Housing Our Heroes

Veterans resources

If I am a Veteran living in Charlotte-Mecklenburg needing homeless assistance what do I do? Do you need general information from the Veterans Administration?

Contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans (877-4AID-VET, or 877-424-3838), a toll-free hotline available 24/ 7.

Do you need Housing in Charlotte?

If you are currently homeless or believe you will become homeless within the next 72 hours, please go to one of these Coordinated Assessment locations in Charlotte:

Men’s Shelter of Charlotte

7:00 AM – 7:00 PM (Weekdays)
1210 North Tryon Street, Charlotte NC  28206
(704) 334-3187

Salvation Army Center of Hope

9:00 AM – 8:00 PM (Monday and Wednesday)
9:00 AM – 9:00 PM (Tuesday and Thursday)
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Fridays)
534 Spratt Street, Charlotte, NC  28206
(704) 348-2560

Crisis Assistance Ministry
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Weekdays)
500 Spratt Street, Charlotte, NC   28206
(704) 371-3001

Urban Ministry Center
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (Weekdays)
945 N. College Street, Charlotte, NC  28206
(704) 347-0278 

Do you need Supportive Services for Veterans Families?

Supportive services are available to very-low income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing. These services include can include, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:
 • Health care services
• Daily living services
• Personal financial planning services
• Transportation Services
• Fiduciary and payee services
• Legal services
• Child care services
• Housing Counseling Services
Benefits may also provide time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help Veteran families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.

If you are in need of any of these supportive services call one of these agencies:

Asheville Bumcomb County Cristian Ministry
Intake - 828-259-5314

Case Managers Patrice Brown and Ieneva Tucker
Alston Wilkes
500 E. Morehead Street, Charlotte, Suite 316 Charlotte, NC 28202
Case Managers Kevin Washington and James Thompson  

Community Link
Address: 601 East Fifth St. Ste. 220, Charlotte, NC 28202
Intake Line: 704-943-9490
Case Manager Branden Lewis

Family Endeavors
Charlotte office 5700 Executive Center Dr.; Ste. #105
Charlotte NC 28212
Office # 704-780-4950
Case Managers Rose Bennett and Tonya Lawrence

Do you need Veterans Medical Assistance?

Call or visit one these agencies:

Salisbury VA Medical Center
1601 Brenner Ave, Salisbury, NC 28144

Charlotte Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC)
8601 University East Dr., Charlotte 28213
Enrollment into VA Medical Care (medical, mental health and specialty services and housing)
Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)

Do you need VA Benefits?

Call or visit:

Mecklenburg County Veteran Service Office
700 N. Tryon St
Charlotte NC

Do you need help finding employment?
Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont
2122 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208

Charlotte Works
1404 W. Morehead Street, Suite 100, Charlotte, NC  28208

If I am a Veteran living outside the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area needing homeless assistance what do I do?   

Call the Salisbury VA Medical Center Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) program 704-638-9000 ext. 3466