Charlotte Emergency Housing

Shelter details

  • Added May 1, 2021 | Last Update Sep 16, 2021
  • 300 Hawthorne Ln
       Charlotte, NC 28205
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  • (704)335-5488


While we primarily serve single mothers with children, we are also one of the limited options for single fathers with children and two-parent families.

Are You Eligible for Our Program?
    Applicant must be a family unit (at least one adult age 18 or older with at least one dependent).
    Applicant must be considered homeless by HUD definition.
    Total household income must be less than 80% of AMI (verified by any income received).
    Applicant must be a Mecklenburg County resident for at least 30 days.
    Applicant must be free from active substance abuse for at least three months outside of any residential treatment programs.
    Applicant will be given a criminal background check at time of assessment.  Applicants with convicted sex offenses, felonies within the last three years and/or with pending charges are not eligible.
    Applicant demonstrates motivation to make changes in their lives and is open to partnering closely with a social worker to do so.
    Applicants must be willing to provide proof of income earned and money saved while in the program.
In order to make a referral or inquire about the status of a referral, please call our Intake Specialist, Tammie Rorie, at 980-288-0498. Completed referral packets can be sent via fax or email to:
Charlotte Family Housing
Attention: Intake Specialist
Fax Number: 704.973.0011
A completed referral packet includes the following items:
    Completed referral form with signatures from applicant and referring social worker
    Completed budget that reflects realistic picture of applicant's income and expenses
    Copies of IDs for all adults age 18 and older, and social security cards and birth certificates for all family members
    Proof of employment and income (last thirty days of pay stubs, child support statement)
    Proof of savings (bank statement)
    Proof of full-time student status (if applicable)
Upon receipt of completed referral packet, the applicant will be contacted to complete an in-person assessment with a clinical family social worker.

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