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The Shepherd's Center of Charlotte enriches the lives of older adults by providing a network of support to increase social connection, expand access to critical resources, and combat the negative effects of isolation.


45 Years of Service

As a nonprofit interfaith organization, Shepherd's Center of Charlotte originated in 1978 in response to a need to redefine and restructure the way aging is approached. Located in and serving members of Mecklenburg County, Shepherd’s Charlotte continues to offer a variety of core programs ranging from social activities to transportation to Medicare consulting. 

Our Why

  • 71 million Americans will be 65+ by 2030

  • 25 million older adults are financially insecure

  • 75% of older adults have 2+ chronic health conditions

  • Over 1/3 of older adults experience loneliness and isolation


* Source: National Council on Aging

Our Goals

  • Enable older adults to be active and enjoy living in their own homes as long as possible

  • Encourage learning and fellowship

  • Mobilize active older adults as volunteers


Adventures in Learning

Our six-week educational courses cover everything from history to art to wellness.

Programs For Older Adults

Whether you need help enrolling in Medicare, handyman work around your house or transportation to a doctor’s appointment, Shepherd’s Charlotte provides a variety of free programs.

Volunteer With Us

​Explore opportunities to donate your time to Shepherd’s Charlotte

Make an Impact

As a nonprofit, Shepherd’s Center of Charlotte relies on the donations of individuals like you to provide core programs for older adults.

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