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Lake Norman Community Health Clinic - $140,000 Provides free preventative and primary care services, including smoking cessation, for the growing number of residents whose income is too high for Medicaid and too low for Affordable Care Act subsidies.
Veterans Bridge Home - $200,000 A Charlotte-based organization that connects veterans to 73 service providers through Mecklenburg County that help navigate employment opportunities, leverage social connections, and settle their families in the area. Wings For Kids - $100,000 Provides social and emotional skills for K-5th grade students that live 200% below the federal poverty line. YMCA of Greater Charlotte - $117,500 Offers health sessions with children (prenatal to five) that provide the following services: in home visits, group sessions, child wellness screenings and immunizations tracking. Care Ring – $75,000 Provides preventative care to immigrant populations in Mecklenburg County that are often unfamiliar with the health care system and have limited English proficiency. RAIN Inc. – $58,573 Provides HIV testing and connects individuals with HIV or at risk of HIV to medical care (case management or PrEP) and retention services. Special Olympics NC - $40,000 Provides inclusion programming for the vulnerable population of people with intellectual disabilities. Programming will include physical activity through 19 sports, access to health screenings, and health education. Trees Charlotte - $50,000 The program will plant ~ 500 trees on Meck Pre-K campuses. Best Buddies - $50,000 Works to reduce the isolation and victimization of youth with intellectual developmental disabilities (IDD) and improve their overall wellness and integration into their community. Common Wealth Charlotte - $50,000 Provides a financial empowerment workshop, a credit seminar, connection to a credit union, advanced financial counseling, and credit and opportunity builder loans to residents in Mecklenburg County who earn less than 35% AMI. Community Link - $100,000 Provides temporary rental subsidies, tenancy education, and an asset building program for families with at least once child and who earn below 30% AMI. Right Moves Youth - $50,000 Provides facilitated weekly adult and peer mentoring for students in middle and high schools centered around a life skills curriculum. The program provides access to multicultural activities, community service projects, college tours, speaking opportunities, and community events. Supportive Housing Communities - $65,000 Provides employment services for residents who are chronically homeless and are currently in the permanent supportive housing program. A Better World - $55,000 Provides academic support, family therapeutic services, and a daily hot meal to supplement the SNAP benefits received by parents for students in the community. Hope Haven Inc. - $40,000 Provides meals and supplies for families housed within their shelter as part of a 12-step and therapeutic program.
Health Alert: To prevent spread of COVID-19, County services are operating at a limited capacity.