We leverage the power of partnerships and volunteers to create engagement opportunities with homeless men, women, and children through our:
Hot Meals - Individuals and families in need are welcome to enjoy a hot meal and message of hope and change (currently offered four times per week).
Community Support/Referrals – Individuals and families in need receive administrative support to access vital community services available throughout the network of agencies in Charlotte. (offered Monday – Thursday).
Day Shelter Services – Homeless men and women find respite through the hospitality and care of our staff and volunteers (currently offered two days per week). Click here to apply (will link to new page which will have an application for this)
Room In The Inn – Beginning in December of 2016, THC will serve as a site for homeless men and women to have a safe place to sleep and have two meals - dinner and breakfast- during the winter months.
Community Service - Guests and transformation clients practice the power of giving back by serving with staff and other volunteers through multiple community assignments throughout the week.
Food and Furniture Referrals - Guests and transformation clients build a relationship with our Resource Specialist and receive administrative support to find and obtain necessary household goods and appliances and supplemental food sources.
Shared Network Access Point (SNAP) Site - Guests and transformation clients have access to our technology center to research and apply for jobs and other community services.
Teddy Technology Lab – Guests and transformation clients work with volunteers in our FREE computer lab to check email, apply for jobs, search the web, build their resume and do homework. (Tuesdays-Thursdays from 8:00 am – 11:30 am and 12:30- 2:00 pm)
The Harvest Center’s Transformation Program is a unique transitional housing program for individuals seeking to improve their lives and move towards self-sufficiency. It includes the following components:
Transitional/Supportive Housing - Homeless men and women receive full time supportive housing for up to one year for the purpose of overcoming the issues that perpetuate their homelessness.
Mental Health Counseling Support - Partner agencies provide individual and group counseling for our transformation program participants as needed.
Substance Abuse Support/Recovery - Partner agencies provide weekly support group and recovery services for our transformation program participants.
Job Placement Assistance - Staff, volunteers and corporate partners provide job mentoring and coaching as program participants find meaningful work.
Biblical Training and Christian Mentoring - Participants are actively involved in Bible studies and mentoring by staff and volunteers to learn to apply scripture to their personal lives.
Life Coaching – Our certified Transformation Life Coaching staff equip participants with gaining new perspectives, applying practical life tools and using spiritual wisdom.
Mentoring – Our program participants are partnered with a mentor to journey alongside their newly transformed lifestyle and personal development goals.
Other Agency Partnerships - The Harvest Center of Charlotte maintains strategic partnerships with organizations that provide complimentary services for our clients including: Mecklenburg Department of Social Services, Second Harvest Food Bank, Charlotte Rescue Mission, Dove’s Nest, Charlotte Works, Crisis Assistance Ministry, Charlotte Family Housing, Jackson Park Ministries, Hoskins Park Ministries and Loaves and Fishes.