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Medication Assistance

Giant Genie Pharmacy

Services: Have provided free reading glasses to the refugee community in the past. Will help customers find low price medications.

Address: 2516 Central Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28205 Phone: 704.344.494


MedAssist of Mecklenburg

Services: Medication assistance to low-income and uninsured. Must live in North Carolina, be uninsured including no Medicaid, only Family Planning Medicaid is acceptable. Must fill out application and bring supporting documents and medicine prescription.

Address: 601 E. 5th Street, Suite 350, Charlotte, NC 28202 Phone: 704.536.1790

Website: Pregnancy Resources Angel House Maternity Home

Services: Provides displaced pregnant adolescent and adult women in

crisis safe housing, education, comprehensive health care, personal growth and counseling. Must have private medical insurance or Medicaid.

Address: 2000 Newland Road, Charlotte, NC 28216 Phone: 704.392.6270


BELLAS WIC Breastfeeding Support Line

Services: Offers professional advice over the phone for breastfeeding questions and concerns. Spanish speaking staff is available.

Phone: 704.336.6464

Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte

Services: Offers pregnancy support including free confidential counseling services for expectant parents of all races and faiths; traditional, Semi-open or Fully Identified adoptions; assessments for referrals for medical, housing and financial needs; and post - delivery counseling.

Address: 1123 S. Church Street, Charlotte, NC 28203 Phone: 704.370.3222

Website: support

Care Ring’s Family Nurse Partnership

Services: Free home nurse visits for first time pregnant mothers. Low- income financial screening required. Enroll by the 28 week of pregnancy. Nurse will assist in applying for WIC, Medicaid and other programs and provide education and support to promote a healthy pregnancy. Must be a Mecklenburg resident.

Address: 601 E. 5th Street, Suite 140, Charlotte, NC 28202 Phone: 704.375.0172


Carolina Medical Center OB/GYN Triage Nurse

Services: Provide assistance in locating obstetrical and gynecological information and services.

Phone: 704.446.1518

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – Friday 5:00 pm

Florence Crittenton Services of North Carolina

Services: Provides comprehensive residential programs for at-risk and pregnant girls and women including health care and prenatal care, education, parenting skills, early childhood development education, life skills, scholarships, counseling, family planning, career services, healthy relationship curriculum and substance abuse treatment and prevention.

Address: 1300 Blythe Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203 Phone: 704.372.4663


LaLeche League

Services: Breastfeeding education and monthly meetings. See website for monthly meeting times and locations.

Phone: 877.452.5324


Lois’s Lodge

Services: Provides shelter, practical love, care and support to women facing the challenges of an unexpected pregnancy in an environment that encourages them toward responsible choices and a stable future.

Address: 1301 Hemlock Street, Charlotte, NC 28203 Phone: 704.332.4003


Love, Inc. Baby Layette Ministry

Services: Provides free baby clothes and items to low-income expecting mothers. Free parenting classes. A referral is required from a pastor, caseworker, social worker, healthcare worker or Project 658.

Address: 2633 Eastway Drive, Charlotte, NC 28205 Phone: 704.536.5588


Pregnancy Care Management/ County Health Department

Services: Statewide program provides care management services for high risk women during pregnancy and for two months after delivery by a social worker or nurse. Referrals are made to our program to provide additional support during pregnancy. Project 658 can help with referrals. Social worker or nurse will identify needs and make a plan to address them, work closely with you and your doctor to understand your needs, help arrange transportation to medical appointments if needed, help applying for services (WIC, Medicaid, family planning), and provide education and information. Must have Medicaid or be

Medicaid eligible. Bus passes for doctors appointments as needed. Interpreters available.

Address: 2845 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216

Phone: 980.314.9358

Website: ityHealthServices/Pages/MaternityCareCoordination.aspx#

Pregnancy Resource Center

Services: Free pregnancy tests and ultrasound. Appointments required, can schedule online. Mobile units allow walk-ins; see website for schedule and locations. Must bring your own interpreter. Free parenting classes and free baby items for every class you attend.

Address: 1505 E 4th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204 Phone: 704.981.4402


Smart Start Healthy Families Caseworker/County Health Department

Services: For women who do not have other children. Most refugees who have no children qualify for this program. Project 658 can refer you. Caseworker makes free home visits; assists in applying for WIC, Medicaid, and Family Planning Services; provides education and parenting skills. In home free services provided until child is 2 or 3 years old. Interpreters available as needed.

Address: 249 Billingsley Road, Charlotte, NC 28211 Phone: 704.336.5074

Website: ityHealthServices/Pages/SmartStart.aspx

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Services: Provides basic nutrition services to eligible pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, as well as infants and children up to 5 years, including issuance of monthly food package (baby formula, milk, cheese, eggs, juice, cereal, dried beans or peanut butter), fruits, vegetables, brown rice, whole wheat bread, tortillas, tofu and jar baby food. Vouchers redeemable at participating NC stores, provision of nutritional education, and coordination with Health Department clinics or private healthcare providers in the community. See website for eligibility criteria. Appointments required.

WIC East Charlotte

Address: 5624 Executive Center Drive, Charlotte, NC 28212

WIC Clanton

Address: 801 Clanton Road, Suite C-110, Charlotte, NC 28217

WIC Northwest Campus

Address: 2845 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216

WIC Southeast Campus

Address: 249 Billingsley Road, Charlotte, NC 28211 Phone: 704-336-6500

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Website: vices/WIC/Pages/Default.aspx

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