The following is a list of groups in Mecklenburg County available to teenagers, parents or anyone who needs help or more information. If you'd like to get involved with our teens, many of these groups also welcome volunteers. All people and agencies featured in the special which ran Monday, October 30th, at 7:30pm, are included. All calls and inquiries are welcome.
CMPD Gang of One:
STRONGARM Ministries (Founder Jason Oberman was featured in show):
2nd Chance (Urban evangelist Johnny D was featured in show):
Urban Restoration (Charlotte's largest Inner-city outreach Ministry)
Mayor's Youth Employment Program (MYEP)
Boys & Girls Club of Charlotte (Kids from B&GC were featured on WBTV show)
Big Brothers and Big Sisters
Present Day Restitution - Need help with your homework?
YWCA (Kids from YWCA programs were featured on WBTV show) there are lots of YWCA branches.
Fusion - Student Outreach Ministry of Midwood Baptist Church
New Creation Christian Church
Police Athletic League - Variety of athletic programs for kids/teens
YMCA of Greater Charlotte
A variety of healthy, fun and educational opportunities for teens including Teen Leaders Club, after school activities, sports, summer camp, counselor training and other specialty clubs. Contact your nearest YMCA for specific programs.
- Childress Klein YMCA, Maurice Hikes, 704-716-6460
- Harris YMCA, Nikki Erny, 704-716-6910
- Johnston YMCA, Jason Jacobs, 704-716-6323
- Lake Norman YMCA, Keith Poston, 704-716-4463
- McCrorey YMCA, Rommel Ritarita, 704-716-6511
- Lowe's YMCA, John Merritt, 704-716-4030
- Simmons YMCA, 704-716-6600
- Siskey YMCA, Genevieve Roy, 704-716-4222
- Stratford Richardson YMCA, Regina Fisher, 704-716-4817
- Steele Creek YMCA and Morrison YMCA at Ballantyne, Mike Davria 704-716-4936
- University City YMCA, Derek White, 704-716-6748
Nations Ford Community Church - Saturday Night Live!
Iglesia Nazarena Principe de Paz - God & Gangs
Kingdom of God Christian Church, Our Father's Ministries
LifePointe Christian, Christ the King Lutheran, Good Shepherd United Methodist
Silver Mount Baptist - Friday Nite Jump Off!