Catawba County United Way Funded Partners

The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Hickory
Website:  
www.salvationarmycarolinas.org/commands/hickory/bgc
828-322-3066
PO Box 1167
Hickory, NC 28603

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs are unique places created to offer programs and services that exemplify and actively practice Christian principles. This is done in a way that causes recipients of our services to learn to admire the values, ethics and skills presented, and incorporate them into their own lives.  $18,000 funded for subsidies for the after-school and summer programs.

Catawba County Partnership for Children
Website: 
www.catawbakids.com
828-345-6955
PO Box 3123
Hickory, NC 28603

Parents as Teachers program - a literacy-based, evidence-based home visitation program for parents and caregivers of children, birth to age 5. Enrolled families have displayed at least two risk factors that may impact their ability to nurture and parent their children. $19,000 funded to support the staffing needs of the program.

Community Ridge Daycare
828-322-1632
PO Box 1322
Hickory, NC 28603

Offers affordable daycare to the Ridgeview community.  Give the children encouragement and direction toward physical development, social skills and emotional development.  $10,000 funded to provide childcare subsidies.

Patrick Beaver Learning Resources Center
Website: 
www.patrickbeaverlrc.org
828-624-2012
PO Box 255
Hickory, NC 28603

Provides tutoring through the Hickory Augustine Literacy Program to improve the reading, writing and spelling abilities of low-income children who struggle with literacy skills - grades K-3. $11,000 funded to the program for general operation of the program and educational materials for tutors and their students.

Sipes Orchard Home
Website: 
www.sipesorchardhome.org
828-256-5056
4431 County Home Road
Conover, NC 28613

The Houston Transitional Living Center offers a supportive, residential, co-ed program for homeless, disadvantaged youth, providing them tools and opportunities to learn and practice successful independence.  This program is designed for individuals seventeen to twenty-one who do not have the financial, academic, emotional, or behavioral skills necessary for independent living. $15,000 funded to provide a transitional housing program for ages 17-21.

Council on Adolescents
Website: www.coacatawba.org

828-322-4591
1120 Fairgrove Church Rd SE – Suite 22
Hickory, NC  28602

Lunch Buddy Mentoring Program is designed help reach students who would benefit from having an additional positive role model. The Lunch Buddy Program helps create healthy attitudes and behavior in youth. $18,000 funded to support program.

Adult Life Programs
Website:  
www.adultlifeprograms.com
828-326-9120
PO Box 807
Hickory, NC  28603

Three centers in Catawba County provide daycare for older and/or disabled adults. Often prevents premature institutionalization and offers caregivers needed respite during the day or enables them to work. $30,000 funded for adult day care program to provide subsidies for adult day care.

Catawba County DSS Senior Nutrition Services
Website: 
www.catawbacountync.gov/dss/adult/nutrition.asp
828-695-5617
PO Box 207
Newton, NC 28658

The mission of Catawba County DSS Senior Nutrition Services is to improve the quality of life of seniors by providing them the choice to remain at home through the provision of nutritious meals, education, socialization, health and wellness activities and community volunteer support. $20,000 funded for senior nutrition services.

Blue Ridge Piedmont Chapter American Red Cross
Website: 
www.redcross.org/local/north-carolina/greater-carolinas/about-us/locati…
828-322-4151
PO Box 1329
Hickory, NC 28603

Provide lifesaving education through Health & Safety and Disaster service departments. Work to increase the amount of blood donors in our area in order to meet a growing demand for blood in our hospitals. Continually respond to local disasters such as house fires and provide immediate services for those families as well as deploy local volunteers to assist with disasters wherever needed. Provides services to military families through Service to Armed Forces programs. $10,000 funded for emergency/disaster services.

Council on Adolescents of Catawba County
Website: 
www.coacatawba.org
828-322-4591
1120 Fairgrove Church Rd SE – Suite 22
Hickory, NC  28602

Provides educational programming aimed at preventing adolescent pregnancy as well as prevention of suicide and other potentially harmful risk-taking behaviors. Programs are available to parents of adolescents as well.  $25,000 funded to provide healthy youth education programs for teens.

Exodus Homes
Website: 
www.exodushomes.com
824-324-4870
PO Box 3311
Hickory, NC 28603

Offers transitional and permanent supportive housing for homeless recovering addicts, alcoholics, and formerly incarcerated people returning to our community from treatment programs and prison. Exodus Homes has a comprehensive array of services to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our residents. $30,000 funded for the Medically Assisted Treatment program for opiate addictions.

Family Guidance Center
Website: 
www.fgcservices.com
828-322-1400
17 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602

Specialized services for individuals and families experiencing the negative effects of anxiety, depression, divorce, stress, financial problems, domestic violence, child abuse, and other problems that threaten the stability of families. $90,000 funded for the First Step Domestic Violence program to serve victims of domestic violence; $13,000 funded for sexual assault services and $32,000 funded to the Individual & Family Counseling program to assist in providing crisis counseling.

Children's Advocacy & Protection Center
Website: www.catawbacountycapc.org

828-465-9296
4360 County Home Road
Conover, NC 28613

The CAPC ensures children who suffer from sexual and or physical abuse receive a medical exam
by an experienced provider in an environment that does not evoke additional trauma. $15,000 funded to offset the cost of the Child Medical Exam program. 

Exodus Homes
Website: 
www.exodushomes.com
828-324-4870
PO Box 3311
Hickory, NC 28603

Offers transitional and permanent supportive housing for homeless recovering addicts, alcoholics, and formerly incarcerated people returning to our community from treatment programs and prison. Exodus Homes has a comprehensive array of services to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our residents. $22,000 funded to assist with housing and transportation costs for unemployed homeless recovering and previously incarcerated adults. 

Family Guidance Center
Website: 
www.fgcservices.com
828-322-1400
17 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602

The Consumer Credit Counseling Services (CCCS) provides Consumer Finance and Housing Counseling
and Education. We are a confidential, HUD approved Housing Counseling Agency. Services include
Financial Literacy, Budgeting, Credit Repair and Improvement, Bankruptcy, Debt Management. $32,000 funded for Consumer Credit Counseling program to provide credit counseling assistance.

Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministries
Website: 
www.ccmhickory.org
828-327-0979
31st Avenue SE
Hickory, NC 28602

The mission of Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry is to provide HOPE, HELP, and HEALING to those most in need through service, advocacy and community support. $10,000 funded to provide crisis financial assistance for rent and mortgage assistance for neighbors participating in the 'Next Step' services.   

The Salvation Army
Website: The Salvation Army Hickory

828-322-8061
PO Box 1167
Hickory, NC 28603

Provides resource center for financial assistance for those in need. The Shelter of Hope for the homeless, and three Thrift Stores to provide clothing and furniture for those on a limited budget.  $40,000 funded for Shelter of Hope to support the homeless shelter and $11,000 funded to support case management for the Pathway of Hope program, which assists families facing financial obstacles to obtain financial stability and independence.