Crisis Assistance Network
In order to receive services, please read the following documentation requirements:
The Shelter provides temporary shelter and related services to those who have no alternative nighttime residence. Supportive services are available and an individual case management approach is taken. Shelter residents receive supper and breakfast. Rowan Helping Ministries is using the shelter facilities to allow homeless individuals not staying in the shelter to shower during the daytime in an effort to promote physical wellness to all individuals in the community.
If you have been evicted or have no where to go, the Shelter is available to Rowan County residents. An evening and breakfast meal is included for those staying in the shelter. A shower and a change of clothing is required. Case management services are also provided to help clients get back on their feet. For more information please call 704.637.6838.
The Soup Kitchen provides a nutritious noon meal to the hungry without qualification, anyone is welcome. Each Sunday, God's Table provides a meal plus a 30 minute spiritual service.
The Eagle Nest Program at Rowan Helping Ministries consists of Eagle's Nest I and II. Eagle's Nest I is for parents with one to two children and they reside in four small efficiency apartments. Parents are required to work, pay a program fee and attend various self-improvement programs such as budgeting, counseling and parenting classes. For those who succeed and qualify, a habitat House may be approved. Eagle's Nest II is transitional housing program and has six units that are reserved for individuals who are homeless but working. Residents also must pay a program fee and attend appropriate self-improvement programs. For more information please call Jeanne LeMaster, 704.637.6838 ext.118.
Rowan Helping Ministries - West
Members of the West Rowan community came to Rowan Helping Ministries to express their concern for people in need in the West Rowan area. Rowan Helping Ministries and the West Rowan community have partnered together to provide many of the same services that Rowan Helping Ministries offers to citizens in need.
Location: 785 Grampian Road Mount Ulla, NC 28125. Phone: 704.637.6838.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Local nonprofits Food for Thought and Rowan Helping Ministries announced that they are working together to continue operating the backpack program for school children so that students who lack access to food on weekends don’t have to go hungry. In August of 2017, Food For Thought officially came under the umbrella of services that Rowan Helping Ministries has to offer. While maintaining it's same brand, logo, mission and vision, Food For Thought will increase it's services from 632 children to 750 children. It is able to do so by utilizing Rowan Helping Ministries resources and infrastructure under the same budget. For more information, please visit our Food For Thought page.