The Shepherd’s Center of Charlotte provides a network of support for the senior community to increase social connection, expand access to critical resources and combat the negative effects of isolation.
40 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.
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
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.