Gaston County Affordable Housing Resources

Gaston County Affordable Housing Resources
(WSOC)

Rental, Mortgage & Utility Assistance

Housing Choice Voucher Program -- Gastonia Housing Authority

Section 8 Housing offers vouchers for rental assistance. Counseling on rentals and relocation is provided.

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704-864-6771

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Gastonia Housing Authority -- Section 8 Housing

704-864-6771

Gaston County Department of Social Services

Provides utility assistance with heating and cooling costs. Only provides assistance for emergency situations.

704-862-7500

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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 & Stanly counties.

704-861-2283

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*Belmont Community Organization

Provides support to needy families in certain parts of Gaston County. There are a number of assistance programs administered, both financial in nature and for more basic needs. Everything from food to money for paying bills, Christmas toys, and other assistance can be provided.

(704) 825-4526

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*Dallas Christian Ministry

We help with food, clothing, utility, medication and Christmas assistance.

(704) 922-1236

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Belmont Housing Authority

Provides subsidized, decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities.

704-825-9376

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*Cherryville Area Ministries

Assists families in need with food, utilities, gas, medication and rental assistance.

704-435-3816

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Bessemer City Crisis Center

Provides emergency utility assistance, emergency prescription assistance and emergency food and clothing when available. Also provides layoff assistance.

704-629-2147

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Mount Holly Community Relief Organization

Assists clients in the Mount Holly area with emergency situations in order to improve their quality of life. Helps with food, clothing, rent, utilities and prescription expense assistance.

704-827-0450

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SOCKS Inc. -- Serving Our Community with Kindness

Offers assistance with food, utilities (electrical), rent, medicine and clothing to people with need.

704-827-8780

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*Kings Mountain Crisis Ministry

Provides temporary assistance to individuals and families in financial crisis. We facilitate the distribution of food and clothing and give financial assistance for rent, utilities, medicine, fuel and gasoline.

704-739-7256

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Homeless, Transitional & Day Shelters

*Salvation Army of Gaston County

An emergency shelter for men, women and families. Also has emergency assistance programs that helps prevent homelessness by helping with rent, utilities, food and clothing.

704-867-6145

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*Interfaith Hospitality Network; Family Promise of Gaston County

Local congregations provide shelter and meals to homeless families (up to 14 individuals). Families with both parents and single parents with children are accepted.

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Family Promise of Gaston County

Local congregations provide shelter and meals to homeless families (up to 14 individuals). Families with both parents and single parents with children are accepted.

704-854-9880

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Exodus Home

Exodus Home is a faith-based United Way agency, offering transitional and long-term supportive housing for homeless recovering people returning to our community from substance abuse treatment programs and prison.

828-324-4870 Main Line 1

828-324-7226 Main Line 2

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Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens and Delivered Meals

Gaston Baptist Social Ministries, Greater Gaston Baptist Association

Provides emergency assistance for food, clothes, furniture and household items.

704-867-0905

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City Set on a Hill Ministry

Hot meals served six evenings a week.

704-750-1763

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Loaves & Fishes

Provides emergency food to people in crisis for a two or seven day period. Provides a week’s supply of nutritionally balanced groceries through a network of 18 pantries across the county.

704-523-4333

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Gastonia Street Ministry

We offer comfort to the suffering with food, clothing, conversation, prayers and gentle human contact of a hand or a hug. Our coalition of churches in the local area offers Christian worship service bringing hope in Christ.

704-671-4993

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