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Nonprofit Partners Supporting Mental Wellness in Charlotte

United Way of Greater Charlotte funds nonprofits in the Charlotte region in order to improve economic mobility, advance racial equity and ensure everyone has the opportunity to live up to their full potential.

Part of taking care of a community’s needs is providing mental health services or programs that promote mental wellness. It is important to recognize the need for resources and offer education, support and treatment for mental health disorders. Some of the agencies focus strictly on mental health, while others offer those services as part of a larger mission.

Here is a list of United Way partners that support mental wellness: 

Achieving Success on Purpose, Inc. | Helps underserved youth, develop the emotional and social intelligence needed to counteract delinquency and refute negative social narratives. 

Amity Medical Group | Provides patient-centered team-based care with excellence in quality, services and access to all despite any barriers, stigma, socioeconomic or health disparity.

Another Chance House of Refuge, Inc. | Empowers underserved individuals to reach their fullest potential by providing a safe environment, safe housing, educational support, employment training, and self-sufficiency skills.

Care Ring | Provides health services and education for the uninsured, underinsured or those lacking access to affordable, high-quality preventive health care to empower individuals to establish and maintain good health.

Community Health Services of Union County | Offers personalized preventative, primary and specialty healthcare to uninsured adults to ensure wellness for all individuals.

Connecting the Gap | Empowers youth grieving the loss of a parent or guardian by creating mentor-based relationships to enable healthy and optimistic futures.

Crittenton | Promotes health and hope for tomorrow’s children by providing comprehensive health, education, pregnancy prevention and social services for single pregnant and nonpregnant adolescents, women, and their families.

Despierta | Empowers and integrates newly arrived Latina immigrants to help them become self-reliant and supportive within the community by giving them the emotional tools and life skills to find their identity and independence.

El Puente Hispano | Connects and integrates the Hispanic community with resources to foster self-sufficiency and productivity. 

Family Mankind | Seeks to permanently eradicate domestic violence (DV), sexual assault, child abuse, and bullying by offering access to mental and behavioral health services, workforce development opportunities, mentorship programs and more.

Girl Magic Incorporated | Provides youth with educational tools and promotes individual growth in their education, workplace, and life, so they can achieve self-sufficiency.

Girl Scouts, Hornets’ Nest Council | Builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place and provides an opportunity for every girl to maximize her potential and become a leader in her own life. 

Healing Vine Harbor | Reduces the number of single women living in shelters or unsafe situations, providing a pathway out of poverty to ensure self-sufficiency.

HealthQuest of Union County | Offers assistance and free or low-cost medicine to individuals without prescription insurance or without funds for maintenance medications to treat chronic medical conditions.

Hope Community Clinic at Project 658 | Offers medical and counseling services in a combined facility for Charlotte families, access to affordable, safe and quality care.

Mental Health America of Central Carolinas | Provides online mental health screenings, support and education programs for families and individuals with mental health disorders and promotes mental wellness through advocacy and awareness efforts. 

ourBRIDGE for KIDS | Attends to the academic and socio-emotional needs of refugee and immigrant children and their families.

Promise Youth Development Inc. | Helps underserved youth in East Charlotte develop optimal health through education, resilience focused mentoring and anti-violence programs.

RAO Community Health | Educates, advocates and supports diverse and underserved populations including the minority and LGBTQ+ communities, through compassionate and quality care.

The Agape Allen’s Foundation II | Supports all individuals with mental, physical, social, and/or emotional challenges as well as the adolescents and adults that have an exceptionality and/or a disability by providing employment opportunities and secure jobs. Quality of life is important to us, as well as each person having a purpose.

The FACTS Initiative | Provides community-based mental health services to high-risk children and families.

The Frankie Mae Foundation | Advocates for the caregiver as a whole person, by providing resources for his or her physical, emotional and spiritual well-being through programs, resources and services that inform, inspire and help improve quality of life.

The Save Our Children Movement Inc. | Provides some of the basic and practical needs of our children and their families in low-income areas. Services include job training, job placement, food, prison rehabilitation, clothing, recreation, education, apprenticeships, mentorship, family support, financial literacy, mental health, crime prevention, and other child and family matters.

The S.T.U.D.I.O. | Provides various services to educate, enhance, inspire, and build a brighter future for our community.

TruSolace Community Foundation | Provides a safe haven where girls and women of color can focus on wellness, self-care, and healing through education, community support and advocacy. TruSolace offers licensed therapists to provide one-on-one and group therapy, interventions promoting holistic wellness, and pathways to personal and professional development. 

Turning Point, Inc. | Provides resources and services for survivors of child abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence.

Urban Institute for Strengthening Families | Provides opportunities for marginalized communities to thrive by supporting youth and their families and providing or connecting employment opportunities to veterans.

Youth Style Fitness Inc. | Fosters an awareness of healthy eating, exercise, and mental health to empower healthy youth development and wellness.

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