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9800 Kincey Ave.
Huntersville, NC 28078
P.O. Box 1558
Founded in 1983, UMAR’s mission is to promote
community inclusion, independence and growth for people with intellectual
and developmental disabilities through residential, employment and
cultural enrichment opportunities.
UMAR is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and an agency and ministry of
the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Our
24 group homes, 9 apartments, and 2 art centers and day programming, allow
individuals to experience independent living in a home-like atmosphere.
The Charlotte UMAR Arts Center is located at 1025 E. 36th Street (on the
grounds of Spencer United Methodist Church) Charlotte, NC 28205.
If you are interested in UMAR’s programs, services or group home
placements, please contact Intake & Admissions at: 704-659-7619.
Direct Support Professionals Week, Sept.
Caregivers will take the spotlight at UMAR during Direct Support
Professionals (DSP) Week, Sept. 7-13. “Our direct care staff offer vital
support to the people we serve,” Marilyn Garner, UMAR president and CEO,
said. “We are very proud of their work and the sacrifices they make every
day.” If you know a DSP, join UMAR in thanking them Sept. 7-13.
From Africa to Asheville DSP Gives Back
Caregivers Take Spotlight During DSP Week
Caregiver Mother Turns Compassion into a Full-Time Job
UMAR Matters Fall 2014
Operation Crayon Rescue at the Charlotte Art Center - Charlotte
UMAR’s day program at the ROC in Reidsville, NC is growing! To read the
latest news from the ROC, click on the two stories below. To keep up with
even more UMAR news and events, don’t forget to like us on facebook and
follow us on twitter.
Michael Finds His Rock
Sawdust and Sandpaper Smiles
Intake and Admissions:
UMAR is now CARF-accredited for the following
- Supported Living
- Job Supports