Caregivers for adults
Caregiver Connections (BKCH). This monthly group provides caregivers an opportunity to drop in their convenience and a take a moment or two to rejuvenate. Call Buddy Kemp Cancer Support Center at 704-384-5223 Mon-Fri 8:30a-4:30p.  (updated 04/29/2013) [report error]

Caring for Caregivers at St. Matthew Catholic Church. A friendly group of people most of whom are caring for loved ones with any disease or disorder requiring ongoing care. The group gives members a chance to share mutual support and sometimes new ways to cope with old problems from others who are travelling the same path. They meet twice a month at 10:30am at St. Matthew. Call Sr. Marie, the group leader, at 704-543-7677 ext 1073 Mon-Wed from 9am-5pm or the church office at 704-543-7677 Monday through Friday 9am-5pm. http://www.stmatthewcatholic.org/support/support-groups/ (updated 04/08/2014) [report error]

Jewish Family Services Caregivers Support Group. This group of adults providing care for a loved one meets to share mutual emotional support, helpful information, and the knowledge that they are not alone.  Their next meeting is planned for April 1 at noon for organizing an exciting new chapter of this monthly group. Call the JFS office at 704-364-6594 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. http://www.jfscharlotte.org (updated 03/31/2014) [report error]

ParentVoice. This program of the Mental Health Association of Central Carolinas provides a variety of services for families with children who have mental health, emotional, or behavioral challenges. This organization has a significantly energetic history with many caring people putting in lots of energy to make sure it works. No formal diagnosis is needed to participate in their free services.  They have three free support groups:
  • Empowering Parents and Caregivers at Grace United Methodist Church, 730 East Woodlawn Road, Charlotte, every 4th Tuesday 6pm-8pm (call Sheila)

  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren at the Carlton Watkins Center, 3500 Ellington, Charlotte, monthly (call Sheila)

  • A.C.T.I.V.E Youth Teen Group at Grace UMC for ages 12 to 21, every 4th Tuesday from 6pm-8pm (call Kevin or Sheila)

Call Kevin at 980-406-1527 Mon-Fri 2pm-4pm or Sheila at 980-406-1498 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. http://www.mhacentralcarolinas.org/parentvoice.cfm (updated 05/10/2013) [report error]


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