Your Ultimate Online Resource for Parenting in Charlotte, North Carolina



Meeting other parents who are dealing with the same kind of issues as you are can help you better handle an unusual or stressful situation. From trading war stories and passing along bits of helpful advice to meeting people who understand what you're going through, the contact can only help both you and your child. Here are some choices in Charlotte area.

SUPPORT GROUPS LISTED BY DISTRICT:



Charlotte - Central Links:

Adoptive Parents Together (APT).
Support group for new and experienced adoptive parents of children from foster care, older children and children with special needs.
1516 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte, NC
(704) 376-7180, ext. 123.

Apraxia Family Support Group.
For families of children with Apraxia
(704) 717-0648.


Autism Society of North Carolina-Mecklenburg County Chapter.
Support group for families struggling with Autism
Sharon United Methodist Church, Charlotte, NC
(704) 896-3570.

C.H.A.D.D. (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders).
(704) 551-9120.

Caleb Ministries.
Support for hurting women who experience infertility, miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death.
(704) 544-1320

Carolina Breast Friends.
Social and educational group for women at all stages of breast cancer.
Myers Park United Methodist Church, Parish Bldg., Room 106, 1501 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC
(704) 948-0886.

Charlotte Area Single Parent Support Group.
This group provides a safe environment focusing on support and social activity for all single parents and their children. Co-sponsored by the Harris YMCA and Forest Hill Presbyterian Church.

Charlotte DSI (Dysfunction of Sensory Integration) Support Group.
Parent-to-parent support group.
Trinity Presbyterian Church , 3115 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC
(704) 708-8536.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Local Unit of The Autism Society of North Carolina Support Group.
Sharon United Methodist Church, Charlotte, NC
(704) 566-9106.

Circle of Friends.
Sharing group for adults who have lost a loved one.
(704) 366-6524.

CmeLearn-Charlotte Mason eLearn.
Support for home education parents using Charlotte Mason teaching methods including whole or 'living' books and narration.
(704) 491-7200.

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation in America.
Support for children with Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis.
(704) 907-9751.

Down Syndrome Association.
(704) 536-2163.

Equal Families.
For GLBT families with children. Networking, play, advocacy and support


Families Doing Time.
Support Group for families and friends of offenders.
904 Pecan Avenue. , Charlotte, NC
(704) 374-0762.

ICAN (The International Cesarean Awareness Network).
(704) 367-9341.

Infertility Support Group.
Open to women, men and couples.
Presbyterian Hospital, 200 Hawthorne Lane. , Charlotte, NC
(704) 384-7510.

La Leche League.
Support group to share breast-feeding information and mothering experience for new moms, pregnant moms or experienced moms.

La Leche League.
Charlotte Evening.
Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 920 Sharon Amity Road. Charlotte, NC
(704) 455-8855.

LDAC (Learning Disabilities Association Support Group).
Learning Disabilities Association Support Group
St. John Episcopal Church, 1623 Carmel Road. Charlotte, NC
(704) 542-0470.

Make a Wish Foundation.
First Citizens Building, 100 S. Tryon Street, Suite 600., Charlotte, NC

Mecklenburg County Parents of Valor.
Support group for non-custodial parents.
Belmont Regional Center, 700 Parkwood Ave., Charlotte, NC
(704) 333-2033.

MOMS Support Group
For moms with newborns up to crawling
Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte
(704) 384-7510.

NOCIRC (National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Center).
Medical information regarding infant circumcision.
Charlotte
(704) 367-2520

Parents of Children with Cancer.
(704) 355-1160

Parents Who Care.
Program to assist parents and adolescents who are having discipline problems, involved or at-risk for involvement with the juvenile court system.
(704) 866-7774.

ParentVOICE.
Offering resources, information and support for families of youth with serious emotional, behavioral or mental health concerns. Support for both parents and youth (ages 13-18).
Grace United Methodist Church, 737 Woodlawn Dr. , Charlotte, NC
(704) 905-7016.

Project Linus.
Volunteers make blankets for children who are sick, traumatized or in crisis, which are distributed through local hospitals, police and other organizations.
Candlewyck Baptist Church, 7200 Providence Road. Charlotte, NC
(704) 588-9363

RADical Healing.
Reactive Attachment Disorder Support Group. We assist families in healing children affected by severe neglect, abuse or trauma.
St. Peter's Catholic Church, 507 S. Tryon St. , Charlotte, NC
(704) 948-7484

Single Parent Family.
Support group offered by Harris YMCA to single parent families.
Forest Hill Church, Charlotte.
(704) 844-8858

SPAFA (Southern Piedmont Adoptive Families of America)
Support group for adoptive or prospective adoptive families.
Myers Park United Methodist Church, 1020 Providence Road., Charlotte, NC
(704) 399-1616.

Stork Club.
Support for mothers of children ages 5 years or younger who has Sickle Cell Disease
821 Baxter St., Suite 312.. Charlotte, NC
(704) 332-4184.

Strengthening Families.
Family member in active recovery with children ages 6-16 living with parent or caregiver.
Chemical Dependency Center, 100 Billingsley Road. Charlotte, NC
(704) 927-8827

The Family and Friends Support Group.
For family and friends of those with cancer
(704) 384-5223.

Women on the Fly.
Meet potential fishing partners, plan trips and learn about fly-fishing.
Jesse Brown's Outdoor, 4732 Sharon Road, Suite 2M. Charlotte, NC
(704) 556-0020.

Women Talk.
Support group for women who are experiencing or have experienced abuse from current or former partners. Free child care and parking.
Carolinas Medical Center's Main Campus.
(704) 446-3999.

WomenFIRST.
Non-profit organization that links women in the area for support, friendship and information. Volunteer-run organization that seeks to connect all women.
(704) 364-8886.

WomenFIRST.
Divorce & Separation Support Group.
(704) 364-8886.

WomenFIRST.
Empowering The Self Support & Education Group.
(704) 364-8886.

WomenFIRST.
Single Women Seeking Support Group.
(704) 364-8886.

WomenFIRST.
Women Facing Change Support Group.
(704) 364-8886.

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Charlotte - South Links:

Charlotte Mothers of Multiples.
Charlotte Mothers of Multiples (CMOMs) is a not-for-profit organization that provides fellowship, support, information, and resources to mothers of twins, triplets and higher order multiples
Morningstar Lutheran Church,12509 Idlewild Road, Matthews.
(704) 341-9979

La Leche League.
Arboretum.
Grace Lutheran Church, Providence Road., Charlotte, NC
(704) 841-0887.

La Leche League.
Arboretum
Grace Lutheran Church, Providence Road., Charlotte, NC
(704) 552-6591.

La Leche League.
Charlotte South.
Carolinas Medical Center, Pineville. NC
(704) 540-2322.

La Leche League.
Matthews/Union County.
Presbyterian Hospital, 1500 Matthews-Township Parkway, Matthews.
(704)847-5845.

MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club
Support group for stay-at-home moms and their children.
St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 5008 Pineville-Matthews Rd.
(704) 845-9632.

MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club
Support group for stay-at-home moms and their children.
Epworth United Methodist Church, 1030 Burrage Road.
(704) 794-6663


MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club
Support group for stay-at-home moms and their children.
Mouzon United Methodist Church.
(704) 332-6391


MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club
Support group for stay-at-home moms and their children.
(704) 846-5004


MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club
Support group for stay-at-home moms and their children.
Cross and Crown Lutheran Church.
(704) 573-9918.

MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club
Support group for stay-at-home moms and their children.
(704) 577-5453


MOMS Support Group
Matthews.
Matthews Presbyterian Hospital, 1500 Matthews-Township Parkway, Matthews, NC
(704) 384-7510.

South Charlotte Area Moms.
Support group for moms and working moms. Activities for all age groups, playgroups, field trips, moms night out and more


TGIF.
Separation and divorce support group for women.
St. Matthew Catholic Church, 8015 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy., Charlotte NC
(704) 543-8986.

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Charlotte - North Links:

La Leche League.
Charlotte North.
Piedmont Unitarian Church, 9704 Mallard Creek Road. Charlotte, NC
(704) 535-4990.

MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club
Support group for stay-at-home moms and their children.
Holy Covenant Church, 3501 W. W.T.Harris Blvd. , Charlotte, NC
(704) 399-1963.

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Charlotte - East Links:

La Leche League.
Charlotte East.
Robinson Presbyterian Church, 9424 Harrisburg Rd. Charlotte, NC
(704) 531-2336.

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Charlotte West Links:

Grandcare Support Group.
GrandCare is the only program in Mecklenburg County that assists only grandparents and other relatives raising children.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Center, 2225 Tyvola Road. Charlotte, NC
(704) 522-6222.

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Lake Norman Links:

La Leche League.
Mooresville.
First Presbyterian Church, 249 W. McLelland Ave. , Mooresville
.(704) 664-5167.

Life at Lake Norman.
Volunteer homeschool support group dedicated toserving families in the Lake Norman region around Mooresville.
Peninsula Baptist Church on Brawley School Road, Mooresville.


Mom & Me Support Group.
Support group for all moms. Events for all age groups, school year is mostly for preschoolers. Bible studies, community service and more.
Lake Norman area.
(704) 875-7718


MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club
Support group for stay-at-home moms and their children.
(704) 658-2336


MOMS Support Group
Huntersville.
Presbyterian Huntersville Hospital, Community Room, 8401 Medical Plaza Drive. Huntersville, NC
(704) 384-7510.

Mothers of Multiples Support Group - Lake Norman.
Promotes interest and knowledge of multiple births and support to families of multiples.
Mount Zion Methodist Church, Cornelius.
(704) 395-2656.

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Surrounding Counties Links:

MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club
Waxhaw/Weddington MOMS Club Support group for stay-at-home moms and their children. The MOMS ClubŪ (Moms Offering Moms Support) of Waxhaw/Weddington is a chapter of MOMS Club International, a non-profit organization with over 85,000 members in seven different countries worldwide. MOMS Club supports your decision to stay home with your children and offers you a chance to participate in an abundance of activities. We offer activities and events when stay-at-home moms need them the most -- during the day! Whether you are a stay-at-home mom, have a home-based business, or work part-time, we offer you the chance to socialize with other moms, build lasting friendships and share in the joy of being able to stay at home to raise your children.
Contact Wendy at 704-302-1939 momsclubofwaxwed@yahoogroups.com

Bereaved Parents Support Group.
Sponsored by Hospice of Cabarrus for parents who have lost a child.
(704) 788-9434.

La Leche League.
Gaston County.
Gastonia
(704) 854-9040.

La Leche League.
Lake Norman.
St. Alban's Episcopal Church, St. Alban's Lane, Davidson.
(704) 892-5646.

MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club
Support group for stay-at-home moms and their children.
Providence Baptist Church, 5315 NC Hwy 49, S. Harrisburg.
(704) 455-7320


MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club
Support group for stay-at-home moms and their children.
Indian Trail Presbyterian Church, 200 S. Indian Trail Road.
(704) 846-6737

MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club
Support group for stay-at-home moms and their children.
Morningstar Presbyterian Church, 13000 Idlewild Road.
(704) 708-4611


MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club
Support group for stay-at-home moms and their children.
(704) 504-0656


NOCIRC (National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Center).
Medical information regarding infant circumcision.
Gastonia
(704) 867-1947

Relaxed Homeschoolers.
Support group open to all methods of homeschooling. Our goal is to share the challenges, information, friendship and excitement that comes with homeschooling. Gaston and surrounding counties.
First Baptist Church, Mt. Holly.
(704) 263-1064.

Single Parents Network of Gaston County.
Support for single parents.
6325 Wilkinson Blvd., Belmont.
(704) 824-4730.

York County Dads.
Network of stay at home fathers living in the York County area. Weekly playgroups.
(803) 328-0949

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