Just1Call (nonprofit organization). A one-stop source of information and assistance for seniors and adults with disabilities living in Mecklenburg County. They also assist their families, professionals, and caregivers regardless of where they live. The service provides assistance with the aid of professional translators in 140 languages. Call 704-432-1111 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm. http://charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/Just1Call/Pages/Default.aspx?src=ud (updated 04/20/2014) [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 Sheila at 980-406-1498 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or Kevin at 980-406-1527 Mon-Fri 2pm-4pm. http://www.mhacentralcarolinas.org/parentvoice.cfm (updated 05/10/2013) [report error]
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