’s Shelter of Charlotte

Services include providing shelter, basic needs and support services to help boost income and access permanent housing.

Phone:  704-334-3187 ext. 0
Website:  mensshelterofcharlotte.org

Tryon Address: 1210 N Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28206
MUST come to Tryon Address for initial assistance.
Hours: 24/7

Statesville Ave. Address: 3410 Statesville Ave., Charlotte, NC 28206
Hours: 6 pm–7 am daily

Mooresville/Lake Norman Christian Mission

Serves the Mooresville/South Iredell area. Services include emergency food and housing and long-term assistance for low-income or homeless residents of the Mooresville/South Iredell area. Long-term resources include prescription drug assistance for seniors, transitional housing, a food pantry and workforce education.

Call:  704-664-2357
Website:  mooresvillelakenormanchristianmission.org
Address: 266 N Broad St., Mooresville, NC 28115
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9:30 am–4 pm

Red Cross

Services include disaster relief and transportation for residents of Mecklenburg and South Iredell County.

Phone:  704-376-1661 (disaster relief) or 704-347-8270 (transportation)
Address: 2425 Park Rd., Charlotte, NC 28203

Safe Alliance

Services include a domestic violence shelter, safety planning services, hospital accompaniment, case management, systems advocacy and support groups.

Phone:  704-655-8745
Website:  safealliance.org/
Address: 19901 W Catawba Ave., Ste. 203, Cornelius, NC 28031
Domestic Violence Crisis Line: 704-332-2513
Sexual Trauma Crisis Line: 704-375-9900

Salvation Army

Services include food pantries, disaster relief, youth education programs, summer camps, music classes and worship opportunities. At Christmas time, the Salvation Army helps provide gifts to children 12 and under in low-income families. Emergency financial assistance available.

Phone:  704-872-5623 (Statesville) or 704-660-3066 (Mooresville)
Website:  salvationarmycarolinas.org/iredell/home

Statesville address: 1361 Caldwell St., Statesville, NC 28677
Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 11 am–4 pm; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 am–2 pm

Mooresville address: 470 N Broad St., Mooresville, NC 28115
Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 am–3:30 pm

Selma Burke Community Center

Services include opportunities for after school, fitness and leisure programs for all citizens.

Phone:  704-799-4035
Website:  ci.mooresville.nc.us/496/Selma-Burke-Center
Address: 781 Agape Drive, Mooresville, NC 28115
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am–8 pm

War Memorial Center

Services include an indoor and outdoor pool, a gym, lighted tennis courts and park areas. The Senior Citizens Club meets for a free covered dish lunch and fellowship on Wednesdays.

Phone:  704-663-2670
Website:  ci.mooresville.nc.us/275/War-Memorial-Center
Address: 220 North Maple St., Mooresville, NC 28115
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am–5 pm

Winnie Hooper Center

Services include a variety of programs and activities at no cost throughout the year. Senior Citizens meet here for trips, speakers, projects and more.

Phone:  704-663-6090
Website:  ci.mooresville.nc.us/277/Winnie-Hooper-Center
Address: 221 South Sherrill St., Mooresville, NC 28115
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am–5 pm

YMCA

Statesville Family YMCA

Services include a swimming pool, a wellness center, youth sports programs, summer camps, afterschool child care, health education programs and more.

Financial assistance for membership available.

Phone:  704-873-9622
Website:  ymcanwnc.org/locations/statesville-family-ymca
Address: 828 Wesley Dr., Statesville, NC 28677
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5 am–9 pm; Friday, 5 am–8 pm; Saturday, 8 am–6 pm; Sunday, 1 pm–6 pm

Barium Springs YMCA

Services include a fully-staffed wellness center, group exercise programs, a gym and a pool. Financial assistance for membership available.

Phone: 704-883-0780
Website: ymcanwnc.org/locations/barium-springs-family-ymca/
Address: 122 Grannis Ln., Statesville, NC 28677
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5:30 am–8 pm; Friday, 5:30 am–6 pm; Saturday, 8 am–1 pm

Lowe’s YMCA

Services include a fitness center, indoor pool, racquetball courts, sports fields, community programming facilities and drop-in child care. Financial aid for membership available.

Phone:  704-716-4000
Website:  ymcacharlotte.org/branches/north/lowes.aspx
Address: 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5 am–9:30 pm; Friday, 5 am–8 pm; Saturday, 7 am–5 pm; Sunday, 1 pm–5 pm

Lake Norman YMCA

Services include indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts, fitness centers, drop-in child care, afterschool care, sports teams and summer day camps. Financial aid for membership available.

Phone:  704-716-4400
Website:  ymcacharlotte.org/branches/lakenorman/ln.aspx
Address: 21300 Davidson St., Cornelius, NC 28031
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5:30 am–9 pm; Friday, 5:30 am–8 pm; Saturday, 8 am–5 pm; Sunday, 12 pm–5 pm

Yokefellow Ministry

Services include a food pantry and clothing vouchers. Emergency financial assistance available.

Phone:  704-872-7677
Website:  yokefellowministry.squarespace.com/
Address: 1380 Shelton Ave., Statesville, NC 28677
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 11:30 am–2:30 pm; Thursday, 2:30 pm–4:30 pm