Health & Human Services

 

Link: Health and Human Services Department Page

Staff
Name Title Email
Karchmer, Angela Social Services Director
Coone, Michael Assistant Social Services Director
Black, MSN, RN, Paula Nursing & Clinical Services Administrator  
Cheek, BSBA, Cathy Public Health Business Services Administrator
Eaton, MPH, Steve Public Health Director
Grier, Ed.D, Gregory Special Projects Manager, Social Services
Gurganus, MPH, Lara Adult and Aging Services Administrator
Kenney, MPH, Brittain Assistant Health Director
Meier, MPH, Carrie Community Health Education Administrator
Newton, MPH, Abigail Special Projects Manager, Public Health Division
Osborne, J.D., Tereasa J. Lead Attorney, Social Services
Robertson, MD MS FACOG, Tia Medical Director
Sanford, Angela Economic Support Services Administrator  
Shands, Tiyania Children and Family Services Administrator
Singleton, MN, BSN, RN, Cheri Public Health Community and Support Services Administrator
Sisk, Dana Business Services Administrator, Social Services Division
Stogner, Tina Economic Services Administrator

ACCESS Transportation 
Directions

816 W Mauney Street
Gastonia, NC 28053

P.O. Box 1578
Gastonia, NC 28053

704-866-3206 | TDD/TTY: 800-735-2962

Link: ACCESS Transportation Department Page

Hours

Monday through Friday
4 am to 6 pm

Salisbury VA is Tuesday, Thursday only


Staff
Name Email Phone
Littlejohn, Twanna 704-866-3254

Family Visitation Center 
Directions

190 E Franklin Boulevard
Gastonia, NC 28052

330 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Attn: Visitation Center
Gastonia, NC 28052

704-689-2832



Staff
Name Title Email
Brachten, MSW, LCSWA, Michelle Therapeutic Clinician
Grey, Tom Program Coordinator
Outen, Jessica Case Manager

Highland Health Center 
Directions

609 N Highland Street
Gastonia, NC 28052

704-833-1550


Hours

Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm



Human Trafficking 

Link: Human Trafficking Page

Report Human Trafficking

Minors

  • Gaston County Child Abuse Hotline: 704-862-7555
  • National Human Trafficking Hotline: 888-373-7888 or text ‘BeFree’ to 233733
  • Local law enforcement: 911

Adults

  • National Human Trafficking Hotline: 888-373-7888 or text ‘BeFree’ to 233733
  • Local law enforcement: 911

Reporting Online

Complete an Online Form to Report Human Trafficking.



Directions

991 W Hudson Boulevard
Gastonia, NC 28052

704-853-5000 | Español: 704-853-5079


Hours

Monday and Thursday
8 am to 5 pm

Note
Please note, we do not see patients the last 30 minutes of each day so we have time to close down our clinics.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Fuller, Kathy Medical Records Clerk 704-853-5256 704-853-5247 (Fax)
Jackson, Nicole (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-862-5405  
Knight, Tara (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-862-6116 704-913-3129
Radford, Lauren (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-862-5360  
Rhyne, Farran (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-853-5162 980-925-9011
Schroeder, Megan (She, Her) Health Education Coordinator 704-853-5070  
Smith, Stacy Vital Records Clerk 704-853-5213  

Directions

330 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Gastonia, NC 28052

704-862-7500


Hours

Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm



Summit Midwifery & High-Risk Obstetrics 
Directions

890 Summit Crossing Place
Gastonia, NC 28054

704-853-5464


Hours

Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm



WIC (Women, Infants & Children) 

704-853-5100 | Español: 704-853-5115