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Matthews Human Services Council

The mission of the Matthews Human Services Council is to enhance the quality of life for the people living in the Matthews area by collaborating and being the driving force with local agencies, organizations and institutions to help resolve community needs.

MHSC By-Laws

Photos throughout our website reflect how Matthews area non-profits are working to better individual lives and improve our community as a whole.

How to Join

Come to a meeting, send an email for more information, or mail dues to our P.O. Box. MHSC meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Levine Senior Center. Membership dues are $25 for one year. Open to non-profit organizations in the Matthews, NC area.

An Invitation to Area Non-Profit Organizations

The Matthews Human Services Council extends a warm invitation to area non-profit organizations. View or print letter.


MHSC meetings are open to Matthews area non-profit organizations. Guests welcome.

Looking for assistance?

Are you looking for help in Matthews? Our member organizations may be able to help. Our member organizations provide a wide range of assistance to those in need in the Matthews, NC area. Services include, but not limited to, helping with basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter. Other services include assistance and programs for vets, single parents, adult day care, youth programs and awards, Christian adoption, Habitat homes, hospice services, senior citizen activities and programs, medical clinic services, family support services, foster care, vision and hearing assistance referrals, Christian library, senior adult classes, senior fitness, Christian resources and children's programs, Christian afterschool and day care programs, child safety programs.

Each organization provides guidelines for criteria necessary to be eligible for the services offered by their respective organization. Please contact the individual member organization for specific details.

For an overview of our member organizations and the areas of service they provide, please see our membership page. You may contact us if you need further assistance.

Looking for volunteer opportunities?

Many volunteer opportunities exist for any individual or group wishing to provide community service in the Matthews, NC area. Our member organizations provide opportunities to serve with hands on projects and/or with fundraising opportunities within a group to raise funds for other non-profit organizations. Learn more about the members of the Matthews Human Services Council by checking our member page and connecting to member organization websites for more details.

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MHSC featured in the Inside Matthews Podcast

Matthews Human Services Council has come a long way in 25 years since our formation. A new Podcast was released this past Friday as a part of Inside Matthews which Former Mayor Jim Taylor and Former Town Commissioner Chris Melton produce about what is good about Matthews. MHSC is featured in this edition of the Inside Matthews Podcast.

Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2021-22 Nate Huggins

Congratulations to Nate Huggins - Recipient of the Nancy Glenn Community Servant Award 2021-22. Details

Karla Aldridge

Congratulations to MHSC Member and our friend and Community Partner Karla Aldridge on her retirement from Novant Matthews Medical Center. Best of luck to her..

Habitat flyer

Habitat for Humanity Critical Home Repair Program Details

Congratulations to to COS Kids and Turning Point for receiving the Non-Profit of the Year Award from Matthews Chamber of Commerce, January 2021.

Roland Bibeau, President and Chief Operations Officer Novant Health Matthews Medical Center

Congratulations to Roland Bibeau, President and Chief Operations Officer Novant Health Matthews Medical Center, on his retirement. We applaud his service from 1998-2020 and wish him the best.

Bill Helms Award Congratulations to MHSC President Bill Helms! The Charlotte Regional History Consortium presented the 2019 Dandelion Award to Bill Helms. The award was given in recognition of his legacy of service to the Charlotte region's history community and his dedication to preserving and sharing the area's rich historical heritage.

Livable Meck

Bill Helms - President, MHSC, shown here with members from Livable Meck, featured speakers at a recent MHSC meeting

Matthews Human Services Council is the first Mecklenburg County Partner spotlighted on the Livable Meck Facebook page. Livable Meck Facebook