Allied Churches-LINCS

Description: ON THE BIOBUS LOOP Allied Churches is meeting the basic needs of the lonely, hungry and homeless, while challenging and empowering them to become self-sufficient. Allied Churches is a 3 tiered organization that includes an Emergency Night Shelter, Good Shepherd Kitchen, and Christian Assistant Network. Non-denominational agency works to meet the needs of homeless and disadvantaged in our community to help them gain self-sufficiency. Mentor program for persons with disabilities. Students could possibly work directly with shelter clients-helping to meet shelter needs such as dispensing towels or with the kitchen helping to prepare meals and serve clients. Specific needs could be addressed such as helping to teach or assist with teaching "basic skills" such as hygiene and personal care. The office may also need students to perform administration.

Primary Contact: Emily McCachren
Mailing Address: PO Box 2581
206 N. Fisher Street
Burlington, NC 27216-2581
Phone #: 336-229-0881 x19
Fax #: 336-229-4265

On BioBus route: Yes

Best Times for Volunteers: Mon-Friday 9:00am-1:30pm or Monday-Thursday 5:00pm-9:00pm

Directions to Service Location: Take Church St. to downtown (it does bear to the left at one point). Just after you pass Webb Ave. you go under the overpass for the train tracks, you will take a LEFT at the first light, which is Tra