Cleveland County Affordable Housing Resources

Cleveland County Affordable Housing Resources
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Rental, Mortgage & Utility Assistance

Kings Mountain Housing Authority

The Public Housing Program provides subsidized decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities.

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704-739-2816

Shelby Housing Authority

The Housing Department is responsible for providing safe and sanitary housing for low-to-moderate income families, including the elderly and handicapped.

704-484-6830

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Cleveland County Department of Social Services

Provides utility assistance with heating and cooling costs. Only provides assistance for emergency situations; must have final notice.

704-487-0661

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Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association

Provides assistance for electric bills, medicine (diabetes, heart, blood pressure) food and clothing. Also helps with school supplies (registration in July and August) and Christmas toys for children ages 2-12 (registration in November).

704-481-9119

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*Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association

Provides assistance for electric bills, medicine (diabetes, heart, blood pressure), food and clothing.

704-481-9119

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Gaston Community Action, Inc.

Providing services for low-income families, and low-income individuals of all ages to become self-sufficient since 1964. Serving: Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln and Stanly Counties.

704-861-2283

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Homeless, Transitional & Day Shelters

Cleveland County Rescue Mission

Provides overnight shelter and a meal to homeless men, women and children.

704-481-1889 Men’s Mission

Option 2

704-481-1889 Women’s Mission

Option 1

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Cleveland County Rescue Mission: Women and Children’s Division

Heart2Heart Place is the women and children’s division of Cleveland County Rescue Mission and offers the same 24-hour daily food, shelter and supportive services to homeless women, regardless of what led to their homelessness.

704-481-1889

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Grace of God Rescue Mission

Provides housing for men, women and children. The men’s shelter is a 14-bed facility that offers a place to stay and three meals a day for 30 to 60 days (based on occupancy). The women’s shelter, “Gail’s House," provides a place to stay and meals for women and their children.

828-245-9141

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Women's Shelter, Cleveland County Abuse Prevention Council

Emergency shelter for women and their children in need of temporary assistance due to domestic violence, sexual assault or homelessness. Only able to provide shelter for homeless women and children who are residents of Cleveland County.

704-481-0043 Crisis Line

704-487-9325 Administrative Office

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Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens and Delivered Meals

Community Baptist Church of Lawndale

This church provides a food pantry on Monday and Wednesday by appointment only.

704-538-9904 Ext. 2

Episcopal Church of the Redeemer

This church provides a food pantry on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m.

704-487-5404

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Episcopal Church of the Redeemer

This church provides a soup kitchen every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

704-487-5404

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Shelby Church of Christ Food Pantry

704-482-8521

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Boiling Springs Baptist Church Food Pantry

Food pantry located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina.

704-434-6244

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Stainless Ministry

Operates an emergency food pantry.

828-748-7053

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Washington Missionary Baptist Church

This church sponsors a Soup kitchen that operates on Tuesdays.

704-435-3138

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Central United Methodist Church of Kings Mountain Community Kitchen

Serves prepared meals at their physical location and delivers meals to home-bound persons.

704-739-2471

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First Baptist Church Shelby Soup Kitchen

704-482-3467

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Shelby Presbyterian Soup Kitchen

Soup kitchen on Monday and Thursday.

704-487-8503

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Grace of God Rescue Mission

Evening meals served seven days a week.

828-245-9141

Green River Baptist Association

Weekly community meal.

828-286-7692