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"At The Center of the Grier Heights Community"

In October 2015 after a year of renovations, the new Grier Heights Community Center opened in the historic Billingsville School house on Leroy Street, in the heart of the Grier Heights neighborhood. An old Rosenwald school built in 1927 specifically to educate African-American children in Charlotte, the school was originally just a frame structure, but the community rallied around fish fries to raise $500, and local residents laid the bricks you see today.

Now, nearly 100 years later, the Community Center is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and hosts all sorts of events, classes, programs, and gatherings for the residents of Grier Heights. It's a "no-judgment zone" where resources, connections, and friendly faces are in abundance as the staff and those who meet there try to empower neighbors to achieve their goals and connect with one another.

So stop by. Come right in. Find what you're looking for or find someone that can point you in the right direction. We're "at the center of the Grier Heights community," and we're here to help.

THE GHCC Calendar of Events

Below you'll find a monthly view of public events, a list view of those same events (past and upcoming), and a guide to all the classes and programs we have to offer. Feel free to click through to RSVP for Facebook events, find phone numbers for registration, or just enjoy looking at all we have to offer at the Center of the Grier Heights community. If interested in using the community center, please complete the Building Use Agreement Form. Someone from our staff will get back with you about next steps.


Regular Classes and Programs on Offer at the Center (RegistRATION MAY BE REQUIRED)

Fill My Cup Adult Literacy Tutoring

 Improve your reading, writing, and spelling through tuition-free one-on-one and small group tutoring.  Fill My Cup founder Sheila Laury and other trained volunteers run classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am to Noon. Call 704-605-4366 to register.  For more information,   click here  .

Improve your reading, writing, and spelling through tuition-free one-on-one and small group tutoring.

Fill My Cup founder Sheila Laury and other trained volunteers run classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am to Noon. Call 704-605-4366 to register.

For more information, click here.

HSE/GED Classes from CPCC

 HSE/GED classes from professionals at Central Piedmont Community College resume on January 23rd. Run on Tuesday-Thursday from 10am-12pm, registration is required, and more information can be found on   the CPCC website here  . 

HSE/GED classes from professionals at Central Piedmont Community College resume on January 23rd. Run on Tuesday-Thursday from 10am-12pm, registration is required, and more information can be found on the CPCC website here

Care Ring Low Cost Medical Clinic

 Every Tuesday from 10am-Noon,   Care Ring NC   provides low-cost medical care out of the Grier Heights Community Center. Blood pressure screenings, A1C levels, and more are available.  Drop-ins are permitted, no registration is required.

Every Tuesday from 10am-Noon, Care Ring NC provides low-cost medical care out of the Grier Heights Community Center. Blood pressure screenings, A1C levels, and more are available.

Drop-ins are permitted, no registration is required.

Upcoming Events at the GHCC

Past Events at the GHCC

OUR STAFF

  Gloria Green   Executive Director   Recognized around Charlotte for her work on behalf of Grier Heights neighbors, Ms. Green stepped down from her role leading the  Community Improvement Organization  to be the director of the Community Center in 2016. She makes all the magic happen at the GHCC: You'll likely find her in her office, organizing neighborhood events, or out in Grier Heights, constantly striving to make the neighborhood a better place.    You can always e-mail Ms. Green by clicking here.

Gloria Green
Executive Director

Recognized around Charlotte for her work on behalf of Grier Heights neighbors, Ms. Green stepped down from her role leading the Community Improvement Organization to be the director of the Community Center in 2016. She makes all the magic happen at the GHCC: You'll likely find her in her office, organizing neighborhood events, or out in Grier Heights, constantly striving to make the neighborhood a better place.

You can always e-mail Ms. Green by clicking here.

  Tijua Robinson   Program Director   No stranger to Grier Heights residents, Ms. T has worked in the neighborhood with children and families since 2008 and joined the GHCC staff in Fall 2017. She's the person to talk to about programs, classes, after-school options, youth mentoring... basically everything going on at the Center (and all over Grier Heights too). You need to meet Ms. T.

Tijua Robinson
Program Director

No stranger to Grier Heights residents, Ms. T has worked in the neighborhood with children and families since 2008 and joined the GHCC staff in Fall 2017. She's the person to talk to about programs, classes, after-school options, youth mentoring... basically everything going on at the Center (and all over Grier Heights too). You need to meet Ms. T.

Our Instagram: @GrierHeightsCC

Our Twitter: @GrierHeightsCC

Contact US AT The GHCC

The best way to find out what's happening at the Grier Heights Community Center is to stop by during operating hours. There's usually something happening, a friendly face, and an open door. If you can't reach us in person, call and leave a voicemail or e-mail us using the form below. We'll try to get back to you as soon as possible.

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Our Address

3100 Leroy Street
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 498-1487