Every individual's situation is unique but the following success factors are universal for all participants. 

The ideal candidate for our Transformation Program:

  • Be a legal citizen of the United States
  • Have valid picture identification
  • Demonstrate a personal willingness to address issues that prevent a self-sufficent lifestyle
  • Pass a basic drug/alcohol screening
  • Receive a referral from another treatment facility or receive recommendation of THC staff or board member
  • Be free of primary custodial obligation to children
  • Not have any pending criminal charges
  • Be physically, emotionally and mentally able and willing to work
  • Understand an abide by the Christian values and rules of the program

The Harvest Center of Charlotte's Transformation Program is a faith-based transitional housing service for single adult men and women who are affected by homelessness, poverty and unemployment and seeking support and to be transformed to live a more productive life.  Our caring and competent staff and volunteers work with our participants to make homelessness and unemployment a thing of the past.  Applications are taken year-round for this one-year program, which includes housing, case management, individual counseling, group therapy, substance abuse recovery and support, career assessment, job training and placement and spiritual enrichment activities.

For all Transformation Program inquiries, and for scheduling of interviews, please call 704-335-1616. 

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Every Tuesday and Wednesday, our team prepares and serves free community style meals. Since 2002, we have provided over 42,000 meals to men, women, children and families in need. Prepare to be uplifted spiritually, as we come together for good food and great fellowship. "Power Breakfast" is served from 6:30 - 8 am; "Uplifting Lunch" is served from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm.

Those who come to Isabella’s Kitchen come from a diverse background – homeless, unemployed, working to make ends meet, single mom’s, senior citizens on a fixed income, and business leaders who desire real authentic community.

ACE (Adult Continuing Education)
Classes designed to improve self-confidence and build skills that result in practical success in all areas of daily life. This includes improving computer skills, job search capabilities, personal financial management and budgeting.

The Ideal Candidate for Our ACE Program: Anyone is welcome to attend. People desiring to prepare a resume, learn job search and interview skills, be a wise consumer and learn Biblical application of these skills.

Offered three times per year for 6 weeks at a time on Tuesday mornings.

Neighbors can visit the Empowerment Resource Center, located in Dalton Auditorium, to choose information regarding community assistance – including medical services, job employment opportunities, clothing and household items and other resources.

The Ideal Candidate for Community Resources: Open to anyone in the community.

By Appointment, contact Brittany Berry at (704) 335-1616 ext. 105 or bberry@theharvestcenter.org

The Teddy Technology Lab  - Guests and transformation program clients work with volunteers in our FREE computer lab to check email, apply for jobs, search the web, build their resume and do homework.  (Monday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm and Tuesday/Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:30 am and 12:30 - 2:00 pm)