​​NC State Refugee Program Advisory Council

Northwest campus:  
2845 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte , NC
(704) 336-6500
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri 8:00-5:00/Wed 10:00-7:00       
Website: http://charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/HealthDepartment

Legal Aid
1431 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 971-2621
Website: https://www.legalaidnc.org/public/learn/offices/charlotte/default.aspx

Legal Aid

Urban Ministry Center/Charlotte’s Daily Soup Kitchen
11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. every day of the year
945 North College Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
(704) 347-0278


Urban Ministry provides basic services for anyone in need. It’s our way of affirming the dignity of each homeless neighbor who may need a hot shower, clean clothes, a phone call or message from family and the support needed to take the next step out of homelessness. These services provide additional opportunities for homeless individuals to connect with caring volunteers and staff, enabling further contact with the continuum of care and services in Charlotte.

     Showers

     Laundry

     Telephone & Mail

     Nurse (M-F a.m.) and Dental Van (2nd Friday). These services for homeless only

     Transportation (to DSS, DMV, SS, clinics)

     Counseling (ID or prescription assistance, food and other referrals)

     Support groups (grief, women’s)


Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm — sign up at 8:30 & 1:30


Website: http://www.urbanministrycenter.org/helping-the-homeless/basic-services-soup-kitchen/

Referral required for all pantries listen below.
Call (704) 523-4333 for information about getting a referral.


Calvary United Methodist Church
512 West Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Tuesday 10:00 - 1:00
Friday 10:00 - 1:00

Camino
201 Stetson Drive
Charlotte, NC 28262
Tuesday 4:00 - 7:00
Friday 10:00 - 1:00


Eastern Hills Baptist Church
4855 Albemarle Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28205
Thursday 1:00 - 4:00
Saturday 9:00 - 12:00

First Presbyterian Church
200 W. Trade St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Wednesday 1:00 - 4:00
Thursday 1:00 - 4:00
Friday 1:00 - 4:00
Saturday 9:00 - 12:00
Open the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Saturdays Only

Galilee Ministries
3601 Central Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28205
Monday 10:00 - 1:00

Wednesday 10:00 - 1:00

Harrison United Methodist Church
15008 Lancaster Highway
Pineville, NC 28134
Tuesday 10:00 - 1:00
Thursday10:00 - 1:00

Holy Comforter Episcopal Church
2701  Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28209
Monday - Friday 10:00 - 1:00

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
3127 Tuckaseegee Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28208
Monday 10:00 - 4:00
Wednesday 1:00 - 4:00

New Emmanuel Congregational United Church of Christ
3546 Beatties Ford Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28216
Wednesday 3:00 - 7:00
Saturday 9:00 - 12:00

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church
217 W. Todd Lane
Charlotte, NC 28208
Thursday 10:00 - 1:00 and 3:00 - 6:00

Plaza United Methodist Church
5600 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28215
Tuesday 3:00 - 6:00
Saturday 9:00 - 12:00

St. Giles Presbyterian Church
2027 Emerywood Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28210

Monday 1:00 - 4:00
Wednesday 1:00 - 4:00
Friday 1:00 - 4:00

Statesville Ave. Presbyterian Church
3435 Nevin Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28269
Monday 10:00 - 1:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 1:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 1:00
Thursday 10:00 - 1:00

Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church
101 W. Sugar Creek Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28213
Tuesday 1:00 - 4:00
Thursday 10:00 - 1:00
Saturday 9:00 - 12:00
Open 1st and 3rd Saturdays Only

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina
Charlotte, NC 28206
(704) 333-5030
America's Second Harvest Is The Nation's Largest Domestic Hunger-Relief Organization. They Are A National Network Of Over 200 Food Banks And Food-Rescue Programs That Distribute Donated Food Through 50,000 Charitable Agencies To Hungry Americans. 

 Final Harvest Ministries
Charlotte, NC 28208
(704) 494-9568
They serve a free lunch from 12:00p to 1:00pm Monday through Friday They also give free clothes by the pound during this time to all in need.

Food Pantries

​Charlotte

Mecklenburg County Health Departments:

Southeast campus: 249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

(704) 336-6500
 Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri 8:00-5:00/Wed 10:00-7:00

Website: http://charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/HealthDepartment/Pages/Home.aspx

Health Departments

The Crisis Assistance Ministry (has an onsite free store)
500 A Spratt St.
Charlotte, NC 28206
(704) 371-3001
A clothing bank is available. This is one of Mecklenburg’s leading non-profits, and the center provides free or low priced clothing, books, shoes, and other household items for free to individuals and families in need of assistance.

Dress for Success Charlotte
202 E. Woodlawn Rd., Suite 104
Charlotte, NC 28217
(704) 525-7706
This agency can help people transition into the workforce by offering them free professional work attire. Career counseling is offered too. Services offered include one new suit for a job interview and a second suit when the client gets the job. Some of the other items offered include skirt suits, undergarments, pant suits; blouses; scarves; unworn pantyhose and purses/briefcases. 

Jackson Park Ministries
5415 Airport Dr.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28208
(704) 392-4981
Services include pre-job guidance, children's clothing, and shelter or food.

C. U. P. Ministry
1201 E. 36th St.
Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 331-4806
The charity provides free food and clothing to the bound, the working poor, homeless, and those going through a crisis. Children and students may get a backpack or school supplies. Christmas and holiday assistance can be available as well, and can include toys, gifts, or even meals.

Community Service Center - Berean Seventh Day Adventist Church
1332 Oaklawn Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28206
(704) 377-4741
The center runs a clothing closet, food pantry, and can help with prescription medication refills and some limited bills. In addition, free toys/baskets for children at Christmas can be offered for those who are not receiving assistance at the Salvation Army.

Family Store – Mecklenburg Salvation Army
1011 Central Ave.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28204
(704) 332-1171
A clothing closet, case management, and other social services are administered. A general furniture and clothing resources are offered. 

Clothing Banks