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9800 Kincey Ave.
Huntersville, NC 28078
P.O. Box 1558
Founded in 1983, UMARís 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 UMARís programs, services or group home
placements, please contact Intake & Admissions at: 704-659-7619.
November Luncheon to Raise Funds for Adults with Disabilities
National Employment Disability Awareness Month
This month, join UMAR as we celebrate the power of employment for adults
with disabilities. Help us share these true stories of employment told the
stories below. You can also Ďlikeí UMAR on Facebook. Read about UMARís
Vocational Services Program here.
Community Effort Empowers Eden Adult with Disabilities
Facebook Connections Leads to Job for Charlotte Adult with Disabilities
Art on Main offers a space for disabled artists - Lincoln
UMAR Matters Fall 2014
From Facebook to Fulfillment. Nick's Employment Journey.
Making Connections. Andres Finds Work in Community He Loves.
Intake and Admissions:
UMAR is now CARF-accredited for the following
- Supported Living
- Job Supports