These are only a few services offered in Gaston County, I have more resources and information in my office and can work with our school social worker with any further assistance you may need. Do not hesitate to ask!
Abuse and Sexual Assault
AVID - Provides crisis line, Individual Counseling, Support Groups, Restraining Orders, Medical & Legal Advocacy. (704) 864-7704, CRISIS LINE: 704-864-0060
The Shelter of Gaston County - Services include crisi line, emergency shelter, counseling, court advocacy, direct services, support groups, clothing, and more. CRISIS LINE: 704-852-6000
Butterflies Program - Gaston Hospice offers group counseling, individual counseling, family education, and camp phoenix to assist students dealing with death.
Teen Parenting Program - Support Teen Moms by teaching parenting skills through group sessions and individual meetings
Crisis Pregnancy Centers of Gaston County - Support teen moms through pregnancy with a christian emphasis
CPC Gaston: 704-867-3706 CPC Dallas: 704-884-1098
Teen Wellness Centers - provide medical services to teens including; physicals, immunizations, birth control, pregnancy tests, STI testing, prescriptions
Gaston Youthworks - Assist students with tutoring, life skills, career exploration, academic support, etc. 704-830-1421
Alateen -Support program for teenagers who are affected by the drinking or addiction of a friend or family member.
With Friends - Helping students 7-21 who are homeless, transient, at-risk, disadvantaged, or in crisis. They offer Emergency Shelter, transitionalmale residential program, female non residential serivces as well as connections with many community outreach programs