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Guidelines and Eligibility Criteria for CCM’s Programs

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance clients will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. To apply for financial assistance:

  • You must be a resident of Cabarrus County or live within the Kannapolis city limits.
  • Your crisis must be verifiable.
  • Your utility or rent must be past due.
  • You must bring the past due bill with you.
  • You must provide proof of residence and a picture ID.
  • You must bring documents showing your income and expenses for the past two months. Examples of income documents are paycheck stubs or bank statements.  Examples of expenses include cancelled checks, bank statements or receipts showing payments you have made.
  • You must have already applied for assistance at the Cabarrus County Department of Human Services.

If you meet these guidelines and wish to apply for assistance at Cooperative Christian Ministry, you must come to the CCM Crisis Center at 246 Country Club Dr. NE in Concord and speak to the intake specialist.  The intake specialist will assign qualifying applicants a time slot.  Once the current day’s available slots are filled, we will not be able to accept any further requests until the following day.  The Crisis Center opens at 9am, but be advised that a line often starts forming much earlier. 

Food Assistance

The Crisis Center Food Pantry is located at 246 Country Club Dr. NE in Concord.  Applications for food assistance are taken Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 3:30pm and on Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 12 noon.  You may access our pantry once every 90 days.  Due to the large number of clients we are seeing, it is advisable to come early in the day and be prepared to wait for as much as an hour or more.  Coming late in the day may result in being turned away due to the number of clients waiting. 

  • You must be a resident of Cabarrus County or live within the Kannapolis city limits.
  • You must provide proof of residence and a picture ID.   

My Father’s House (MFH)

  • MFH accepts two-parent families and female-headed households with pre-adolescent children (8th grade and younger).  They must be physically and psychologically capable of living on their own.
  • We do not accept single adults.
  • All adult applicants must complete a telephone screening process with CCM Housing and Shelter staff and a subsequent interview, including a Family Assessment with the program manager.
  • All adults must pass a criminal background check prior to acceptance into the program.  They must be employable (do not have to be currently employed), free from substance abuse and be committed to making positive changes in their lives.
  • All family members must agree to abide by all program rules and requirements set forth in our Resident Handbook.
  • All adults in the program must agree to a credit report and will be mandated to provide proof of income and money saved while in the program, create and adhere to an established budget, participate in life-skills training, and other activities.
  • We are NOT an emergency shelter – MFH is an intense six-month program.
  • Families in need of housing should contact our reception desk at 704-918-1269.

Mothers & Children Housing Ministry (MaC)

It is the policy of the Mothers & Children Housing Ministry to accept homeless women and their biological or custodial children, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, familial status, age, education, disability, or sexual orientation, subject to space availability and program limitations.

To be eligible for the program the mother/custodian must:
a. Provide information for a family assessment
b. Provide information and a signed release for a background check
c. Pass a drug screening
d. Be physically and psychologically capable of living self-sufficiently
e. Be willing to interact with staff and other residents with mutual respect and support
f. Commit to make positive changes and become self-sufficient
g. Agree to abide by the house rules and requirements set forth in the Resident Handbook
h. Demonstrate the potential for increased household income

Teaching Housing

Participant must be employed and demonstrate:

  • The ability to sustain a household
  • The potential for increased household income
  • Personal responsibility
  • A willingness to participate in case-management services
  • Acceptance of the program guidelines
  • Other criteria specific to the family

OTHER Resources IN Cabarrus County (Revised July 2016)

Baptist Sharing House
704.788.6507
117 Peachtree St. (off McGill Ave.), Concord
*Please call location for hours*

Community Free Clinic
704.782.0650
528 Lake Concord Rd., Concord
Must apply first to receive services

Cooperative Christian Ministry
704.786.4709
246 Country Club Dr., Concord
M, T, Th 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Food; Financial Assistance (First come first serve)

CCM Food Pantries

Crisis Center Food Pantry
704-786-4709
246 Country Club Dr, Concord     
Mon, Tue, Thu 9am – 4pm
Wed, Fri 9am – 12pm
Serving all of Cabarrus County and Kannapolis
 
Cupboard of Love Food Pantry
704-782-1423
Westford United Methodist Church
273 Hwy 49 South, Concord
Sat only 9am – 12 pm (limited to 30 families or 12noon, whichever comes first)
Must bring ID and proof of residency
Serving Concord and Harrisburg

North Kannapolis Baptist Church Food Pantry
704-933-2125
312 Locust St. Kannapolis 
Wednesday 9am – 11am
Must bring ID
Serving Rowan and Cabarrus Counties

Kannapolis Food Pantry / Clothes Closet
704-933-2631
West Point Baptist Church
1100 Pine St, Kannapolis
Sat 9am – 12noon
Must bring ID and proof of residency
Serving Kannapolis residents

Feed the Souls Pantry
704-888-2653
Bethel United Methodist Church
12700 Idlebrook Rd, Midland
2nd Sat - 9am-12pm
Must Bring ID
Serving Cabarrus County

Christian Hearts Food Pantry
704-782-0187
Oak Ridge Baptist Church
5340 Flowes Store Rd, Concord
Tue 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Serving Concord and Midland

New Life Baptist Food Pantry
704-782-6215
1281 Biscayne Dr, Concord
Tue and Wed 10am – 12noon
Must bring ID and proof of residency
Serving Cabarrus County

Other Cabarrus County Resources

Crisis Distribution Center
704.782.8535
280 Concord Pkwy, Suite 110
*Please call location for hours*

Department of Human Services
704.920.1400
1303 S. Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis
*Please call location for hours*

Dressing and Blessing Clothing Closet
704-786-9215
Roberta United Methodist Church
3925 Cochran Rd SW Concord, NC
*Please call location for hours*

Mt. Pleasant Food Ministry
980.621.8634
(Serves Mt. Pleasant School District residents only)
8615 Park Dr., Mt. Pleasant NC
*Please call location for hours*

N. Kannapolis Wesleyan Clothes Closet
704-932-5313
314 W. 12th Street, Kannapolis
*Please call location for hours*

Operation Bread Basket
704.784.2581
212 Broad St, Concord
*Please call location for hours*

Opportunity House
704-786-4020
72 Corban Ave SW, Concord
*Please call location for hours*

Prosperity Unlimited, Inc.
704.933-7405
1660 Garnet Street Kannapolis, N.C. 28083
*Please call location for hours*

Salvation Army
704.782.7822
216 Patterson Ave. (off Cabarrus Ave.), Concord
*Please call location for hours*

Central Baptist Church
704-933-8006
1810 Moose Rd, Kannapolis
*Please call location for hours*

Blackwelder Park Food Pantry
704-932-4266
2204 Sumit Ave , Kannapolis
*Please call location for hours*

Center of Hope Shelter and Soup Kitchen
704.782.7710
Sponsored by Salvation Army
216 Patterson Ave. (off Cabarrus Ave.), Concord
*Please call location for hours*

Senior Center
704.920.3484
331 Corban Ave., SE, Concord

Forest Hill UMC Clothing Closet
704-782-1109
265 Union St. Concord (use Elm St. entrance)
*Please call location for hours*

United Way 211
Information & Referral to Cabarrus County Resources
(If using a mobile phone, call 866-744-7778)


Household Items (all of the following resources have items for sale)
(kitchen items, furniture, linens, clothing)

Goodwill Store of Kannapolis                
1806 S. Cannon Blvd.                    
Kannapolis, NC                       
704-938-2218                        

CVAN’s Cool Used Stuff
543 Concord Parkway N
(In front of K-Mart)
704-721-9020

Goodwill Store of East Kannapolis                
2303 Coldwater Ridge Dr.                
Kannapolis, NC                         
704-784-9000                        

Salvation Army Thrift Store
2901 Cloverleaf Pkwy
Kannapolis, NC
704-788-2055

Habitat for Humanity Restore
2902 S. Cannon Blvd
Kannapolis, NC
704-786-4000