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Shepherd's Center of Charlotte
Held at:

Sharon Presbyterian Church

5201 Sharon Road Charlotte, NC 28210

For registration information call 704-365-1995 or visit the website

Based on recent orders from federal, state, and local government authorties regarding COVID-19, the physical office for Shepherd's Center of Charlotte is closed.  You may still reach them by voicemail or email.  Much of their programs and services have been suspended. 

 

Arthritis Services

 

1817 Central Avenue, Suite 211
Charlotte, NC 28205
Phone:  704-331-4878
website   
 
New Support Group - Spill Your Beans
A support group for young women with disabilities ages 16 and up.  Meetings are held once a month at Caribou Coffee on Park Rd.  Covered topics include safety, relationships, health and beauty and more.  For more information, contact Ariel Kliem, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, at 980-314-1306 or email.
 
Support Opportunities
Fibromyalgia / Chronic Pain Support Group
Offers support/education for people with fibromyalgia.  Meets the third Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. at the Arthritis Services office.  Please refrain from wearing fragrances to the meetings.  Pre-registration required - call 704-331-4878.
 
Individual Counseling/Relaxation Training
Counseling is available by appointment to help deal with the emotional aspects of living with chronic illness/pain and to learn relaxation techniques.  Call 704-331-4878 for more information or an appointment.
 
Educational Opportunities
Information and Referral Services Arthritis Nurse Consultation
Health Professionals available to meet with individuals or upon request to speak for community groups about arthritis, Fibromyalgia and osteoporosis.
 
Osteoporosis Screening & Education
Available by appointment.  Also provided to community groups upon request.
 
Community Arthritis Project (CAP)
Comprehensive Arthritis Management/Exercise Program offered at Mecklenburg County Senior Citizen Nutrition sites.  Call to see if the CAP is coming to your area.
 
Fitness Site not involved with the Senior Citizen Nutrition Program:
 
Wilmore Community Center
501 West Blvd.
Charlotte, NC
 
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
 
Amity Presbyterian Church
2831 N. Sharon Amity Rd.
Charlotte, NC
 
Mondays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 
Mecklenburg County Park and Rec Senior Centers offer arthritis exercise classes.  Please call them at 980-314-1320 for more information.
 

 



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Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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704-432-1111

close alertCounty services are operating at a limited capacity. Questions about COVID-19? Call Public Health Hotline: 980-314-9400