Crisis Services

Suicide Hotline:1-800-784-2433 (24/hours)

Mobile Crisis Unit: (704) 566-3410

Rape Crisis Hotline: (704) 375-9900

National Teen Dating Violence Hotline: (866) 331-9474

National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233

Domestic Violence Healthcare Project: (704) 446-3999

Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services: (704) 336-2273

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare: 1-800-939-5911 

Behavioral Health Center: (704) 358-2700

Services for Children & Kinship, Foster, and Biological Families

Alexander Youth Network (704) 366-8712: Various clinical services including outpatient, intensive in-home, day treatment, and crisis shelter (The Relatives), Accepts Medicaid

Cano Family Services (980) 313-3020: Various clinical services including outpatient, substance abuse, infant mental health, intensive in-home, and community support, Accepts Medicaid

Thompson Child and Family Focus (704) 376-7180: Various clinical services including outpatient, early childhood center, school-based therapy, and intensive in-home, Accepts Medicaid

Genesis Project 1 (704) 596-0505: Various clinical services including family therapy, outpatient, group therapy, play therapy, case management, and substance abuse; Services provided in the home or in office; Wellness Center that assists with financial, housing, and educational support

Teen Health Connection (704) 381-8336: Provide physical and mental health services for teenagers (ages 11-22), Support groups for teenage girls, including art therapy, Outpatient therapy for teens: Accepts Medicaid

Carolina Parenting Solutions (704) 718-8657: Provide in-home family therapy for children 0 to 8 years old, Work with parents with infant children

Child Development Services Agency (704) 336-7130: Provide services for families with children 0 to 3 years old with a developmental delay (Attachment Therapy, OT/PT, Speech): Accepts Medicaid

Safe Alliance (704) 332-9034: Provide a variety of clinical services for adults and children affected by domestic violence, sexual or physical abuse, and other traumas: Accepts Medicaid

Support Inc. (704) 865-3525 and Emergency Support (980) 329-9200: Intensive in-home, outpatient therapy, school-based therapy, assessments, clinical evaluations: Accepts Medicaid

New Leaf Adolescent Care (704) 891-5825: Residential services (boys), community support services, diagnostic, 24-hour crisis response: Accepts Medicaid

Echelon Care (704) 594-9119: Residential, intensive in-home, outpatient counseling, clinical assessments: Accepts Medicaid

Time Out Youth (704) 344-8335: Services for gay, Lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning youth

Local Business Discounts

We have a growing list of several businesses providing discounts for foster families. You can see where HERE. Please email at to gain access to the list.