The Children's Alliance


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We are thrilled that we celebrate our 10th year of existence in 2012. An idea born at the 2002 Children’s Summit has grown to over 40 agencies working together to find common ground on issues pertaining to the children and vulnerable families in the Charlotte/Mecklenburg County. In 2012 we are focusing our energy on two initiatives: Childhood Obesity and The Raise the Age for Youth Accused of Minor Offenses Bill (HB632/SB506) (RTA) under consideration in both the NC House and Senate.

In 10 years we focused on the belief that every child in our community deserves to grow up safe, healthy and happy: We are committed to do even more until this dream is realized.


Agencies Unite to Strengthen Service for Children in Crisis PDF Print Email
Wednesday, 02 February 2011 00:00

Children’s Home Society of North Carolina (CHS) of Greensboro, and Lifegains, Inc. of Morganton are merging into one agency effective February 1, 2011.  Through this merger, CHS will have expanded foster care services across the state and the ability to serve greater numbers of children and families in crisis.

Boulevard Home Project Gives Families Support and Hope PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 29 June 2010 00:00


Many families receiving support through the Charlotte House Authority (CHA) are struggling in a variety of ways due to the economy, challenges with their communities and other day-to-day issues that surface which prevents them from achieving the best results for their families.  The CHA wanted to connect with a community agency that could provide day-to-day support for the residents of Boulevard Homes to help families achieve self-sufficiency and reduce their dependence on government/public supports.  A particular focus of services to helping the heads of household find stable employment and providing parental support to achieve improved school performance for school-aged children.

Summer Learning for just One in Four Children PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 29 June 2010 00:00

Only one in four U.S. children attend summer learning programs, according to a new analysis by the Afterschool Alliance. That means this summer approximately 24 million schoolchildren who likely would enroll in such programs will go without.


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