• 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

    Medical Needs

    Teen Wellness Centers - provide medical services to teens including; physicals, immunizations, birth control, pregnancy tests, STI testing, prescriptions

    School Assistance

    Gaston Youthworks - Assist students with tutoring, life skills, career exploration, academic support, etc.  704-830-1421

    Support Groups

    Alateen -Support program for teenagers who are affected by the drinking or addiction of a friend or family member.

    Youth Shelter

    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