Resources We Find Helpful!


Alzheimer's Association provides resources to individuals/family members/professionals on the journey with someone effected by Alzheimer's disease.

Angel Tree Publishing provides uplifting educational materials and resources to Alzheimer's caregivers of all types, ranging from family members to trained professionals.  

Care Patrol dedicated to being a comprehensive personal service and valuable resource for families during the placement of a loved one in an assisted living/skilled nursing facility.  

Family Caregiver Alliance supports and sustains families caring for an adult loved one with a chronic, disabling health condition.

The Food and Nutrition Services Program (FNS) provides assistance to households in Mecklenburg County with limited income and resources. Limits are different, depending on the number and ages of persons in the home. The FNS benefit amount is based on the amount of income available to the household members who buy and cook their food together. 704-336-3000.


HDreach - Helping families with Huntington's disease. or 919-803-8128.


Lindsey McDivitt Blog provides resources with positive images of aging in children's literature at


Local Mental Health Crisis Lines for NC coast: Eastpointe LME Crisis Line: 800-913-6109 Serves Bladen, Columbus, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Lenoir, Nash, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Wayne & Wilson counties. Trilliem LME Crisis Line: 877-685-2415 Serves Brunswick, Carteret, Hew Hanover, Onslow, Pender, Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hartford, Hyde, Jones, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt, Tyrell & Washington counties. Alliance LME Crisis Line: 800-510-9132 Serves Cumberland, Johnston, Wake & Durham counties.


Mecklenburg County Senior Citizens Nutrition Program (SCNP) provides food in the form of nutritiously balanced meals to both homebound clients and mobile seniors. 704-336-3000.


Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services DSS Main Office, Wallace H. Kuralt Centre, 301 Billingsley Road, Charlotte, NC 28211 704-336-3000.


National Institutes of Health: Clinical Trials a service of NIH:


National Institute on Aging at NIH:


North Carolina Psychological Association (NCPA) is a professional organization designed to serve the interests of psychologists in North Carolina. NC Psychological Association advocates for psychology as a science, a profession, and a means of promoting human welfare. 919-872-1005.


Prior Wealth Planning provides investment advisory services, financial planning, life, disability, long term care, and Medicare supplement insurance. 704-536-9900 ext. 101.


Remembering Kay Foundation provides funds to help families fill in the in-home healthcare and assisted living gaps that insurance does not cover.


SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 The SAMHSA Helpline is a 24 hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week resource that responds to people who need crisis counseling.


Smart Start of Mecklenburg County helps connect families to agencies that offer family support, health services and education for children birth to five years of age.  Children & Family Services Center, 601 E. 5th Street, Suite 500, Charlotte, NC 28202.  704-377-6588.


TLC Wellness Coaching provides health coaching that moves you toward a healthier life by discovering what motivates you and by helping you create action plans.  980-292-0852.


Work First Family Assistance or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides cash assistance and Medicaid coverage to families in Mecklenburg County with minor children. TANF provides parents with short-term training and other services to help them become employed and move toward self-sufficiency. Other families, where grandparents and other relatives are caring for their relative children, are able to receive services and support that also prevents children from entering the foster care system unnecessarily. 301 Billingsley Rd., Charlotte, NC 28211.